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Exploring the castles of the Netherlands

Discover the Netherlands Castles

Netherlands has its fair share of fabulous medieval castles - more than 1000 to be precise. Over the years, the purpose of these impressive structures has changed from defence structures and palaces to the museums and luxury hotels of today.

Explore the former strongholds of genuine knights, see the country’s charming ancient towns and dine within the walls of the chivalric castles themselves in this stunning historical tour. Starting from Utrecht, follow our Netherlands itinerary to cram bucket-loads of castles into one epic Dutch road trip: