43 days in Holland Itinerary

43 days in Holland Itinerary

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43 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
Amsterdam
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Leeuwarden
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Middelburg
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Maastricht
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Eindhoven
— 8 nights
train + Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

11
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Haarlem (Gasthuis Huisjes (van het vroegere St. Elisabeth's Gasthuis), Frans Hals Museum, & more), The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, & more) and Keukenhof (in Lisse). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary builder website .

Sydney, Australia to Amsterdam is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Leeuwarden.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Hague, Keukenhof
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

7
nights
Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden ©
Leeuwarden, Stadsfries: Liwwadden) is a city and municipality with a population of 108,249 in Friesland in the Netherlands. Change things up with these side-trips from Leeuwarden: IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) (in Makkum), Rijksmonument Stadhuis Sneek uit 1550-1605 (in Sneek) and Klooster-wandeling Aduard (in Aduard). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along The Wadden Sea, get curious at Eise Eisinga Planetarium, contemplate the long history of Hunebed D4 bij Midlaren, and explore the striking landscape of National Park Drentsche Aa.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Leeuwarden fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Leeuwarden in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Leeuwarden, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Middelburg.

Things to do in Leeuwarden

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Zwolle, Sneek, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, National Park De Alde Faenen, National Park Drentsche Aa
Highlights from your plan
The Wadden Sea ©
The Wadden Sea
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) ©
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden

7
nights
Middelburg

Middelburg ©
Middelburg is a municipality and a city in the south-western Netherlands and the capital of the province of Zeeland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Middelburg: Brusea (in Bruinisse), Guy Gibson Memorial (in Steenbergen) and Wandelroute Mier (in Putte). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Bizarium, have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Fort de Hel, don't miss a visit to Delta Works, and look for all kinds of wild species at Boswachterij Westerschouwen.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Middelburg day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Leeuwarden to Middelburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. While traveling from Leeuwarden, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Middelburg, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Maastricht.

Things to do in Middelburg

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Veere, Westenschouwen, Bergen op Zoom, Domburg, Stichting Arboretum Oudenbosch
Highlights from your plan
Bizarium ©
Bizarium
Nature Reserve de Manteling ©
Nature Reserve de Manteling
Boswachterij Westerschouwen ©
Boswachterij Westerschouwen

7
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maastricht: Fun Forest Venlo (in Tegelen), Roermond (Het oude Kerkhof Roermond, National Park de Meinweg, & more) and Swalmen (Meanderende Swalm in het Groenewoud & Euro Indoorkarting Swalmen). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Netherlands American Cemetery, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Fort Sint Pieter, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Maastricht road trip website .

Traveling by car from Middelburg to Maastricht takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Middelburg, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Maastricht, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Maastricht

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

8
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Eindhoven side-trips: Speeltuin Mart Roeffen (in Grubbenvorst), Airborne Cemetery (in Oosterbeek) and St. Martinuskerk in Venlo. (in Venlo). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Efteling, look for all kinds of wild species at Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Kinderdijk, and explore the striking landscape of National Park De Biesbosch.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Eindhoven travel route planner.

Drive from Maastricht to Eindhoven in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Dordrecht, St. Martinuskerk, Stellingmolen De Nijverheid, Historische Kilometer, Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen
Highlights from your plan
Bottle Distillery ©
Bottle Distillery
Efteling ©
Efteling
Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen ©
Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen

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