8 days in Holland & Bruges Itinerary

8 days in Holland & Bruges Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe attractions planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Holland & Bruges Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Edam, Holland
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
3
Volendam, Holland
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
4
Marken, Holland
— Few hours
bus:  15​min
5
Amsterdam, Holland
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
6
Haarlem, Holland
— 1 day
bus:  30​min
7
Amsterdam, Holland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Kinderdijk, Holland
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
10
Delft, Holland
— Few hours
train:  30​min
11
The Hague, Holland
— Few hours
bus:  1​h
12
Amsterdam, Holland
— 1 night
train:  15​min
13
Zaandam, Holland
— 1 day
train:  1​h
14
Amsterdam, Holland
— 1 night
End: Amsterdam, Holland


Learn more about your trip

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You've added The Amstel, Concertgebouw, The Jordaan, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 16th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Amsterdam Gallery, experience rural life at Geitenboerderij Ridammerhoeve, pause for some photo ops at Munt Tower (Munttoren), then hunt for treasures at Bloemenmarkt, then stop by Van Stapele Koekmakerij, and finally take a stroll through The Jordaan. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Muiden Castle, get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, then see the interesting displays at Royal Delft Experience, then buy something for everyone on your list at De Beurspassage, and finally get active on the water at Friendship Amsterdam.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Edam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Geitenboerderij Ridammerhoeve, Muiden Castle
Highlights from your plan
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

few
hours
Edam, Holland

Edam ©
Edam is a city in the northwest Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Edam Cheese market has been added to your itinerary. On the 18th (Wed), take in the views from Kwakelbrug, then indulge your taste buds at Kaaswaag Edam, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Edam Cheese market.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Edam journey tool .

Edam is just a stone's throw from Amsterdam. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Volendam.

Things to do in Edam

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Edam Cheese market ©
Edam Cheese market
Kaaswaag Edam ©
Kaaswaag Edam
Kwakelbrug ©
Kwakelbrug

few
hours
Volendam, Holland

Volendam ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alida Hoeve Cheese Farm & Wooden shoe factory. On the 18th (Wed), experience rural life at Alida Hoeve Cheese Farm & Wooden shoe factory.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Volendam trip itinerary maker site .

Volendam is just a stone's throw from Edam. In September, daily temperatures in Volendam can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marken.
Highlights from your plan

few
hours
Marken, Holland

Marken
Marken is a village with a population of 1,810 in the municipality of Waterland in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): examine the collection at The Clog Experience and then get into the urban bustle at Marken.

To plan Marken vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Marken is very close to Volendam. In September, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Marken

Museums Shopping

1
night
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam
To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam day trip planning app .

Amsterdam is very close to Marken. You will leave for Haarlem on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Amsterdam

Outdoors Tours Nightlife

1
day
Haarlem, Holland

Haarlem ©
Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes De Olmenhorst as well as Proveniershof. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt, then see the interesting displays at The Corrie ten Boom House, then admire the landmark architecture of Proveniershof, and finally relax in the rural setting at De Olmenhorst.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Haarlem trip planner .

Haarlem is very close to Amsterdam. In September in Haarlem, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Haarlem

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

De Olmenhorst
Highlights from your plan
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
De Olmenhorst ©
De Olmenhorst

1
night
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam
To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam road trip tool .

Amsterdam is very close to Haarlem. You'll set off for Bruges on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Amsterdam

Outdoors Tours Nightlife

1
night
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
You've added Beguinage (Begijnhof), Minnewater Lake, Kantcentrum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Markt, admire the striking features of Stadhuis, contemplate the long history of Basilica of the Holy Blood, then don't miss a visit to Vismarkt, then take in the waterfront at Rozenhoedkaai, and finally catch all the local highlights with Canal Trip Bruges-Damme.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bruges trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. September in Bruges sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Beguinage (Begijnhof) ©
Beguinage (Begijnhof)
Church of Our Lady Bruges ©
Church of Our Lady Bruges

few
hours
Kinderdijk, Holland

Kinderdijk ©
Kinderdijk is a village in the Netherlands, belonging to the municipality of Molenwaard, in the province South Holland, about 15km east of Rotterdam. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Kinderdijk.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kinderdijk tour planner .

Traveling by car from Bruges to Kinderdijk takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Delft.

Things to do in Kinderdijk

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk

few
hours
Delft, Holland

Delft ©
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
On the 21st (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Natuur en recreatiegebied Broekpolder, then wander the streets of Agnetapark, and then examine the collection at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Delft trip planner .

Getting from Kinderdijk to Delft by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to The Hague.

Things to do in Delft

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trip

Natuur en recreatiegebied Broekpolder
Highlights from your plan

few
hours
The Hague, Holland

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.
To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our The Hague trip website .

The Hague is very close to Delft. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in The Hague

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam
For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Alkmaar to Amsterdam in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll travel to Zaandam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Outdoors Tours Nightlife

1
day
Zaandam, Holland

Zaandam ©
Zaandam is a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fluisterbootverhuur De Gouw as well as Zaanse Schans. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans and then head outdoors with Fluisterbootverhuur De Gouw.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Zaandam day trip website .

Zaandam is very close to Amsterdam. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zaandam

Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Fluisterbootverhuur De Gouw
Highlights from your plan
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Fluisterbootverhuur De Gouw ©
Fluisterbootverhuur De Gouw

1
night
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam
To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner .

Amsterdam is just a stone's throw from Zaandam. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Amsterdam

Outdoors Tours Nightlife

Similar Plans

10 days in Amsterdam BY A USER FROM GHANA September, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES December, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Amsterdam BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Amsterdam BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Amsterdam BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Amsterdam, Cologne & Brussels BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Amsterdam BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Amsterdam BY A USER FROM THAILAND October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Amsterdam BY A USER FROM INDIA July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Amsterdam BY A USER FROM EGYPT August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Amsterdam BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Amsterdam BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans