11 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

11 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Netherlands visit planner

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Amsterdam
— 2 nights
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Utrecht
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Rotterdam
— 1 night
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Delft
— 1 night
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The Hague
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Lisse
— 1 night
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Haarlem
— 1 night
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Edam
— 1 night
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Amsterdam
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, and then visit The Jordaan.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam road trip planning tool.

Bangkok, Thailand to Amsterdam is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Bangkok in June, expect Amsterdam to be colder, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Utrecht.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Utrecht

Dome City

As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
On the 24th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk, then enjoy breathtaking views from Dom Tower, then get to know the fascinating history of Canals area, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis Utrecht.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Utrecht itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Utrecht in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Utrecht are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Utrecht

Historic Sites

Rotterdam

— 1 night

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 24th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Euromast.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rotterdam driving holiday planning site.

Getting from Utrecht to Rotterdam by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June in Rotterdam, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Delft.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Delft

— 1 night
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): make a trip to Beestenmarkt, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Delft attractions planner.

Delft is very close to Rotterdam. June in Delft sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Delft

Museums · Historic Sites

The Hague

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 26th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Monument Willem Drees.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the The Hague trip itinerary planner.

The Hague is just a stone's throw from Delft. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lisse.
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Lisse

— 1 night
Lisse is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Salemkerk Lisse, experience rural life at De Tulperij, steep yourself in history at Old Zandvliet Farm, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Flower Bulb Region, then make a trip to Poldermolen van de Zemelpolder, and finally relax in the rural setting at Hoeve Wassergeest.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lisse driving holiday planning app.

Getting from The Hague to Lisse by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Lisse sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Haarlem.

Things to do in Lisse

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Haarlem

— 1 night

Flower City

Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Haarlem trip itinerary website.

Haarlem is just a short distance from Lisse. In June in Haarlem, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll set off for Edam on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Haarlem

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

Edam

— 1 night
Edam is a city in the northwest Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Mondial Museum, then make a trip to Speeltoren, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Oostvaardersplassen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): snap pictures at Kwakelbrug, stop by Cheese Factory Volendam, then make a trip to Wooden Shoe Factory, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Marina Volendam.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Edam road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Haarlem to Edam in an hour. June in Edam sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Edam

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amsterdam

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

On the 30th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of De Nieuwe Kerk, get your game on at Museumphoto, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then walk around Vondelpark, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Amsterdam is just a short distance from Edam. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

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.