52 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

52 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Texel
— 4 nights
2
Leeuwarden
— 6 nights
3
Enschede
— 7 nights
4
Arnhem
— 6 nights
5
Valkenburg
— 5 nights
6
Amsterdam
— 21 nights

4
nights
Texel

Texel ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Acon Dirt Track Racing (in Sint Maarten), Natuurgebied Zwanenwater (in Callantsoog) and Den Helder (Redding museum, Den Helder, Oranjerie De Groene Parel Den Helder, &more).

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Texel trip planning app.

Melbourne, Australia to Texel is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Texel is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Texel: highs are around 20°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Leeuwarden.

Things to do in Texel

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Den Helder, Acon Dirt Track Racing, Natuurgebied Zwanenwater, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Natuurgebied Zwanenwater ©
Natuurgebied Zwanenwater
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Oranjerie De Groene Parel Den Helder ©
Oranjerie De Groene Parel Den Helder

6
nights
Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden ©
Leeuwarden, Stadsfries: Liwwadden) is a city and municipality with a population of 108,249 in Friesland in the Netherlands. Venture out of the city with trips to IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) (in Makkum), Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden (in Sint Jansklooster) and Rijksmonument Stadhuis Sneek uit 1550-1605 (in Sneek). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along The Wadden Sea, look for all kinds of wild species at Natuurgebied Holtingerveld, make a trip to Oude Stadsbegraafplaats, and get outside with De Zeehond - Seal Boat Tour.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Leeuwarden travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Texel to Leeuwarden by combination of ferry, taxi, and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Enschede.

Things to do in Leeuwarden

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hollum, Franeker, The Wadden Sea, IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), National Park De Alde Faenen
Highlights from your plan
The Wadden Sea ©
The Wadden Sea
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) ©
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)

7
nights
Enschede

Enschede ©
Enschede, also known as Eanske in the local dialect of Twents, is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands in the province of Overijssel and in the Twente region. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Enschede: Kalkovens (in Dedemsvaart), Het Reestdal (in Balkbrug) and Veenmuseum Vriezenveenseveld (in Westerhaar-Vriezenveensewijk). Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at De Weerribben National Park. Spend the 15th (Thu) exploring nature at Lemelerberg. The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Grolsch Brewery Tour, explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park De Sallandse Heuvelrug, see the interesting displays at Klompenmuseum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Het Lutterzand.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Enschede trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Leeuwarden to Enschede takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Leeuwarden in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Enschede: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Arnhem.

Things to do in Enschede

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

De Lutte, Hengelo, Kalkovens, De Lonneker Molen, Het Reestdal
Highlights from your plan
Het Reestdal ©
Het Reestdal
Grolsch Brewery Tour ©
Grolsch Brewery Tour
Lemelerberg ©
Lemelerberg

6
nights
Arnhem

Arnhem ©
Arnhem is known mostly for its John Frost Bridge, which the British tried to secure during World War II.
Change things up with these side-trips from Arnhem: Escape Room Nederland (in Bunschoten), Settels-Roofvogels (in Amersfoort) and Den Bosch (De Wonderlijke Klim & Boat Tours & Water Sports). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Airborne Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Historische Kilometer, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bottle Distillery, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Natuur-reservaat Ooijpolder-De Vlietberg Nijmegen.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Arnhem trip app.

Drive from Enschede to Arnhem in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Valkenburg.

Things to do in Arnhem

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Apeldoorn, Den Bosch, Nuenen, Nijmegen, Airborne Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Escape Room Nederland ©
Escape Room Nederland
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery
Bottle Distillery ©
Bottle Distillery

5
nights
Valkenburg

Valkenburg ©
Characterized by the ruins of a castle in the middle of the city, Valkenburg has an old-world charm.
Venture out of the city with trips to St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church) (in Thorn), Eynderhoof Limburgs Openluchtmuseum (in Nederweert-Eind) and Roermond (Nationaal Indie-monument, KAHAWAI Watersports, &more). Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at Mystery House, go all around town with CityGoose stadsspellen, examine the collection at Regionaal Historisch Centrum Limburg Maastricht, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Netherlands American Cemetery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Valkenburg online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Arnhem to Valkenburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Valkenburg sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Valkenburg

Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Maastricht, Roermond, St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church), Beeldentuin Maastricht, Limburgs Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mystery House ©
Mystery House
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
Beeldentuin Maastricht ©
Beeldentuin Maastricht

21
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: The Hague (Johan de Witthuis, Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), &more), Scheveningen (Skyview De Pier & museum Beelden aan Zee) and Delft (Maria van Jessekerk, Delftse Hout, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, stroll around Vondelpark, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and stop by The Jordaan.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Valkenburg to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Delft, The Hague, Haarlem, Edam, Lisse
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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