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The Netherlands

The Netherlands, a country in northwestern Europe, is known for a flat landscape of canals, tulip fields, windmills and cycling routes. Amsterdam, the capital, is home to the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and the house where Jewish diarist Anne Frank hid during WWII. Canalside mansions and a trove of works from artists including Rembrandt and Vermeer remain from the city’s 17th-century “Golden Age. See the Netherlands with help from Wyld Family Travel’s detailed Netherlands travel guides. 

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The official currency of The Netherlands is the Euro. The Euro comes in €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200 and €500 banknotes Debit and credit cards are accepted widely. We suggest using a Wise card to cut down on high international withdrawal fees.


On average, 3-star hotels in Amsterdam cost $99 per night, 4-star hotels are $150 per night and, a 5-star hotel in Amsterdam can be found for $257 per night. Prices will be cheaper in other cites in Netherlands.


Food in the Netherlands is relatively inexpensive. A meal at a mid-priced restaurant should cost around €15, while coffee will set you back €2.85 and a loaf of bread €1.80.


In The Netherlands, they drive on the right-hand side of the road. You can pick up a rental car at any major airport in the country. The Netherlands has an efficient system of public transport in major cities and high-speed rail networks to get you around the country.

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