9 days in Benelux Itinerary

9 days in Benelux Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Netherlands tour builder

Make it your trip
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Amsterdam
— 1 night
Drive
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Delft
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rotterdam
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vlissingen
— 3 nights

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Amsterdam

— 1 night

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 21st (Sun), walk around Vondelpark, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam route maker site.

In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Delft.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Delft

— 2 nights
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Vermeer Centrum Delft, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk, make a trip to Beestenmarkt, see the interesting displays at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, then look for gifts at Boerderijzuivel Delft, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Church. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Hortus botanicus Leiden, see the interesting displays at Museum Volkenkunde, then engage your brain at CORPUS 'journey through the human body', and finally don't miss a visit to Markt.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Delft trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Delft takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Delft

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rotterdam

— 2 nights

Manhattan on the Maas

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Efteling. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station, examine the collection at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, then admire the striking features of Euromast, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Markthal.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rotterdam trip itinerary planner.

Rotterdam is very close to Delft. In March in Rotterdam, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vlissingen.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Vlissingen

— 3 nights
Vlissingen is a municipality and a city in the southwestern Netherlands on the former island of Walcheren. Explore Vlissingen's surroundings by going to Stadshaven Goes (in Goes) and Watersnoodmuseum (in Ouwerkerk). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Town Hall, take an in-depth tour of Zeeuws Museum, appreciate the history behind Standbeeld Michiel Adriaanszoon de Ruyter uit 1841, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sint Jacobskerk Vlissingen uit 1558.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Vlissingen tour site.

Getting from Rotterdam to Vlissingen by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Vlissingen can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vlissingen

Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips