Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) changes in Netherlands do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
In Netherlands, DST starts on the 2nd Sunday in March and ends on the 1st Sunday in November.
Facts About Netherlands
Information for Travelers
The Netherlands is located in northwestern Europe and is known for its flat landscape, which is crossed by canals, tulip fields, windmills and cycle paths.
The Netherlands is unique in Europe because much of the land you see today was once ocean.
This unique landscape has created an equally distinct culture, which the Dutch are proud to share with visitors to their many museums and historic cities.
The process of building land from the sea gave Netherlands its most iconic feature: the windmill.
Windmills, created to pump water from areas held in by dikes, are now one of the most popular places to visit in the Netherlands.
The Netherlands is full of iconic places, with vast fields of bright tulips, canals that replace city streets and levees that now provide cycle paths.
All these attractions fascinate tourists in this small country.
The Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House are located in the capital Amsterdam.
The Jewish girl wrote her famous diary in this hiding place during World War II.
Magnificent canal houses and numerous works by artists such as Rembrandt and Vermeer testify to the city's "Golden Age" in the 17th century.
Read about Netherlands in Wikipedia