Other notable municipalities in North Holland include Zaanstad, Alkmaar, Haarlemmermeer and Haarlem. For lovers of water sports, North Holland is the perfect holiday destination choice. The Zuiderzee and the North Sea surround the region, and North Holland is also reputed for its numerous lakes, canals and locks. The numerous museums near North Holland holiday lettings form part of its major attractions. Among these are the Stedelijk Museum, the Zuiderzee Museum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum and the Westfries Museum.
Are you interested in visiting museums on your holiday? Take a look at the follwing historical holiday gems:
- Biscay Holiday Apartments - pay a visit to the Guggenheim museum and marvel at one of the 12 Treasures of Spain, as voted for in a 2007 national survey.
- Come and explore the artistic and architectural heritage left behind by the Moorish invasion of Spain, with Cadiz Villas
- Cinque Terre Holiday Cottages - come and explore a Ligurian UNESCO World Heritage Site set on the clifftops overhanging the crashing sea