27 days in Holland Itinerary

27 days in Holland Itinerary

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27 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Amsterdam
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Texel
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Nieuw Amsterdam
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Maastricht
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Kaatsheuvel
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Beirut

9
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Beer Tastings & Tours and The Jordaan. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, browse the collection at OBA Library of Amsterdam, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam route maker app .

Beirut, Lebanon to Amsterdam is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Beirut to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Beirut in October, with highs in Amsterdam at 17°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Texel.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

5
nights
Texel

Texel ©
Explore hidden gems such as Ecomare and Golfbaan De Texelse. Change things up with these side-trips from Texel: IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) (in Makkum), Marinemuseum (in Den Helder) and Landgoed Hoenderdaell (in Anna Paulowna).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Texel trip builder site .

You can drive from Amsterdam to Texel in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Texel are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nieuw Amsterdam.

Things to do in Texel

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Landgoed Hoenderdaell, IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), Marinemuseum
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Ecomare ©
Ecomare
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora ©
Golfbaan De Texelse ©
Golfbaan De Texelse

2
nights
Nieuw Amsterdam

Nieuw Amsterdam ©
Nieuw-Amsterdam is a village in the northeast Netherlands, in the Dutch province of Drenthe. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get your game on at De Drentse Koe and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mommeriete brouwerij. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Vesting Bourtange, then don't miss a visit to Beelden In Gees, and then steep yourself in history at Van Gogh House Drenthe.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nieuw Amsterdam day trip planning website .

Drive from Texel to Nieuw Amsterdam in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Nieuw Amsterdam are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Maastricht.

Things to do in Nieuw Amsterdam

Museums Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Vesting Bourtange, Mommeriete brouwerij, De Drentse Koe, Beelden In Gees
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Vesting Bourtange ©
Vesting Bourtange
Beelden In Gees ©
Beelden In Gees
Mommeriete brouwerij ©
Mommeriete brouwerij

5
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Maastricht Underground and Netherlands American Cemetery. Explore Maastricht's surroundings by going to Golfbaan Het Woold (in Asten), Speeltuin Mart Roeffen (in Grubbenvorst) and St. Martinuskerk in Venlo. (in Venlo). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Boekhandel Dominicanen, have some family-friendly fun at Euro Indoorkarting Swalmen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament, and head outdoors with Fun Forest Venlo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Maastricht online holiday planner .

Getting from Nieuw Amsterdam to Maastricht by car takes about 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Maastricht can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kaatsheuvel.

Things to do in Maastricht

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Margraten, Swalmen, St. Martinuskerk, Golfbaan Het Woold, Saint Christoffel Cathedral
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Fun Forest Venlo ©
Fun Forest Venlo
Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen
Vrijthof ©
Vrijthof

5
nights
Kaatsheuvel

Kaatsheuvel ©
Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Efteling and Nederlands Openluchtmuseum. Explore Kaatsheuvel's surroundings by going to Royal Leerdam / Kristalwinkel (in Leerdam), World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk) and Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) (in Utrecht). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Cathedral, get to know the resident critters at Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark, admire the striking features of LocHal, and enjoy some diversion at Area 51.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaatsheuvel trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Maastricht to Kaatsheuvel in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October in Kaatsheuvel, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Kaatsheuvel

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arnhem, Eindhoven, Royal Leerdam / Kristalwinkel, LocHal, St. John's Cathedral
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Bottle Distillery ©
Bottle Distillery
Efteling ©
Efteling
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum ©
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum

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