6 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

6 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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The Hague
— 1 night
2
Amsterdam
— 2 nights
3
Groningen
— 1 night
4
Utrecht
— 1 night
5
Maastricht
— Few hours

1
night
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 day by day itinerary now includes Nieuwe Kerk, Het Plein and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. On the 26th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk, then admire the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, and then don't miss a visit to Het Plein.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our The Hague trip itinerary maker tool.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Maastricht Aachen Airport. In August, daytime highs in The Hague are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in The Hague

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nieuwe Kerk ©
Nieuwe Kerk
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Het Plein ©
Het Plein

2
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 27th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Portuguese Synagogue, pause for some serene contemplation at English Reformed Church, steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, then don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House, and finally wander the streets of The Jordaan. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip maker.

Getting from The Hague to Amsterdam by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Groningen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Groningen

Groningen ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Sint Geertruidsgasthuis, admire the masterpieces at Museum De Buitenplaats, then examine the collection at GRID Graphic Museum Groningen, then take an in-depth tour of Klooster-wandeling Aduard, and finally get engrossed in the history at St Bernardushof Kloostermuseum.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Groningen trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Amsterdam to Groningen by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Groningen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Utrecht.

Things to do in Groningen

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aduard, Museum De Buitenplaats
Highlights from your plan
GRID Graphic Museum Groningen ©
GRID Graphic Museum Groningen
St Bernardushof Kloostermuseum ©
St Bernardushof Kloostermuseum
Museum De Buitenplaats ©
Museum De Buitenplaats

1
night
Utrecht

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Kruideniers Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Canals area, examine the collection at Nederlands Volksbuurtmuseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pandhof Domkerk, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pieterskerk Utrecht uit 1039.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Utrecht using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Groningen to Utrecht takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Utrecht

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Canals area ©
Canals area
Pandhof Domkerk ©
Pandhof Domkerk
St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk ©
St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk

few
hours
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Netherlands American Cemetery.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Maastricht day trip website.

Getting from Utrecht to Maastricht by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Maastricht

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Netherlands American Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery

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