10 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

10 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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1
Amsterdam
— 3 nights
2
Groningen
— 2 nights
3
Maastricht
— 1 night
4
Dordrecht
— 1 night

3
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zaanse Schans and Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. Get a sense of the local culture at The Jordaan and Body Worlds. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Rotterdam (Rotterdam Centraal Station, Markthal, &more) and Utrecht (Dom Tower & Canals area). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, wander the streets of Mercatorplein, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam day trip planning site.

Redding, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Redding to Amsterdam, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Redding in April; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 56°F and lows reach 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Groningen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rotterdam, Utrecht, Zaanse Schans
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Canals area ©
Canals area
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

2
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
On the 22nd (Fri), trek along Boomkroonpad, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hortus Botanicus Haren, then explore the world behind art at Groninger Museum, and finally make a trip to 'Peerd van Ome Loeks'. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Groote Zand Hooghalen and then see the interesting displays at Fries Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Groningen online holiday planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to Groningen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Groningen

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Fries Museum, Groote Zand Hooghalen, Boomkroonpad, Hortus Botanicus Haren
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Boomkroonpad ©
Boomkroonpad
Fries Museum ©
Fries Museum
Groninger Museum ©
Groninger Museum

1
night
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Vrijthof, go for a walk through Boekhandel Dominicanen, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint Matthiaskerk, then Head underground at Maastricht Underground, and finally try your luck at Fair Play Casino Maastricht.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Maastricht road trip app.

Getting from Groningen to Maastricht by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Maastricht are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Dordrecht.

Things to do in Maastricht

Fun & Games · Nature · Casinos
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Maastricht Underground ©
Maastricht Underground
Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen
Vrijthof ©
Vrijthof

1
night
Dordrecht

Dordrecht ©
Dordrecht, colloquially Dordt, historically in English named Dort, is a city and municipality in the western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): get outside with Board Academy, hike along Park Merwestein, then take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Kinderdijk, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Kinderdijk.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dordrecht trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Maastricht to Dordrecht takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Dordrecht can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dordrecht

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

World Heritage Kinderdijk, Kinderdijk
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World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk
Kinderdijk ©
Kinderdijk
Park Merwestein ©
Park Merwestein

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