Alphen Aan Den Rijn Tourism

Alphen aan den Rijn (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑlfə(n) aːn də ˈrɛi̯n] , English: Alphen on the Rhine) is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland, between Leiden and Utrecht. The town is situated on the banks of the river Oude Rijn (Old Rhine), where the river Gouwe branches off. The municipality had a population of 107,117 in 2014, and covers an area of 132.49 km2 (51.15 sq mi) of which 5.91 km2 (2.28 sq mi) is water. The municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn also includes the communities of Aarlanderveen, Zwammerdam and Boskoop. The town is located in what is called the 'Green Heart' of the Netherlands, which is a somewhat less densely populated centre area of the Randstad. The name "Alphen" is probably derived from the name of the Roman fort Albaniana, meaning "settlement at the white water". Its remains still lie underneath the city centre today.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Alphen Aan Den Rijn in Netherlands is an ideal destination for a vacation! When planning a trip to Alphen Aan Den Rijn, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Rotterdam. Take a short trip from Alphen Aan Den Rijn and set some time aside to explore the Rotterdam. Dotted with places like Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum; it will definitely be a good idea. To reach Alphen Aan Den Rijn, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Rotterdam The Hague Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Alphen Aan Den Rijn.

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