11 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

11 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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11 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly + Drive:  11 h
1
Hoenderloo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Maastricht
— 1 night
+2
Train + Bus + Ferry:  6 h 15 min
3
Texel
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Amsterdam
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Kuwait City

1
night
Hoenderloo

Hoenderloo ©
Hoenderloo is a Dutch village located south west of the city of Apeldoorn. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kroller-Muller Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Hoge Veluwe National Park.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hoenderloo trip planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Hoenderloo is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Kuwait City in December, plan for cooler days in Hoenderloo, with highs around 8°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Hoenderloo

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Kroller-Muller Museum
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Kroller-Muller Museum ©
Kroller-Muller Museum
Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park

1
night
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): make a trip to Vrijthof, then take in the pleasant sights at Boekhandel Dominicanen, then explore the fascinating underground world of Maastricht Underground, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Netherlands American Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Maastricht trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Hoenderloo to Maastricht in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Maastricht are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Maastricht

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Netherlands American Cemetery
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Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
Vrijthof ©
Vrijthof

1
night
Texel

Texel ©
On the 29th (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at Luchtvaart- En Oorlogsmuseum Texel, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel, then see the interesting displays at Redding museum, Den Helder, then explore the striking landscape of De Hoge Berg, and finally admire the striking features of De Hervormde Kerk van Den Burg Texel uit 1452. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Lighthouse Texel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Protestant Church, then stroll the grounds of War Cemetery Den Burg, and finally look for gifts at Chocolaterie Smidt.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Texel trip maker tool .

Getting from Maastricht to Texel by combination of train and ferry takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Texel can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Texel

Historic Sites Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

De Hoge Berg, Redding museum, Den Helder
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Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Lighthouse Texel ©
Lighthouse Texel
De Hoge Berg ©
De Hoge Berg

6
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Relax by the water at Badstrand Hargen aan Zee and De Hege Gerzen. Head to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and De Beurspassagefor some retail therapy. Step out of Amsterdam with an excursion to World Heritage Kinderdijk in Kinderdijk--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Amstel, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and explore the activities along Herengracht.

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You can drive from Texel to Amsterdam in 2 hours. In December in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Zaanse Schans, De Hege Gerzen, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Badstrand Hargen aan Zee
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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