Hoofddorp is home to Mysteryland: one of the biggest dance festivals of the Netherlands. The city, situated in the province of North Holland, close to Schiphol, making it easy to reah, and the beautiful, but controversial, Calatrava-bridges.
Shop in a few hundred different stores in the city centre of Hoofddorp. Check out its selection of big brand name stores and unique boutiques that you won’t find anywhere else.
Since this city is relatively young, you will not find many historic buildings. One of the oldest buildings is the Eerstelling: a corn mill that still in use today.
’Het mannetje van Hoofddorp’ is the name of one of the most prominent art pieces of the city. This sculpture of the ‘little man of Hoofddorp’ is 7 metres tall, made of aluminium and looks a bit like the Michelin Man.
Hoofddorp’s forest has been a tourist attraction since 1979 and was the backdrop of the Floriade, an international exhibition and garden festival held every 10 years, in 2002. The former Floriade-terrain is now the location of the famed annual dance festival, Mysteryland.
Choosing Your Perfect Hotel
Whether you’re looking for a spa hotel, family-friendly accommodation or somewhere to do business, you can find your perfect hotel using the Expedia search function.
Check out the rest of our top Amsterdam hotel deals.