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Climate and best seasons to visit Netherlands. Actual weather forecast

Euromast The climate in the Netherlands is the same in virtually every region, since the country is completely located in one temperate zone. The weather is mostly affected by cold cyclones coming from the Atlantic. The peculiarity of the climate is high humidity. The average temperature in the middle of winter is at least 3 degrees Celsius, and at the height of summer it doesn’t exceed 20 degrees. In general, the weather in the country is quite pleasant for everyone. There are no frosts or exhausting heat. The western winds often provoke sudden temperature changes even in the warmest months.
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Spring in the Netherlands is the best time to relax. During this period, you can enjoy the warm sunny weather. The temperature does not exceed 15C. These weather conditions make the first Dutch tulips bloom, filling the air with a fantastic fragrance. In April, the legendary floral season begins This event gathers crowds of travelers from all over the world. The summer in the Netherlands is relatively cool; the temperature rarely exceeds 22 degrees. It’s raining almost every day, so a number of tourists in summer is very small. By the coast, water warms up to 18 degrees only in the middle of July. The entire beach season lasts no more than a month.
Chilly summer gradually turns into a cloudy and rainy autumn. There are literally no sunny days. The Netherlands is enveloped by dampness, dullness, and fog. The average temperature drops to 14C. However, the landscapes at this time of year are simply delicious. The winter in Holland is wet too. The temperature rarely falls below zero. For local residents, frost is a real holiday, which can be waited for years. The average temperature in winter is in the range of 3 to 6 degrees Celsius. Humidity of the air at the coast reaches 88 percent. Despite the rainy weather, tourists often choose Amsterdam for New Year's and Christmas holidays. Excessively wet and rainy weather in the Netherlands is not an excuse to refuse to visit this wonderful country. After all, each season opens a lot of opportunities, from enjoying the aromas of flowering fields, to studying ancient monuments of architecture. Copyright www.orangesmile.com

Top periods for vacation in Netherlands

Depending on the time of the year, the Netherlands can offer tourists a variety of entertainment. Tourist seasons in the country last all year, so you need to choose the purpose to visit the Netherlands. If you are a great devotee of cultural entertainment and trekking through historical places of memory, you can buy a tour at any time of the year. The highest prices for vacation are from April to October. You can go on themed water tours, go for mini-cruises around Rotterdam, and visit all the sights of the country. If you are not ready to spend your time on huge tourist lines, then it's better to come during colder seasons. In addition, from November to March, you can save a lot. Gray rainy weather does not hurt enjoying the incredible architecture, admiring the monuments and visiting the legendary places.
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The beach season in the country begins in July and lasts no more than two months, so tourists rarely come for these activities. However, the period from May to September is an ideal time for fans of outdoor activities. The beaches of the Netherlands can boast with special surf schools. There is a perfect environment for such a lesson. Strong winds are observed on the coast during this period of the year. Therefore, you will have an opportunity to conquer the big waves. Also, diving is popular at this time. Despite the rather cool weather and low water temperature, the underwater world of the coast is still as attractive and interesting.
Maastricht The flower season in the Netherlands starts from the end of April and lasts until about the middle of May. Having visited the country during this period, you can admire the flower magnificence and see the huge plantations of daffodils and tulips. On the first Saturday of May, according to tradition, the famous flower procession of Blumenkorso is held. Fans of flora fly from all corners of the earth to admire this event. If you like shopping, then it is worth traveling to the Netherlands in winter. The dull weather is more than offset by huge discounts in branded stores. The Netherlands is a multi-ethnic country that is capable to offer an exciting cultural program to a holiday-maker at any time of the year. The choice of time of the trip depends solely on personal preferences and goals.

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IHG Brings Its voco Brand to Scotland

As hotels in Scotland might open in April or May, the opening of two new hotels is a signal that life is slowly going back to normal and leisure travel will resume closer to summer. The name of the brand – voco – means “invite” or “call together” in Latin. The Glasgow hotel will be the first property by this brand in Scotland. The voco Grand Central Glasgow is a rebranded property open instead of the existing Grand Central Hotel. IHG reimagined the popular place, retaining its original charm. The new Glasgow hotel now features 230 rooms, meeting and event spaces, and an interesting option – a possibility to contact resident experts known as voco hosts who are ready to explore the most interesting parts of the city together with guests. voco Grand Central is a perfectly suitable choice for both leisure and business travelers. Read this

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Travel advices for top cities of Netherlands

Amsterdam
Maastricht
3. When you enter a store, a restaurant or other public facility, you should certainly welcome all people present – this is the rule of the local etiquette. 4. Do not wear fur and leather for your walk. There are many animal rights supporters in the city, so such outfit can cause many negative emotions. 5. Dancing is not common in local restaurants, so fans of entertaining rest are better to go to a nightclub or a disco. 6. Tourists are recommended to visit the city in February as … Read more
Rotterdam
3. It’s not recommended to wear clothes made of fur and leather for your walk in Rotterdam. In this city there are quite a lot of people who actively protect animal rights, so your look can cause many negative emotions and thoughts. 4. Dancing is not common in local restaurants and cafes. As a rule, tips are included in the bill and their usual size estimates around 10 - 15% of the total order. 5. Make sure you always arrive on time on personal and business meetings. Local people … Read more
The Hague
3. The most reasonably priced shops are located near the Passage. Here you will find pavilions with clothing, electronics stores, and several antique shops. 4. The waterfront area is the best destination for souvenirs. Here you will find the largest number of most original shops. 5. If you want to see the sights of the city, we suggest making a cycling tour. You will find a number of fascinating excursions that are organized for tourists. Of course, you observe the sights on your own. … Read more
Utrecht
3. Despite the fact that telephone booths begin to disappear from city streets, they can still be found in busy tourist areas, close to major supermarkets and entertainment places. Street pay phones are the best option for long-distance and international calls; they accept special plastic cards. 4. You should pay for goods and services exclusively in euros; other currency is not accepted. Travelers are advised to exchange money at home before the trip, as in this case terms would be the most … Read more
Eindhoven
3. You have to pay for goods and services exclusively in euro; any other currency won’t be accepted. It is recommended to exchange currency before the trip, as in this case conditions of exchange will be the most profitable. 4. Another strong argument in favor of bicycles is the high cost of public transport and taxis. There are excellent conditions for the two-wheel transport; virtually any area of interest can be easily accessible by bicycle. 5. Near the train station there is an … Read more
Groningen
3. Bicycle is the most common type of transportation in Groningen. Such a number of cyclists can hardly be seen in any other city of the country. Virtually the entire central part of the city is dedicated to bikes. There are also special bike lanes near all main transport routes. 4. Travelers, who expect to rent a car, will need a driving license of the international class, as well as a credit card for deposit purpose. Motorists should take into account that some streets in the center of … Read more
Delft
3. Tips are usually included in the final bill of local restaurants and cafes, but you can please obliging waiters and hotel workers by adding 5 - 10% more to the total sum. 4. Many stores and shopping malls are closed on Sundays and Mondays. However, they work till late in the evening on Thursdays and Fridays. 5. Stores and restaurants accept all common types of bank cards. 6. Approximately once a month bulky and large items are allowed to be thrown in the city. On the evening … Read more

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