60 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

60 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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60 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly + Drive:  21 h 15 min
1
Sluis
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Maastricht
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Kaatsheuvel
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Arnhem
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Groningen
— 12 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Amsterdam
— 14 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Manila, Luzon

5
nights
Sluis

Sluis ©
Sluis is the name of both a municipality and a town located in the west of Zeelandic Flanders, in the south-western part of the Netherlands.The current incarnation of the municipality exists since on 1 January 2003. Change things up with these side-trips from Sluis: Boswachterij Westerschouwen (in Westenschouwen), Veere (De Koe & Vrouwenpolder Beach) and Galerie Het Oude Raadhuis (in Burgh-Haamstede). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Bizarium, admire the natural beauty at Theetuin De Mol, take an in-depth tour of Museum Scheldewerf, and contemplate the long history of Zuidhavenpoort Zierikzee.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sluis trip itinerary builder app .

Manila, Philippines to Sluis is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Manila to Sluis due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Manila in March: high temperatures in Sluis hover around 12°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Maastricht.

Things to do in Sluis

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Middelburg, Veere, Vlissingen, De Onderneming, Boswachterij Westerschouwen
Highlights from your plan
Bizarium ©
Bizarium
Nature Reserve de Manteling ©
Nature Reserve de Manteling
Vrouwenpolder Beach ©
Vrouwenpolder Beach

10
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Explore Maastricht's surroundings by going to Thorn (St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church) & Loretokapel), Roermond (National Park de Meinweg, Speeltuin Kitskensberg, & more) and Meanderende Swalm in het Groenewoud (in Swalmen). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Netherlands American Cemetery, don't miss a visit to St. Martinuskerk, see the interesting displays at Regionaal Historisch Centrum Limburg Maastricht, and admire the natural beauty at Beeldentuin Maastricht.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Maastricht road trip website .

Drive from Sluis to Maastricht in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kaatsheuvel.

Things to do in Maastricht

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Roermond, Thorn, Venlo, Margraten, Cadier en Keer
Highlights from your plan
Beeldentuin Maastricht ©
Beeldentuin Maastricht
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
Cesart ©
Cesart

7
nights
Kaatsheuvel

Kaatsheuvel ©
Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. Change things up with these side-trips from Kaatsheuvel: Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel), De Kerkhovense Molen (in Oisterwijk) and National Park De Biesbosch (in Drimmelen). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bottle Distillery, play a few rounds at Golfclub Dorpswaard, get in on the family fun at Efteling, and see the interesting displays at Miniaturenmuseum Breda.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kaatsheuvel online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Maastricht to Kaatsheuvel by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In March in Kaatsheuvel, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Arnhem.

Things to do in Kaatsheuvel

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Breda, Bergen op Zoom, Dordrecht, Eindhoven, Molen De Arend
Highlights from your plan
Bottle Distillery ©
Bottle Distillery
Efteling ©
Efteling
Golfclub Dorpswaard ©
Golfclub Dorpswaard

10
nights
Arnhem

Arnhem ©
Arnhem is known mostly for its John Frost Bridge, which the British tried to secure during World War II.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Arnhem: Zutphen (Zaadmarkt Zutphen-Rijksmonument woonhuis Het Bolwerck uit 1549 & Drogenapstoren), Yellow Wings Flight Simulator (in Teuge) and Toy Gallery (in Brummen). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Hoge Veluwe National Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Natuur-reservaat Ooijpolder-De Vlietberg Nijmegen, explore the different monuments and memorials at Airborne Cemetery, and trek along Natuurgebied Beekvliet.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Arnhem day trip planner.

Getting from Kaatsheuvel to Arnhem by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Arnhem are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Groningen.

Things to do in Arnhem

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Zutphen, Zwolle, Lieren, Nijmegen, Informatiecentrum De Polen van Driel
Highlights from your plan
Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery
Natuurgebied Beekvliet
Natuurgebied Beekvliet

12
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Groningen is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Groningen: Eise Eisinga Planetarium (in Franeker), Museum Hindeloopen (in Hindeloopen) and IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) (in Makkum). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at The Wadden Sea, witness the site of a historic battle at Battlefield Tours, examine the collection at De Wachter, and explore the striking landscape of National Park De Alde Faenen.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Groningen route planning website .

You can drive from Arnhem to Groningen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Groningen are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Groningen

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Appingedam, Sneek, De Wachter, IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), Klooster-wandeling Aduard
Highlights from your plan
The Wadden Sea ©
The Wadden Sea
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) ©
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
National Park De Alde Faenen ©
National Park De Alde Faenen

14
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Delft (Old Church & Hot Spot Doelenplein Delft), Sawmill de Salamander (in Leidschendam) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, De Mesdag Collection, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, admire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Groningen to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

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

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