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Windmills of Kinderdijk

Biesbosch National Park


Kinderdijk is one of the best known sights of Holland. Images of this unique windmill landscape are featured in every photo book on Holland. In 1997 the Kinderdijk mills were placed on Unescoís World Heritage List. At Kinderdijk, nineteen windmills are lined up in two opposite rows. During July and August all the windmills operate on Saturdays, and sometimes also on other days. Make sure you donít forget to bring your camera when you visit Kinderdijk. Some of these windmills are open to the public. They will give you a good impression of how the millers and their families used to live.

The Biesbosch National Park is a green maze of several rivers, islands and a vast network of narrow and wide creeks. The area is one of the largest, valuable natural areas in the Netherlands. Whatís more, it is one of the few remaining fresh-water tidal areas in Europe. The National Park covers an area of approximately 9,000 hectares. The vegetation mainly consists of willowwoods that developed out of the willow-shoots of former withy-beds due to decades of neglect. These marshy woods alternate with grasslands and reed-lands that have run wild with weeds.
Windmills and National Park

The windmills of Kinderdijk are world famous. They attract both national and international visitors. Nowhere in the world you will find as many windmills as near (the Dutch village) Kinderdijk. The 19 mills were built around 1740 in order to channel surplus water away via sluices from polders below sea level to the Lek river.
A wonderful and impressive sight!


The Biesbosch National Park is a green maze of several rivers, islands and a vast network of narrow and wide creeks.
The area is one of the largest, valuable natural areas in the Netherlands. You will visit this beautiful, serene biotope by silent boat during a 2 hour trip.

Eur 449 (1-2 pers.)
Eur 499 (3-4 pers.)
   
(excl. admissions)
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