43 days in Benelux Itinerary

43 days in Benelux Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Broek in Waterland, The Netherlands
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Monnickendam, The Netherlands
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Marken, The Netherlands
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Volendam, The Netherlands
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Edam, The Netherlands
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Zaandijk, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Leiden, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 1 day
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Delft, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Zierikzee, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Domburg, The Netherlands
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Tournai, Belgium
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Mons, Belgium
— 1 day
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Dinant, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Mechelen, Belgium
— 1 night
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Leuven, Belgium
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Hasselt, Belgium
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Thorn, The Netherlands
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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Valkenburg, The Netherlands
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Kinderdijk, The Netherlands
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Gouda, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Oudewater, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Maarssen, The Netherlands
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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Vinkeveen, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Hindeloopen, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 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've added The Jordaan, Leidseplein, Van Stapele Koekmakerij, and other attractions to your itinerary. The adventure continues: walk around Vondelpark, view the masterpieces at Jetsetart Gallery, don't miss a visit to Bloemgracht, and admire the natural beauty at Gijsbrecht Aemstelpark.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam journey maker website.

Florianopolis, Brazil to Amsterdam is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 4 hours. Traveling from Florianopolis in May, things will get slightly colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 20°C and lows about 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Broek in Waterland.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Broek in Waterland is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland with about inhabitants. Plan my Broek in Waterland trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Broek in Waterland is just a stone's throw from Amsterdam. In May, daytime highs in Broek in Waterland are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 21st (Thu), you'll travel to Monnickendam.

Things to do in Broek in Waterland

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Monnickendam, The Netherlands

— 1 night
Monnickendam is a Town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grote Kerk, stop by Irene Hoeve Clogs and Cheese Shop, admire the striking features of Museumhuis Timmerman, then examine the collection at Waterlandsmuseum De Speeltoren Monnickendam, then appreciate the history behind Tourist information Center Monnickendam, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Bierderij Waterland.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Monnickendam day trip website.

Monnickendam is very close to Broek in Waterland. In May, daytime highs in Monnickendam are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Marken.

Things to do in Monnickendam

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marken, The Netherlands

Marken is a village with a population of 1,810 in the municipality of Waterland in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands. To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Marken trip builder.

Marken is just a stone's throw from Monnickendam. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you're off to Volendam.

Things to do in Marken

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Volendam, The Netherlands

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Volendam trip planner.

Volendam is just a short distance from Marken. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You will leave for Edam on the 22nd (Fri).

Things to do in Volendam

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Edam, The Netherlands

Edam is a city in the northwest Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Edam tour itinerary tool.

Edam is very close to Volendam. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you're off to Zaandijk.

Things to do in Edam

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Zaandijk, The Netherlands

— 1 night
Zaandijk is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Fluisterbootverhuur De Gouw as well as De Zoeker Molen. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kooijman Souvenirs & Clogs Wooden Shoe Workshop, admire the landmark architecture of De Zoeker Molen, then examine the collection at Zaans Museum, then get outside with Fluisterbootverhuur De Gouw, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Raadhuis en Waag De Rijp uit 1630.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zaandijk online trip itinerary maker.

Zaandijk is very close to Edam. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Haarlem.

Things to do in Zaandijk

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Netherlands

Flower City

Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Vleeshal and then take in the exciting artwork at De Vishal.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Haarlem road trip planner.

You can drive from Zaandijk to Haarlem in an hour. In May in Haarlem, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Leiden.

Things to do in Haarlem

Museums · Shopping

Leiden, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Museum City

Located in the flower-growing district, Leiden has been called the most beautiful city in the Netherlands.
For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Leiden trip planner.

Getting from Haarlem to Leiden by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You will leave for The Hague on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Leiden

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

The Hague, The Netherlands

— 1 day

Judicial Capital of the World

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.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our The Hague day trip site.

The Hague is just a short distance from Leiden. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You will leave for Delft on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Delft, The Netherlands

— 1 night
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Markt.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Delft route builder app.

Delft is very close to The Hague. May in Delft sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Rotterdam.
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Manhattan on the Maas

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at Markthal, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then make a trip to Witte de Withstraat. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum Rotterdam, make a trip to Delfshaven, and then go all around town with City Tours.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rotterdam trip planner.

