32 days in Holland Itinerary

32 days in Holland Itinerary

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32 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Eindhoven
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Amsterdam
— 9 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Zwolle
— 6 nights
train:  1​h
4
Groningen
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Maastricht
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Dusseldorf

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eindhoven: DePetrus (in Vught), Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel) and Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bottle Distillery, have fun at Area 51, explore the striking landscape of National Park De Biesbosch, and let the kids burn off some steam at Speeltuin De Blije Dries.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Eindhoven trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Eindhoven is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. October in Eindhoven sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Efteling, Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, Natuur-reservaat Ooijpolder-De Vlietberg Nijmegen, Speeltuin Mart Roeffen, Historische Kilometer
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Bottle Distillery ©
Bottle Distillery
Efteling ©
Efteling
Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen ©
Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen

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 find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Haarlem (Gasthuis Huisjes (van het vroegere St. Elisabeth's Gasthuis), Frans Hals Museum, & more), Delft (Maria Van Jesse Church & Old Church) and The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights) & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam day trip site .

Traveling by train from Eindhoven to Amsterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Zwolle.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Hague, Delft
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

6
nights
Zwolle

Zwolle ©
Zwolle is the capital city and municipality of the province of Overijssel, Netherlands. Explore Zwolle's surroundings by going to Hoge Veluwe National Park (in Hoenderloo), Sneek (Weduwe Joustra & Rijksmonument Stadhuis Sneek uit 1550-1605) and Airborne Cemetery (in Oosterbeek). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, have some family-friendly fun at VR Experience Zwolle, and examine the collection at Kroller-Muller Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Zwolle route planning website .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Zwolle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Zwolle are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Groningen.

Things to do in Zwolle

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sneek, Kroller-Muller Museum, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, Golf & Businessclub de Scherpenbergh, Huis Verwolde
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Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) ©
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery

6
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: The Bare Feet Trail (in Opende), De Wachter (in Zuidlaren) and Nationaal Park De Alde Feanen (in Warten). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at The Wadden Sea, explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Lauwersmeer, take an in-depth tour of Klooster-wandeling Aduard, and contemplate the long history of Hunebed D4 bij Midlaren.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Groningen visit planner.

Take a train from Zwolle to Groningen in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Groningen can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Groningen

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

National Park Drents-Friese Wold, Nationaal Park Lauwersmeer, The Wadden Sea, National Park Drentsche Aa, Klooster-wandeling Aduard
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The Wadden Sea ©
The Wadden Sea
National Park De Alde Faenen ©
National Park De Alde Faenen
Battlefield Tours ©
Battlefield Tours

6
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Maastricht: Fun Forest Venlo (in Tegelen), Swalmen (Meanderende Swalm in het Groenewoud & Euro Indoorkarting Swalmen) and Roermond (Het oude Kerkhof Roermond, Speeltuin Kitskensberg, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Netherlands American Cemetery, take in nature's colorful creations at Beeldentuin Maastricht, get to know the fascinating history of Maastricht Underground, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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Getting from Groningen to Maastricht by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November in Maastricht, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Maastricht

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Roermond, Cadier en Keer, Margraten, Swalmen, Fun Forest Venlo
Highlights from your plan
Beeldentuin Maastricht ©
Beeldentuin Maastricht
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
Speeltuin Kitskensberg ©
Speeltuin Kitskensberg

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