60 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

60 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Fly
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Amsterdam
— 13 nights
Train to Den Helder Zuid, Ferry to Texel
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Texel
— 6 nights
Ferry to Den Helder, Veerhaven, Train to Assen
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Assen
— 6 nights
Drive
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Enschede
— 7 nights
Drive
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Arnhem
— 7 nights
Drive
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Tilburg
— 6 nights
Drive
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Middelburg
— 6 nights
Drive
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Maastricht
— 7 nights
Train to Brussels, Fly to Denpasar

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Amsterdam — 13 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Venture out of the city with trips to Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), Grote Markt, &more), Old Church (in Delft) and The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planning site.

Denpasar, Indonesia to Amsterdam is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Denpasar to Amsterdam, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denpasar in June, expect nights in Amsterdam to be much colder, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Texel.
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Texel — 6 nights

Explore Texel's surroundings by going to Acon Dirt Track Racing (in Sint Maarten), Floratuin (in Julianadorp) and Callantsoog Beach (in Callantsoog).

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Texel trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and ferry from Amsterdam to Texel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. In June in Texel, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Assen.
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Assen — 6 nights

Assen is a municipality and a city in the northeastern Netherlands, and is the capital of the province of Drenthe. Get out of town with these interesting Assen side-trips: Kaaslust (in Veenhuizen), Rijksmonument Stadhuis Sneek uit 1550-1605 (in Sneek) and IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) (in Makkum). Spend the 4th (Mon) exploring nature at Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden. There's much more to do: join the crowd at TT Races, explore the activities along The Wadden Sea, see the fascinating exhibit at NonFiction Photo, and identify plant and animal life at Natuurgebied Holtingerveld.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Assen online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and train from Texel to Assen takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In June, daytime highs in Assen are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Enschede.
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Enschede — 7 nights

Enschede, also known as Eanske in the local dialect of Twents, is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands in the province of Overijssel and in the Twente region. Get out of town with these interesting Enschede side-trips: Sauna Ishidoro (in Holten), Pleisterplaats De Barkel (in Wierden) and Pelmolen (in Rijssen). Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at De Weerribben National Park. Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Natuurgebied Beekvliet. There's still lots to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Grolsch Brouwerij Tour, delve into the lush surroundings at Het Reestdal, take in nature's colorful creations at Arboretum Poortbulten, and tee off at Golfclub Driene.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Enschede itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Assen to Enschede takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Enschede, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Arnhem.
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Arnhem — 7 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: Nijmegen (Natuur-reservaat Ooijpolder-De Vlietberg Nijmegen & Museum Gebroeders Van Lymborch Huis), Cenakel kerk (in Heilig Landstichting) and Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery (in Groesbeek). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Airborne Cemetery, head outdoors with Scooterverhuur Gelderland, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark, and examine the collection at Kroller-Muller Museum.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Arnhem day trip website.

Drive from Enschede to Arnhem in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Arnhem can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tilburg.
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Tilburg — 6 nights

The industrial revolution transformed the town of Tilburg from a small village to one of the largest towns in the Netherlands.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tilburg: World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk), Eindhoven (St. Catharinakerk, Bottle Distillery, &more) and Golfbaan Het Woold (in Asten). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Efteling, appreciate the history behind Salon Nune Ville, look for all kinds of wild species at Natuurgebied De Moerputten, and admire the landmark architecture of St. John's Cathedral.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tilburg trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Arnhem to Tilburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Tilburg are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Middelburg.
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Middelburg — 6 nights

Middelburg is a municipality and a city in the south-western Netherlands and the capital of the province of Zeeland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Middelburg: Zuidhavenpoort Zierikzee (in Zierikzee), Watersnoodmuseum (in Ouwerkerk) and Strand Sint-Annaland (in Sint Annaland). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Bizarium, enjoy the sand and surf at Badstrand, contemplate the long history of Rijksmonument Kuiperspoort Middelburg, and stroll through Wallenroute.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Middelburg trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tilburg to Middelburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. When traveling from Tilburg in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Middelburg: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Maastricht.
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Maastricht — 7 nights

With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maastricht: Roermond (Het oude Kerkhof Roermond, Speeltuin Kitskensberg, &more), Barefoot Park Brunssum (in Brunssum) and Kasteeltuinen Arcen (in Arcen). There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at Lambert Smeets, explore the different monuments and memorials at Netherlands American Cemetery, take in nature's colorful creations at Kasteeltuin Oud-Valkenburg, and let the kids burn off some steam at Playing Ground Fort Willem.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Maastricht journey planner.

Traveling by car from Middelburg to Maastricht takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Middelburg in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Maastricht, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel 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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