5 Reasons to Visit Schiedam, South Holland

5 Reasons to Visit Schiedam, South Holland, Schiedam, Netherlands (B)

Admittedly, I take the Netherlands for granted. My husband and I adore Amsterdam, and can easily spend a week or more in this amazing city without ever leaving its center. But the Netherlands has a lot more to offer beyond Amsterdam’s city limits.

Prior to our last visit to Amsterdam, I had set up a private tour of the De Kuyper Royal Distillers. They are based out of a small town called Schiedam. Not only had I never heard of this town before, but I wrongfully assumed that because I’d never heard of it, it wasn’t worthy of visiting.

Here are 5 reasons why you, too, should take the time to visit Schiedam on your next trip to the Netherlands.

Big cities are great for exploring and finding things to do. But sometimes the crowds and noise can be a little overwhelming. Schiedam is peaceful and not overrun by tourists, but there’s still enough to see and do to keep you busy for a day or two. Just stop off at the visitor’s centre, ask a few questions, grab a city walking map and a copy of their “S’Dam (what the locals call it) Insider Tips” pamphlet and begin your adventure! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 5 Reasons to Visit Schiedam, South Holland
Guide Location: Netherlands » Schiedam
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Darlene Fisher
Read it on Author's Website: http://thirstyjourneys.com/5-reasons-visit-schiedam-south-holland/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Basilica of Lidwina
  • Jenever Museum
  • De Beurs
  • De Bonte Koe Chocoladekunst
  • Nolet Distillery
  • Molen De Kameel windmill
  • De Nieuwe Palmboom
  • Windmill de Drie Koornbloemen