In the province of North Holland lies Hilversum, an amazingly beautiful town that was once known as the Garden of Amsterdam. Although it is now famous for its television and radio stations, the town retains its peaceful ambiance. Most visitors come to this town to relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. If you wish to have a peaceful and pleasant vacation, you should visit this beautiful part of the Netherlands.
Although Hilversum isn’t the biggest town in North Holland, it’s still a good size (just under 18 square miles), which means you’ll need some transport, so you can get around with ease. If your Dutch is not that good, you really should think about getting a car for rent in Hilversum, as it will make things a lot easier for you.
The beautiful town hall in Hilversum is a must-visit site, especially if you’re keen on architecture that’s unlike any you’ve seen before. There’s also a large Neo-gothic church known as St. Vitus Church, that’s well worth a visit. Hilversum, which means ‘Houses between the hills’, may be a lovely peaceful part of the Netherlands, but it’s also full of some great shops. You’ll need transportation to take you between the shopping malls, because you’ll definitely want to visit them all. So, it is essential that you book a car for hire in Hilversum for your convenience.
Bussum and Laren are quite close to Hilversum, and are perfect places to visit, in case you want to get away for the day. If you hire a car in Hilversum, you won’t have to rely on public transport to get to these places, and you can come and go as you please. You’ll get a lovely view of the hills from your car, when you venture out, so be sure to take a camera and take a lot of pictures for posterity. Whenever you visit a town or city for the first time, it’s always good to know if anyone famous was born there. There are no internationally famous people from Hilversum as you’ll discover, but a lot of famous Dutch people such as the famous architect, Dudok, come from this part of the world, and that just goes to show what a great town it is.
Besides visiting this town and enjoying everything it has to offer, you should also visit Bikbergen, Nieuw-Loosdrecht, and Hollandsche Rading, if you get the chance. These towns may not be as well-known as Hilversum, but they’re all quite unique and will make you appreciate what life is like in North Holland. Car rental in Hilversum is a must, as it’s the only way for you to get around this town and the surrounding neighborhood at your leisure.
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