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The Netherlands

The Netherlands, also known as Holland, is a small country located in Western Europe. It is famous for its picturesque windmills, tulip fields, and canals. The capital city, Amsterdam, is a popular tourist destination known for its vibrant nightlife, museums, and historic architecture. The country is also home to many other charming cities such as Rotterdam, Utrecht, and The Hague. Visitors can enjoy cycling along the scenic countryside, exploring the many museums and art galleries, and indulging in the local cuisine, including stroopwafels and bitterballen. The Netherlands is a welcoming and friendly country that offers a unique blend of history, culture, and natural beauty.

The Netherlands Immunization Recommendations and Requirements

Before traveling, make sure you are up-to-date on all of your routine immunizations including influenza and COVID-19. Note that many vaccines that are now considered "routine" were not available until recent decades so you may not have received them at all, depending on your age and other factors. 

Infants, 6 to 11 months old should receive one dose of MMR prior to visiting The Netherlands. This does not count toward routine childhood immunizations.

Talk to a travel health specialist

At Away Clinic we specialize in getting travelers ready for their trips to the world's most exotic destinations. We would be glad to assist you at the following locations:

To set up an appointment, see our self-scheduling page, call us at (480) 712-8865‬, or email us

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