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The famous Dutch product, The wooden shoe

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The famous Dutch product, The wooden shoe

Every Dutchman knows them, after all, we live what the little country is known for, among other things. It used to be very normal to wear wooden shoes. Especially in rural areas, these were indispensable. This is different at the moment! Only a small part of the Dutch population still walks on wooden clogs or has ever walked on them. Nevertheless, it remains a well-known Dutch product for foreign guests. And it is still quite normal here.

The Holidays are coming up again!

The Holidays are coming up again!

The Holidays are coming up again and this means that we are heading towards the end of 2019 again. The days are getting colder and rainier and many people get a bit gloomy at the end of the year. Fortunately, you can enjoy socializing with family and friends again during the festive season and take advantage of extra benefits at De Hollandse Klompenwinkel.

Buy your gifts online now

Buy your gifts online now

Wooden shoes have been part of our Dutch society for centuries. Where in the past clogs were still worn by workers and farmers, clogs are nowadays often used as a nice gift or a gadget. Clogs are therefore a very nice gift. Especially when you discover that the Dutch Clog Shop has all kinds of different clogs with for example your own photo, logo, text or engraving. Would you prefer to order another typically Dutch gift? Then choose for example the wooden tulips, promotional gifts or delft blue souvenirs. Order your gifts online today!

Robust wooden shoes

Robust wooden shoes

When you think of Holland, you soon think of windmills, tulips and wooden shoes. We would like to tell you more about this piece of cultural-historical heritage in the Netherlands. For example about how these wooden shoes were made, how they were used in the past and the current use of clogs in the Netherlands. Read on to find out.

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