43 days in Holland Itinerary

43 days in Holland Itinerary

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43 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  17​h 15​min
1
Texel
— 5 nights
+3
ferry + taxi + bus + train:  4​h 45​min
2
Groningen
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
De Lutte
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Maastricht
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Dordrecht
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
6
Amsterdam
— 11 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Atlanta

5
nights
Texel

Texel ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach and Utopia. Head to Eiland Galerij and Boeken aan de Dijkfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Texel: Natuurgebied Zwanenwater (in Callantsoog), Den Helder (De Klimvallei B.V., Marinemuseum, & more) and Kwekerij Siem Munster (Tulip Excursion) (in Slootdorp).

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Texel visit planner.

Atlanta, USA to Texel is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in May, you will find days in Texel are colder (60°F), and nights are little chillier (48°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Groningen.

Things to do in Texel

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Den Helder, Oudeschild, Kwekerij Siem Munster (Tulip Excursion), Natuurgebied Zwanenwater
Highlights from your plan
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Natuurgebied Zwanenwater ©
Natuurgebied Zwanenwater
Marinemuseum ©
Marinemuseum

6
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Groningen is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands. Head to Galerie MooiMan and Priuwfor plenty of shopping. Visiting National park Dwingelderveld and National Park Drentsche Aa will get you outdoors. Explore Groningen's surroundings by going to Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613 (in Sneek), Bezoekerscentrum Dwingelderveld (in Ruinen) and IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) (in Makkum). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Groninger Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at The Wadden Sea, head outdoors with Tt Circuit Assen, and kick back and relax at Hoornseplas.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Groningen travel route site .

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train from Texel to Groningen in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to De Lutte.

Things to do in Groningen

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Leeuwarden, Tt Circuit Assen, National Park Drents-Friese Wold, The Bare Feet Trail, Bezoekerscentrum Dwingelderveld
Highlights from your plan
Groninger Museum ©
Groninger Museum
National park Dwingelderveld ©
National park Dwingelderveld
Bezoekerscentrum Dwingelderveld ©
Bezoekerscentrum Dwingelderveld

7
nights
De Lutte

De Lutte ©
Museum-lovers will get to explore Atelier Beeldentuin Witharen and Atelier- galerie Annemiek Punt. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Holten Canadian War Cemetery and Hot Marks Glasblazerij & De Duizendpoot. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around De Lutte: Kasteel Warmelo (in Diepenheim), Natuurgebied Beekvliet (in Borculo) and Pleisterplaats De Barkel (in Wierden).

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read De Lutte route maker site .

Drive from Groningen to De Lutte in 2 hours. June in De Lutte sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Maastricht.

Things to do in De Lutte

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ootmarsum, Holten Canadian War Cemetery, Golfclub Driene, Bussloo, Natuurgebied Beekvliet
Highlights from your plan
Het Reestdal ©
Het Reestdal
De Wieden ©
De Wieden
Het Lutterzand ©
Het Lutterzand

6
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Let the collections at Kasteel Wijlre Estate and Mind Mystery capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Boekhandel Dominicanen and Galerie MOA. Explore Maastricht's surroundings by going to National Park de Meinweg (in Roermond), Strabrechtse Heide (in Heeze) and Nationaal Park De Maasduinen (in Well). There's much more to do: Head underground at Maastricht Underground, stroll around National Park De Groote Peel, don't miss a visit to Vrijthof, and stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Maastricht road trip planner .

Drive from De Lutte to Maastricht in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Dordrecht.

Things to do in Maastricht

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Margraten, Op Ezel Avontuur, Golfbaan Het Woold, Brunssummerheide, Museum Abdijkerk Thorn
Highlights from your plan
Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
Nationaal Park De Maasduinen ©
Nationaal Park De Maasduinen

6
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. Popular historic sites such as World Heritage Kinderdijk and de Graanbeurs Middelburg-Podio del Mondo per l'arte are in your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Strand Domburg and Oostkapelle Beach. Explore Dordrecht's surroundings by going to Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel), Vrouwenpolder Beach (in Veere) and St. John's Cathedral (in Den Bosch). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, take a peaceful walk through Leersumse Veld, stop by Molen De Arend, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinitatiskapel.

To see photos and more tourist information, you can read our Dordrecht holiday maker .

You can drive from Maastricht to Dordrecht in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dordrecht

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Domburg, Regte Heide & Riels Laag, Molen De Arend, Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, Leersumse Veld
Highlights from your plan
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
Bizarium ©
Bizarium

11
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Relax by the water at Zandvoort aan Zee and Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zaanse Schans and Body Worlds. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Markthal (in Rotterdam), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague) and Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Gasthuis Huisjes (van het vroegere St. Elisabeth's Gasthuis), & more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Jordaan, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and make a trip to Leidseplein.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam vacation builder .

Getting from Dordrecht to Amsterdam by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Hague, Ouderkerkerplas, Markthal, Zandvoort aan Zee
Highlights from your plan
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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