9 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

9 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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9 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Maastricht
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Kaatsheuvel
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  15 h
End: Manama

4
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zaanse Schans and OBA Library of Amsterdam. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Rotterdam (Rotterdam Centraal Station, Erasmus Bridge, & more), Nieuwe Kerk (in Delft) and Ecomare (in De Koog). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, take in panoramic vistas at A'dam Lookout, walk around Park Boom en Bosch, and make a trip to Museum Quarter.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary tool .

Manama, Bahrain to Amsterdam is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Manama to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Manama in November: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 12°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Rotterdam, Zaanse Schans, Park Boom en Bosch, Nieuwe Kerk, Ecomare
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder ©
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder
OBA Library of Amsterdam ©
OBA Library of Amsterdam

1
night
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
On the 27th (Wed), make a trip to Vrijthof, take in the pleasant sights at Boekhandel Dominicanen, then Head underground at Maastricht Underground, and finally steep yourself in history at Berkelpoort.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Maastricht trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Maastricht takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kaatsheuvel.

Things to do in Maastricht

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Berkelpoort
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Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen
Vrijthof ©
Vrijthof
Berkelpoort ©
Berkelpoort

3
nights
Kaatsheuvel

Kaatsheuvel ©
Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Flying Pins, then admire the landmark architecture of St. John's Cathedral, and then get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Kinderdijk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Safaripark Beekse Bergen and then get in on the family fun at Efteling.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kaatsheuvel trip planner .

Drive from Maastricht to Kaatsheuvel in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. November in Kaatsheuvel sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaatsheuvel

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

World Heritage Kinderdijk, St. John's Cathedral, Safaripark Beekse Bergen, Flying Pins
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Efteling ©
Efteling
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral

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