13 days in Holland Itinerary

13 days in Holland Itinerary

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13 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Tehran
bus + Fly:  10​h
1
Delft
— 1 night
train:  15​min
2
The Hague
— 2 nights
train:  15​min
3
Leiden
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Valkenburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Giethoorn
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Naarden
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
7
Broek in Waterland
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Amsterdam
— 4 nights
Fly + subway:  9​h 30​min
End: Tehran

1
night
Delft

Delft ©
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria van Jessekerk.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Delft holiday maker .

Tehran, Iran to Delft is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tehran to Delft due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tehran in April: high temperatures in Delft hover around 15°C and lows are around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to The Hague.

Things to do in Delft

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Old Church ©
Old Church
Museum Paul Tetar van Elven ©
Museum Paul Tetar van Elven

2
nights
The Hague

The Hague ©
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 27th (Sat): kick back and relax at Zandmotor, then enjoy the sand and surf at Scheveningen beach, and then shop like a local with The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at duinreservaat Meijendel-Kievietsduin.

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

The Hague is very close to Delft. In April, daily temperatures in The Hague can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Leiden.

Things to do in The Hague

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

duinreservaat Meijendel-Kievietsduin
Highlights from your plan
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
Scheveningen Beach ©
Scheveningen Beach
Zandmotor ©
Zandmotor

1
night
Leiden

Leiden ©
Located in the flower-growing district, Leiden has been called the most beautiful city in the Netherlands.
On the 29th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Leidse Hout Park, hike along het strand van Noordwijk aan Zee, and then trek along Huys te Warmont.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Leiden trip maker website .

Leiden is very close to The Hague. In April in Leiden, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Valkenburg.

Things to do in Leiden

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Huys te Warmont, het strand van Noordwijk aan Zee
Highlights from your plan
Leidse Hout Park ©
Leidse Hout Park
Huys te Warmont ©
Huys te Warmont

1
night
Valkenburg

Valkenburg ©
Characterized by the ruins of a castle in the middle of the city, Valkenburg has an old-world charm.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Maastricht Underground, stroll the grounds of American Cemetery Tours, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Netherlands American Cemetery, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Begraafplaats Margraten, and finally go deep underground at Coalmine Valkenburg.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Valkenburg day trip site .

Traveling by car from Leiden to Valkenburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. April in Valkenburg sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Giethoorn.

Things to do in Valkenburg

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Margraten, Maastricht Underground
Highlights from your plan
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery

1
night
Giethoorn

Giethoorn ©
Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Giethoorn trip planning app .

Getting from Valkenburg to Giethoorn by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Giethoorn are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Naarden.

Things to do in Giethoorn

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Highlights from your plan
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden

1
night
Naarden

Naarden ©
Naarden is a city and former municipality in the Gooi region in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands. On the 2nd (Thu), get a sense of history and politics at Naarden City Hall, look for all kinds of wild species at Natuurmonument Corversbos, then take a peaceful walk through Hoorneboegse Heide, and finally identify plant and animal life at Tafelbergheide.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Naarden online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Giethoorn to Naarden takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Broek in Waterland.

Things to do in Naarden

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hilversum, Tafelbergheide
Highlights from your plan
Tafelbergheide ©
Tafelbergheide
Hoorneboegse Heide ©
Hoorneboegse Heide
Naarden City Hall ©
Naarden City Hall

1
night
Broek in Waterland

Broek in Waterland ©
Broek in Waterland is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland with about inhabitants. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Edams Museum, browse the fresh offerings at Kaaswaag Edam, contemplate the long history of Speeltoren, then stroll through Jagersplas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sint Nicolaaskerk uit 1628.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Broek in Waterland trip site .

Broek in Waterland is very close to Naarden. In May, daytime highs in Broek in Waterland are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Broek in Waterland

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Edam, Jagersplas
Highlights from your plan
Edams Museum ©
Edams Museum
Kaaswaag Edam ©
Kaaswaag Edam

4
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
The Jordaan and Anne Frank House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Museum Van Loon. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, pause for some photo ops at Sculpture De Violist, get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, and steep yourself in history at Willet-Holthuysen Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam driving holiday website .

Amsterdam is just a short distance from Broek in Waterland. May in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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