18 days in Holland Itinerary

18 days in Holland Itinerary

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18 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Drive:  2​h
1
Groningen
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Eindhoven
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Amsterdam
— 9 nights
End: Amsterdam

4
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Groningen is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands. Get out of town with these interesting Groningen side-trips: Eise Eisinga Planetarium (in Franeker), Rijksmonument Stadhuis Sneek uit 1550-1605 (in Sneek) and IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) (in Makkum). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at The Wadden Sea, get engrossed in the history at Klooster-wandeling Aduard, stop by Lekkers & Zo, and contemplate the long history of Hoofdstation Groningen.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Groningen trip itinerary maker .

Amsterdam to Groningen is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Groningen are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Groningen

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rijksmonument Stadhuis Sneek uit 1550-1605, Lekkers & Zo, IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), National Park De Alde Faenen, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Highlights from your plan
The Wadden Sea ©
The Wadden Sea
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) ©
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Eindhoven side-trips: Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel), De Wonderlijke Klim (in Den Bosch) and Airborne Cemetery (in Oosterbeek). The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bottle Distillery, see the interesting displays at DePetrus, take in nature's colorful creations at Beeldentuin Maastricht, and stroll the grounds of Begraafplaats Margraten.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Eindhoven day trip tool .

You can drive from Groningen to Eindhoven in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Theme Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Margraten, Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, DePetrus, De Wonderlijke Klim, Airborne Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Bottle Distillery ©
Bottle Distillery
Efteling ©
Efteling
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery

9
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Venture out of the city with trips to Koornbrug Leiden uit 1642-1825 (in Leiden), The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)) and Haarlem (Hofje van Noblet, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), & more). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, walk around Vondelpark, and explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Eindhoven to Amsterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Hague, Koornbrug Leiden uit 1642-1825
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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