11 days in Holland Itinerary

11 days in Holland Itinerary

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11 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly + Drive:  12​h
1
Dordrecht
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Maastricht
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Hoenderloo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Amsterdam
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Abu Dhabi

1
night
Dordrecht

Dordrecht ©
Dordrecht, colloquially Dordt, historically in English named Dort, is a city and municipality in the western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Efteling. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of National Park De Biesbosch, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of World Heritage Kinderdijk.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dordrecht holiday planner .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Dordrecht is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Abu Dhabi in August; daily highs in Dordrecht reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Maastricht.

Things to do in Dordrecht

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

St. John's Cathedral, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Efteling, National Park De Biesbosch
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World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
National Park De Biesbosch ©
National Park De Biesbosch

1
night
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Vrijthof, go for a walk through Boekhandel Dominicanen, appreciate the extensive heritage of Maastricht Underground, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Netherlands American Cemetery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Maastricht road trip app .

You can drive from Dordrecht to Maastricht in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Maastricht can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hoenderloo.

Things to do in Maastricht

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament, Netherlands American Cemetery
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Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament ©
Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament

1
night
Hoenderloo

Hoenderloo ©
Hoenderloo is a Dutch village located south west of the city of Apeldoorn. On the 11th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Hoge Veluwe National Park.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hoenderloo trip planner .

Traveling by car from Maastricht to Hoenderloo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Hoenderloo are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Hoenderloo

Parks Nature
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Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park

6
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Jordaan and Begijnhof. Get outdoors at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) and Het Twiske. Spend the 14th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and take a stroll through Jewish Corner.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Hoenderloo to Amsterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In August in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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