22 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

22 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Leeuwarden
— 5 nights
2
Maastricht
— 4 nights
3
Eindhoven
— 4 nights
4
Amsterdam
— 8 nights

5
nights
Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden ©
Leeuwarden, Stadsfries: Liwwadden) is a city and municipality with a population of 108,249 in Friesland in the Netherlands. Change things up with these side-trips from Leeuwarden: Natuurgebied Holtingerveld (in Uffelte), IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) (in Makkum) and Wezepse Heide (in Wezep). There's much more to do: get curious at Eise Eisinga Planetarium, don't miss a visit to Oude Stadsbegraafplaats, get outside with Deforelpoel, and witness the site of a historic battle at Battlefield Tours.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Leeuwarden tour planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Leeuwarden is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Leeuwarden. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Abu Dhabi in February, with highs in Leeuwarden at 6°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Leeuwarden

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Natuurgebied Holtingerveld, Rijksmonument Stadhuis Sneek uit 1550-1605, Battlefield Tours, IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), The Wadden Sea
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The Wadden Sea ©
The Wadden Sea
Eise Eisinga Planetarium ©
Eise Eisinga Planetarium
Wezepse Heide ©
Wezepse Heide

4
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maastricht: Roermond (Caroluskapel, Speeltuin Kitskensberg, &more), Meanderende Swalm in het Groenewoud (in Swalmen) and Thorn (St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church) & Museum Abdijkerk Thorn). There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Cesart, admire the natural beauty at Beeldentuin Maastricht, and go for a walk through Boekhandel Dominicanen.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Maastricht trip planner.

You can drive from Leeuwarden to Maastricht in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. February in Maastricht sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Maastricht

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Roermond, Thorn, National Park de Meinweg, Netherlands American Cemetery, Meanderende Swalm in het Groenewoud
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Beeldentuin Maastricht ©
Beeldentuin Maastricht
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
Maastricht Underground ©
Maastricht Underground

4
nights
Eindhoven

Eindhoven ©
The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eindhoven: Historische Kilometer (in Breda), Overloon War Cemetery (in Overloon) and Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Bottle Distillery, stroll through Speeltuin De Blije Dries, look for all kinds of wild species at Regte Heide & Riels Laag, and make a trip to Silly Walks Tunnel.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Eindhoven road trip app.

You can drive from Maastricht to Eindhoven in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Natuur-reservaat Ooijpolder-De Vlietberg Nijmegen, Park Merwestein, Historische Kilometer, Golfbaan Het Woold, Speeltuin De Blije Dries
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Bottle Distillery ©
Bottle Distillery
Efteling
Efteling
Golfbaan Het Woold ©
Golfbaan Het Woold

8
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Venture out of the city with trips to Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum & Stadhuis Haarlem) and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, partake in some friendly competition at Mystery City Games, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, and explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner.

You can drive from Eindhoven to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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