Rotterdam is very close to Delft. In May in Rotterdam, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Zierikzee.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Tours · Shopping · Museums

Zierikzee, The Netherlands

— 1 night
Zierikzee is a small city, located on the former island of Schouwen in the Dutch province of Zeeland. On the 28th (Thu), make a trip to Sint-Lievensmonstertoren. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Deltawerken Oosterschelde and then make a trip to Plompetoren.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Zierikzee trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Rotterdam to Zierikzee in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Domburg.

Things to do in Zierikzee

Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Domburg, The Netherlands

Domburg is a seaside resort on the North Sea, on the northwest coast of Walcheren in the Dutch province of Zeeland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Reserve de Manteling.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Domburg visit app.

Getting from Zierikzee to Domburg by car takes about an hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zierikzee in May: highs in Domburg hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Domburg

Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Bruges, Belgium

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 30th (Sat), examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, make a trip to The Markt, don't miss a visit to Belfry of Bruges, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bruges online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Domburg to Bruges in 2 hours. When traveling from Domburg in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bruges: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive to Tournai.

Things to do in Bruges

Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Museums

Tournai, Belgium

Tournai, known in Dutch as Doornik and historically as Dornick in English, is a Walloon municipality of Belgium, 85km southwest of Brussels on the river Scheldt. To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tournai tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Tournai in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Tournai, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. On the 31st (Sun), you'll travel to Mons.

Things to do in Tournai

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks

Mons, Belgium

— 1 day
Not far from Brussels, Mons is home to a World Heritage Site, the former home of Van Gogh, and Roman ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): stroll the grounds of St Symphorien Military Cemetery, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Mons, then explore the world behind art at Francois Duesberg Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiale Sainte-Waudru, and finally don't miss a visit to Sculpture rue de Nimy.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mons online route maker.

Traveling by car from Tournai to Mons takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Mons can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Dinant.

Things to do in Mons

Historic Sites · Museums

Dinant, Belgium

— 2 nights
Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Eglise Collegiale Notre-Dame, make a trip to Charles-de-Gaulle Bridge, appreciate the history behind Adolphe Sax Statue, then see the interesting displays at Maison Adolphe Sax, and finally steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Dinant.

Plan trip to Dinant with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Mons to Dinant by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Dinant are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Dinant

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Brussels, Belgium

— 3 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): stop by L'ornithorynque - Cabinet de Curiosites, then make a trip to Grand Place, and then examine the collection at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat). Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Brussels, then explore the galleries of Atomium, and finally see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip planner.

You can drive from Dinant to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June, daytime highs in Brussels are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mechelen.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

Mechelen, Belgium

— 1 night
Truly a hidden gem, the town of Mechelen features a number of museums, a famous cathedral, and charming squares, all while remaining relatively under the radar.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Vismarkt, don't miss a visit to Grote Markt, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Rumbold's Cathedral, then walk around Provinciaal Groendomein Vrijbroekpark, and finally don't miss a visit to Dijlepad. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Kazerne Dossin and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Planckendael.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mechelen trip planning website.

You can drive from Brussels to Mechelen in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Leuven.

Things to do in Mechelen

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Leuven, Belgium

The ancient city of Leuven supports an old Catholic university and offers interesting architecture, botanical gardens, and great breweries.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): ponder the design of Fons Sapientiae and then don't miss a visit to Great Market Square (Grote Markt).

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Leuven road trip site.

Traveling by car from Mechelen to Leuven takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Leuven sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hasselt.
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Hasselt, Belgium

Hasselt is a Belgian city and municipality, and capital of the province of Limburg. Plan trip to Hasselt with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Leuven to Hasselt in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Hasselt are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You will leave for Maastricht on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Hasselt

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Maastricht, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Culinary Capital of the Netherlands

With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
On the 7th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Hoofdwacht, don't miss a visit to Vrijthof, then contemplate the long history of Boekhandel Dominicanen, and finally Head underground at Maastricht Underground.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Maastricht day trip tool.

Getting from Hasselt to Maastricht by car takes about an hour. In June in Maastricht, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Thorn.

Things to do in Maastricht

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Thorn, The Netherlands

Thorn is a town in the municipality of Maasgouw, in the Dutch province of Limburg. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretokapel.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Thorn sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Maastricht to Thorn in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Thorn can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Antwerp.

