20 days in Holland Itinerary

20 days in Holland Itinerary

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20 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Tehran
subway + Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Maastricht
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Utrecht
— 4 nights
train:  45​min
4
The Hague
— 3 nights
train:  15​min
5
Delft
— 1 night
train:  15​min
6
Rotterdam
— 5 nights
Fly + subway:  9​h 45​min
End: Tehran

5
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
For shopping fun, head to Abraham Kef's or Cachou Artelier. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and The Jordaan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Dunes of Texel National Park (in De Cocksdorp) and Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden (in Sint Jansklooster). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sint Nicolaaskerk uit 1628, choose your vessel at Flying Dutch Boats, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online vacation planner .

Tehran, Iran to Amsterdam is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Iran Standard Time (IRST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Tehran in November, you will find days in Amsterdam are slightly colder (12°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Maastricht.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Zaanse Schans, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, Sint Nicolaaskerk uit 1628
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Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Flying Dutch Boats ©
Flying Dutch Boats
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans

1
night
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Fort Sint Pieter, stroll through Maastricht Underground, pause for some serene contemplation at Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament, then take in the pleasant sights at Boekhandel Dominicanen, and finally look for gifts at Adriaan de Smaakmaker.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Maastricht driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Amsterdam to Maastricht in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Maastricht can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Utrecht.

Things to do in Maastricht

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament
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Fort Sint Pieter ©
Fort Sint Pieter
Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament ©
Adriaan de Smaakmaker ©
Adriaan de Smaakmaker

4
nights
Utrecht

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Canals area and Landgoed Staverden. Let the collections at Kroller-Muller Museum and Museum Collectie '40-'45 capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Utrecht: Koppelpoort (in Amersfoort), Castle Cannenburch (in Vaassen) and Nationaal Park Utrechtse Heuvelrug (in Utrechtse Heuvelrug). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Kasteel Middachten, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk, and admire the masterpieces at Toy Gallery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Utrecht route builder app .

You can drive from Maastricht to Utrecht in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In November in Utrecht, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to The Hague.

Things to do in Utrecht

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Nationaal Park Utrechtse Heuvelrug, Gorssel, Toy Gallery, Museum Collectie '40-'45, Koppelpoort
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Nationaal Park Utrechtse Heuvelrug ©
Koppelpoort ©
Koppelpoort
Gorssel ©
Gorssel

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Scheveningen beach and Hoek van Holland beach. You'll explore and learn at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Madurodam. Change things up with these side-trips from The Hague: Leiden (Molenmuseum de Valk & Hooglandse Kerk). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), take an in-depth tour of Panorama Mesdag, see the interesting displays at Louwman Museum The Hague, and step into the grandiose world of Kasteel Duivenvoorde.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your The Hague trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Utrecht to The Hague takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in The Hague, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Delft.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Leiden, Hoek van Holland beach, Kasteel Duivenvoorde
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Molenmuseum de Valk ©
Molenmuseum de Valk
Hoek van Holland beach ©
Hoek van Holland beach
Scheveningen Beach ©
Scheveningen Beach

1
night
Delft

Delft ©
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw and then pause for some serene contemplation at Nieuwe Kerk.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Delft tour itinerary planner.

Delft is just a stone's throw from The Hague. In November, daytime highs in Delft are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Delft

Tours Historic Sites
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Nieuwe Kerk ©
Nieuwe Kerk
Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw ©
Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw

5
nights
Rotterdam

Rotterdam ©
Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Your inner history buff will appreciate UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk and de Oostkerk van Middelburg uit 1667. Step out of the city life by going to Nature Reserve de Manteling and Strand Domburg. Venture out of the city with trips to Lighthouse Westkapelle (high) (in Westkapelle), Standbeeld Michiel Adriaanszoon de Ruyter uit 1841 (in Vlissingen) and Strandkerk Dishoek (in Dishoek). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Oostkapelle Beach, look for gifts at Brick King, admire the landmark architecture of Erasmus Bridge, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Rotterdam Zoo.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rotterdam attractions site .

Rotterdam is very close to Delft. In November, daily temperatures in Rotterdam can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Oostkapelle, Domburg, Standbeeld Michiel Adriaanszoon de Ruyter uit 1841, de Oostkerk van Middelburg uit 1667, Brick King
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Strand Domburg ©
Strand Domburg
Oostkapelle Beach ©
Oostkapelle Beach
Strandkerk Dishoek ©
Strandkerk Dishoek

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