here your little one imagines himself in a summer fairy tale

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Dancing and singing, parade through the castle gardens in dignified clothing or go on a journey of discovery in the Middle Ages. In these magical places it is like living in a fairytale.

On, the inspirational website for family outings, you will find many more great outing tips for these summer months.

On course

You don’t just become a prince or princess, but you can learn it. For that you have to be at Kasteel Rosendael. There, a lady-in-waiting teaches budding princes and princesses all about proper clothing and manners. After the course building huts and catching aquatic animals in the park. After all, they are children.

On the Wall

The location alone makes you want to go to Slot Loevestein in Poederoijen. Insane, right on the Waal where you can cross with a ferry. Let your children run around in the outdoor area, climb in the climbing course or play with the water game.


Landgoed Keukenhof is located in the middle of the flower bulb region. A beautiful castle and a nice place to walk. You can make the children happy with a petting zoo and poffertjes at the Hofboerderij. Also visit the LAM museum, packed with masterpieces that have something to do with food, drink or consumption.

Cooling down

Forts are cool. Children go on a journey of discovery, experience water fun and much more. How nice to explore every nook and cranny of an old fortification. And don’t forget: a fort is nice and cool on a hot summer day. Forts, bunkers and fortified towns are scattered all over the country, so you will always find one nearby.

On a hot day, a fort is especially nice and cool

Garden party

Perhaps the Princes’ and Princesses’ Days at Het Loo Palace are the best garden parties in the country. The gardens and stables form a fairytale setting for theater shows. Everyone is welcome, from astronaut to superhero. As long as you are yourself.

Is this real?

Imagine yourself in the eleventh century with the Augmented Reality routes at Valkenburg Castle Ruins. The images and stories on your smartphone take you into another world. Then opt for the underground Velvet Cave or go up for an amazing view from Rooftopbar Tash.

Those six long weeks of summer vacation will fly by as you go slide-rolling, bushwalking, tractor racing or visiting the Romans. Or one of the other fun outings that has collected for you. The site is conveniently divided by region, so you can easily discover which outings are available in the area.

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