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Kinderdijk

Kinderdijk

The nineteen windmills of the UNESCO World Heritage site Kinderdijk are worldfamous. Located in the town of Kinderdijk, in the north-western point of the low-lying Alblasserwaard, the nineteen windmills are located along the storage basins of the Overwaard and Nederwaard. Nowhere else in the world are there as many (historical) windmills together in one place. Kinderdijk is close to Rotterdam. Going to Kinderdijk by Waterbus is the quickest (and nicest) way and takes just 30 minutes. Take line 202 (or 20) at Willemsplein to Kinderdijk Molenkade.
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Maeslantkering

Maeslantkering

The Keringhuis is the information centre for flood risk management in Zuid-Holland and the impressive Maeslant Storm Surge Barrier. The Dutch Delta Works are extremely important for the protection of our country against flooding, especially in the provinces Zeeland, Zuid-Holland and Noord-Brabant. The Delta Works construction is unique and therefore receives a lot of international attention. The Maeslant Storm Surge Barrier is the last part of the Delta Works. It is the largest movable flood barrier in the world. This impressive construction can’t be described in words, only experienced!
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Rotterdam Beach

Rotterdam Beach

In the summer there is nothing as refreshing as water and there is plenty of that in Rotterdam! From the Nieuwe Maas River that flows right through the city to the lively city harbours. Do you long for a dip in the sea? In no time at all, you are lying on the beach at Hoek van Holland. This expansive stretch of beach is also part of Rotterdam. Sea, beach, dunes, promenade, harbour, polders and attractions: Hoek van Holland is very versatile. In the summer it’s a pleasant, bustling seaside resort but Hoek van Holland is also attractive to visit in the other seasons: with a great cultural offering, a diverse hinterland, and giant ships from the international Port of Rotterdam passing by.
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Maasvlakte beach

Maasvlakte beach

New beach and dunes protect the Maasvlakte 2 from the North Sea in the west. There are plenty of opportunities for recreation on the Maasvlakte beach. Enjoy the quiet and the space to swim, sunbathe and stroll along the beach. Dogs are welcome if on a leash. A 500 metre stretch of beach at the northernmost entrance is reserved for nudist recreation. Have fun with a kite, surfboard or cast out your fishing rod at the sports beach situated on the northern beach. The new swimming beach is easily accessible by car and bike and has seasonal catering facilities.
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