Splendor on display - Discover it all!

From the Kaaswaag in Edam to a beautiful (city) walk along the historic facades of Monnickendam. The list of sights in Old Holland is endless. You'll need an extra pair of eyes to see everything! Don't worry, we're happy to help you on your way with our favorites, so hit the road and check them all off. Where will you start?

City Walks

Would you like to take a closer look at the sights of Laag Holland? Then walk one of the (city) walks. Download the IZI.travel app or get your brochure at one of the VVV locations for tourist information. Would you rather walk with a guide? Then join a guided walk. Check our Event Calendar for all dates.

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Take a look at the Event Calendar

The Defense Line of Amsterdam

It was supposed to be the perfect security for our country, but the Defense Line of Amsterdam, part of UNESCO World Heritage Site Dutch Water Lines was overtaken by time and remained unused as a defense line. Good thing, too! Because today we can enjoy a large number of intact fortresses and an enormous area of untouched nature. Nine of the 42 forts are located in Old Holland.

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Defense line forts

Outside peak hours - Make your own plan

Old Holland knows many beautiful, fun, cozy or romantic places, which - because they are so incredibly beautiful, cozy or romantic - are often quite crowded. Because of this, their beauty can sometimes escape you. Our tip: visit those places at a less busy time! For example, in the morning, before sunrise. Or when dusk sets in, when the quiet after a busy day is extra soothing.

Even more Old Holland...

Can't get enough of Old Holland? Don't worry, there's more! Find an overnight stay that suits you and take the time to get to know Old Holland further. Find the best events in the Event Calendar and tickle your taste buds in one of our restaurants and cafes.