Boasting scenic beaches and coastal dunes as well as rolling hills and thick forests, the Netherlands is a stunningly scenic place to head for any water sport adventure. Heading out on a water sport adventure is a great way to get a new perspective of this beautiful country.
Best time to visit:
April to September
How to get there:
Any trip to the Netherlands likely begins with a flight into Schiphol Airport (AMS), in Amsterdam. From here, it is easy enough to get anywhere in the country via rail or bus
What’s the weather like?
During the mountain biking season, average daily temperatures in the Netherlands range from 9 ºC to 18 ºC (48 ºF to 64 ºF). The country is also fairly wet, receiving an average of 40 to 80 millimeters (1.6 to 3.1 inches) of rain each month
Nearly one-fifth of the Netherlands is covered in water, which makes the small northern European country a great destination for water sports enthusiasts. Other than Amsterdam, urban kayaking is also a popular way to explore the southern city of Rotterdam. The Lek River, which runs from from the heart of the country through Rotterdam and out to the North Sea is another popular kayaking destination. Away from the interior of the country, sea kayaking is also quite popular. One of the top spots is on the coast of the northern peninsula, where kayakers head along the coast to explore the impressive sand dunes from the sea
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