Next to the national landscap, the Defence Line of Amsterdam is also a national heritage monument and part of the UNESCO world heritage list.
Build to serve as a defense line, the various fortresses and nature nowadays serve as a great location for a day trip in the province North-Holland. From the 5 fortresses in the Beemster till the Fort Island IJmuiden all offer a view of Dutch history.
Various biking and walking routes are available to make it easy to explore the area. Pick a section along the 135 kilometer long Defence Line of Amsterdam path or get a bike and discover the forest routes and sand paths of the route around Haarlem.
Video Defence Line of Amsterdam