31 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

31 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam
— 6 nights
2
Volendam
— 2 nights
3
Groningen
— 2 nights
4
Zutphen
— 2 nights
5
Maastricht
— 4 nights
6
Breda
— 2 nights
7
Rotterdam
— 2 nights
8
Delft
— 2 nights
9
The Hague
— 3 nights
10
Leiden
— 5 nights

6
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step out of Amsterdam to go to Haarlem and see Grote Markt, which is approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Leidseplein, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and take a stroll through The Jordaan.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planning website.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Volendam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Grote Markt
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Volendam

Volendam ©
On the 9th (Thu), make a trip to Wooden Shoe Factory, thensee the interesting displays at Mondial Museum, thenstop by Cheese Factory Volendam, and finally stop by Foto de Boer. Here are some ideas for day two: experience the excitement of Experience Volendam, thenexamine the collection at Volendams Museum, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Uniek Volendam, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Marina Volendam.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Volendam online trip builder.

Volendam is just a stone's throw from Amsterdam. July in Volendam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Groningen.

Things to do in Volendam

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

National Aviation Museum (Aviodrome)
Highlights from your plan
Mondial Museum ©
Mondial Museum
Experience Volendam ©
Experience Volendam
Marina Volendam ©
Marina Volendam

2
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the striking features of Martinitoren and then take an in-depth tour of Klooster-wandeling Aduard. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis Groningen, take in nature's colorful creations at Prinsentuin, explore the world behind art at Groninger Museum, thenpause for some photo ops at Jozef Israels monument, thenadmire the striking features of Hoofdstation Groningen, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brouwerij Martinus.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Groningen trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Volendam to Groningen by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Groningen are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zutphen.

Things to do in Groningen

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Klooster-wandeling Aduard
Highlights from your plan
Groninger Museum ©
Groninger Museum
Klooster-wandeling Aduard ©
Klooster-wandeling Aduard
Prinsentuin ©
Prinsentuin

2
nights
Zutphen

Zutphen ©
Zutphen is a city in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): make a trip to De Brink, admire the landmark architecture of Drogenapstoren, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Zaadmarkt Zutphen-Rijksmonument woonhuis Het Bolwerck uit 1549. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Apenheul, thensee the interesting displays at Kroller-Muller Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Walburgiskerk Zutphen, and finally take a stroll around Rijksmonument het Oude Stadhuis van Zutphen.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zutphen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Groningen to Zutphen takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Zutphen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Maastricht.

Things to do in Zutphen

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

De Brink, Apenheul, Kroller-Muller Museum
Highlights from your plan
Kroller-Muller Museum ©
Kroller-Muller Museum
Apenheul ©
Apenheul

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: St. Martinuskerk (in Venlo), Kasteel De Keverberg (in Kessel) and Designer Outlet Roermond (in Roermond). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie MOA, steep yourself in history at Fort Sint Pieter, and explore the fascinating underground world of Maastricht Underground.

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You can drive from Zutphen to Maastricht in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Breda.

Things to do in Maastricht

Historic Sites Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Netherlands American Cemetery, St. Martinuskerk, Attractiepark Toverland, Kasteel De Keverberg, Designer Outlet Roermond
Highlights from your plan
Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
Vrijthof ©
Vrijthof

2
nights
Breda

Breda
Breda is a municipality and a city in the southern part of the Netherlands. On the 20th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Grote of Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk, thenwalk around Stadspark Valkenberg, and then find something for the whole family at Efteling. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Cathedral, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Safaripark Beekse Bergen, thensee the interesting displays at Breda's Begijnhof Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Sint Joostkapel Breda, and finally stroll the grounds of Polski Cmentarz Wojskowy W Bredzie.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Breda trip planner.

You can drive from Maastricht to Breda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Breda

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Efteling, Safaripark Beekse Bergen, St. John's Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Efteling
Efteling
Breda's Begijnhof Museum ©
Breda's Begijnhof Museum
Sint Joostkapel Breda ©
Sint Joostkapel Breda

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at World Heritage Kinderdijk, thentake a leisurely stroll along Old Harbour, and then snap pictures at Erasmus Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Kijk-Kubus, examine the collection at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Euromast, thenget to know the resident critters at Rotterdam Zoo, and finally make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rotterdam trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Breda to Rotterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Delft.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

World Heritage Kinderdijk
Highlights from your plan
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen ©
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Euromast ©
Euromast
Erasmus Bridge ©
Erasmus Bridge

2
nights
Delft

Delft ©
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
On the 24th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Markt, admire the striking features of Old Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Nieuwe Kerk, admire the masterpieces at Vermeer Centrum Delft, thenmake a trip to Beestenmarkt, and finally make a trip to City Hall. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Cheese and More Delft, see the interesting displays at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, thenmake a trip to Saturday Flea Market, thenexamine the collection at Museum Prinsenhof Delft, and finally walk around Delftse Hout.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Delft online day trip planner.

Delft is very close to Rotterdam. July in Delft sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Delft

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles ©
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles
Nieuwe Kerk ©
Nieuwe Kerk
Old Church ©
Old Church

3
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.
On the 26th (Sun), browse the exhibits of Madurodam, examine the collection at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), and then take a leisurely stroll along Skyview De Pier. On your second day here, take a leisurely stroll along De Pier Scheveningen, take an in-depth tour of Panorama Mesdag, view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, thenponder the world of politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument Willem Drees.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the The Hague online road trip planner.

The Hague is very close to Delft. In July, daily temperatures in The Hague can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Leiden.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Madurodam ©
Madurodam
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery

5
nights
Leiden

Leiden ©
Located in the flower-growing district, Leiden has been called the most beautiful city in the Netherlands.
Leiden is known for museums, childrens museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Rijksmonument Jean Pesijnhofje Leiden, see the interesting displays at Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, make a trip to Wall Poems of Leiden, and get engrossed in the history at Museum De Lakenhal.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Leiden day trip planner.

Leiden is very close to The Hague. July in Leiden sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Leiden

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Wassenaar, Alphen aan den Rijn, Het Strand Van Noordwijk Aan Zeedd
Highlights from your plan
Molenmuseum de Valk ©
Molenmuseum de Valk
Museum De Lakenhal ©
Museum De Lakenhal

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