10 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

10 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Netherlands itinerary builder

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Fly
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Amsterdam
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rotterdam
— 3 nights
Drive
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The Hague
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Amsterdam
— 1 day
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Amsterdam

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, visit Red Light District, walk around Vondelpark, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary builder.

Beijing, China to Amsterdam is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Beijing in April, things will get a bit cooler in Amsterdam: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Rotterdam

— 3 nights

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): snap pictures at Erasmus Bridge, steep yourself in history at World Heritage Kinderdijk, pause for some serene contemplation at Nieuwe Kerk, then steep yourself in history at Old Church, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Euromast. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Efteling.

To see reviews and more tourist information, use the Rotterdam trip planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Rotterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Rotterdam sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to The Hague.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

The Hague

— 2 nights

Judicial Capital of the World

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Panorama Mesdag and then admire the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Keep things going the next day: have fun and explore at Den Haag, then admire the masterpieces at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), then get in on the family fun at Madurodam, and finally don't miss a visit to De Pier Scheveningen.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our The Hague online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Rotterdam to The Hague takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in The Hague are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Amsterdam

— 1 day

Venice of the North

Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): make a trip to Dam Square, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, and then have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam road trip app.

Getting from The Hague to Amsterdam by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Childrens Museums

The Netherlands travel guide

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Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.