feel the history in the cities..

Our campsite Polderflora is located very centrally in the west of Holland. Therefore it is a comfortable haven to explore the most interesting cities in the ‘Randstad’. We have listed some city-highlights for you which are within easy reach. Click on the name of the city and you will be directed to the corresponding tourist information-website.

Leiden (15km) ‘city of discoveries’
This beautiful old city has a lot to offer and can be reached by bike, train or car. With its many terraces and restaurants, Leiden is  a lively city. Enjoy the historical buildings and let a guide take you back in time while telling you all about the history of the city. If the weather is not so nice, visit one of the 13 museums that are worth visiting. 

* Gouda ( 14km) ‘say cheese’
Gouda is just a small city but full of Dutch history. Visit the cheesemarket or see the famous stained Glass of the Sint-Jans church.

* The Hague (31km) ‘royal city by the sea’
The Hague is the city where the political heart of Holland beats, where the King of the Netherlands has his office in his working-palace and where you can find yourself a giant in Madurodam, a small country’s highlights. The Hague is easy to reach by car and by public transport. On the Park&Ride areas on the outskirt of the city you can park safely and cheap and get a ticket for public transport for free! A excellent way to explore this interesting city.

* Amsterdam (42 km) ‘I amsterdam’
“With world-class museums, quirky festivals, theatre, live music, laid-back bars and delightful restaurants, there’s never a shortage of things to do in Amsterdam!” This slogan is Amsterdam in a nutshell. If you plan a visit to our capital city, you can go by car and use of the many Park&Rides or take a train and see the dutch landscape passing by.

* Rotterdam (40km) ‘city of innovation and inspiration’
Lonely Planet’s Travelguide has mentioned the city of Rotterdam in their top-10 Best-to-Travel in 2016. Rotterdam has earned this title because of its mix of touristic attractions, its modern and innovative architecture and many restaurants and bars. Also a visit to the spectular harbour may not be forgotten.

Utrecht (38km)  ‘city of castles’
Maybe not so famous at the other big cities, but Utrecht is worth visiting. Enjoy the canals, old buildings and don’t forget to visit one of the castles in the surroundings.

* Delft (35km) ‘city of Delft Blue’
Famous for its Delft blue, city of painter Vermeer and where many members of the Royal Family married and got buried.