18 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

18 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam
— 6 nights
2
Eindhoven
— 5 nights
3
Groningen
— 4 nights

6
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kids will enjoy Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Visiting Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) and Het Twiske will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), walk around Vondelpark, and get curious at NEMO Science Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online route planner.

Queenstown, New Zealand to Amsterdam is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Queenstown to Amsterdam is minus 11 hours. October in Amsterdam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
ARTIS ©
ARTIS
NEMO Science Museum ©
NEMO Science Museum

5
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.
Family-friendly places like Safaripark Beekse Bergen and Continium discovery center will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eindhoven: Stevenskerk (in Nijmegen), Ouwehands Zoo Rhenen (in Rhenen) and GaiaZOO (in Kerkrade). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church), explore the activities along Landgoed Duynenwater, get in on the family fun at Attractiepark Toverland, and get to know the resident critters at BestZOO.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Eindhoven road trip website.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Eindhoven takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Groningen.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kerkrade, BestZOO, Landgoed Duynenwater, St. John's Cathedral, Attractiepark Toverland
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Ouwehands Zoo Rhenen ©
Ouwehands Zoo Rhenen
Attractiepark Toverland ©
Attractiepark Toverland
GaiaZOO ©
GaiaZOO

4
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Take a break from the city and head to Klimcentrum Bjoeks and Tt Circuit Assen. Kids will appreciate attractions like Eise Eisinga Planetarium and Natuurmuseum Fryslan. Go for a jaunt from Groningen to Drouwen to see Drouwenerzand Attractiepark about 36 minutes away.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Groningen journey app.

You can drive from Eindhoven to Groningen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Groningen

Museums Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Tt Circuit Assen, Fraeylemaborg, Eise Eisinga Planetarium, Natuurmuseum Fryslan, Drouwenerzand Attractiepark
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Eise Eisinga Planetarium ©
Eise Eisinga Planetarium
Drouwenerzand Attractiepark ©
Drouwenerzand Attractiepark
Tt Circuit Assen ©
Tt Circuit Assen

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