32 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

32 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Netherlands tour planner

Make it your trip
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Amsterdam
— 11 nights
Drive
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Leeuwarden
— 4 nights
Drive
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Enschede
— 5 nights
Drive
4
Arnhem
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kaatsheuvel
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sluis
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam

— 11 nights

Venice of the North

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: The Hague (Vredespaleis, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, &more), Haarlem (Lunchroom Cat Cafe Jippies, Frans Hals Museum, &more) and Museum Prins Hendrik de Zeevaarder (in Egmond aan Zee). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, see the interesting displays at The Hidden House of Madame de Berry, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip maker tool.

Vancouver, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Vancouver to Amsterdam, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Leeuwarden.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

Leeuwarden

— 4 nights
Leeuwarden, Stadsfries: Liwwadden) is a city and municipality with a population of 108,249 in Friesland in the Netherlands. Get out of town with these interesting Leeuwarden side-trips: Groningen (Hoofdstation Groningen, Nieuwe Kerk, &more), Winkel Centrum (in Appingedam) and IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) (in Makkum). The adventure continues: engage your brain at Eise Eisinga Planetarium, sample the tasty concoctions at Stadsbrouwerij Helderse Jongens, explore the activities along The Wadden Sea, and examine the collection at Drents Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Leeuwarden itinerary planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Leeuwarden in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Enschede.

Things to do in Leeuwarden

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Enschede

— 5 nights
Enschede, also known as Eanske in the local dialect of Twents, is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands in the province of Overijssel and in the Twente region. Venture out of the city with trips to The Educatorium (in Ootmarsum), Spa boerderij (in Nutter) and Natuurgebied Beekvliet (in Borculo). There's lots more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Grolsch Brewery Tour, see the interesting displays at Klompenmuseum, take in the pleasant sights at Pleisterplaats De Barkel, and make a trip to Huis Singraven.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Enschede driving holiday app.

You can drive from Leeuwarden to Enschede in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Arnhem.

Things to do in Enschede

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Arnhem

— 5 nights

Little Hague of the East

Arnhem is known mostly for its John Frost Bridge, which the British tried to secure during World War II.
Get out of town with these interesting Arnhem side-trips: CabrioRentEvents (in Venlo), Het Waalres Museum (in Waalre) and Eindhoven (Philips Stadion & Bottle Distillery). Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Hoge Veluwe National Park. There's still lots to do: soothe aching muscles at Arhanta Yoga Ashram Netherlands, get engrossed in the history at Rijtuigenmuseum Valkenswaard, appreciate the history behind Stellingmolen De Nijverheid, and delve into the lush surroundings at Wezepse Heide.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Arnhem online tour builder.

Drive from Enschede to Arnhem in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kaatsheuvel.

Things to do in Arnhem

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Kaatsheuvel

— 4 nights
Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. Get out of town with these interesting Kaatsheuvel side-trips: DePetrus (in Vught), Miniaturenmuseum Breda (in Breda) and De Kerkhovense Molen (in Oisterwijk). Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at National Park de Loonse en Drunense Duinen. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Efteling, examine the collection at Museum De pont, identify plant and animal life at Regte Heide & Riels Laag, and look for gifts at Mint Fashion Store.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kaatsheuvel road trip planning website.

You can drive from Arnhem to Kaatsheuvel in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Sluis.

Things to do in Kaatsheuvel

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Sluis

— 2 nights
Sluis is the name of both a municipality and a town located in the west of Zeelandic Flanders, in the south-western part of the Netherlands.The current incarnation of the municipality exists since on 1 January 2003. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at Lillehammer Sauna, then take an in-depth tour of Museum Het Belfort, then see the interesting displays at Bizarium, and finally look for gifts at Slijterij-Wijnhandel de Vuurtoren. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Gemeentelijk Archeologisch Museum Aardenburg, take an in-depth tour of Industrieel Museum Zeeland IMZ, and then see the interesting displays at Schoolmuseum Schooltijd.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sluis day trip tool.

Getting from Kaatsheuvel to Sluis by car takes about 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sluis

Museums · Childrens Museums · Spas · Shopping

Side Trips

The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.