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Hiking in the Netherlands

Discover the verdant valleys, lovely beaches and marvelous villages of the largest low country!

Explore the rivers, valleys, rolling hills and beaches that define the Netherland’s wilderness. Visiting picturesque villages, seeing old-fashioned windmills and experiencing rural Dutch culture is all par for the course when you hike through the country. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Hiking trips in Spain. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Netherlands

The main reason to head out on a hike anywhere is the ample and amazing scenery. That is especially true in the Netherlands. The countryside is spectacular and while it does not boast epic mountains, it does have beautiful rolling hills, lovely riverside walks and fantastic beaches to explore. You could been head out and dsee all of these in just a few days. The perks of going out and exploring in such a small country. Towns too are idyllic and provide their own unique charm.


Good to know:

Country Code:





Dutch, English

Best time to visit:

May to October

How to get there:

The best way to get to the Netherlands is by flying in Amsterdam Airport (AMS). From here, the rest of the country can be quickly and easily reached by bus, rail or rental car

What’s the weather like?

Due to the Netherland’s mostly maritime climate, the country experiences mild and humid summers. Average temperatures during the summer range from 20 °C to 25 °C. These usually decrease a bit in the spring and autumn. Rain is not rare in the Netherlands and spread pretty evenly across the seasons

More info about Hiking in Netherlands:

In spite of its small size, the Netherlands boasts an awful lot to see. Regardless of where you head in the country there are ample hiking opportunities to be had. Veluwezoom National Park in Rheden, along the German border, offers plentiful hiking opportunities over ancient terminal push moraines as well as some views form the country’s highest point (110 meters above sea level, it’s not called a Low Country for nothing). Similarly, Duinen van Texel National Park in Texel, at the very northern tip of the country, provides amazing seaside walks and some of the most impressive dunes in the country. As is the case will all Dutch national parks there are also plenty of opportunities to learn more about the landscape and, of course, rent a bicycle as well. Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen in Oisterwijk; Landgoed Clingendael near the Hague; Klimduin in Schoorl; and De Blauwe Kamer in Wageningen are all excellent places to head out on a hike too if you get the chance

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