8 days in Holland Itinerary

8 days in Holland Itinerary

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8 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Drive + Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Maastricht
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Hoenderloo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15​h
End: Birmingham

4
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Markthal and Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht). Popular historic sites such as Anne Frank House and Begijnhof are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Rotterdam Centraal Station (in Rotterdam) and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague). There's still lots to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, wander the streets of Leidseplein, look for gifts at Van Stapele Koekmakerij, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam day trip planning tool .

Birmingham, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Birmingham in April; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 56°F and lows reach 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Rotterdam, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Zaanse Schans
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Markthal ©
Markthal
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience

1
night
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
On the 27th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Op Ezel Avontuur, take in the pleasant sights at Boekhandel Dominicanen, and then stroll through Maastricht Underground.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Maastricht travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Maastricht takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Maastricht, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hoenderloo.

Things to do in Maastricht

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Op Ezel Avontuur
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Op Ezel Avontuur ©
Op Ezel Avontuur
Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen

1
night
Hoenderloo

Hoenderloo ©
Hoenderloo is a Dutch village located south west of the city of Apeldoorn. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Hoge Veluwe National Park.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hoenderloo trip maker app .

You can drive from Maastricht to Hoenderloo in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April in Hoenderloo, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoenderloo

Parks Nature
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Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park

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