19 days in Holland Itinerary

19 days in Holland Itinerary

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19 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Amsterdam
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Groningen
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Eindhoven
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Sluis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Maastricht
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

6
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Take a break from Amsterdam with a short trip to Keukenhof in Lisse, about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, and explore the galleries of Anne Frank House.

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San Francisco, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in April; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 56°F and lows reach 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Groningen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Groningen is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands. Explore Groningen's surroundings by going to IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) (in Makkum), Hunebed D4 bij Midlaren (in Midlaren) and The Bare Feet Trail (in Opende). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at The Wadden Sea, take in the history at Battlefield Tours, shop like a local with Galerie MooiMan, and explore the striking landscape of National Park De Alde Faenen.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Groningen online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Groningen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Groningen

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

The Bare Feet Trail, Hunebed D4 bij Midlaren, National Park De Alde Faenen, The Wadden Sea, IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
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The Wadden Sea ©
The Wadden Sea
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) ©
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
National Park De Alde Faenen ©
National Park De Alde Faenen

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eindhoven: Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk), Historische Kilometer (in Breda) and DePetrus (in Vught). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bottle Distillery, stroll the grounds of Airborne Cemetery, get in on the family fun at Efteling, and play a few rounds at Golfclub Dorpswaard.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Eindhoven trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Groningen to Eindhoven in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in April, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sluis.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Theme Parks Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Airborne Cemetery, Efteling, Golfclub Dorpswaard, Historische Kilometer, DePetrus
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Bottle Distillery ©
Bottle Distillery
Efteling ©
Efteling
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery

1
night
Sluis

Sluis ©
Sluis is the name of both a municipality and a town located in the west of Zeelandic Flanders, in the south-western part of the Netherlands.The current incarnation of the municipality exists since on 1 January 2003. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Juust Wa'k Wou, then experience rural life at Spitsbroek, then look for gifts at Slijterij-Wijnhandel de Vuurtoren, and finally examine the collection at Bizarium.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sluis vacation maker website .

You can drive from Eindhoven to Sluis in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Eindhoven in May: highs in Sluis hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Maastricht.

Things to do in Sluis

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Juust Wa'k Wou, Spitsbroek
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Bizarium ©
Bizarium
Juust Wa'k Wou ©
Juust Wa'k Wou
Slijterij-Wijnhandel de Vuurtoren ©

4
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Explore Maastricht's surroundings by going to Fun Forest Venlo (in Tegelen), St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church) (in Thorn) and Swalmen (Meanderende Swalm in het Groenewoud & Euro Indoorkarting Swalmen). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament, stop by La casa del Habano, and admire the natural beauty at Beeldentuin Maastricht.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Maastricht travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Sluis to Maastricht in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maastricht

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Swalmen, Margraten, Fun Forest Venlo, National Park de Meinweg, St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church)
Highlights from your plan
Beeldentuin Maastricht ©
Beeldentuin Maastricht
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
La casa del Habano ©
La casa del Habano

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