60 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

60 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
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Amsterdam
— 10 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Haarlem
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Alkmaar
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Hoorn
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Den Burg, Texel
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Leeuwarden
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
7
Groningen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
8
Zwolle
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
9
Apeldoorn
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
10
Arnhem
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
11
Roermond
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
12
Maastricht
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
13
Eindhoven
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
14
Den Bosch
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
15
Tilburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
16
Breda
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
17
Middelburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
18
Renesse
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
19
Rotterdam
— 10 nights
Drive:  30 min
20
Gouda
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
21
Zoetermeer
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
22
The Hague
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
23
Leiden
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Cairo

10
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You've added Jazz Cafe Alto, Rederij Paping, De 9 Straatjes, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and Magere Brug. Van Gogh Museum and NEMO Science Museum will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), take an in-depth tour of De Nieuwe Kerk, explore the activities along Het Twiske, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

You can plan Amsterdam trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Haarlem.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Tours Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) ©
Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House)
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Haarlem

Haarlem ©
Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt, admire the masterpieces at Frans Hals Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Bavo.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Haarlem visit planner.

Haarlem is just a stone's throw from Amsterdam. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Alkmaar.

Things to do in Haarlem

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
Frans Hals Museum ©
Frans Hals Museum
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) ©
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo)

3
nights
Alkmaar

Alkmaar ©
Alkmaar is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. You'll explore and learn at Marinemuseum and Fort Kijkduin (Museum and Aquarium). Get some cultural insight at Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui and Vuurtoren J.C.J. Van Speijk. Take a break from Alkmaar with a short trip to Natuurgebied Zwanenwater in Callantsoog, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Strand Egmond aan Zee, make a trip to Grote Sint Laurenskerk, explore the world behind art at Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar, and take a peaceful walk through Landgoed Ter Coulster.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Alkmaar vacation tool.

Alkmaar is just a short distance from Haarlem. In September in Alkmaar, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Hoorn.

Things to do in Alkmaar

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Den Helder, Egmond aan Zee, Landgoed Ter Coulster, Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui, Natuurgebied Zwanenwater
Highlights from your plan
Strand Egmond aan Zee ©
Strand Egmond aan Zee
Marinemuseum ©
Marinemuseum
Natuurgebied Zwanenwater ©
Natuurgebied Zwanenwater

2
nights
Hoorn

Hoorn ©
Hoorn is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. On the 3rd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Theo Koomen Museum / Molen De Hoop, thenget engrossed in the history at Zuiderzeemuseum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Stadsgevangenis van Enkhuizen uit 1612. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): examine the collection at Westfries Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hoorn driving holiday planner.

Hoorn is just a stone's throw from Alkmaar. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Den Burg.

Things to do in Hoorn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Enkhuizen, Theo Koomen Museum / Molen De Hoop
Highlights from your plan
Zuiderzeemuseum ©
Zuiderzeemuseum
Westfries Museum ©
Westfries Museum
Theo Koomen Museum / Molen De Hoop ©
Theo Koomen Museum / Molen De Hoop

3
nights
Den Burg, Texel

Den Burg ©
Den Burg is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): examine the collection at Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora, stroll through Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach, and then relax in the rural setting at Wezenspyk.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Den Burg trip itinerary app.

Drive from Hoorn to Den Burg in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Leeuwarden on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Den Burg

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Texel
Highlights from your plan
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora ©
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora
Wezenspyk ©
Wezenspyk

1
night
Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden ©
Leeuwarden, Stadsfries: Liwwadden) is a city and municipality with a population of 108,249 in Friesland in the Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): make a trip to Blokhuispoort and then examine the collection at Fries Scheepvaart Museum.

Plan a Leeuwarden trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Den Burg to Leeuwarden takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Groningen.

Things to do in Leeuwarden

Museums Neighborhoods Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Sneek, Eise Eisinga Planetarium
Highlights from your plan
Eise Eisinga Planetarium ©
Eise Eisinga Planetarium
Fries Scheepvaart Museum ©
Fries Scheepvaart Museum
Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden ©
Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden

2
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Groninger Museum, examine the collection at Drents Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Kamp Westerbork.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Groningen trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Leeuwarden to Groningen in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zwolle.

