The province of North Holland is situated between the North Sea and the IJssel Lake. Biggest cities are Amsterdam and Haarlem. International Airport Schiphol is very close to Amsterdam. If you´re looking for the typical dutch ´fishermens villages´ then you´ll find them at the eastcoast, fe. Hoorn, Enkhuizen, Edam or the remarkable place Volendam. Skiing in Northern Holland is possible in Skidome Snowplanet, between Velsen-Zuid and Spaarnwoude.