Noordwijk has a population of about 42,859 residents, which is close to the average for cities in the Netherlands. The city is known for its beaches, bulb flower fields and the headquarters for the European Space Research and Technology Center (ESTEC)

Apart from the beaches, bulb flower fields, and ESTEC, the city hosts about 251 international congresses per year and it is considered to be the No.2 congress destination in the Netherlands. Noordwijk has a lighthouse (which is a national landmark), a KNR rescue station and a reformed church.

In 2012, Noordwijk received the QualityCoast Gold Award due to its efforts to become a more sustainable tourism destination. For the future, the municipality of the city has created a traject called ‘’Together we will make a vision for Noordwijk’’, the purpose of this is to jointly determine a future plan for the city. Together, they will take care of sustainability, tourism, infrastructure and any other relevant initiatives that will make the city thrive in the future!

Noordwijk is a city of relaxation, beaches and research. The city is laid-back, but it can also be sportive and active. There are many museums you can visit, including their interesting Space Expo. A trip to Noordwijk would definitely be a unique experience for you and your colleagues. Are you interested in an incentive trip, after reading about the city? Go through the must-sees that are mentioned below, and request a quotation!


  • Space Expo (museum of space exploration)
  • Hollands Duin (equestrianism)
  • Hondenstrand (dog beach pavilion)
  • Museum Engelandvaarders
  • The Beach
  • Lighthouse (architecture)
  • Atlantikwall Museum (WWII bunker complex & museum)
  • Beachclub O. (beach pavilion)
  • Museum Noordwijk
  • Gallery Klooster (art and interior design)
  • Oude Jeroenskerk (sights, church, landmark)
  • Rooms Katholieke ‘’Nieuwe’’ Sint Jeroenskerk (new church)
  • Natuurreservaat Coepelduynen (nature reserve)