The Netherlands is no stranger to tourism with its typical architecture and well-known canals. But just a step away from crowded cities there are natural wonders waiting to be discovered.
From green pastures and meandering rivers in the south to lively colored forests in the east and muddy walks to access islands full of sand dunes in the north. The Netherlands is an underestimated nature and biodiversity haven full of different landscapes that tell stories about human and natural coexistence.
Wildlife in this area is surprising and varied. In the south and border region, you can spot bever, Tauros, Galloway cattle, Bison, and Exmoor ponies. The Veluwe area is home to roe and red deer, wild boar, fox and the newly returned wolf. The Wadden Islands are a birdlife haven where you can spot gulls, terns, heron, spoonbills amongst others. They are also home to grey and harbors seals.
Walk through landscapes like the sand drifts, heath, and woodland in the Veluwe. The Wadden has been recognized as UNESCO World Heritage for its importance in the breeding and migrating processes of birds. The Maashorst is the largest continuous nature reserve in Brabant. Kempen Broek is a national park with a true mosaic of landscapes and home to beautiful firelies. Maas Vallei is also home to amazing water ecosystems and extends along the border of The Netherlands and Belgium.
Spend a weekend discovering the Dutch nature. Sleep under the stars in the Veluwe National Park or walk from the mainland to an island through a low tide sea of mud in The Wadden. Go bison tracking on foot in The Maashorst and sleep in the worlds most special cabin. These unique experiences, guided by nature professionals will take you on a discovery trip to the hidden beauty of The Netherlands.