The country of amazing cities such as Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Den Haag is well known for its liberal attitudes towards social issues; Euthanasia was legalised under stringent guidelines in 2000, gay marriage was legalised in 2000 and prescriptions of medical cannabis became legal in 2003.
Nine tenths of the population are Dutch; in the Fryslan province, about 400,000 people speak their own language, Frisian. Six per cent of the population are originally from Turkey and Morocco or are people from former colonies like Indonesia, Surinam and the Netherland Antilles.
We currently have detailed rail travel city guides for the following places in Netherlands
Amsterdam is situated in the northwest of the Holland District within the Netherlands, and is in close proximity to the North Sea. With its myriad of...read the guide
Arguably Rotterdam is most famous for its port, which is Europe’s largest. As with so many other waterside areas, the inner-city docklands areas have ...read the guide