48 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

48 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Amsterdam
— 13 nights
2
Haarlem
— 4 nights
3
Leiden
— 4 nights
4
The Hague
— 4 nights
5
Delft
— 3 nights
6
Rotterdam
— 3 nights
7
Utrecht
— 3 nights
8
Eindhoven
— 3 nights
9
Maastricht
— 3 nights
10
Ootmarsum
— 3 nights
11
Giethoorn
— 3 nights

13
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Muiderslot, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam, Prinsengracht, and other attractions you added. Museum-lovers will appreciate Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Your inner history buff will appreciate Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Museum Van Loon. When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel in Texel, approximately Texel away. There's lots more to do: stop by The Jordaan, admire the striking features of IJdock, explore the world behind art at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and walk around Vondelpark.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online trip itinerary maker.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Amsterdam is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in June; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 23°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Haarlem.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel, Muiderslot
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Haarlem

Haarlem ©
Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Keukenhof, Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee and Molen De Adriaan Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Grote Markt and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo). You'll explore and learn at Frans Hals Museum and The Corrie ten Boom House. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Teylers Museum, make a trip to Hofje Van Staats, and admire the striking features of Vleeshal.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Haarlem attractions planner.

Haarlem is just a short distance from Amsterdam. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Leiden.

Things to do in Haarlem

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee, Keukenhof
Highlights from your plan
Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee ©
Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
Frans Hals Museum ©
Frans Hals Museum

4
nights
Leiden

Leiden ©
Located in the flower-growing district, Leiden has been called the most beautiful city in the Netherlands.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Old Observatory Leiden, Hortus botanicus Leiden, Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, and other attractions. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rijksmonument Jean Pesijnhofje Leiden and Pieterskerk Leiden. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Antiquities (Rijksmuseum van Oudheden) and Museum Volkenkunde. The adventure continues: get curious at CORPUS 'journey through the human body'.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Leiden trip planner.

Traveling by car from Haarlem to Leiden takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 21st (Wed), you're off to The Hague.

Things to do in Leiden

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kasteel Duivenvoorde
Highlights from your plan
Kasteel Duivenvoorde ©
Kasteel Duivenvoorde
Molenmuseum de Valk ©
Molenmuseum de Valk

4
nights
The Hague

The Hague ©
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes De Pier Scheveningen, Skyview De Pier, Sea Life Scheveningen, and other attractions. Visit Nieuwe Kerk and Heilige Jacobus de Meerdere Church for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) and Museum Meermanno. And it doesn't end there: walk around Landgoed Clingendael, explore the world behind art at Kunstmuseum Den Haag, and examine the collection at Louwman Museum The Hague.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our The Hague trip itinerary builder site.

The Hague is very close to Leiden. In July, daytime highs in The Hague are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You will leave for Delft on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in The Hague

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Madurodam ©
Madurodam
Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) ©

3
nights
Delft

Delft ©
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
Your day by day itinerary now includes PAAUW the delft blue factory, Science Centre Delft and TU Botanical Garden. Museum-lovers will get to explore Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles and Museum Prinsenhof Delft. Old Church and Nieuwe Kerk are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: stop by The Blue Tulip, make a trip to Markt, admire the masterpieces at Vermeer Centrum Delft, and get outside with Race Planet Delft.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Delft route planner.

Delft is very close to The Hague. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 28th (Wed), you'll travel to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Delft

Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles ©
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles
Old Church ©
Old Church
Nieuwe Kerk ©
Nieuwe Kerk

3
nights
Rotterdam

Rotterdam ©
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.
You've added Euromast, Het Park, Maritime Museum Rotterdam, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Kijk-Kubus and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. And it doesn't end there: browse the different shops at Markthal, get to know the resident critters at Rotterdam Zoo, make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station, and snap pictures at Erasmus Bridge.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rotterdam trip itinerary maker app.

Rotterdam is just a stone's throw from Delft. In July in Rotterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 31st (Sat), you're off to Utrecht.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kijk-Kubus ©
Kijk-Kubus
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen ©
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Markthal ©
Markthal

3
nights
Utrecht

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Nationaal Park Veluwezoom as well as Kasteel de Haar. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Canals area and DOMunder. Let the collections at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) and Kruideniers Museum capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of De Zeven Steegjes van Utrecht, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk, and explore the engaging exhibits at Museum Speelklok.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Utrecht holiday builder website.

Getting from Rotterdam to Utrecht by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Utrecht

Museums · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Kasteel de Haar, Nationaal Park Veluwezoom
Highlights from your plan
Museum Speelklok ©
Museum Speelklok
Kasteel de Haar ©
Kasteel de Haar
Nationaal Park Veluwezoom ©
Nationaal Park Veluwezoom

3
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dierenrijk, Designer Outlet Roermond and DAF Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Textile Museum and Natuurmuseum Brabant. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Sint-Catharinakerk, admire the landmark architecture of De Blob, and explore the world behind art at Van Abbemuseum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Eindhoven online vacation planner.

You can drive from Utrecht to Eindhoven in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Eindhoven, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 6th (Fri), you'll travel to Maastricht.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Tilburg, Dierenrijk, Designer Outlet Roermond
Highlights from your plan
Van Abbemuseum ©
Van Abbemuseum
DAF Museum ©
DAF Museum
Natuurmuseum Brabant ©
Natuurmuseum Brabant

3
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Bonnefanten Museum, Natural History Museum (Natuurhistorisch Museum), Museum aan het Vrijthof, and other attractions. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Boekhandel Dominicanen and Helpoort. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Sint Pieter and Basilica of St. Servatius. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Maastricht Underground, don't miss a visit to Vrijthof, and admire the landmark architecture of Hoofdwacht.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Maastricht road trip app.

Drive from Eindhoven to Maastricht in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Maastricht can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 9th (Mon), you're off to Ootmarsum.

Things to do in Maastricht

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen
Fort Sint Pieter ©
Fort Sint Pieter
Basilica of St. Servatius ©
Basilica of St. Servatius

3
nights
Ootmarsum

Ootmarsum ©
Ootmarsum is a town in the Dutch province of Overijssel. Hot Marks Glasblazerij & De Duizendpoot and The Educatorium are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castle and gardens Twickel and Old Blasius. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Atelier- galerie Annemiek Punt, pause for some serene contemplation at Sint Simon en Judaskerk, admire the masterpieces at Museum Ton Schulten, and see the interesting displays at Museum Het Drostenhuis.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ootmarsum road trip site.

Traveling by car from Maastricht to Ootmarsum takes 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Ootmarsum are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You will leave for Giethoorn on the 12th (Thu).

Things to do in Ootmarsum

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Delden
Highlights from your plan
Hot Marks Glasblazerij & De Duizendpoot ©
Hot Marks Glasblazerij & De Duizendpoot
Museum Ootmarsum, Marius van Dokkum ©
Museum Ootmarsum, Marius van Dokkum

3
nights
Giethoorn

Giethoorn ©
Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. You've now added De Wieden to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) and Afsluitdijk. There's more to do: admire the natural beauty at De Orchideeen Hoeve.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Giethoorn trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Ootmarsum to Giethoorn in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Giethoorn can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 15th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Giethoorn

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

De Orchideeen Hoeve, De Wieden, IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), Afsluitdijk
Highlights from your plan
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) ©
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
De Wieden ©
De Wieden
Afsluitdijk ©
Afsluitdijk

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