13 days in Holland Itinerary

13 days in Holland Itinerary

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13 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Maastricht
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Rotterdam
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
4
The Hague
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
5
Amsterdam
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Jeddah

4
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Jordaan and Anne Frank House. You'll explore and learn at Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Venture out of the city with trips to Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem) and Zandvoort aan Zee (in Zandvoort). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, shop like a local with De 9 Straatjes, don't miss a visit to Leidseplein, and view the masterpieces at TASCHEN Store Amsterdam.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam travel route planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Amsterdam is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Jeddah in August: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Frans Hals Museum, Zandvoort aan Zee
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
On the 7th (Wed), browse the different shops at Designer Outlet Roermond and then Head underground at Maastricht Underground. On your second day here, go for a walk through Boekhandel Dominicanen, make a trip to Vrijthof, then stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Our Lady.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Maastricht travel planner .

Drive from Amsterdam to Maastricht in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Maastricht

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Designer Outlet Roermond, Netherlands American Cemetery
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Designer Outlet Roermond ©
Designer Outlet Roermond
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen

3
nights
Rotterdam

Rotterdam ©
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.
On the next day, make a trip to De Rotterdam, admire the masterpieces at Dordrechts Museum, then see the interesting displays at Huis Van Gijn, and finally get engrossed in the history at UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rotterdam trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Maastricht to Rotterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Rotterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to The Hague.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Delft, Dordrecht, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Strand Rockanje
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World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk
Old Church ©
Old Church

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.
On the 11th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) and then get in on the family fun at Madurodam. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Agnetapark, explore the world behind art at Vermeer Centrum Delft, shop like a local with The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Panorama Mesdag, and finally learn about all things military at Widerstandsnest 67 HL, Stichting Atlantikwall Musuem Scheveningen.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our The Hague trip builder .

The Hague is just a short distance from Rotterdam. In August in The Hague, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Delft
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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

1
night
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam road trip planning tool .

Drive from The Hague to Amsterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Historic Sites
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Begijnhof ©
Begijnhof
De Duif ©
De Duif
English Reformed Church ©
English Reformed Church

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