42 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

42 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam
— 11 nights
2
Haarlem
— 3 nights
3
Leiden
— 3 nights
4
Rotterdam
— 6 nights
5
Delft
— 4 nights
6
The Hague
— 4 nights
7
Utrecht
— 4 nights
8
Eindhoven
— 2 nights
9
Maastricht
— 3 nights

11
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel, NEMO Science Museum, IJdock, and other attractions. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Jordaan and Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Herengracht and Prinsengracht. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, enjoy breathtaking views from A'dam Lookout, and contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht).

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam driving holiday tool.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Amsterdam is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Jeddah to Amsterdam, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Jeddah in May, with highs in Amsterdam at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Haarlem.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Highlights from your plan
Herengracht ©
Herengracht
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

3
nights
Haarlem

Haarlem ©
Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Keukenhof, Hofje Van Staats and Vleeshal. Visit Grote Markt and Molen De Adriaan Museum for their historical value. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Teylers Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Haarlem trip website.

Haarlem is just a stone's throw from Amsterdam. June in Haarlem sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Leiden.

Things to do in Haarlem

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Keukenhof
Highlights from your plan
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
Hofje Van Staats ©
Hofje Van Staats
Molen De Adriaan Museum ©
Molen De Adriaan Museum

3
nights
Leiden

Leiden ©
Located in the flower-growing district, Leiden has been called the most beautiful city in the Netherlands.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Observatory Leiden as well as Kasteel Duivenvoorde. You'll explore and learn at Molenmuseum de Valk and Rijksmuseum Boerhaave. Explore hidden gems such as Naturalis Biodiversity Center and Hortus botanicus Leiden.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Leiden vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Haarlem to Leiden takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Leiden sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Leiden

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kasteel Duivenvoorde
Highlights from your plan
Naturalis Biodiversity Center ©
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Kasteel Duivenvoorde ©
Kasteel Duivenvoorde
Molenmuseum de Valk ©
Molenmuseum de Valk

6
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.
You've added World Heritage Kinderdijk, Erasmus Bridge, Trompenburg Gardens & Arboretum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and Kijk-Kubus. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Markthal and Old Harbour.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rotterdam trip planner.

You can drive from Leiden to Rotterdam in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Delft.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

World Heritage Kinderdijk
Highlights from your plan
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk
Markthal ©
Markthal
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen ©
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

4
nights
Delft

Delft ©
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Markt, The Blue Tulip, Museum Prinsenhof Delft, and other attractions you added. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vermeer Centrum Delft and Gemeenlandshuis van Delfland. It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Delft travel planner.

Delft is very close to Rotterdam. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Delft

Museums Tours Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles ©
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles
Museum Prinsenhof Delft ©
Museum Prinsenhof Delft
Vermeer Centrum Delft ©
Vermeer Centrum Delft

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes De Pier Scheveningen, Skyview De Pier, Sea Life Scheveningen, and other attractions. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Landgoed Clingendael. There's more to do: explore the world behind art at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace).

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our The Hague holiday planner.

The Hague is just a short distance from Delft. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Utrecht.

Things to do in The Hague

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) ©
Kunstmuseum Den Haag ©
Kunstmuseum Den Haag

4
nights
Utrecht

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nationaal Park Veluwezoom, Hoge Veluwe National Park and Kasteel de Haar. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Canals area and Pandhof Domkerk. You'll explore and learn at DOMunder and Kruideniers Museum. It doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Dom Tower.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Utrecht visit planner.

Getting from The Hague to Utrecht by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Utrecht sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will leave for Eindhoven on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Utrecht

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hoge Veluwe National Park, Nationaal Park Veluwezoom, Kasteel de Haar
Highlights from your plan
Canals area ©
Canals area
Dom Tower ©
Dom Tower
Kasteel de Haar ©
Kasteel de Haar

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Efteling, Designer Outlet Roermond and De Blob. On the 5th (Mon), find something for the whole family at Efteling. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of De Blob and then revel in the low prices at Designer Outlet Roermond.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Eindhoven driving holiday tool.

Drive from Utrecht to Eindhoven in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Eindhoven are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will leave for Maastricht on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in Eindhoven

Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Designer Outlet Roermond, Efteling
Highlights from your plan
Efteling
Efteling
Designer Outlet Roermond ©
Designer Outlet Roermond
De Blob ©
De Blob

3
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
You've added 't Bassin, Market Square, Hoofdwacht, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Boekhandel Dominicanen and Helpoort.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Maastricht route planner.

Traveling by car from Eindhoven to Maastricht takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 10th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Maastricht

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Helpoort ©
Helpoort
Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen
Basilica of St. Servatius ©
Basilica of St. Servatius

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