National Windmill Weekend 2017
Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th of May it will be national windmill weekend in the Netherlands. Did you know that there are around the 1.050 windmill and 150 watermills in the Netherlands? Most of these mills are operated by volunteer millers.
During the national windmill weekend many of these mills are open to the public. The millers operate the windmills and speak about the technique, the history, and the miller’s trade. Often, extra activities such as fairs, mill markets, demonstrations in bread baking, and exhibitions are organized.
Visiting hours and the details of all Dutch windmill can be found on the windmill database here.
Source: Tulips in Holland
Photo credits: Tulips in Holland