50 days in Holland Itinerary

50 days in Holland Itinerary

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50 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
The Hague
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
2
Rotterdam
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Vlissingen
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Ootmarsum
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Groningen
— 9 nights
train:  1​h
6
Zwolle
— 9 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
7
Amsterdam
— 12 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Toronto

3
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.
On the 17th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Madurodam and then trek along Landgoed Clingendael. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Scheveningen Beach, then explore the world behind art at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), and then take in the exciting artwork at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery.

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Toronto, Canada to The Hague is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Toronto to The Hague, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect The Hague to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Rotterdam.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Euromast, take in the views from Erasmus Bridge, then browse the different shops at Markthal, then stop by Monsieur Saucisson, and finally examine the collection at Kijk-Kubus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Kinderdijk, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Kaapse Brouwers, admire the landmark architecture of Old Church, then see the interesting displays at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, and finally make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rotterdam trip itinerary maker site .

Rotterdam is very close to The Hague. In August, daily temperatures in Rotterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vlissingen.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

World Heritage Kinderdijk, Old Church
Highlights from your plan
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen ©
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Old Church ©
Old Church
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk

6
nights
Vlissingen

Vlissingen ©
Vlissingen is a municipality and a city in the southwestern Netherlands on the former island of Walcheren. You'll explore and learn at Bizarium and Watersnoodmuseum. For shopping fun, head to Galerie Het Oude Raadhuis or Oesterij. Get out of town with these interesting Vlissingen side-trips: Goes (Stadshaven Goes & Maria Magdalenakerk), Hulst (Stadswallen Hulst & Basilica of St. Willibrord) and Deltawerken Oosterschelde (in Burgh-Haamstede). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Badstrand, browse the exhibits of Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44, tour the pleasant surroundings at Strand Domburg, and admire the striking features of Zuidhavenpoort Zierikzee.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vlissingen travel route planner .

You can drive from Rotterdam to Vlissingen in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Vlissingen are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Ootmarsum.

Things to do in Vlissingen

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Middelburg, Oostkapelle, Zierikzee, Dishoek, Burgh-Haamstede
Highlights from your plan
Bizarium ©
Bizarium
Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44 ©
Watersnoodmuseum ©
Watersnoodmuseum

8
nights
Ootmarsum

Ootmarsum ©
Ootmarsum is a town in the Dutch province of Overijssel. Get some cultural insight at Hot Marks Glasblazerij & De Duizendpoot and Museum Ootmarsum, Marius van Dokkum. Popular historic sites such as Holten Canadian War Cemetery and Mariakapel Borne are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Ootmarsum: Natuurgebied Beekvliet (in Borculo), Spielehof (in Boekelo) and Enschede (Grolsch Brewery Tour, Rijksmuseum Twenthe, & more). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at De Weerribben National Park, take in the exciting artwork at Atelier- galerie Annemiek Punt, identify plant and animal life at Avatarz Nature Park, and get engrossed in the history at Ootmarsum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ootmarsum route builder app .

Getting from Vlissingen to Ootmarsum by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Groningen.

Things to do in Ootmarsum

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Enschede, Borne, De Lutte, Almelo, Hengelo
Highlights from your plan
Het Lutterzand ©
Het Lutterzand
Hot Marks Glasblazerij & De Duizendpoot ©
Museum Het Drostenhuis ©
Museum Het Drostenhuis

9
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Groningen is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands. You'll explore and learn at Galerie MooiMan and Klooster-wandeling Aduard. Take a break from the city and head to The Wadden Sea and National Park Drentsche Aa. Venture out of the city with trips to Assen (Drents Museum & Tt Circuit Assen), Kamp Westerbork (in Hooghalen) and Leeuwarden (Fries Museum & Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Lauwersmeer, shop like a local with Art Gallery Erik Zwezerijnen, see the interesting displays at Infoversum, and sample the tasty concoctions at Brouwerij Martinus.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Groningen road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Ootmarsum to Groningen takes 2 hours. September in Groningen sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Zwolle.

Things to do in Groningen

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Assen, Leeuwarden, The Wadden Sea, National Park Drents-Friese Wold, Vesting Bourtange
Highlights from your plan
Groninger Museum ©
Groninger Museum
Klooster-wandeling Aduard ©
Klooster-wandeling Aduard
The Wadden Sea ©
The Wadden Sea

9
nights
Zwolle

Zwolle ©
Zwolle is the capital city and municipality of the province of Overijssel, Netherlands. Take a break from the city and head to Hoge Veluwe National Park and Bussloo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kroller-Muller Museum and Airborne Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zwolle: Arcen (Kasteeltuinen Arcen & Hertog Jan Brouwerij), Venlo binnenstad (in Venlo) and Kasteel Doorwerth (in Doorwerth). And it doesn't end there: play a few rounds at Golf & Businessclub de Scherpenbergh, learn about winemaking at Wijnhoeve de Colonjes, try for a hole-in-one at Pitch&Putt Golf Bussloo, and examine the collection at Airborne Museum Hartenstein.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Zwolle travel itinerary planner .

Take a train from Groningen to Zwolle in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Zwolle, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zwolle

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Oosterbeek, Arcen, Zutphen, Wilp, Groesbeek
Highlights from your plan
Golf & Businessclub de Scherpenbergh ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Kroller-Muller Museum ©
Kroller-Muller Museum

12
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Do your shopping at Leidseplein and Albert Cuyp Market. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Spiegelplas en Blijkpolderplas (in Nederhorst den Berg), Zandvoort (Zandvoort aan Zee & Kennemerduinen an der Nordsee) and Haarlem (De Vishal & Grote Markt). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take a stroll through The Jordaan, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

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Traveling by train from Zwolle to Amsterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Zandvoort, Haarlem, Spiegelplas en Blijkpolderplas
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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