The Randstad Travel Guide
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Plan Your The Randstad Vacation
If beauty, venerable history, sylvan gardens, majestic cathedrals, and great art are at the top of your list, it can be hard choosing between the towns of the Randstad, that horseshoe arc of urban centers which dot the heartland of Holland. So visit them all.
Hotels in the Randstad range from elegant canal houses to cross-country chains with anonymous décor. Most large towns have one or more deluxe hotels that...read more
Although this area of Holland is home to some of the country's most worldly restaurants, keep in mind that most bars also offer house specials whose prices...read more
Things To Do in The Randstad
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Paintings, paintings, paintings: Take in the old masters in Haarlem's Frans Hals Museum. Marvel at Vermeer's View of Delft... Read more
Delft has more than painterly charm—many great men lived and died here. Toward the end of the 16th century, Prince William of Orange (known as... Read more
De Porceleyne Fles. It's corny, even sometimes a little tacky (miniature clogs, anyone?), but no visit to Delft would be complete without stopping... Read more
As one of the world's most adored artists, Johannes Vermeer (1632–75) has been the subject of blockbuster exhibitions, theater pieces, and best-selling... Read more
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I'm a little late in getting to it - our trip was in April 2013 - but I would like to share my trip report for all the wonderful Fodorites who helped in the planning (Thank You, Thank You!!), for all future Read more
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