Five lesser known places in the Netherlands you should visit

Don’t we all like to explore off the beaten path places? These days with social media all around it is hard to find places that are still unspoiled by mass tourism. In 2018 I wanted to explore the Netherlands some more. I already visited Amsterdam a few times before and some cities close to the Belgian border such as Breda and Eindhoven. But those are more “shopping cities” to me and aren’t really that pretty. I wanted to find some more authentic places and that’s how I ended up at these lesser known places in the Netherlands.

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Two days in Amsterdam: the best places to see and visit

I just returned from two days in Amsterdam and I already feel the urge to book a train ticket to this lovely city again! I love the crooked houses, the canals and bridges, the many trendy restaurants and the people! Last year I stayed for 3 days and explored the city by bike. That way I could reach more areas of Amsterdam that were less touristic. I got a taste of the real Amsterdam and I am hooked ever since! Luckily it only takes 75 minutes by train from Antwerp. So it was easy to return for two days in Amsterdam again to find beautiful photo spots and eat delicious food!

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One day in Utrecht

Recently I spent a weekend in Utrecht and I loved this charming city in the Netherlands! Many call it “Amsterdam’s cool little sister” and I totally agree! You can find the same building styles, canals and vibe, but smaller and less crowded. Even though Utrecht doesn’t have many must see sights, it really is a city you must visit and experience. I stayed for the weekend there, but spending one day in Utrecht is enough to explore it at its fullest.

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