8 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

8 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Utrecht
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam
— 4 nights
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Alkmaar
— Few hours
4
Castricum
— Few hours
5
Weesp
— 1 night

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Utrecht

Utrecht ©

Dome City

As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dom Tower, Kasteel de Haar and Utrecht Free Tours. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pandhof Domkerk and then take in the local highlights with Utrecht Free Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Kasteel de Haar, take in panoramic vistas at Dom Tower, then get to know the fascinating history of De Zeven Steegjes van Utrecht, and finally head outdoors with Kanoverhuur aan de Gracht.

To find out how to plan a trip to Utrecht, use our trip itinerary maker.

Schiphol to Utrecht is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Utrecht

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Dom Tower ©
Dom Tower
Kasteel de Haar ©
Kasteel de Haar
Pandhof Domkerk ©
Pandhof Domkerk

4
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Zaanse Schans, Rembrandtplein, Heineken Experience, and other attractions you added. Explore hidden gems such as Amsterdam Tulip Museum and Houseboat Museum. For shopping fun, head to Kalverstraat or GASSAN.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Utrecht to Amsterdam in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Alkmaar.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Amsterdam Tulip Museum ©
Amsterdam Tulip Museum
Houseboat Museum ©
Houseboat Museum
GASSAN ©
GASSAN

few
hours
Alkmaar

Alkmaar ©
Alkmaar is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. On the 24th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Kissing Cheesegirl, then examine the collection at Hollands Kaasmuseum, then admire the landmark architecture of Het Huis Met De Kogel Uit 1557, and finally see the interesting displays at Nationaal Biermuseum De Boom.

To see photos and other tourist information, refer to the Alkmaar online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Alkmaar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Alkmaar, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Castricum.

Things to do in Alkmaar

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nationaal Biermuseum De Boom ©
Nationaal Biermuseum De Boom
Hollands Kaasmuseum ©
Hollands Kaasmuseum
Het Huis Met De Kogel Uit 1557 ©
Het Huis Met De Kogel Uit 1557

few
hours
Castricum

Castricum
Castricum is a municipality and a town in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands.Castricum is a seaside town in the province of North Holland. You've now added Strand van Castricum to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Strand van Castricum.

Plan a Castricum trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Castricum is just a stone's throw from Alkmaar. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Weesp.

Things to do in Castricum

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

1
night
Weesp

Weesp
Weesp is a town and a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Weesp online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Castricum to Weesp takes an hour. In October in Weesp, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. You will leave for home on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Weesp

Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Museums

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