Hoek van Holland

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Hoek van Holland (literally "Corner of Holland"), and known in English as the "Hook of Holland", is a town in Zuid-Holland in the Netherlands. It is located on the north bank of the Nieuwe Waterweg and on the coast with the North Sea to the west.

There is a regular ferry service between Hoek van Holland and Harwich in England. There is also a train line running to Rotterdam via Maassluis, Vlaardingen and Schiedam.

Nearby towns include Monster, s'Gravenzande and Naaldwijk to the northeast and Maassluis to the southeast. On the other side of the river is the Europoort and the Maasvlakte.

The seaside beach has some sandy dunes and a pier.

External Links

Ferry service: http://www.stenaline.nl/