22 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

22 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dubai
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
Amsterdam
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Callantsoog
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Sint Jansklooster
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Utrecht
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
5
The Hague
— 5 nights
Drive:  30 min
6
Rotterdam
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Dubai

6
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Take a break from the city and head to Zandvoort aan Zee and Hotel Scooters. Museum-lovers will appreciate Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Janskerk & Frans Hals Museum). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of The Jordaan, admire the masterpieces at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and contemplate the waterfront views at Singel.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online travel route planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Amsterdam is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in December, with highs in Amsterdam at 9°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Callantsoog.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Haarlem, Zandvoort aan Zee
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Callantsoog

Callantsoog ©
Callantsoog is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. On the 27th (Fri), kick back and relax at Callantsoog Beach, kick back and relax at Strand Camperduin, and then identify plant and animal life at Donkere Duinen. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at het strand van Bergen aan Zee and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kwekerij Siem Munster (Tulip Excursion).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Callantsoog trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Callantsoog in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sint Jansklooster.

Things to do in Callantsoog

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

het strand van Bergen aan Zee, Strand Camperduin, Donkere Duinen, Kwekerij Siem Munster (Tulip Excursion)
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Callantsoog Beach ©
Callantsoog Beach
Strand Camperduin ©
Strand Camperduin
het strand van Bergen aan Zee ©
het strand van Bergen aan Zee

1
night
Sint Jansklooster

Sint Jansklooster ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of De Wieden and then identify plant and animal life at Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sint Jansklooster holiday site.

Drive from Callantsoog to Sint Jansklooster in 2 hours. In December in Sint Jansklooster, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Utrecht.

Things to do in Sint Jansklooster

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
De Wieden ©
De Wieden

3
nights
Utrecht

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fotodok and Gallery van Dun - Contemporary Art. Visiting Hoge Veluwe National Park and Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen will get you outdoors. Explore Utrecht's surroundings by going to Nationaal Park Veluwezoom (in Rheden) and Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of De Zeven Steegjes van Utrecht.

Make your Utrecht itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Sint Jansklooster to Utrecht takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Utrecht can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Utrecht

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Oisterwijk, Nationaal Park Veluwezoom, Hoge Veluwe National Park, Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Nationaal Park Veluwezoom ©
Nationaal Park Veluwezoom
Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen ©
Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen

5
nights
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.
Let the collections at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Prinsenkwartier capture your imagination. We've included these beaches for you: Strand van Katwijk aan Zee and Het Strand Van Noordwijk Aan Zeedd. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at museum Beelden aan Zee, kick back and relax at Zandmotor, tour the pleasant surroundings at Scheveningen Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Maria van Jessekerk.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the The Hague driving holiday planner.

Drive from Utrecht to The Hague in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in The Hague sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rotterdam.

Things to do in The Hague

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Delft, Het Strand Van Noordwijk Aan Zeedd, Strand van Katwijk aan Zee
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Museum Paul Tetar van Elven ©
Museum Paul Tetar van Elven
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

4
nights
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.
Visiting Regte Heide & Riels Laag and Natuurgebied Dintelse Gorzen will get you outdoors. Explore Rotterdam's surroundings by going to Park Merwestein (in Dordrecht), Vrouwenpolder Beach (in Veere) and Landtong Rozenburg (in Rozenburg). It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of National Park de Loonse en Drunense Duinen and see the interesting displays at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Rotterdam online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from The Hague to Rotterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 10th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Park Merwestein, Vrouwenpolder Beach, Natuurgebied Dintelse Gorzen, National Park de Loonse en Drunense Duinen, Landtong Rozenburg
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen ©
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Regte Heide & Riels Laag ©
Regte Heide & Riels Laag
Vrouwenpolder Beach ©
Vrouwenpolder Beach

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