Miniature theme park Madurodam in The Hague is the ultimate place to discover what makes Holland so unique within a short period of time. Canal houses, tulip fields, cheese market, a wooden shoes factory, windmills, the Peace Palace, the Delta Works: you will find them all in Madurodam!
Head into the centre of Amsterdam to stroll down 17th-century waterways, explore quirky boutiques and enjoy Dutch beers by the canals in so-called bruine cafes. Direct trains reach the city centre from Hoofddorp rail station, 8 minutes' walk away.
Foodhallen Amsterdam, a unique addition to Amsterdam. The 'indoor foodmarket' where you can enjoy good food and drinks on the spot.
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Discover masterpieces on canvas from the Dutch Golden Age in leafy Den Haag, 30 minutes' drive away. Rembrandt, Vermeer and Frans Hals display at the Mauritshuis Museum while the more contemporary M.C. Escher combines maths and art at the Escher Museum.
Tickets for Amsterdam canal cruises can be purchased directly from the friendly concierge at Crowne Plaza Amsterdam - Schiphol. The city's Supperclub cruises offer drinking, dining and entertainment on wonderfully exotic floating lounges.