|Local draught beer||$5.42|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$1 096.85|
|1 Pair of Nike shoes||$126.07|
|1 Pair of men leather shoes||$167.73|
|Monthly Pass (local transport)||$101.69|
|Loaf of white bread||$1.74|
When you book cheap flights to Noordwijk, you will be impressed by the citizens of this small city. Noordwijk is a small town in the west part of the Netherlands, in the region of South Holland. The city covers a district of 51.53 km² and has a population of around 25,000. The city of Noordwijk consists of Noordwijk-Binnen and Norrtdwijk Zee, which are separated by a thin green belt.
Known for its beaches, the city of Noordwijk is famous for its bulb grounds. It’s located in the “Bulb and Dune Region”. Some of the European Space Agency and the European Space Research and Technology Centre are also located there. There are many attractive things to do in the city of Noordwijk. The beach is considered to be the best in Holland. You can go on a boat trip to the Kaag or discover the dunes by bike.
When you travel to Noordwijk, you will fall in love with the calming environment that surrounds you. The restaurants are filled with tourists from all over the world. Here you will find the best ice cream in the Netherlands. It is so good that even the locals are coming with their families during the night to enjoy a cold desert. If you prefer the small bars then you should try the local ones. Give a try to the local drink, Korenwolf draught beer.
Around the year 1200 Noordwijk an Zee was founded. Up until the start of the 19th century, the primary business there was fishing, but later it got replaced by the number tourism industry. The beach is one of the sights that should be on your list as soon as you book flights to Noordwijk.
These days, because of its beautiful sandy beaches, it became a very popular place for visitors from all over the world. The city is also a home for a 1647 reformed church. Noordwijk is located in the 12th place as the richest city in the Netherlands. Freddy Heineken, the beer magnate, has built a house there with the famous green roof representing the green from the Heineken beer.
A very little part of the native population of Noordwijk speaks Noordwijk, which is a Dutch dialect. The region around Noordwijk has always been an important element of the local bulb flower industry. The soil was transformed into space for the cultivation of the flowers.
The history of Noordwijk dates back to 2000 BC. This is the time when the first traces of people were recorded, including the torture of the priest, Jeroen. In 857, Jeroen, a Scottish monk who came to this city to carry out his mission to build and work in a chapel, was the first to bring Christianity to the area. Some believe he was the first priest of Noordwijk. He he was beheaded by the Normans in the same year. The priest name continued to live on and more than a hudres year later, a Chapel was built in his honor. Later, the chapel became a very popular place for pilgrims. A church was built by the famous chapel, known better as Sint Jeroen’s. Soon after, in 1429, Noordwijk became a popular place for pilgrims. In time, the Sint Joroen’s church became the pilgrims’ church. Though, it was the end of this during the 30 years war. At the end of 1800 a Roman Catholic church was raised in the name of Sint Jeroen. Until today, the church keeps the skeletal of Sint Jeroen.
From the year of 1880, the number of growers and field expanded to 250 and 252 hectares. Daffodils and tulips were grown here, among other flowers. Each year flower lovers are visiting this stunning fields and admire the great nature of Noordwijk.
If you would like to experience Noordwijk for yourself and admire the city long history, make sure to order your flight tickets today. Flighthub offers the cheapest flights to Noordwijk.