Things to do in Groningen

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kamp Westerbork, Drents Museum
Highlights from your plan
Drents Museum ©
Drents Museum
Kamp Westerbork ©
Kamp Westerbork
Groninger Museum ©
Groninger Museum

2
nights
Zwolle

Zwolle ©
Zwolle is the capital city and municipality of the province of Overijssel, Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): stroll through Castle and gardens Twickel. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museum de Fundatie, enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Urk, and then contemplate the long history of UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Zwolle trip planning tool.

Drive from Groningen to Zwolle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Zwolle can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Apeldoorn.

Things to do in Zwolle

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lighthouse Urk, Castle and gardens Twickel, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal
Highlights from your plan
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal ©
Castle and gardens Twickel ©
Castle and gardens Twickel

1
night
Apeldoorn

Apeldoorn ©
Situated in the picturesque district of Gelderland, Apeldoorn is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Castle Cannenburch.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Apeldoorn trip itinerary planning app.

Apeldoorn is very close to Zwolle. In October, daytime highs in Apeldoorn are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Arnhem.

Things to do in Apeldoorn

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castle Cannenburch
Highlights from your plan
Castle Cannenburch ©
Castle Cannenburch

2
nights
Arnhem

Arnhem ©
Arnhem is known mostly for its John Frost Bridge, which the British tried to secure during World War II.
On the 13th (Sat), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Labyrint Arnhem, get engrossed in the history at Nederlands Openluchtmuseum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Airborne Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Arnhem trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Apeldoorn to Arnhem in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Roermond.

Things to do in Arnhem

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Airborne Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum ©
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery
Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark ©
Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark

1
night
Roermond

Roermond ©
Roermond is a city, a municipality, and a diocese in the southeastern part of the Netherlands.The city of Roermond is a historically important town, on the lower Roer at the east bank of the Meuse river. On the 15th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Munsterkerk and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church).

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Roermond online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Arnhem to Roermond by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Roermond sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Roermond

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church)
Highlights from your plan
Cuypershuis ©
Cuypershuis
St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church)
St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church)
Munsterkerk ©
Munsterkerk

2
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Servatius and then take in the pleasant sights at Boekhandel Dominicanen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Our Lady, make a trip to Vrijthof, thenstroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Castle Ruins & Velvet Cave.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Maastricht driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Roermond to Maastricht takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Maastricht are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Maastricht

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Netherlands American Cemetery, Castle Ruins & Velvet Cave
Highlights from your plan
Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
Basilica of Our Lady ©
Basilica of Our Lady

2
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.
On the 18th (Thu), admire the striking features of De Blob and then appreciate the history behind Flying Pins. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Village Nuenen, see the interesting displays at DAF Museum, thenidentify plant and animal life at Hapert, and finally make a trip to Sint-Catharinakerk.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Eindhoven online route maker.

Getting from Maastricht to Eindhoven by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Den Bosch.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Van Gogh Village Nuenen, Hapert, Castle Helmond
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Village Nuenen ©
Van Gogh Village Nuenen
DAF Museum ©
DAF Museum
Philips Museum ©
Philips Museum

2
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Den Bosch

Den Bosch ©
The fortified city of Den Bosch impresses with its well-preserved 16th- and 17th-century architecture.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): examine the collection at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), explore the engaging exhibits at Museum Speelklok, and then get to know the fascinating history of Canals area.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Den Bosch holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Eindhoven to Den Bosch takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Den Bosch, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Tilburg.

Things to do in Den Bosch

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Utrecht
Highlights from your plan
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) ©
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)
Canals area ©
Canals area
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral

2
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Tilburg

Tilburg ©
The industrial revolution transformed the town of Tilburg from a small village to one of the largest towns in the Netherlands.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Kampina. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Textile Museum, step into the grandiose world of Slot Loevestein, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maranatha.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Tilburg road trip tool.

You can drive from Den Bosch to Tilburg in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Tilburg sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Breda.

Things to do in Tilburg

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Slot Loevestein, Kampina
Highlights from your plan
Museum De pont ©
Museum De pont
Slot Loevestein ©
Slot Loevestein
Kampina ©
Kampina

1
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Breda

Breda ©
Breda is a municipality and a city in the southern part of the Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Belcrum Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basiliek H.H. Agatha en Barbara, and then examine the collection at Breda's Begijnhof Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Breda trip planner.

