13 days in South Holland Province Itinerary

13 days in South Holland Province Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Holland Province Trip Planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to The Hague
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The Hague
— 2 nights
Drive
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Leiden
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rotterdam
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dordrecht
— 3 nights
Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to Karachi

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The Hague

— 2 nights

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.
The Hague is known for museums, theme parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk, and see the interesting displays at museum Beelden aan Zee.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our The Hague trip itinerary planner.

Karachi, Pakistan to The Hague is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Karachi to The Hague, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in The Hague can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Leiden.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Leiden

— 3 nights

Museum City

Located in the flower-growing district, Leiden has been called the most beautiful city in the Netherlands.
Leiden is known for museums, childrens museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Keukenhof, get a new perspective on nature at Naturalis Biodiversity Center, examine the collection at Molenmuseum de Valk, and admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Antiquities (Rijksmuseum van Oudheden).

To find ratings and tourist information, read our Leiden road trip planning site.

Leiden is very close to The Hague. In May, daytime highs in Leiden are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Leiden

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

Rotterdam

— 3 nights

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.
When in Rotterdam, make a side trip to see Sint Janskerk in Gouda, approximately Gouda away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Rotterdam Centraal Station, take in nature's colorful creations at Trompenburg Gardens & Arboretum, admire the striking features of Erasmus Bridge, and deepen your understanding at Miniworld Rotterdam.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rotterdam day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Leiden to Rotterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Rotterdam, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dordrecht.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trip

Dordrecht

— 3 nights
Dordrecht, colloquially Dordt, historically in English named Dort, is a city and municipality in the western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dordrecht: Biesbosch Museum (in National Park De Biesbosch) and Schoonhoven (Zilvermuseum & De Watertoren). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Kinderdijk, enjoy some diversion at Huis Van Gijn, take a tour of Stichting Ark van Noach, and catch some excitement at Dordrechts Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dordrecht route planner.

Dordrecht is very close to Rotterdam. May in Dordrecht sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dordrecht

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

South Holland Province travel guide

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Parks · Specialty Museums · Landmarks