The Netherlands (Holland as a more colloquial name) has plenty of symbols. Most often it is related to the great Dutch painters, picturesque tulip gardens, windmills, cheese and the canals of Amsterdam. The Netherlands is the perfect country to explore on foot or on a bike. Both means are the best way to tour the splendid gardens and parks of Keukenhof and Appeltern, the picturesque castles and historic sites of Loevestein and Groeveneveld, the Dutch coastline and beaches of Callantsoog and Schoorl, the mills of Kinderdijk and Schiedam. Some of the most famous tourist destinations of the Netherlands are also Eindhoven, Bergen, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Maastricht, and the Haague, which also house numerous EU institutions. Visitors of those cities will enjoy beautifully preserved traditional Dutch and modern architecture, splendid museums and wonderful works of art, gorgeous festivals and fine dining. It is in these major tourist hot spots that guests may choose from a large number of classic and designer hotels in the Netherlands. There are also hostels, private apartments and bed & breakfast available.