Things to do in Thorn

Historic Sites

Antwerp, Belgium

— 2 nights
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the views from St Michael's Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ghent City Center, explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, then look for gifts at Peter Poussenier, and finally admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Antwerp itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Thorn to Antwerp takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dordrecht.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Dordrecht, The Netherlands

— 1 night
Dordrecht, colloquially Dordt, historically in English named Dort, is a city and municipality in the western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland. On the 9th (Tue), stroll around Park Merwestein and then pause for some serene contemplation at Grote Kerk.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dordrecht trip planner.

Getting from Antwerp to Dordrecht by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Antwerp in June, expect nights in Dordrecht to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Valkenburg.

Things to do in Dordrecht

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Valkenburg, The Netherlands

— 1 day
Characterized by the ruins of a castle in the middle of the city, Valkenburg has an old-world charm.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from De Geulpoort.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Valkenburg trip planner.

Getting from Dordrecht to Valkenburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Valkenburg can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kinderdijk.

Things to do in Valkenburg

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Kinderdijk, The Netherlands

Kinderdijk is a village in the Netherlands, belonging to the municipality of Molenwaard, in the province South Holland, about 15km east of Rotterdam. For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Kinderdijk sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Valkenburg to Kinderdijk takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and tram; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 10th (Wed), you're off to Gouda.

Things to do in Kinderdijk

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Spas

Gouda, The Netherlands

— 2 nights
Gouda is a municipality and city in the province of South Holland, the Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Het Oude Stadhuys Gouda, make a trip to Plaza Markt., look for gifts at Gouds Kaashuis, make a trip to Waag (Weighing House), then admire the landmark architecture of Rijksmonument De Visbanken, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Gouda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Molenviergang Zevenhuizen, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Reeuwijkse Plassen, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sint Janskerk.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gouda trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Kinderdijk to Gouda takes an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Gouda can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Oudewater.

Things to do in Gouda

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Oudewater, The Netherlands

— 3 nights
Oudewater is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands.HistoryThe origin of the town of Oudewater is obscure and no information has been found concerning the first settlement of citizens. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at Museum de Heksenwaag. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): see the interesting displays at GeoFort, then don't miss a visit to De Veerpoort, and then see the interesting displays at Zilvermuseum.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Oudewater trip itinerary planner.

Oudewater is just a stone's throw from Gouda. In June, daily temperatures in Oudewater can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Maarssen.

Things to do in Oudewater

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Maarssen, The Netherlands

— 3 nights
Maarssen is a town in the middle of the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht, along the river Vecht and the Amsterdam–Rhine Canal. Maarssen is known for spas, theme parks, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kasteel de Haar, pause for some serene contemplation at De 15de eeuwse Pieterskerk van Breukelen, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Peter Leen XL, and let little ones run wild at Kinderboerderij Otterspoor.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Maarssen travel route builder website.

Maarssen is just a stone's throw from Oudewater. In June, daily temperatures in Maarssen can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Amersfoort.

Things to do in Maarssen

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amersfoort, The Netherlands

— 3 nights
Amersfoort is a municipality and the second largest city of the province of Utrecht in central Netherlands. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Onze-Lieve-Vrouwetoren. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kroller-Muller Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Nederlands Openluchtmuseum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Amersfoort online road trip planner.

You can drive from Maarssen to Amersfoort in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Amersfoort can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Vinkeveen.

Things to do in Amersfoort

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vinkeveen, The Netherlands

— 2 nights
Vinkeveen is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. Step out of Vinkeveen with an excursion to Art Deco Watertoren van Aalsmeer uit 1928 in Aalsmeer--about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Clara Maria Cheese & Clog Farm, let little ones run wild at Monkey Town, explore the activities along Spiegelplas en Blijkpolderplas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Zomerbloemen Pluktuin Anne-Marie Fontijn.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vinkeveen trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Amersfoort to Vinkeveen in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Hindeloopen.

Things to do in Vinkeveen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Hindeloopen, The Netherlands

— 3 nights
Hindeloopen is an old city on the North of the Netherlands on the IJsselmeer. Venture out of the city with trips to Afsluitdijk Wadden Center (in Kornwerderzand), Afsluitdijk (in Den Oever) and Kwekerij Siem Munster (Tulip Excursion) (in Slootdorp). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), contemplate the long history of UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, get engrossed in the history at Jopie Huisman Museum, and examine the collection at First Frisian Icescating Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Hindeloopen travel route planner.

Drive from Vinkeveen to Hindeloopen in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hindeloopen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

The Netherlands travel guide

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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.