Christmas in The Netherlands with traditions, Dutch Sinterklaas, and 2 Christmas cookie recipes.

Christmas in the Netherlands: Sinterklaas + 2 Christmas Cookie Recipes

Netherlands- Sinterklaas is St. Nicholas in the Netherlands. Dutch children put wooden shoes filled with hay and sugar for Sinterklaas' horse. Good children receive shoes full of sweet treats as a child we would sing to Sinterklaas.

Sinterklaas # 9

In November, Sinterklaas travels from his home in Spain to the Netherlands, bringing presents and special treats for the children. He celebrates his birthday december and children get there treats and gifts.


December 5 and 6 are Sinterklaas/St. Nicholas' Eve and Day in the Netherlands, when Saint Nicholas, also known as Sinterklaas, visits children and brings them presents. In the Netherlands, the main celebrations take place on December rather than December


Sinterklaas, our girls met him at the Holiday Inn in Leiden one Dutch Christmas


Saint Nicholas' Day, observed on December 6 Santa Claus San Nicola Naoṁ Nioclás San Nicolás São Nicolau Sankt Nikolaus Nikolinje Mikuláš Svyatyi Mykolay Mikulás


Saint Nicholas is a kind Saint and wears a Roman Catholic Bishop's robe. Children put out their shoes in front of the fireplace and he fills.

Even though he has his own holiday, for many people, Sinterklaas indicates that the Christmas period has well and truly begun in Holland. (Photo:

Christmas ~ Holland, Netherlands ~ Sinterklaas (or more formally Sint Nicolaas) is a traditional winter holiday figure still celebrated today in the Netherlands.

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Sinterklaas, the original Santa Claus. Celebrate his feast day on Dec. and then await with him the birth of our Lord.

Sinterklaas - Elfen & Boeken

The origin of the St. Nicholas tradition goes back to Bishop Nicholas of Myra in Lycia (Turkey). Little solid historical information is known about Nicholas except that he was Bishop of Myra and died around A.