8 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

8 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rotterdam
— 1 night
2
Valkenburg
— 1 night
3
Thorn
— Few hours
4
Broek in Waterland
— 1 night
5
Giethoorn
— 1 night
6
Harlingen
— 1 night
7
Amsterdam
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Prinsenkwartier, thenview the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, thenstop by The Blue Tulip, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Old Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rotterdam trip maker app.

Tehran, Iran to Rotterdam is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Tehran to Rotterdam, you'll gain 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tehran in August, you will find days in Rotterdam are colder (°C), and nights are little chillier (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Valkenburg.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Delft, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Old Church ©
Old Church
Prinsenkwartier ©
Prinsenkwartier

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Valkenburg

Valkenburg ©
Characterized by the ruins of a castle in the middle of the city, Valkenburg has an old-world charm.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museum Romeinse Katakomben and then identify plant and animal life at Op Ezel Avontuur.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Valkenburg trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Rotterdam to Valkenburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Valkenburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Thorn.

Things to do in Valkenburg

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Op Ezel Avontuur
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Museum Romeinse Katakomben ©
Museum Romeinse Katakomben
Op Ezel Avontuur ©
Op Ezel Avontuur

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Thorn

Thorn
Thorn is a town in the municipality of Maasgouw, in the Dutch province of Limburg. On the 30th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church).

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Thorn trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Valkenburg to Thorn takes an hour. August in Thorn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Broek in Waterland.

Things to do in Thorn

Historic Sites
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St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church)
St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church)

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Broek in Waterland

Broek in Waterland ©
Broek in Waterland is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland with about inhabitants. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): catch all the local highlights with Amsterdam City Tours, take an in-depth tour of Edams Museum, browse the fresh offerings at Kaaswaag Edam, thenexamine the collection at Mondial Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sint Nicolaaskerk uit 1628.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Broek in Waterland vacation maker app.

You can drive from Thorn to Broek in Waterland in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Giethoorn.

Things to do in Broek in Waterland

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Edam, Mondial Museum, Amsterdam City Tours
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Mondial Museum ©
Mondial Museum
Edams Museum ©
Edams Museum
Kaaswaag Edam ©
Kaaswaag Edam

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Giethoorn

Giethoorn ©
Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Giethoorn trip planner.

Traveling by car from Broek in Waterland to Giethoorn takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Harlingen.

Things to do in Giethoorn

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
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Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden

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Harlingen

Harlingen ©
Harlingen is a municipality and a city in the northern Netherlands, in the province of Friesland at the Wadden Sea. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): shop like a local with Galerie de Vis, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michaelskerk, and then get curious at Eise Eisinga Planetarium.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Harlingen trip tool.

Traveling by car from Giethoorn to Harlingen takes an hour. In September in Harlingen, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Harlingen

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Eise Eisinga Planetarium
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Eise Eisinga Planetarium ©
Eise Eisinga Planetarium
Galerie de Vis ©
Galerie de Vis
St. Michaelskerk ©
St. Michaelskerk

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): browse the fresh offerings at Cheese & More Dam.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online day trip planner.

Drive from Harlingen to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
NEMO Science Museum ©
NEMO Science Museum

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