10 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

10 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Kaatsheuvel
— 2 nights
— 1 night
— 6 nights


Kaatsheuvel — 2 nights

Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Kinderdijk, and then contemplate the long history of Pieter Boele. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Efteling.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kaatsheuvel trip site.

Washington, USA to Kaatsheuvel is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington to Kaatsheuvel is 6 hours. In April, Kaatsheuvel is little chillier than Washington - with highs of 58°F and lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Groningen.
Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips
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Groningen — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): gain interesting insight with Battlefield Tours, then take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Erik Zwezerijnen, then admire the masterpieces at Groninger Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sint Geertruidsgasthuis.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Groningen trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Kaatsheuvel to Groningen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Groningen can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.
Museums · Shopping · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:

Amsterdam — 6 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and Zaanse Schans. Step off the beaten path and head to The Jordaan and Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Rotterdam (Markthal, Rotterdam Centraal Station, &more) and Old Church (in Delft). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and engage your brain at Body Worlds.

For ratings and tourist information, read our Amsterdam vacation site.

You can drive from Groningen to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums
Side Trips
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The Netherlands travel guide

Art Museums · Specialty Museums · Nightlife
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.