Come prepared!

Parking during Illumination Week

During the Illumination Week, parking is arranged slightly different than when you visit the World Heritage during the day. Be prepared and read all the options here.

By car

Are you coming to Illumination Week in Kinderdijk World Heritage by car? In the evening hours, you can park your car at the entrance of the World Heritage for a fee (€9.50 per car). The number of available parking spaces is limited and full is full. It is not possible to reserve a parking spot.

Address: Nederwaard 1b, Kinderdijk.

If the parking lot is full, the parking attendant will direct you to a parking lot a bit further down the village. This parking lot is located approximately 1km away from the entrance of the World Heritage site.

Address: Smitweg 6, 2961 AW, Kinderdijk

Shuttle bus

During the day, the shuttle bus runs between World Heritage Kinderdijk and the parking lot in Alblasserdam. However, this service is untill 6:00 PM.
Keep this in mind if you come to the illuminated windmills in the evening!


By bike

You are also very welcome if you travel by bike! Please park your bike in the designated parking spaces.

Address: Nederwaard 1b, Kinderdijk.