48 Hours

City Breaks: Holland

Whether you’re just passing through or making a weekend of it, we give you the 48-hour lowdown on cities across the globe. What to see, what to do, what not to miss...

  • Leeuwarden

    Leeuwarden Europe, Holland

    Travel Time

    1hrs 10mins

    Jessica Basi warms to the Dutch provincial capital as she clambers on board an old canal boat, scales a mountain of cheeses and winds her way up a dark, twisted tower.
  • Maastricht

    Maastricht Europe, Holland

    Travel Time

    5hrs 10mins

    Its treaty might be more famous than its eateries, but Maastricht’s designer boutiques, hip cafés and historic sights make for a truly memorable visit, says Heidi Fuller-Love.
  • Rotterdam

    Rotterdam Europe, Holland

    Travel Time

    3hrs 30mins

    There’s a lot to like about this modern Dutch city, what with its exciting food scene, youthful, arty atmosphere and enduring maritime culture, discovers Alicia Miller.

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