5250 km / 3260 miles
GMT+1 in winter / GMT+2 in summer
The average temperature is 20 °C from May
to September and 8 °C
from October to April. Most rain falls
from September to January.
The Netherlands is a member state of
the Schengen Agreement. Passengers who need visas for one or more Schengen
states to which they are ticketed – and whose final destination is a Schengen
state for which they do NOT need a visa – must nevertheless travel with a Schengen
visa. Passports are always required.
This information may be subject to
change, so you are strongly recommended to contact the relevant embassy for
up-to-date information before you fly.
Dutch and English
International car rental companies,
taxis, trams, trains, public buses and typical Dutch bicycles are all available.
For local car rentals, please contact you hotel's tourist information desk.
Three-quarters of The Netherlands is below sea level and
there are no mountains. Central Amsterdam has many
museums displaying masterpieces by the likes of Van Gogh and Rembrandt.