Located on the beautiful coast of Zuid-Holland, the characteristic village of Noordwijk aan Zee invites you to an unforgettable autumn break. Discover an array of wonderful autumn activities this region has to offer. Take a relaxing walk through the dunes and forests, or spend a day at an indoor water park. Here you will find something for everyone.

Discover the Most Popular Autumn Activities in South Holland

1 Relax in the beautiful dunes and forests

During the autumn break in Zuid-Holland, nature undergoes a breathtaking transformation. The dunes and forests of Noordwijk reveal beautiful nature trails, perfect for hiking and biking adventures for both young and old. Our hotel offers the possibility to rent (electric) bicycles, e-choppers or Fatbikes, with which you can explore the surroundings at your own pace.

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2 The Dahlias of De Tulperij Voorhout

Flower fields are also in full bloom in the fall. Enjoy the beauty of the dahlias at De Tulperij Voorhout. This excursion offers you the chance to pick dahlias in the picking garden. Learn all about their growth and flowering, and discover the difference between tubers and bulbs. Make a stop during your bicycle or walking tour and enjoy a fresh cup of coffee and homemade cake.

TIP: This autumn activity is ideal as a stopover while biking or hiking through the region.

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3 Family fun at Duinrell Wassenaar

Duinrell Wassenaar is an ideal destination for an autumn getaway. The park includes an amusement park with 40 attractions and the indoor water park Tiki Pool with no less than 21 slides. There is plenty to do for both young and old, from spectacular attractions to playgrounds and shows. The Tiki Pool is the largest slide paradise in the Benelux, including an outdoor section with 5 slides, a water playhouse and a heated outdoor pool.

Tickets for the amusement park and Tiki Pool can be purchased separately or together.

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4 Fresh Harvest at De Olmenhorst

In September and October, you can pick the tastiest apples and pears yourself at 'De Olmenhorst'. This sprawling estate offers 31 acres of organic apple and pear orchards, historic buildings and workshops. In addition to self-picking, there are plenty of other activities for all ages, such as painting and candle-making. You can enjoy homemade pie, lunch or high tea in the fruit shed, and picnic baskets are available for a delicious meal amid the orchard.

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A night away during the autumn break

For a relaxing autumn break, visit Van der Valk Palace Hotel Noordwijk. Our hotel offers various facilities for all ages, such as the Swimming Pool Area, fitness and kids club. After a day full of autumn activities you can unwind in a comfortable room and enjoy a delicious dinner in restaurant Vloed. Book your autumn break now and treat yourself to an unforgettable autumn in these beautiful surroundings.