20 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

20 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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20 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  3 h 15 min
1
The Hague
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Kaatsheuvel
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Maastricht
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Hilversum
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Texel
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h
End: London

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Landgoed Clingendael and Grote Markt. Visit Zandmotor and Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee for some beach relaxation. Explore The Hague's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Stadhuis Haarlem & Vleeshal) and Zandvoort aan Zee (in Zandvoort). The adventure continues: hike along Zuiderpark Den Haag uit 1923, get outside with Klimpark Het Klimeiland, explore the striking landscape of duinreservaat Meijendel-Kievietsduin, and take in the waterfront at Skyview De Pier.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the The Hague tour planner.

London, UK to The Hague is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to The Hague is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kaatsheuvel.

Things to do in The Hague

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Delft, Haarlem, Duinreservaat Meijendel-Kievietsduin, Zandvoort aan Zee, Rotterdam Centraal Station
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Landgoed Clingendael ©
Landgoed Clingendael
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
Zandvoort aan Zee ©
Zandvoort aan Zee

4
nights
Kaatsheuvel

Kaatsheuvel ©
Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen and Boswachterij Dorst. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like World Heritage Kinderdijk and St. John's Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Kaatsheuvel: Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel), Trinitatiskapel (in Dordrecht) and Natuurgebied De Moerputten (in Den Bosch). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Efteling, look for all kinds of wild species at Kampina, stroll the grounds of Polski Cmentarz Wojskowy W Bredzie, and hike along Natuur-reservaat Ooijpolder-De Vlietberg Nijmegen.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kaatsheuvel trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from The Hague to Kaatsheuvel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Maastricht.

Things to do in Kaatsheuvel

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Den Bosch, Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, Trinitatiskapel, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Natuur-reservaat Ooijpolder-De Vlietberg Nijmegen
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Efteling ©
Efteling
Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen ©
Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen
Regte Heide & Riels Laag ©
Regte Heide & Riels Laag

3
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Step out of the city life by going to Maastricht Underground and Nationaal Park De Maasduinen. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Netherlands American Cemetery and Strabrechtse Heide. Step out of Maastricht to go to Tegelen and see Fun Forest Venlo, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Boekhandel Dominicanen, look for all kinds of wild species at Op Ezel Avontuur, don't miss a visit to Vrijthof, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Maastricht online route planner .

You can drive from Kaatsheuvel to Maastricht in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September in Maastricht, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hilversum.

Things to do in Maastricht

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Strabrechtse Heide, Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament, Nationaal Park De Maasduinen, Netherlands American Cemetery, Op Ezel Avontuur
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Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
Nationaal Park De Maasduinen ©
Nationaal Park De Maasduinen
Strabrechtse Heide ©
Strabrechtse Heide

4
nights
Hilversum

Hilversum ©
Hilversum is a municipality and town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Escape the urban bustle at Hoge Veluwe National Park and Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden. Step off the beaten path and head to Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen and Spiegelplas en Blijkpolderplas. Get out of town with these interesting Hilversum side-trips: Grote of St. Nicolaaskerk (in Elburg), Renkumse Molen (in Renkum) and Oerrr op het Mosselse Zand (in Otterlo). There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Leersumse Veld, identify plant and animal life at Tafelbergheide, pause for some serene contemplation at Pieterskerk Utrecht uit 1039, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Canals area.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hilversum driving holiday planner.

Drive from Maastricht to Hilversum in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Texel.

Things to do in Hilversum

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Utrecht, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, Tafelbergheide, Oerrr op het Mosselse Zand, Spiegelplas en Blijkpolderplas
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Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Leersumse Veld ©
Leersumse Veld

4
nights
Texel

Texel ©
Protestant Church and De Hervormde Kerk van Den Burg Texel uit 1452 will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel and Golfbaan De Texelse. Change things up with these side-trips from Texel: Uitkijkduin Petten (in Petten), Duinreservaat Castricum (in Castricum) and Natuurgebied Zwanenwater (in Callantsoog).

Plan my trip to Texel with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Hilversum to Texel in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Texel are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Texel

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Natuurgebied Zwanenwater, Uitkijkduin Petten, Fishing Charters & Tours, Duinreservaat Castricum
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Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Natuurgebied Zwanenwater ©
Natuurgebied Zwanenwater
Duinreservaat Castricum ©
Duinreservaat Castricum

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