26 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

26 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Leeuwarden
— 2 nights
2
Assen
— 3 nights
3
Enschede
— 4 nights
4
Eindhoven
— 3 nights
5
Amsterdam
— 13 nights

2
nights
Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden ©
Leeuwarden, Stadsfries: Liwwadden) is a city and municipality with a population of 108,249 in Friesland in the Netherlands. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leeuwarden: Kazemattenmuseum (in Kornwerderzand), The Bare Feet Trail (in Opende) and IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) (in Makkum). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at The Wadden Sea, get curious at Eise Eisinga Planetarium, take in nature's colorful creations at Oranjerie De Groene Parel Den Helder, and steep yourself in history at Poptaslot/Heringastate.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Leeuwarden trip itinerary maker tool.

Amsterdam to Leeuwarden is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. July in Leeuwarden sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Assen.

Things to do in Leeuwarden

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Den Helder, Poptaslot/Heringastate, Kazemattenmuseum, The Bare Feet Trail, Eise Eisinga Planetarium
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Eise Eisinga Planetarium ©
Eise Eisinga Planetarium
The Wadden Sea ©
The Wadden Sea
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) ©
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)

3
nights
Assen

Assen ©
Assen is a municipality and a city in the northeastern Netherlands, and is the capital of the province of Drenthe. Explore Assen's surroundings by going to Groningen (Galerie MooiMan & Battlefield Tours), Klooster-wandeling Aduard (in Aduard) and Hunebed D3 (in Midlaren). Spend the 5th (Sun) exploring nature at National Park Drentsche Aa. There's still lots to do: bet on your favorite at TT Races, head outdoors with Tt Circuit Assen, admire the landmark architecture of Hoofdstation Groningen, and take in nature's colorful creations at Prinsentuin.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Assen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Leeuwarden to Assen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Enschede.

Things to do in Assen

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Groningen, National Park Drentsche Aa, Klooster-wandeling Aduard, Hunebed D3
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Prinsentuin ©
Prinsentuin
Tt Circuit Assen ©
Tt Circuit Assen
Battlefield Tours ©
Battlefield Tours

4
nights
Enschede

Enschede ©
Enschede, also known as Eanske in the local dialect of Twents, is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands in the province of Overijssel and in the Twente region. Venture out of the city with trips to Lemelerberg (in Lemele), Huis Singraven (in Denekamp) and Het Reestdal (in Balkbrug). And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Grolsch Brewery Tour, walk around Landgoed Egheria, tee off at Golfclub Driene, and contemplate the long history of Engelse Schans.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Enschede day trip tool.

Getting from Assen to Enschede by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Enschede

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

De Lutte, Rijsterborgherpark, Golfclub Driene, Engelse Schans, Lemelerberg
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Het Reestdal ©
Het Reestdal
Grolsch Brewery Tour ©
Grolsch Brewery Tour
Lemelerberg ©
Lemelerberg

3
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 Eindhoven's surroundings by going to Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel), Oirschot Galerie (in Oirschot) and Glider Collection Wolfheze (in Wolfheze). And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at Bottle Distillery, take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Kinderdijk, stroll the grounds of Airborne Cemetery, and don't miss a visit to Sint-Catharinakerk.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Eindhoven journey planner.

You can drive from Enschede to Eindhoven in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Eindhoven, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Airborne Cemetery, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Efteling, Oirschot Galerie, Glider Collection Wolfheze
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Bottle Distillery ©
Bottle Distillery
Efteling
Efteling
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery

13
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 (Cathedral of Saint Bavo, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Eindhoven to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Haarlem
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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