Tourism in Noord-Holland

Tourism in Noord-Holland
Noord-Holland is in the northern part of the Netherlands and is popular with tourists and locals because of the scenic countryside. This coastal region offers plenty for the hiking, cycling and other outdoor activities. From classic windmills to long hiking trails and coastal beaches, the Noord-Holland region of The Netherlands has a lot to offer.

Coastal Joys

Noord-Holland has many coastal activities. Coastal areas offer fishing, beach activities and camping at places such as Texel Island.

Hiking in Noord-Holland

Hiking options in Noord-Holland can include organized cultural hikes, nature trails or historical hikes. There are many nature trails available.

Cycling in Noord-Holland

There are hundreds of miles of biking trails throughout Noord-Holland, including paths that connect picturesque small Dutch towns. The majority of towns in this region are very cyclist friendly.


Noord-Holland is full of windmills, and some tours are allowed in the coastal areas. Trails go close by several windmills.

Lodging Options

There are many cheap lodging options in the Noord-Holland area, where hostels and campsites are generally far cheaper than hotels.

Article Written By Monty Dayton

Monty Dayton is a professional freelance writer who has worked for the ACLU, Touchstone Publishing LLC, the University of Alaska, Fairbanks and many other employers. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from the University of Alaska and loves writing about travel, the outdoors and health topics.

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