Amsterdam hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.

The center is: Amsterdam.
Neighboring hotspot: Brussels (2h)

Connected Sites

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Amsterdam Canal Ring Lies in the center of Amsterdam
Beemster Polder Middenbeemster is 45mins by bus from Amsterdam Central Station
Colonies of Benevolence Frederiksoord is 1h40m from Amsterdam by train and bus with a transfer in Steenwijk
Dutch Water Defence Lines Muiden Castle for example lies only 40min by bus from Amsterdam Central Station
Eisinga Planetarium Amsterdam - Franeker is 125km. By train it takes about 2h50mins.
Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal 120km / 3.5h by train and bus
Kinderdijk About 2h from Amsterdam Central Station by public transport
Lower German Limes All Dutch locations can be reached from Amsterdam - one of the closest is Arentsburg (Forum Hadriani) near The Hague, the most worthwhile is Valkhof in Nijmegen
Rietveld Schröderhuis Located in a residential area in Utrecht, about 1h from Amsterdam Central Station by train & bus
Schokland About an hour by car from Amsterdam. Not fully reachable by public transport.
Van Nellefabriek 1 hour by train and bus from Amsterdam Central Station
Wadden Sea Den Helder is 1h15 by train from Amsterdam Central Station - the core zone of the Wadden Sea WHS starts at its harbour

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  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


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