17 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

17 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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17 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Amsterdam
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Zwolle
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Groningen
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
De Lutte
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Eindhoven
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Manila, Luzon

5
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Get outdoors at Hotel Scooters and Fishing Charters & Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Madurodam) and Glowgolf Scheveningen (in Scheveningen). Next up on the itinerary: visit The Jordaan, get a taste of the local shopping with Renssen Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Manila, Philippines to Amsterdam is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Philippines Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Manila in April, expect Amsterdam to be cooler, temps between 15°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a train to Zwolle.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

The Hague
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Zwolle

Zwolle ©
Zwolle is the capital city and municipality of the province of Overijssel, Netherlands. Escape the urban bustle at Hoge Veluwe National Park and Wezepse Heide. Venture out of the city with trips to Het Reestdal (in Balkbrug), Airborne Cemetery (in Oosterbeek) and Leuvenumse bossen (in Leuvenum). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden and contemplate the waterfront views at IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel).

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zwolle online trip itinerary planner .

Take a train from Amsterdam to Zwolle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Zwolle, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Groningen.

Things to do in Zwolle

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hoge Veluwe National Park, Wezepse Heide, Airborne Cemetery, Leuvenumse bossen, IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
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Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden

3
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Groningen is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands. Take a break from the city and head to The Wadden Sea and National Park De Alde Faenen. Get a sense of the local culture at Galerie MooiMan and Art Gallery Erik Zwezerijnen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Groningen: Emmakade Antiek (in Leeuwarden) and The Bare Feet Trail (in Opende). There's more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Drentsche Aa and take an in-depth tour of Klooster-wandeling Aduard.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Groningen tour itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by train from Zwolle to Groningen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Groningen are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to De Lutte.

Things to do in Groningen

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

National Park Drentsche Aa, National Park De Alde Faenen, The Bare Feet Trail, The Wadden Sea, Emmakade Antiek
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The Wadden Sea ©
The Wadden Sea
National Park De Alde Faenen ©
National Park De Alde Faenen
Klooster-wandeling Aduard ©
Klooster-wandeling Aduard

2
nights
De Lutte

De Lutte
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): hike along De Dinkel and then hike along Natuurgebied Beekvliet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): make a trip to Kasteel Warmelo, take in the pleasant sights at Pleisterplaats De Barkel, then play a few rounds at Golfclub Driene, and finally play a few rounds at Spielehof.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the De Lutte driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Groningen to De Lutte takes 2 hours. In April in De Lutte, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Eindhoven.

Things to do in De Lutte

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Kasteel Warmelo, Golfclub Driene, Pleisterplaats De Barkel, Spielehof, Natuurgebied Beekvliet
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Natuurgebied Beekvliet
Natuurgebied Beekvliet
Kasteel Warmelo ©
Kasteel Warmelo
Golfclub Driene ©
Golfclub Driene

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Mierlo war cemetary, then view the masterpieces at Beeldentuin Ruimte in Beeld, and then play a few rounds at Golfclub Dorpswaard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): grab your bike and head to Natuur-reservaat Ooijpolder-De Vlietberg Nijmegen and then identify plant and animal life at Regte Heide & Riels Laag.

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Traveling by car from De Lutte to Eindhoven takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Outdoors Golf Trails

Side Trips

Natuur-reservaat Ooijpolder-De Vlietberg Nijmegen, Golfclub Dorpswaard, Mierlo war cemetary, Beeldentuin Ruimte in Beeld
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Golfclub Dorpswaard ©
Golfclub Dorpswaard
Beeldentuin Ruimte in Beeld ©
Beeldentuin Ruimte in Beeld

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