9 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

9 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Maastricht
— Few hours
2
Kaatsheuvel
— 1 night
3
Amsterdam
— 4 nights
4
Terschelling
— 1 night
5
Texel
— 2 nights

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Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Boekhandel Dominicanen, then explore the fascinating underground world of Maastricht Underground, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koepelkerk.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Maastricht online itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Maastricht is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August in Maastricht, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kaatsheuvel.

Things to do in Maastricht

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Maastricht Underground ©
Maastricht Underground
Koepelkerk ©
Koepelkerk
Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen

1
night
Kaatsheuvel

Kaatsheuvel
Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. On the 9th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral and then find something for the whole family at Efteling.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kaatsheuvel trip builder site.

Drive from Maastricht to Kaatsheuvel in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Kaatsheuvel are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Kaatsheuvel

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. John's Cathedral
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Efteling
Efteling
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral

4
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Rotterdam (Markthal, Erasmus Bridge, &more), Markt (in Delft) and World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk). The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Brouwerij 't IJ, examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and enjoy breathtaking views from A'dam Lookout.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Kaatsheuvel to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In August in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Terschelling.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Rotterdam, Markt, Zaanse Schans, World Heritage Kinderdijk
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Brouwerij 't IJ ©
Brouwerij 't IJ
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

1
night
Terschelling

Terschelling ©
One of the Frisian Islands, Terschelling contains a large nature reserve and lives off its tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): head off the coast to Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat, look for all kinds of wild species at Noordkaap Nederland, then ride a horse along Terpstra Huifkartochten & Paardrijden, then have fun and explore at Museum 't Behouden Huys, and finally see the interesting displays at Wrakkenmuseum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Terschelling using our trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Amsterdam to Terschelling. In August, daytime highs in Terschelling are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Texel.

Things to do in Terschelling

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
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Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat ©
Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat
Wrakkenmuseum ©
Wrakkenmuseum
Museum 't Behouden Huys ©
Museum 't Behouden Huys

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nights
Texel

Texel ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ecomare, then tee off at Golfbaan De Texelse, and finally identify plant and animal life at Utopia. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Texel, get engrossed in the history at Luchtvaart- En Oorlogsmuseum Texel, then look for all kinds of wild species at Het Nollenlandschap, and finally relax in the rural setting at Hoeve Vrij & Blij.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Texel journey planner.

Getting from Terschelling to Texel by journey takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Texel

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Het Nollenlandschap
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Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Golfbaan De Texelse ©
Golfbaan De Texelse
Het Nollenlandschap ©
Het Nollenlandschap

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