A unique piece of ‘real’ Holland - Endless enjoyment just north of Amsterdam

Discover a wonderfully versatile area just a stone’s throw from Amsterdam. A delightful low countryside where there’s something for young and old all year round and where lush meadows border on ancient towns. In many places here you have the feeling that time has stood still. The picturesque image that many foreigners have of the Netherlands really does exist − in Old Holland! Here you will find rustic villages of olden times, surrounded by vast fields or tucked away behind the dykes of the IJsselmeer, with picturesque streets, endless greenery, windmills and plenty of water. There is so much to see, do and experience. Come and join in the enjoyment.

  • Regional products

    It’s bursting with regional products here. Come, taste and enjoy.

    Regional products Het kaaspakhuis in Edam.
  • In & on the water

    Water sports enthusiasts are in their element in Old Holland because of the abundance of water here. 

    In & on the water
  • This is Old Holland

    This is Old Holland
  • Nature

    A region full of natural beauty, water and unique fauna.

  • Biking & Hiking

    Cycle or walk through the beautiful, flat landscape of Old Holland.

    Biking & Hiking

Welcome to Old Holland

A wonderful lowland where old and young can enjoy themselves all year round and where lush meadows border on ancient towns and villages. For centuries, great stories about whalers have echoed here down the historic streets, drowned out these days by the sound of today’s entertainment. There is so much to see, do and experience here. Come, take a look and enjoy yourself.

Maps and brochures
Welkom in Laag Holland


When it comes to places to stay, Old Holland has plenty to offer. The are almost infinite possibilities for spending the night here, one address nicer and more original than the other. For example, you can sleep under the stars on a camping raft or spend the night in a converted church. 

All accommodation

What else is there to do?

Is Old Holland on the agenda? Then of course you want to know about everything there is to do here. For centuries, people have visited and admired this low country. This wide open area has a lot to offer. Tranquillity and nature, but also entertainment in the towns and villages. And what about seeing Old Holland from the water? Discover all the possibilities here and be inspired!