22 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

22 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Leeuwarden
— 4 nights
2
Maastricht
— 4 nights
3
Eindhoven
— 4 nights
4
Amsterdam
— 9 nights

4
nights
Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden ©
Leeuwarden, Stadsfries: Liwwadden) is a city and municipality with a population of 108,249 in Friesland in the Netherlands. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Leeuwarden: IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) (in Makkum), Natuurgebied Holtingerveld (in Uffelte) and Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden (in Sint Jansklooster). Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at De Weerribben National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along The Wadden Sea, see the interesting displays at De Oude Aarde, pause for some serene contemplation at Broerekerk, and make a trip to Oude Stadsbegraafplaats.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Leeuwarden trip itinerary builder tool.

Amsterdam to Leeuwarden is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In August, daytime highs in Leeuwarden are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Leeuwarden

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

National Park De Alde Faenen, De Oude Aarde, Hunebed D43, IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), Het Reestdal
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The Wadden Sea ©
The Wadden Sea
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) ©
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden

4
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maastricht: Speeltuin Kitskensberg (in Roermond), Barefoot Park Brunssum (in Brunssum) and National Park de Meinweg (in Herkenbosch). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Netherlands American Cemetery, look for all kinds of wild species at Op Ezel Avontuur, take in nature's colorful creations at Beeldentuin Maastricht, and take in the pleasant sights at Boekhandel Dominicanen.

Before you visit Maastricht, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Leeuwarden to Maastricht by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Maastricht

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Beeldentuin Maastricht, Speeltuin Kitskensberg, Op Ezel Avontuur, Barefoot Park Brunssum, National Park de Meinweg
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Beeldentuin Maastricht ©
Beeldentuin Maastricht
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
Maastricht Underground ©
Maastricht Underground

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Eindhoven: Natuur-reservaat Ooijpolder-De Vlietberg Nijmegen (in Nijmegen), Cenakel kerk (in Heilig Landstichting) and Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel). Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Hoge Veluwe National Park. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bottle Distillery, look for gifts at Patisserie de rouw, find something for the whole family at Alpaca farm River Forelands, and see the interesting displays at Kroller-Muller Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Eindhoven online attractions planner.

You can drive from Maastricht to Eindhoven in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Eindhoven, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Kroller-Muller Museum, Natuur-reservaat Ooijpolder-De Vlietberg Nijmegen, Alpaca farm River Forelands, Cenakel kerk, Hoge Veluwe National Park
Highlights from your plan
Bottle Distillery ©
Bottle Distillery
Efteling
Efteling
Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park

9
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Hofjeswandeling in Haarlem, Grote Markt, &more), Delft (Maria van Jessekerk, Markt, &more) and The Hague (Madurodam, Vredespaleis, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and don't miss a visit to Royal Palace Amsterdam.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam tour website.

Traveling by car from Eindhoven to Amsterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

The Hague, Haarlem, Delft
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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