10 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

10 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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10 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
The Hague
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
2
Rotterdam
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Zaandam
— 2 nights
Train:  15 min
4
Amsterdam
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

1
night
The Hague

The Hague ©
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 8th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Panorama Mesdag, then admire the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), and finally find something for the whole family at Madurodam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at ProDemos, then revel in the low prices at Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw, then take in the waterfront at De Pier Scheveningen, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Scheveningen beach.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the The Hague online vacation builder .

New Delhi, India to The Hague is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in June, expect The Hague to be colder, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Rotterdam.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw
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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

2
nights
Rotterdam

Rotterdam ©
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.
On the 10th (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from Euromast, look for all kinds of wild species at Het Loetbos, and then browse the exhibits of UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Rotterdam Zoo and then tee off at Akkermans Leisure & Golf.

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Rotterdam is just a stone's throw from The Hague. In June, daily temperatures in Rotterdam can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zaandam.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Parks Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Het Loetbos, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Akkermans Leisure & Golf
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Het Loetbos ©
Het Loetbos
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk
Akkermans Leisure & Golf ©
Akkermans Leisure & Golf

2
nights
Zaandam

Zaandam ©
Zaandam is a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans and then kick back and relax at Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Het Jonge Schaap, then stroll through Strand Egmond aan Zee, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grote Kerk.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Zaandam day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Rotterdam to Zaandam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Zaandam can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zaandam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Grote Kerk, Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee, Strand Egmond aan Zee
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Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee ©
Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee
Strand Egmond aan Zee ©
Strand Egmond aan Zee
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans

3
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum) and Anne Frank House. Head to Leidseplein and De Kaaskamerfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at ARTIS, wander the streets of The Jordaan, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and get a taste of the local shopping with De Negen Straatjes.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary builder .

Amsterdam is very close to Zaandam. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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