| Parking during Illumination Week

Parking during Illumination Week

Be prepared!

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 World Heritage Kinderdijk by car?

Paid parking
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.

Address: Nederwaard 1, Kinderdijk.

Free parking
Within walking distance (10 minutes) from the entrance of World Heritage Kinderdijk, you can park your car for free on the parking lot of Royal IHC.

Please pay attention: this is only possible from 17:00 hours. 

Asdress: Smitweg 6, 2961 AW, Kinderdijk. 

By bike

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

Address: Nederwaard 1, 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!


As far as is known, the Waterbus doesn’t sail in the evening.
We advise you to keep an eye on the website of the Waterbus.