15 days in Holland Itinerary

15 days in Holland Itinerary

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15 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + train:  11​h 30​min
1
Arnhem
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Dordrecht
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Amsterdam
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Texel
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

3
nights
Arnhem

Arnhem ©
Arnhem is known mostly for its John Frost Bridge, which the British tried to secure during World War II.
Maastricht Underground and De Proosdij will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Boekhandel Dominicanen and Paleis Het Loo. Get out of town with these interesting Arnhem side-trips: Vrijthof (in Maastricht), Groninger Museum (in Groningen) and Kroller-Muller Museum (in Otterlo). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Nederlands Openluchtmuseum, contemplate the long history of Botermarkt Deventer, pause for some photo ops at Renkumse Molen, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Arnhem tour builder app .

Toronto, Canada to Arnhem is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of ferry, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dordrecht.

Things to do in Arnhem

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Maastricht, Deventer, Paleis Het Loo, Renkumse Molen, Groninger Museum
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Groninger Museum ©
Groninger Museum
Renkumse Molen ©
Renkumse Molen
Botermarkt Deventer ©
Botermarkt Deventer

2
nights
Dordrecht

Dordrecht ©
Dordrecht, colloquially Dordt, historically in English named Dort, is a city and municipality in the western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Cathedral and then get in on the family fun at Efteling. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at World Heritage Kinderdijk, examine the collection at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), and then explore the historical opulence of Slot Loevestijn.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dordrecht online day trip planner .

Getting from Arnhem to Dordrecht by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Dordrecht are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dordrecht

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

World Heritage Kinderdijk, Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), St. John's Cathedral, Efteling
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Efteling ©
Efteling
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk

5
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Canals area and De Duif. Get some historical perspective at Dom Tower and Nieuwe Kerk. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Zuiderzeemuseum (in Enkhuizen), Rotterdam (Rotterdam Zoo, Rotterdam Centraal Station, & more) and De Zoeker Molen (in Zaandam). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, take a stroll through Stadshart Amstelveen, get curious at Body Worlds, and enjoy breathtaking views from A'dam Lookout.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam visit planning site .

You can take a train from Dordrecht to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Texel.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Rotterdam, Utrecht, Zaandam, Stadshart Amstelveen, Zuiderzeemuseum
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Nieuwe Kerk ©
Nieuwe Kerk
Canals area ©
Canals area

3
nights
Texel

Texel ©
Get some historical perspective at Lighthouse Texel and Lichtschip Texel. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ecomare and Utopia.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Texel route planning app .

Getting from Amsterdam to Texel by car takes about 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Texel can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Texel

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Lighthouse Texel ©
Lighthouse Texel
War Cemetery Den Burg ©
War Cemetery Den Burg

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