16 days in Holland Itinerary

16 days in Holland Itinerary

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16 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Amsterdam
— 8 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Eindhoven
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Maastricht
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  11​h
End: Dubai

8
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Het Twiske. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Jordaan and Anne Frank House. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, identify plant and animal life at Vogelreservaat Polder IJdoorn, wander the streets of Cornelis Schuytstraat, and relax in the rural setting at Kinderboerderij Gliphoeve.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Amsterdam is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Amsterdam. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dubai in August: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

3
nights
Eindhoven

Eindhoven ©
The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Strijp-S and DAF Museum. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bottle Distillery, examine the collection at PSV Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take a stroll through Stratumseind.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Eindhoven tour itinerary planning website .

Getting from Amsterdam to Eindhoven by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August in Eindhoven, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Neighborhoods
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Bottle Distillery ©
Bottle Distillery
DAF Museum ©
DAF Museum
PSV Museum ©
PSV Museum

4
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Step out of the city life by going to Maastricht Underground and Castle Ruins & Velvet Cave. Get a sense of the local culture at Netherlands American Cemetery and Fort Sint Pieter. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maastricht: Winery Fromberg (in Ubachsberg) and Brunssummerheide (in Heerlen). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Op Ezel Avontuur, learn about winemaking at Wijngaard Apostelhoeve, take in the exciting artwork at Maastricht, and make a trip to City Hall of Maastricht.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Maastricht online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Eindhoven to Maastricht in 1.5 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. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Maastricht

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Margraten, Op Ezel Avontuur, Golfcourse Het Rijk van Margraten, Castle Ruins & Velvet Cave, Winery Fromberg
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Op Ezel Avontuur ©
Op Ezel Avontuur
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
Wijngaard Apostelhoeve ©
Wijngaard Apostelhoeve

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