9 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

9 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Delft
— 1 night
2
Vlissingen
— 1 night
3
Giethoorn
— 1 night
4
Alkmaar
— 1 night
5
Volendam
— 1 night
6
Amsterdam
— 2 nights

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Delft

Delft ©
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
On the 23rd (Mon), steep yourself in history at Gemeenlandshuis van Delfland, admire the landmark architecture of Old Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Nieuwe Kerk, don't miss a visit to De Candelaer, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rooms-katholieke Sint Hippolytuskapel, and finally stop by Cheese and More Delft. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): cruise along Tour Delft - Private Tours, don't miss a visit to Markt, then make a trip to Hot Spot Doelenplein Delft, and finally see the interesting displays at Medisch Museum "De Griffioen".

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Delft vacation maker tool.

Edmonton, Canada to Delft is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Delft is 8 hours. In March, Delft is somewhat warmer than Edmonton - with highs of 12°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vlissingen.

Things to do in Delft

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Old Church ©
Old Church
Nieuwe Kerk ©
Nieuwe Kerk
Medisch Museum ©
Medisch Museum "De Griffioen"

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Vlissingen

Vlissingen ©
Vlissingen is a municipality and a city in the southwestern Netherlands on the former island of Walcheren. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve de Manteling, stroll around Nollebos, then take an in-depth tour of Museum Scheldewerf, and finally admire the natural beauty at Juust Wa'k Wou.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Vlissingen trip planner.

Getting from Delft to Vlissingen by car takes about 2 hours. In March in Vlissingen, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Giethoorn.

Things to do in Vlissingen

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Nature Reserve de Manteling, Juust Wa'k Wou
Highlights from your plan
Nature Reserve de Manteling ©
Nature Reserve de Manteling
Museum Scheldewerf ©
Museum Scheldewerf
Juust Wa'k Wou ©
Juust Wa'k Wou

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Giethoorn

Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, identify plant and animal life at Natuurgebied Holtingerveld, then examine the collection at Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus, and finally examine the collection at Gloria Maris Schelpengalerie.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Giethoorn holiday planner.

Drive from Vlissingen to Giethoorn in 3.5 hours. In March in Giethoorn, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Alkmaar.

Things to do in Giethoorn

Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Natuurgebied Holtingerveld
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus ©
Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus
Gloria Maris Schelpengalerie ©
Gloria Maris Schelpengalerie

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Alkmaar

Alkmaar ©
Alkmaar is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the striking features of Rijksmonument het Hooge Huys uit 1931, contemplate the long history of Klim naar de hemel, get to know the fascinating history of Kaeskoppenstad, appreciate the history behind Korenmolen 't Roode Hert, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nederlands Hervormde Kerk De Rijp uit 1655, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Raadhuis en Waag De Rijp uit 1630.

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

Traveling by car from Giethoorn to Alkmaar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Alkmaar can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Volendam.

Things to do in Alkmaar

Historic Sites

Side Trip

De Rijp
Highlights from your plan
Kaeskoppenstad ©
Kaeskoppenstad
Korenmolen 't Roode Hert ©
Korenmolen 't Roode Hert
Nederlands Hervormde Kerk De Rijp uit 1655 ©

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Volendam

Volendam ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Scheepswerf Groot, take in the views from Kwakelbrug, then get engrossed in the history at Edams Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grote Kerk, and finally experience the excitement of Rent & Event Volendam.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Volendam holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Alkmaar to Volendam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Volendam

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Edam
Highlights from your plan
Rent & Event Volendam ©
Rent & Event Volendam
Kwakelbrug ©
Kwakelbrug
Grote Kerk ©
Grote Kerk

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): explore the world behind art at De Nieuwe Kerk, get your game on at Museumphoto, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then walk around Vondelpark, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary builder.

Amsterdam is just a short distance from Volendam. In March in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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