24 days in Holland Itinerary

24 days in Holland Itinerary

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24 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Haarlem
— 3 nights
bus:  30​min
2
Amsterdam
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Groningen
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Hoenderloo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kaatsheuvel
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

3
nights
Haarlem

Haarlem ©
Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
On the 6th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Stadhuis Haarlem, steep yourself in history at Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt, examine the collection at The Corrie ten Boom House, then admire the landmark architecture of Molen De Adriaan Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Cathedral of Saint Bavo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Teylers Museum, explore the world behind art at Frans Hals Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Molenmuseum de Valk.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Haarlem trip itinerary planning app .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Haarlem is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. In July, Haarlem is little chillier than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Haarlem

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Molenmuseum de Valk
Highlights from your plan
Frans Hals Museum ©
Frans Hals Museum
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) ©

8
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Mondial Museum in Volendam, approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, stroll around Vondelpark, and explore the galleries of Anne Frank House.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam day trip website .

Amsterdam is very close to Haarlem. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Groningen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Jagersplas, Mondial Museum, Kwakelbrug
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

5
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Groningen is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands. Change things up with these side-trips from Groningen: Leeuwarden (Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden, Fries Museum, & more), Assen (Drents Museum, TT Races, & more) and Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen (in Emmen). There's much more to do: witness the site of a historic battle at Battlefield Tours, don't miss a visit to 'Peerd van Ome Loeks', admire the striking features of Hoofdstation Groningen, and take in nature's colorful creations at Prinsentuin.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Groningen road trip planning website .

You can drive from Amsterdam to Groningen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Hoenderloo.

Things to do in Groningen

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Leeuwarden, Assen, Klooster-wandeling Aduard, Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen, Slagharen
Highlights from your plan
Groninger Museum ©
Groninger Museum
Tt Circuit Assen ©
Tt Circuit Assen
Battlefield Tours ©
Battlefield Tours

3
nights
Hoenderloo

Hoenderloo ©
Hoenderloo is a Dutch village located south west of the city of Apeldoorn. Hoenderloo is known for nature, museums, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hoge Veluwe National Park, admire the natural beauty at Paleis Het Loo, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark, and see the interesting displays at Kroller-Muller Museum.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoenderloo road trip site .

Traveling by car from Groningen to Hoenderloo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In July in Hoenderloo, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kaatsheuvel.

Things to do in Hoenderloo

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Arnhem, Apeldoorn, Kroller-Muller Museum, Airborne Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery
Kroller-Muller Museum ©
Kroller-Muller Museum

4
nights
Kaatsheuvel

Kaatsheuvel ©
Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. Change things up with these side-trips from Kaatsheuvel: Maastricht (Vrijthof, Boekhandel Dominicanen, & more), World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk) and Bottle Distillery (in Eindhoven). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Efteling, hike along Park Merwestein, and stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaatsheuvel trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Hoenderloo to Kaatsheuvel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Kaatsheuvel sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kaatsheuvel

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Maastricht, Netherlands American Cemetery, Bottle Distillery, Park Merwestein, World Heritage Kinderdijk
Highlights from your plan
Bottle Distillery ©
Bottle Distillery
Efteling ©
Efteling
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery

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