Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet The Netherlands is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Stroll the intricate canals of Amsterdam, revel in Utrecht’s nightlife or stand amid acres of flowering colour in South Holland; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the Netherlands and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet The Netherlands Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips – hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets – eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience – history, Dutch art, architecture, landscape, cuisine, entertainment, shopping, cycling and more Free, convenient pull-out Amsterdam map (included in print version), plus over 30 maps Covers Amsterdam, Haarlem, North Holland, Utrecht, Rotterdam, South Holland, Friesland, Central Netherlands, Maastricht and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet The Netherlands , our most comprehensive guide to the Netherlands, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking for a guide focused on Amsterdam? Check out Lonely Planet Amsterdam for a comprehensive look at all the city has to offer; or Pocket Amsterdam, a handy-sized guide focused on the can’t-miss sights for a quick city visit. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Western Europe guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world’s leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.