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
Maastricht
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Dordrecht
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Groningen
— 6 nights
+3
train + bus + taxi + ferry:  4​h 45​min
4
Texel
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Amsterdam
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Dusseldorf

5
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Step off the beaten path and head to Maastricht Underground and Boekhandel Dominicanen. We've included these beaches for you: E3 Strand and Blauwe Meertje. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maastricht: Venlo (St. Martinuskerk in Venlo. & Venlo binnenstad), Bottle Distillery (in Eindhoven) and Arcen (Hertog Jan Brouwerij & Kasteeltuinen Arcen). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Vrijthof, contemplate the long history of Fort Sint Pieter, learn about winemaking at Wijngaard Apostelhoeve, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coalmine Valkenburg.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Maastricht road trip planning website .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Maastricht is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dordrecht.

Things to do in Maastricht

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Arcen, Venlo, Voorstad St. Jacob, Blauwe Meertje, Bottle Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Bottle Distillery ©
Bottle Distillery
Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen
Vrijthof ©
Vrijthof

5
nights
Dordrecht

Dordrecht ©
Dordrecht, colloquially Dordt, historically in English named Dort, is a city and municipality in the western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland. You'll get in some beach time at Strand Domburg and Vrouwenpolder Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Efteling and Oostkapelle Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to St. John's Cathedral (in Den Bosch), Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) (in Utrecht) and Airborne Cemetery (in Oosterbeek). There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of World Heritage Kinderdijk, wander the streets of Boulevard van Vlissingen, kick back and relax at Badstrand, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Rijksmonument de Koepoort van Middelburg uit 1735.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dordrecht online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Maastricht to Dordrecht in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Dordrecht can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Groningen.

Things to do in Dordrecht

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Vlissingen, Airborne Cemetery, Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), Efteling, Oostkapelle Beach
Highlights from your plan
Oostkapelle Beach ©
Oostkapelle Beach
Strand Domburg ©
Strand Domburg
Badstrand ©
Badstrand

6
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Groningen is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at De Spokeplas and Hoornseplas. Step off the beaten path and head to Groninger Museum and The Wadden Sea. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Groningen: Bezoekerscentrum Dwingelderveld (in Ruinen), St. Nicolaaskerk (in Sint Nicolaasga) and Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden (in Sint Jansklooster). There's still lots to do: tee off at Groene Ster Leeuwarden, steep yourself in history at Station Leeuwarden, admire the striking features of Hoofdstation Groningen, and find something for the whole family at Slagharen.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Groningen route builder website .

Getting from Dordrecht to Groningen by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Groningen are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Texel.

Things to do in Groningen

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Leeuwarden, St. Nicolaaskerk, Slagharen, De Spokeplas, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Highlights from your plan
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Groninger Museum ©
Groninger Museum
Hoornseplas ©
Hoornseplas

5
nights
Texel

Texel ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach and Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel. Visit Callantsoog Beach and Strand Camperduin for some beach relaxation.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Texel trip planner .

You can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry from Groningen to Texel in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and ferry. In October in Texel, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Texel

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Callantsoog Beach, Strand Camperduin
Highlights from your plan
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Callantsoog Beach ©
Callantsoog Beach
Strand Camperduin ©
Strand Camperduin

10
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Visit Strand Egmond aan Zee and Blijburg (Happy Village) for some beach relaxation. Step off the beaten path and head to The Jordaan and Body Worlds. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Rotterdam (Rotterdam Centraal Station, Markthal, & more), Delft (Old Church & Rooms-katholieke Sint Hippolytuskapel) and Zandmotor (in The Hague). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, explore the galleries of Anne Frank House, and don't miss a visit to Museum Quarter.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam travel route planner .

Getting from Texel to Amsterdam by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Rotterdam, The Hague, Delft, Canals area, Paleis Het Loo
Highlights from your plan
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Strand Egmond aan Zee ©
Strand Egmond aan Zee
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience

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