39 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

39 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Netherlands visit planner
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Kaatsheuvel
— 4 nights
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Arnhem
— 6 nights
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Maastricht
— 6 nights
Drive
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Sluis
— 3 nights
Drive
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Texel
— 5 nights
Ferry to Den Helder, Veerhaven, Train to Amsterdam
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Amsterdam
— 14 nights
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Kaatsheuvel — 4 nights

Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kaatsheuvel: Bergen op Zoom (Grote Markt & Canadese Oorlogsbegraafplaats Bergen op Zoom), De Wonderlijke Klim (in Den Bosch) and Breda (Ginnekenmarkt, Sint Joostkapel Breda, &more). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Efteling, explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park De Biesbosch, look for all kinds of wild species at Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Speeltuin Vrouwenhof.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kaatsheuvel trip itinerary planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Kaatsheuvel is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuwait City in July: high temperatures in Kaatsheuvel hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Arnhem.
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Arnhem — 6 nights

Arnhem is known mostly for its John Frost Bridge, which the British tried to secure during World War II. The operation was significant enough to be the subject of a movie, "A Bridge Too Far." Many who go to Arnhem do so for its historical museums, war monuments, museum of modern art, and the Burgers' zoo.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Arnhem: Spelerij (in Dieren), Oerrr op het Mosselse Zand (in Otterlo) and Zutphen (Zaadmarkt Zutphen-Rijksmonument woonhuis Het Bolwerck uit 1549 & Drogenapstoren). Spend the 29th (Fri) exploring nature at Hoge Veluwe National Park. Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at Grolsch Brouwerij Tour, trek along Landgoed Mariendaal, stroll the grounds of Airborne Cemetery, and stroll through Natuurmonumenten-route Planken Wambuis.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Arnhem journey site.

Drive from Kaatsheuvel to Arnhem in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Arnhem sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Maastricht.
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Maastricht — 6 nights

With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maastricht: Meanderende Swalm in het Groenewoud (in Swalmen), Speeltuin Kitskensberg (in Roermond) and St. Martinuskerk (in Venlo). Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at National Park De Groote Peel. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Cesart, steep yourself in history at Fort Sint Pieter, take in nature's colorful creations at Beeldentuin Maastricht, and see the interesting displays at Eynderhoof Limburgs Openluchtmuseum.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Maastricht trip planner.

Traveling by car from Arnhem to Maastricht takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sluis.
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Sluis — 3 nights

Sluis is the name of both a municipality and a town located in the west of Zeelandic Flanders, in the south-western part of the Netherlands.The current incarnation of the municipality exists since on 1 January 2003. Explore Sluis' surroundings by going to Theetuin De Mol (in Overslag), Valkeniershof (in IJzendijke) and Schoolmuseum Schooltijd (in Terneuzen). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Bizarium, let the kids burn off some steam at Groede podium, speel- en infopark, get engrossed in the history at Museum Het Belfort, and engage your brain at Industrieel Museum Zeeland IMZ.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Sluis online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Maastricht to Sluis takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Sluis are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Texel.
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Texel — 5 nights

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Texel: Acon Dirt Track Racing (in Sint Maarten), Den Helder (De Helderse Vallei, De Klimvallei B.V., &more) and Callantsoog Beach (in Callantsoog).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Texel holiday planning site.

You can drive from Sluis to Texel in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daytime highs in Texel are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam — 14 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Scheveningen (Scheveningen Beach & museum Beelden aan Zee), Haarlem (Stadhuis Haarlem, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, stroll around Vondelpark, and meet the residents at ARTIS.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam road trip website.

You can do a combination of ferry and train from Texel to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. August in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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The Netherlands travel guide

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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.
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