Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 16:13
Some 1.3m Dutch take autumn holiday
Tourism in the autumn season remains popular among the Dutch, as 1,3 million people plan to take a few days to themselves. More than 700,000 will remain in the Netherlands, while 600,000 will go abroad, reports NBTC Holland Marketing. Domestically, luxurious bungalows are in high demand, with more than 40 percent of holidayers anticipated to head to popular walking and cycling destinations across the Netherlands. Visits to city museums are also proving popular, as the Rijksmuseum ushered in its four-millionth visitor since reopening in April 2013 Internationally, neighbouring countries Belgium and Germany will be the most visited, while Spain and Turkey are proving popular for those wishing to take short holidays in the sun.