9 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

9 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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9 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Start: Skopje
Shuttle + Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Eindhoven
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Rotterdam
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
3
Katwijk
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
4
Delft
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
5
Katwijk
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
6
Lisse
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
7
Haarlem
— 1 day
Bus:  30 min
8
Amsterdam
— 3 nights
Train:  30 min
9
Utrecht
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Skopje

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night
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.
For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Eindhoven online driving holiday planner.

Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia to Eindhoven is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Skopje in April, plan for slightly colder days in Eindhoven, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Fun & Games Parks Outdoors
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Delfshaven, Kijk-Kubus, Markthal, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Kijk-Kubus, buy something for everyone on your list at Markthal, examine the collection at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, don't miss a visit to Delfshaven, then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthal Rotterdam, and finally take in the views from Erasmus Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Euromast and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Distillery Rutte.

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Traveling by train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Rotterdam sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Katwijk.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Shopping

Side Trip

Distillery Rutte
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Kijk-Kubus ©
Kijk-Kubus
Euromast ©
Euromast
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen ©
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

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hours
Katwijk

Katwijk ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Hortus botanicus Leiden.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Katwijk road trip app.

You can drive from Rotterdam to Katwijk in an hour. April in Katwijk sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Delft.

Things to do in Katwijk

Parks

Side Trip

Hortus botanicus Leiden
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Hortus botanicus Leiden ©
Hortus botanicus Leiden

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hours
Delft

Delft
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Delft trip planner.

Drive from Katwijk to Delft in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. You will leave for Katwijk on the 15th (Fri).

Things to do in Delft

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Katwijk

Katwijk
For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Katwijk travel planner.

Traveling by car from Delft to Katwijk takes an hour. On the 16th (Sat), you'll travel to Lisse.

Things to do in Katwijk

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Lisse

Lisse ©
Lisse is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. On the 16th (Sat), examine the collection at Museum de Zwarte Tulp, relax in the rural setting at Old Zandvliet Farm, admire the masterpieces at LAM, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Flower Bulb Region, and finally experience rural life at Hoeve Wassergeest.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Lisse trip planner.

Lisse is very close to Katwijk. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Haarlem.

Things to do in Lisse

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Museum de Zwarte Tulp ©
Museum de Zwarte Tulp
Old Zandvliet Farm ©
Old Zandvliet Farm
Hoeve Wassergeest
Hoeve Wassergeest

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day
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 17th (Sun): admire the striking features of Vleeshal, get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt, then examine the collection at Teylers Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Frans Hals Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Proveniershof.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Haarlem tour builder app.

Getting from Lisse to Haarlem by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Haarlem are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Haarlem

Museums Historic Sites
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Frans Hals Museum ©
Frans Hals Museum
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
Teylers Museum ©
Teylers Museum

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nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You've now added Royal Palace Amsterdam to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, stop by Red Light District, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Amsterdam is just a short distance from Haarlem. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Utrecht.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark

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night
Utrecht

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): examine the collection at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), appreciate the extensive heritage of Canals area, and then steep yourself in history at Dom Tower.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Utrecht trip planner.

Utrecht is very close to Amsterdam. In April, daytime highs in Utrecht are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Utrecht

Historic Sites Museums
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Canals area ©
Canals area
Dom Tower ©
Dom Tower
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) ©
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)

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