10 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

10 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Netherlands tour itinerary planner
Make it your trip
Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Dordrecht
1
Dordrecht
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Maastricht
— 1 night
Drive
3
Amsterdam
— 6 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

Dordrecht — 2 nights

Dordrecht, colloquially Dordt, historically in English named Dort, is a city and municipality in the western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire the striking features of St. John's Cathedral and then get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Kinderdijk. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Efteling.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Dordrecht online vacation planner.

Washington, USA to Dordrecht is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington to Dordrecht is 6 hours. While traveling from Washington, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Dordrecht, ranging from highs of 56°F to lows of 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Maastricht.
more
Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:

Maastricht — 1 night

Culinary Capital of the Netherlands

With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery, take in nature's colorful creations at Beeldentuin Maastricht, then Head underground at Maastricht Underground, then take in the pleasant sights at Boekhandel Dominicanen, and finally make a trip to Vrijthof.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Maastricht travel planner.

Traveling by car from Dordrecht to Maastricht takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Maastricht can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.
more
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 26:

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zaanse Schans and Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and Portuguese Synagogue. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Anne Frank House, wander the streets of The Jordaan, explore the world behind art at Moco Museum Amsterdam, and explore the engaging exhibits at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam road trip tool.

You can drive from Maastricht to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
more
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Apr 26 — May 2:

The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
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.
more