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Hillegom is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The municipality covers an area of of which is water. Hillegom is part of an area called the Duin- en Bollenstreek ("Dune and Bulb Region"). As such, a large portion of the local economy was traditionally geared to the cultivation of bulb flowers. It is bordered by the municipalities of Bloemendaal, Bennebroek (to the north), Haarlemmermeer (to the east), Lisse (to the south), and Noordwijkerhout (to the west).The name Hillegom is derived from the abbey named Hijlighem (Old Frankish for "Holy Home"). This abbey no longer exists. The current Lord of Hillegom is Jan Six X.HistoryHillegom was formed on the eastern edge of the coastal dunes where the old Leiden to Haarlem route crossed the Hillegommerbeek (Hillegom's Creek), not far from the shores of the Haarlemmermeer (Haarlem's Lake). Places with the suffix "-heim" (or variant spellings) usually developed before the year 1000 and therefore it is assumed that this may apply to Hillegom as well. In 1150 the abbot of Egmond had the rights to naming priests in Hillegom, indicating that a church or chapel existed there. In 1248 the count Willem II gave the Chapel of Hijllinghem and all its buildings to the Abbot of Egmond.Plan your vacation with our The Netherlands trip planner and discover the best things to do in Hillegom.
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Top tours near Hillegom
$134 BOOK WITH VIATOR Drive it yourself electric Tulip and Flower Fields GPS audio tour Drive it yourself electric Tulip and Flower Fields GPS audio tour
Duration: 2 hours
$93 BOOK WITH VIATOR Drive it yourself electric Dune and Beach GPS audio tour Drive it yourself electric Dune and Beach GPS audio tour
Duration: 3 hours
$52 BOOK WITH VIATOR Day Trip to Keukenhof Gardens from Amsterdam Day Trip to Keukenhof Gardens from Amsterdam
Duration: 5 hours
$135 BOOK WITH VIATOR Holland Spectacle (Keukenhof Tulips Garden & Giethoorn) Holland Spectacle (Keukenhof Tulips Garden & Giethoorn)
Duration: 8 to 9 hours
$148 BOOK WITH VIATOR Keukenhof's Tulips and Windmills Small-Group Tour from Amsterdam With Lunch Keukenhof's Tulips and Windmills Small-Group Tour from Amsterdam With Lunch
Duration: 9 hours
$94 BOOK WITH VIATOR Drive it yourself electric History and Castle GPS audio tour Drive it yourself electric History and Castle GPS audio tour
Duration: 3 hours
$94 BOOK WITH VIATOR Drive it yourself electric Dune & Summer Flower GPS audio tour Drive it yourself electric Dune & Summer Flower GPS audio tour
Duration: 3 hours
$228 BOOK WITH VIATOR Skip-the-Line Keukenhof Gardens Sighseeing Tour from Amsterdam Skip-the-Line Keukenhof Gardens Sighseeing Tour from Amsterdam
Duration: 4 hours
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