44 days in Holland Itinerary

44 days in Holland Itinerary

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44 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Accra
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Amsterdam
— 12 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Zwolle
— 8 nights
train:  1​h
3
Groningen
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Maastricht
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Eindhoven
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Accra

12
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Venture out of the city with trips to Delft (BuytenDelft, Genestetkerk, & more), Sawmill de Salamander (in Leidschendam) and The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, stroll around Vondelpark, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam holiday planner.

Accra, Ghana to Amsterdam is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Accra to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Accra in October, things will get much colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can take a train to Zwolle.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

The Hague, Delft, Haarlem
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

8
nights
Zwolle

Zwolle ©
Zwolle is the capital city and municipality of the province of Overijssel, Netherlands. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zwolle: Hoge Veluwe National Park (in Hoenderloo), Oosterbeek (Airborne Cemetery & Airborne Museum Hartenstein) and Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal (in Lemmer). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), stroll through Natuurgebied Beekvliet, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and examine the collection at Kroller-Muller Museum.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zwolle route planning site .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Zwolle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Zwolle sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Groningen.

Things to do in Zwolle

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Apeldoorn, Oosterbeek, Hoge Veluwe National Park, Rijksmonument Stadhuis Sneek uit 1550-1605, Broederenkerk
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Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) ©
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery

8
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Groningen is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands. Venture out of the city with trips to Drents Museum (in Assen), Leeuwarden (De Oldehove, Fries Museum, & more) and Eise Eisinga Planetarium (in Franeker). There's much more to do: explore the activities along The Wadden Sea, witness the site of a historic battle at Battlefield Tours, admire the natural beauty at Prinsentuin, and walk around Noorderplantsoen Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Groningen trip planner .

You can take a train from Zwolle to Groningen in an hour. Another option is to drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Groningen

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Leeuwarden, Eise Eisinga Planetarium, National Park Drents-Friese Wold, Drents Museum, The Wadden Sea
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Prinsentuin ©
Prinsentuin
The Wadden Sea ©
The Wadden Sea
Battlefield Tours ©
Battlefield Tours

8
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maastricht: Swalmen (Euro Indoorkarting Swalmen & Meanderende Swalm in het Groenewoud), Roermond (Designer Outlet Roermond, Het oude Kerkhof Roermond, & more) and St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church) (in Thorn). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Netherlands American Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament, admire the natural beauty at Beeldentuin Maastricht, and go for a walk through Rodelbaan.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Maastricht attractions planning tool .

You can drive from Groningen to Maastricht in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Maastricht are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Maastricht

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

7
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: World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk), Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk) and St. John's Cathedral (in Den Bosch). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Efteling, examine the collection at DAF Museum, make a trip to Sint-Catharinakerk, and have fun at Area 51.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Eindhoven trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Maastricht to Eindhoven in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Eindhoven can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Efteling, Safaripark Beekse Bergen, World Heritage Kinderdijk, St. John's Cathedral, 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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