Breda is just a stone's throw from Tilburg. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Middelburg.

Things to do in Breda

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Basiliek H.H. Agatha en Barbara
Highlights from your plan
Belcrum Beach ©
Belcrum Beach
Breda's Begijnhof Museum ©
Breda's Begijnhof Museum

1
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Middelburg

Middelburg ©
Middelburg is a municipality and a city in the south-western Netherlands and the capital of the province of Zeeland. On the 26th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Nature Reserve de Manteling.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Middelburg travel route builder website.

Getting from Breda to Middelburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Breda in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Middelburg, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Renesse.

Things to do in Middelburg

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Nature Reserve de Manteling
Highlights from your plan
Nature Reserve de Manteling ©
Nature Reserve de Manteling

1
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Renesse

Renesse ©
Renesse is a village in the Dutch province of Zeeland. On the 27th (Sat), kick back and relax at Beware Beach and then cruise along Deltawerken Oosterschelde.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Renesse trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Middelburg to Renesse takes an hour. Traveling from Middelburg in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Renesse, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Renesse

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Deltawerken Oosterschelde, Beware Beach
Highlights from your plan
Beware Beach ©
Beware Beach
Deltawerken Oosterschelde ©
Deltawerken Oosterschelde

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Get some cultural insight at Old Church and Muiderslot. Change things up with these side-trips from Rotterdam: Strand Rockanje (in Rockanje), Museum Maassluis (in Maassluis) and Kasteel de Haar (in Haarzuilens). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Nieuwe Kerk, examine the collection at Maritime Museum Rotterdam, enjoy breathtaking views from Euromast, and meet the residents at Rotterdam Zoo.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rotterdam itinerary planner.

You can drive from Renesse to Rotterdam in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Rotterdam can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gouda.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Delft, Strand Rockanje, Ruine Huis te Riviere, Muiderslot, The Rope museum Oudewater
Highlights from your plan
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles ©
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles
Old Church ©
Old Church
Nieuwe Kerk ©
Nieuwe Kerk

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Gouda

Gouda ©
Gouda is a municipality and city in the province of South Holland, the Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen, make a trip to Plaza Markt., and then browse the exhibits of World Heritage Kinderdijk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Het Oude Stadhuys Gouda, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Rietplas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sint Janskerk.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Gouda trip itinerary app.

Gouda is very close to Rotterdam. November in Gouda sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Zoetermeer.

Things to do in Gouda

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

World Heritage Kinderdijk, Rietplas, Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen
Highlights from your plan
Rietplas ©
Rietplas
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk
Sint Janskerk ©
Sint Janskerk

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Zoetermeer

Zoetermeer ©
Zoetermeer is a city in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): experience rural life at Boerderij 't Geertje and then cool off at Dutch Water Dreams. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Westerpark and then browse the different shops at Stadshart Zoetermeer.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zoetermeer trip planner.

Zoetermeer is very close to Gouda. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Zoetermeer

Theme Parks Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Boerderij 't Geertje
Highlights from your plan
Dutch Water Dreams ©
Dutch Water Dreams
Boerderij 't Geertje ©
Boerderij 't Geertje
Stadshart Zoetermeer ©
Stadshart Zoetermeer

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Panorama Mesdag, thenshop like a local with The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Scheveningen Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), thensee the interesting displays at Louwman Museum The Hague, and then steep yourself in history at Madurodam.

Plan my The Hague trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

The Hague is very close to Zoetermeer. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Leiden.

Things to do in The Hague

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

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Leiden

Leiden ©
Located in the flower-growing district, Leiden has been called the most beautiful city in the Netherlands.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): learn more about the world around you at Naturalis Biodiversity Center. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Het Strand Van Noordwijk Aan Zeedd, see the interesting displays at Het Spinozahuis, and then see the interesting displays at Molenmuseum de Valk.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Leiden online itinerary planner.

Leiden is just a stone's throw from The Hague. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Leiden

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hoorneboegse Heide, Het Spinozahuis, Het Strand Van Noordwijk Aan Zeedd
Highlights from your plan
Hoorneboegse Heide ©
Hoorneboegse Heide
Molenmuseum de Valk ©
Molenmuseum de Valk
Het Spinozahuis ©
Het Spinozahuis

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