25 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

25 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Maastricht
— 4 nights
2
Kaatsheuvel
— 3 nights
3
Arnhem
— 3 nights
4
Leeuwarden
— 3 nights
5
Amsterdam
— 10 nights

4
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Venture out of the city with trips to St. Martinuskerk (in Venlo), Bottle Distillery (in Eindhoven) and Kapel in 't Zand (in Roermond). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Cesart, steep yourself in history at Fort Sint Pieter, admire the landmark architecture of Eiffelgebouw, and stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Maastricht trip maker site.

Vancouver, Canada to Maastricht is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. In July in Maastricht, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kaatsheuvel.

Things to do in Maastricht

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

St. Martinuskerk, Meanderende Swalm in het Groenewoud, St. Benedictusberg Abbey, Eynderhoof Limburgs Openluchtmuseum, Rijtuigenmuseum Valkenswaard
Highlights from your plan
Bottle Distillery ©
Bottle Distillery
Cesart ©
Cesart
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery

3
nights
Kaatsheuvel

Kaatsheuvel ©
Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. Explore Kaatsheuvel's surroundings by going to National Park De Biesbosch (in Drimmelen), Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel) and Oisterwijk (De Kerkhovense Molen & Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen). Pack the 13th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Efteling. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Miniaturenmuseum Breda and make a trip to Den Overkaent.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Kaatsheuvel road trip planning app.

You can drive from Maastricht to Kaatsheuvel in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. July in Kaatsheuvel sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Arnhem.

Things to do in Kaatsheuvel

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Oisterwijk, Den Overkaent, Miniaturenmuseum Breda, National Park De Biesbosch, Regte Heide & Riels Laag
Highlights from your plan
National Park De Biesbosch ©
National Park De Biesbosch
Efteling
Efteling
Regte Heide & Riels Laag ©
Regte Heide & Riels Laag

3
nights
Arnhem

Arnhem ©
Arnhem is known mostly for its John Frost Bridge, which the British tried to secure during World War II.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Arnhem: Grolsch Brewery Tour (in Enschede), Klompenmuseum (in Enter) and Kasteel Warmelo (in Diepenheim). Spend the 16th (Thu) exploring nature at Hoge Veluwe National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Airborne Cemetery, find something for the whole family at Alpaca farm River Forelands, get to know the fascinating history of Zaadmarkt Zutphen-Rijksmonument woonhuis Het Bolwerck uit 1549, and examine the collection at Kroller-Muller Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Arnhem trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kaatsheuvel to Arnhem takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Arnhem, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Leeuwarden.

Things to do in Arnhem

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Airborne Cemetery, Grolsch Brewery Tour, Alpaca farm River Forelands, Kroller-Muller Museum, Klompenmuseum
Highlights from your plan
Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Grolsch Brewery Tour ©
Grolsch Brewery Tour
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery

3
nights
Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden ©
Leeuwarden, Stadsfries: Liwwadden) is a city and municipality with a population of 108,249 in Friesland in the Netherlands. Get out of town with these interesting Leeuwarden side-trips: TT Races (in Assen), Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden (in Sint Jansklooster) and Jacobuskerk (in Rolde). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at The Wadden Sea, get curious at Eise Eisinga Planetarium, identify plant and animal life at Natuurgebied Holtingerveld, and don't miss a visit to De Oldehove.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Leeuwarden driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Arnhem to Leeuwarden in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Leeuwarden sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Leeuwarden

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Natuurgebied Holtingerveld, TT Races, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, The Wadden Sea, IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
Highlights from your plan
The Wadden Sea ©
The Wadden Sea
Eise Eisinga Planetarium ©
Eise Eisinga Planetarium
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden

10
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 find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Rooms-katholieke Sint Hippolytuskapel (in Delft) and The Hague (House of Representatives, Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get curious at NEMO Science Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam tour planner.

Drive from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Hague, Rooms-katholieke Sint Hippolytuskapel
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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