7 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

7 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Fly
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Lisse
Drive
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Noordwijk
— 1 night
Drive
3
Middelburg
— 1 night
Drive
4
Leiden
— 1 night
Drive
5
Marken
— 1 night
Drive
6
Edam
— 1 night
Drive
7
Giethoorn
— 1 night
Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport

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Lisse

Lisse is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. On the 24th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sint Agathakerk and then go for a walk through Old Zandvliet Farm.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisse trip planning app.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Lisse is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Ljubljana, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lisse, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Noordwijk.

Things to do in Lisse

Historic Sites

Noordwijk

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Kasteel Duivenvoorde, get to know the fascinating history of Sint Anna Hofje (Sint Anna Aalmoeshuis), then admire the landmark architecture of Koornbrug Leiden uit 1642-1825, then go for a walk through Old Zandvliet Farm, and finally get outside with Langevelderslag.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Noordwijk itinerary planner.

Noordwijk is just a stone's throw from Lisse. In April, daytime highs in Noordwijk are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Middelburg.

Things to do in Noordwijk

Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Middelburg

— 1 night
Middelburg is a municipality and a city in the south-western Netherlands and the capital of the province of Zeeland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Fort Rammekens, pause for some serene contemplation at Strandkerk Dishoek, then brush up on your military savvy at Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44, and finally identify plant and animal life at Nature Reserve de Manteling.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Middelburg visit site.

You can drive from Noordwijk to Middelburg in 2 hours. When traveling from Noordwijk in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Middelburg, with highs around 12°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Leiden.

Things to do in Middelburg

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Leiden

— 1 night

Museum City

Located in the flower-growing district, Leiden has been called the most beautiful city in the Netherlands.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Leidse Hout Park, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sint Anna Hofje (Sint Anna Aalmoeshuis), then hike along De Horsten, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kasteel Duivenvoorde.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Leiden day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Middelburg to Leiden takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Leiden are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Marken.

Things to do in Leiden

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marken

— 1 night
Marken is a village with a population of 1,810 in the municipality of Waterland in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Waterlandsmuseum De Speeltoren Monnickendam, pause for some serene contemplation at Grote Kerk, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sint Nicolaaskerk uit 1628, and finally explore the historical opulence of Muiderslot.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Marken trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Leiden to Marken takes an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Edam.

Things to do in Marken

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Edam

— 1 night
Edam is a city in the northwest Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sint Nicolaaskerk uit 1628, appreciate the extensive heritage of Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder), admire the striking features of Raadhuis en Waag De Rijp uit 1630, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nederlands Hervormde Kerk De Rijp uit 1655, then see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, and finally step into the grandiose world of Hoofdtoren Hoorn uit 1532-1534.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Edam tour itinerary site.

Edam is very close to Marken. In April, daytime highs in Edam are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Giethoorn.

Things to do in Edam

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Giethoorn

— 1 night
Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the activities along De Wieden and then see the interesting displays at Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Giethoorn holiday planner.

Drive from Edam to Giethoorn in 2 hours. April in Giethoorn sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Giethoorn

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.

Zeeland Province travel guide

3.9
Specialty Museums · Water Parks · Architectural Buildings