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Dutch workers have a relatively high number of vacation days (approximately 25). They like to spend their holidays camping with a tent or caravan. France has been a popular holiday destination for years.
Many people bike to school or work or just for leisure. Other popular sports are soccer, fitness, swimming, field hockey, running, and tennis. In the winter, ice-skating is very popular, weather permitting.
Holland is divided into three regions when it comes to school holidays: north, middle and south. It keeps everybody from going on holiday at the same time. The holiday season is thus spread out over a longer period of time, which is therefore better for the economy. And because of the spread, there is less hassle in traffic. You can find the dates on the website of the government: www.rijksoverheid.nl/onderwerpen/schoolvakanties.
The schools will have the following breaks:
In the Netherlands, many Christian holidays are celebrated because of the historically religious background. The following national holidays are celebrated on the same day in the whole country: