4 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

4 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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4 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Train:  15 min
1
Zaandam
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Maastricht
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Rotterdam

1
day
Zaandam

Zaandam ©
Zaandam is a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Zaanse Schans has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take an in-depth tour of De Bonte Hen, then admire the masterpieces at Streets of the World Photo Museum, and then examine the collection at Zaanse Schans.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Zaandam attractions planner.

Amsterdam to Zaandam is an approximately half hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Zaandam can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Zaandam

Museums
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
De Bonte Hen ©
De Bonte Hen
Streets of the World Photo Museum ©
Streets of the World Photo Museum

3
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
On the 22nd (Wed), steep yourself in history at Fort Sint Pieter, then stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery, then admire the natural beauty at Kasteeltuinen Arcen, and finally make a trip to Stadhuis Venlo. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Limburgs Museum, stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery Ysselsteyn, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church).

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Maastricht trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Zaandam to Maastricht in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Maastricht can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Maastricht

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Venlo, Netherlands American Cemetery, St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church), St. Christoffelkathedraal, Kasteeltuinen Arcen
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Fort Sint Pieter ©
Fort Sint Pieter
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
German War Cemetery Ysselsteyn ©
German War Cemetery Ysselsteyn

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