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Beyond sex and drugs
By now, you may be ready to assume that the Netherlands is a
Times Square with tulips, and that children and church groups should find
another holiday destination in Europe. Not at all: Sex and cannabis are only a
small part of the overall tourist scene, and you won't encounter much of either
unless you go looking for it.
To start planning a trip to the Netherlands, see:
An illustrated library of tourist links and articles about the Dutch
A Day in Amsterdam
If you're stuck at Schiphol Airport for more than a few hours, take the train
into the city.
A brothel has been proposed for Amsterdam's international air
Elsewhere in the Netherlands
Alkmaar Cheese Market
If the dairy auction action seems too touristy, vist the
world-famous organ in the Laurenskerk.
The largest flower garden in Holland (and the world) has more than 6,000,000 bulbs, including
1,000 varieties of tulips alone.
Barge Cruises & Canal Boats
Explore Europe's waterways in luxury, or rent a boat and pilot it yourself.
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