13 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

13 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam
— Few hours
2
Zaandam
— Few hours
3
Hoorn
— Few hours
4
Alkmaar
— 1 night
5
Haarlem
— Few hours
6
The Hague
— 1 night
7
Delft
— 1 night
8
Rotterdam
— 1 night
9
Maastricht
— 1 night
10
Horst
— 2 nights
11
Utrecht
— 1 night
12
Amsterdam
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 10th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online attractions planner.

Edmonton, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Amsterdam is 8 hours. Traveling from Edmonton in April, expect Amsterdam to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zaandam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Historic Sites Museums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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Zaandam

Zaandam ©
Zaandam is a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. You've now added Zaanse Schans to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Molen De Kat, thenrelax in the rural setting at Catharina Hoeve Cheese Farm, thenexamine the collection at Zaanse Schans, and finally steep yourself in history at Kooijman Souvenirs & Clogs Wooden Shoe Workshop.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Zaandam trip planner.

Zaandam is just a short distance from Amsterdam. April in Zaandam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hoorn.

Things to do in Zaandam

Museums Historic Sites
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Molen De Kat ©
Molen De Kat

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Hoorn

Hoorn
Hoorn is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Hoorn online trip itinerary builder.

Hoorn is very close to Zaandam. In April in Hoorn, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for Alkmaar on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Hoorn

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Alkmaar

Alkmaar ©
Alkmaar is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. On the 11th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Hollands Kaasmuseum, appreciate the history behind Kissing Cheesegirl, thenadmire the masterpieces at Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar, and finally don't miss a visit to Alkmaar City Hall.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Alkmaar trip planner.

Alkmaar is very close to Hoorn. In April, daily temperatures in Alkmaar can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Haarlem.

Things to do in Alkmaar

Museums
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Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar ©
Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar
Kissing Cheesegirl ©
Kissing Cheesegirl
Alkmaar City Hall ©
Alkmaar City Hall

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Haarlem

Haarlem ©
Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Haarlem attractions planning website.

Haarlem is very close to Alkmaar. In April, daily temperatures in Haarlem can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Haarlem

Historic Sites
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Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt

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The Hague

The Hague ©
Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Madurodam and then explore the world behind art at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our The Hague tour site.

You can drive from Haarlem to The Hague in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Delft.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Madurodam ©
Madurodam
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery

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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 13th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, examine the collection at Museum Prinsenhof Delft, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk, thenexplore the world behind art at Vermeer Centrum Delft, and finally make a trip to Markt.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Delft online attractions planner.

Delft is very close to The Hague. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Delft

Museums Historic Sites
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Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles ©
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles
Old Church ©
Old Church
Nieuwe Kerk ©
Nieuwe Kerk

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Rotterdam

Rotterdam ©
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.
On the 14th (Tue), buy something for everyone on your list at Markthal and then take in panoramic vistas at Euromast.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rotterdam online route builder.

Rotterdam is very close to Delft. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Shopping
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Markthal ©
Markthal
Euromast ©
Euromast

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Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Maastricht tour website.

You can drive from Rotterdam to Maastricht in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Maastricht can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Horst.

Things to do in Maastricht

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Maastricht Underground ©
Maastricht Underground
Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen
Vrijthof ©
Vrijthof

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Horst

Horst ©
Horst is a village in the Dutch province of Limburg. On the 15th (Wed), putt your heart out at Glowgolf Arcen. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Zooparc Overloon, thenget in on the family fun at Mind Mystery, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Kasteeltuinen Arcen, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at De IJsvogel.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Horst route planner.

Getting from Maastricht to Horst by car takes about an hour. In April in Horst, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Utrecht.

Things to do in Horst

Theme Parks Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Arcen, Zooparc Overloon, Attractiepark Toverland
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Mind Mystery ©
Mind Mystery
Kasteeltuinen Arcen ©
Kasteeltuinen Arcen
Attractiepark Toverland ©
Attractiepark Toverland

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Utrecht

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
On the 17th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk and then get to know the fascinating history of Canals area.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Utrecht trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Horst to Utrecht by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Utrecht can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Utrecht

Historic Sites
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Canals area ©
Canals area
St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk ©
St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
See even more of Amsterdam: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and visit The Jordaan.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Utrecht to Amsterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark

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