11 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

11 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Drive
1
Maastricht
— 1 day
Drive
2
Apeldoorn
— 1 night
Train to Den Helder Zuid, Ferry to Texel, Veerhaven
3
Texel
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Amsterdam
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Kaatsheuvel
— 2 nights
Drive

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day
Maastricht

Culinary Capital of the Netherlands

With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
On the 3rd (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Oude Minderbroederskerk, contemplate the long history of Boekhandel Dominicanen, don't miss a visit to Vrijthof, then Head underground at Maastricht Underground, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koepelkerk.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Maastricht road trip tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Maastricht is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Apeldoorn.

Things to do in Maastricht

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Koepelkerk ©
Religious Site
Koepelkerk
2.3

1
night
Apeldoorn

Situated in the picturesque district of Gelderland, Apeldoorn is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Apenheul, take in nature's colorful creations at Paleis Het Loo, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Apeldoorn online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Maastricht to Apeldoorn in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Apeldoorn are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Texel.

Things to do in Apeldoorn

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Apenheul ©
Must see
Apenheul
4.3
Paleis Het Loo ©
Garden
Paleis Het Loo
4.3

3
nights
Texel

Attractions like Ecomare and Lighthouse Texel make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach and Protestant Church.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Texel trip maker app.

Getting from Apeldoorn to Texel by combination of train and ferry takes about 5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Texel

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours
Highlights from your trip
Ecomare ©
Must see
Ecomare
4.4
Lighthouse Texel ©
Must see
Lighthouse Texel
4.3

4
nights
Amsterdam

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mercatorplein and Lijnbaan. Bring the kids along to The Amstel and Erasmus Bridge. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Dorpskerk Kethel (in Schiedam) and Rotterdam (Rotterdam Zoo, Rotterdam Centraal Station, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from A'dam Lookout, get curious at Body Worlds, get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Amsterdam travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Texel to Amsterdam in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kaatsheuvel.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Zaanse Schans ©
Specialty Museum
Zaanse Schans
4.4
Lijnbaan ©
Neighborhood
Lijnbaan
2.2

2
nights
Kaatsheuvel

Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. On the 12th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Efteling. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Safaripark Beekse Bergen, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of World Heritage Kinderdijk.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaatsheuvel tour itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Kaatsheuvel in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Kaatsheuvel can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kaatsheuvel

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Efteling
Theme Park
Efteling
4.5
St. John's Cathedral ©
Religious Site
St. John's Cathedral
4.6

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