10 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

10 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Fly
1
Amsterdam
— 5 nights
Drive
2
Maastricht
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kaatsheuvel
— 3 nights
Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to Chennai International Airport

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Amsterdam

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Anne Frank House and Rijksmuseum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zaanse Schans and The Jordaan. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Maria van Jessekerk (in Delft) and Rotterdam (Erasmus Bridge, Markthal, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, make a trip to Museum Quarter, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Chennai, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Chennai to Amsterdam, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Chennai in December, with highs in Amsterdam at 9°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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1
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Maastricht

Culinary Capital of the Netherlands

With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
On the 7th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Vrijthof, go for a walk through Boekhandel Dominicanen, Head underground at Maastricht Underground, then stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Maastricht visit planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Maastricht in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Maastricht can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kaatsheuvel.

Things to do in Maastricht

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Kaatsheuvel

Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): contemplate the long history of De Kerkhovense Molen and then find something for the whole family at Efteling. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of St. John's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at World Heritage Kinderdijk, and then admire the landmark architecture of Groothoofdspoort.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kaatsheuvel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maastricht to Kaatsheuvel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In December in Kaatsheuvel, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaatsheuvel

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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The Netherlands travel guide

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Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
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.