Kinderdijk On A Day Trip From The Hague

Visit The Majestic Windmills Of Rural Holland

Kinderdijk, a picturesque village in the Netherlands, is a must-visit destination for tourists exploring the beauty of this country. With its iconic windmills and serene landscapes, Kinderdijk offers a unique glimpse into the rich history and culture of the Netherlands. Located just a short distance from The Hague, Kinderdijk is easily accessible for tourists looking to immerse themselves in the Dutch countryside. The village is famous for its 19 windmills, which have been meticulously preserved and are now recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These windmills, dating back to the 18th century, were originally built to drain excess water from the surrounding polders, a testament to the innovative engineering skills of the Dutch.

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Getting to Kinderdijk
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Exploring The Windmills

The Dutch Countryside At Its Purest

Located just a short distance from The Hague, Kinderdijk is easily accessible for tourists looking to immerse themselves in the Dutch countryside. The village is famous for its 19 windmills, which have been meticulously preserved and are now recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These windmills, dating back to the 18th century, were originally built to drain excess water from the surrounding polders, a testament to the innovative engineering skills of the Dutch.

Visiting Kinderdijk provides a fascinating opportunity to explore the mills up close and learn about their significance in Dutch history. Guided tours are available, allowing visitors to delve deeper into the stories behind these iconic structures. You can witness the inner workings of the windmills, discover the daily lives of the millers, and gain insight into the challenges they faced in maintaining the water levels in the region.

How To Get To Kinderdijk

By Car: Leaving The Hague, follow the A13 to Rotterdam until you reach the A20 to Gouda. After about 10 minutes, take the A16 turn towards Dordrecht and follow the signs to Kinderdijk. The journey takes about 40 minutes.

By Public Transport: If you prefer public transportation, you can take a train from The Hague Central Station to Rotterdam Central Station. From there, you can catch a bus or take a waterbus to Kinderdijk.

Booking A Guided Tour To Kinderdijk

To make the most of your visit to Kinderdijk, we recommend contacting our private tour department Guided Tour Holland. We specialize in organizing private tours to Kinderdijk, ensuring a personalized and enriching experience. Our knowledgeable guides will provide in-depth information about the windmills, the village, and the surrounding area, allowing you to truly appreciate the beauty and history of Kinderdijk.

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Exploring The Windmills

Kinderdijk offers a captivating journey through time, allowing visitors to witness the ingenuity and craftsmanship of the Dutch people. Whether you’re a history enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply seeking a unique experience, a visit to Kinderdijk is sure to leave a lasting impression. Contact Guided Tour Holland to arrange your private tour and embark on an unforgettable adventure in this enchanting village.

If you wish to explore Kinderdijk independently, it is advisable to book access to the windmills in advance.