23 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

23 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Utrecht
— 3 nights
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The Hague
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam
— 12 nights
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Rotterdam
— 3 nights
5
Lisse
— 2 nights

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Utrecht

Utrecht ©

Dome City

As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Kroller-Muller Museum and Nederlands Openluchtmuseum. Visit Airborne Cemetery and Dom Tower for their historical value. Step out of Utrecht with an excursion to St. John's Cathedral in Den Bosch--about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Canals area, see the interesting displays at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), view the masterpieces at Galerie Peter Leen XL, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pieterskerk Utrecht uit 1039.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Utrecht trip itinerary builder tool.

Paris, France to Utrecht is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Utrecht

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Kroller-Muller Museum ©
Kroller-Muller Museum
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery
Kasteel de Haar ©
Kasteel de Haar

2
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The Hague

The Hague ©

Judicial Capital of the World

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.
On the 24th (Wed), view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Prison Gate Museum, then explore the world behind art at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), and finally find something for the whole family at Madurodam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kunstmuseum Den Haag, take in the waterfront at De Pier Scheveningen, examine the collection at Louwman Museum The Hague, then take an in-depth tour of Panorama Mesdag, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Widerstandsnest 67 HL, Stichting Atlantikwall Musuem Scheveningen.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read The Hague road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Utrecht to The Hague takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Madurodam ©
Madurodam
Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) ©

12
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Albert Cuyp Market and De 9 Straatjes. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Haarlem (De Vishal, Grote Markt, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, shop like a local with Leidseplein, get curious at NEMO Science Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip maker app.

You can drive from The Hague to Amsterdam in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

3
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Rotterdam

Rotterdam

Manhattan on the Maas

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.
On the 8th (Wed), examine the collection at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk, then steep yourself in history at World Heritage Kinderdijk, and finally admire the striking features of Euromast. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Efteling.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rotterdam trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Rotterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Rotterdam are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lisse.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Efteling
Efteling
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles ©
Old Church ©
Old Church

2
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Lisse

Lisse ©
Lisse is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): examine the collection at Museum de Zwarte Tulp and then pause for some serene contemplation at Salemkerk Lisse. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Weekmarkt Hoofddorp Centrum, stop by Winkelcentrum Viermeren, then explore the world behind art at Cruquius Pump Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Flower Bulb Region.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lisse trip planner.

You can drive from Rotterdam to Lisse in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Lisse

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Old Zandvliet Farm ©
Old Zandvliet Farm
Cruquius Pump Museum ©
Cruquius Pump Museum
Weekmarkt Hoofddorp Centrum ©
Weekmarkt Hoofddorp Centrum

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