13 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

13 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Netherlands Trip Planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Haarlem
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Haarlem
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zandvoort
— 2 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam
— 6 nights
Fly

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Haarlem

— 2 nights

Flower City

Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
On the 25th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Molen De Adriaan Museum and then look for gifts at Kaashuis Tromp. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), examine the collection at The Corrie ten Boom House, then explore the world behind art at Frans Hals Museum, and finally stop by Melgers Wijn en Dranken.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Haarlem trip planner.

Chennai, India to Haarlem is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Haarlem is minus 4.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Chennai in September: high temperatures in Haarlem hover around 22°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zandvoort.

Things to do in Haarlem

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:

Zandvoort

— 2 nights
Zandvoort is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland.Zandvoort is one of the major beach resorts of the Netherlands; it has a long sandy beach, bordered by coastal dunes. On the 27th (Wed), enjoy breathtaking views from Euromast. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Peace Palace, ponder the world of politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), then don't miss a visit to Markt, and finally admire the striking features of Erasmus Bridge.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Zandvoort travel route planner.

Zandvoort is very close to Haarlem. In September, daytime highs in Zandvoort are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zandvoort

Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:

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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, walk around Vondelpark, and take a stroll through The Jordaan.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam vacation planning app.

You can drive from Zandvoort to Amsterdam in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 6:

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.