14 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Den Helder
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Den Helder
— 1 night
Drive
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Texel
— 2 nights
Bus
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Terschelling
— 2 nights
Drive
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Buren, Ameland
— 1 night
Drive
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Amsterdam
— 4 nights
Drive
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Maastricht
— 1 night
Drive
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Kaatsheuvel
— 2 nights
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Den Helder — 1 night

Den Helder is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Het Nollenlandschap, then surround yourself with nature on De Vrijheid, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Zeemanskerk van Oudeschild Texel uit 1650.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Den Helder travel planning app.

Bengaluru, India to Den Helder is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Den Helder. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in July, with highs in Den Helder at 24°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Texel.
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Texel — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Ecomare, then identify plant and animal life at Fonteinsnol, then look for all kinds of wild species at Utopia, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Waddeneiland Texel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): kick back and relax at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Texel day trip planner.

Drive from Den Helder to Texel in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Terschelling.
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Terschelling — 2 nights

One of the Frisian Islands, Terschelling contains a large nature reserve and lives off its tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): get outside with Terpstra Huifkartochten & Paardrijden, then look for all kinds of wild species at Noordkaap Nederland, and then step off the mainland to explore Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Drenkelingenhuisje Terschelling, get outside with Viking TS3 Sleepnetvissen, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Groene strand, and finally get outside with Terschelling Eilandtuks.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Terschelling journey planning tool.

Getting from Texel to Terschelling by bus takes about 2 hours. July in Terschelling sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Buren.
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Buren, Ameland — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): examine the collection at Amelander Musea, see what you can catch with Forellenvisvijvers 'T Nijlan, and then get engrossed in the history at Landbouw-Juttersmuseum Swartwoude.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Buren trip planner.

You can drive from Terschelling to Buren in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can travel. In July, daytime highs in Buren are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam — 4 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Jordaan and The Amstel. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Nieuwe Kerk (in Delft) and Rotterdam (Erasmus Bridge & Markthal). Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, and get curious at Body Worlds.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam road trip tool.

You can drive from Buren to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Buren in July, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Maastricht.
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Maastricht — 1 night

Culinary Capital of the Netherlands

With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Boekhandel Dominicanen, don't miss a visit to Vrijthof, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Maastricht Underground.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Maastricht road trip planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Maastricht in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Maastricht can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Kaatsheuvel.
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Kaatsheuvel — 2 nights

Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): tee off at Efteling Golfpark, then find something for the whole family at Efteling, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Kaatsheuvel tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Maastricht to Kaatsheuvel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kaatsheuvel can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
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The Netherlands travel guide

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Art Museums · Specialty Museums · Nightlife
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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