18 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

18 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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18 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
1
Amsterdam
— 10 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Gouda
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
3
The Hague
— 2 nights
Train:  15 min
4
Delft
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Amsterdam

10
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (Vleeshal, Grote Markt, & more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, make a trip to Anne Frank House, and hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Gouda.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Haarlem
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Gouda

Gouda ©
Gouda is a municipality and city in the province of South Holland, the Netherlands. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint Janskerk, stop by Gouds Kaashuis, don't miss a visit to Plaza Markt., then steep yourself in history at Museum De Moriaan, and finally take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Kinderdijk. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oud-katholieke kerk Gouda, examine the collection at Kasteel de Haar, and then stroll around Van Bergen IJzendoornpark.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gouda trip builder .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Gouda takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the train to The Hague.

Things to do in Gouda

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

World Heritage Kinderdijk, Kasteel de Haar
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World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk
Kasteel de Haar ©
Kasteel de Haar
Plaza Markt. ©
Plaza Markt.

2
nights
The Hague

The Hague ©
Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): find something for the whole family at Madurodam and then take in the exciting artwork at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Monument Willem Drees, get a sense of history and politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), get engrossed in the history at Panorama Mesdag, then ponder the world of politics at Vredespaleis, and finally take in the waterfront at De Pier Scheveningen.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the The Hague trip planner .

The Hague is just a short distance from Gouda. In June in The Hague, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Delft.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Madurodam ©
Madurodam
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©

3
nights
Delft

Delft ©
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the world behind art at Vermeer Centrum Delft, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk, don't miss a visit to Markt, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Church, then examine the collection at Museum Prinsenhof Delft, and finally admire the striking features of Gemeenlandshuis van Delfland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Cheese and More Delft, see the interesting displays at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, don't miss a visit to Beestenmarkt, then pause for some photo ops at Oostpoort, and finally stroll around Delftse Hout.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Delft tour builder app .

Delft is just a stone's throw from The Hague. In June in Delft, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Delft

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Old Church ©
Old Church
Nieuwe Kerk ©
Nieuwe Kerk

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