43 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

43 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam
— 11 nights
2
Leeuwarden
— 7 nights
3
Middelburg
— 7 nights
4
Maastricht
— 7 nights
5
Eindhoven
— 8 nights

11
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
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 (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, &more), Keukenhof (in Lisse) and Haarlem (Gasthuis Huisjes (van het vroegere St. Elisabeth's Gasthuis), Frans Hals Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, get curious at NEMO Science Museum, and stop by The Jordaan.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Amsterdam online trip itinerary builder.

Sydney, Australia to Amsterdam is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Amsterdam is minus 9 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Leeuwarden.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping 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. Explore Leeuwarden's surroundings by going to IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) (in Makkum), Rijksmonument Stadhuis Sneek uit 1550-1605 (in Sneek) and Klooster-wandeling Aduard (in Aduard). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at The Wadden Sea, take in the waterfront at Port of Harlingen, explore the striking landscape of National park Dwingelderveld, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read Leeuwarden travel route planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to Leeuwarden in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Middelburg.

Things to do in Leeuwarden

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sneek, Zwolle, Port of Harlingen, Battlefield Tours, Hunebed D4 bij Midlaren
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: Wandelroute Mier (in Putte), Brusea (in Bruinisse) and Guy Gibson Memorial (in Steenbergen). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Bizarium, contemplate the long history of de Oostkerk van Middelburg uit 1667, admire the landmark architecture of Zuidhavenpoort Zierikzee, and explore the galleries of Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Middelburg trip planner.

Drive from Leeuwarden to Middelburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Leeuwarden in July, expect nights in Middelburg to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Middelburg

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trips

Westenschouwen, Bergen op Zoom, Veere, Wandelroute Mier, De Onderneming
Highlights from your plan
Bizarium ©
Bizarium
Vrouwenpolder Beach ©
Vrouwenpolder Beach
de Oostkerk van Middelburg uit 1667 ©
de Oostkerk van Middelburg uit 1667

7
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Venture out of the city with trips to 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). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery, take in the pleasant sights at Boekhandel Dominicanen, Head underground at Maastricht Underground, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church).

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Maastricht journey planning website.

Drive from Middelburg to Maastricht in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Middelburg in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Maastricht: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Maastricht

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Roermond, Cadier en Keer, Swalmen, Netherlands American Cemetery, Fun Forest Venlo
Highlights from your plan
Beeldentuin Maastricht ©
Beeldentuin Maastricht
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
Maastricht Underground ©
Maastricht Underground

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Speeltuin Mart Roeffen (in Grubbenvorst), St. Martinuskerk (in Venlo) and Airborne Cemetery (in Oosterbeek). There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bottle Distillery, get in on the family fun at Efteling, get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Kinderdijk, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Natuur-reservaat Ooijpolder-De Vlietberg Nijmegen.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Eindhoven trip planner.

Drive from Maastricht to Eindhoven in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Dordrecht, National Park De Biesbosch, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Regte Heide & Riels Laag, St. Martinuskerk
Highlights from your plan
Bottle Distillery ©
Bottle Distillery
Efteling
Efteling
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery

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