15 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

15 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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De Koog, Texel
— 2 nights
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Bus to Texel, Ferry to Enkhuizen, Train to Haarlem
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Haarlem
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zwolle
— 2 nights
Drive
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The Hague
— 2 nights
Drive
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Delft
— 2 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam
— 3 nights
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De Koog, Texel — 2 nights

De Koog is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): examine the collection at Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers, then identify plant and animal life at Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Boeken aan de Dijk, and finally see the interesting displays at Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Texel and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach.

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Kingston, Canada to De Koog is an approximately 108-hour travel. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Kingston to De Koog. In March, De Koog is a bit warmer than Kingston - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Haarlem.
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Haarlem — 2 nights

Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt, then don't miss a visit to Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), and then enjoy the sand and surf at Zandvoort aan Zee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland and then look for gifts at Kaashuis Tromp.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Haarlem online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from De Koog to Haarlem by combination of bus, ferry, and train takes about 19.5 hours. March in Haarlem sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Mon) before leaving for Zwolle.
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Zwolle — 2 nights

Zwolle is the capital city and municipality of the province of Overijssel, Netherlands. On the 6th (Mon), steep yourself in history at UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal and then look for gifts at Waanders In De Broeren. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Zwolle trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Haarlem to Zwolle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Zwolle are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to The Hague.
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The Hague — 2 nights

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): stroll through Hoek van Holland beach, then browse the different shops at Passage, and then hunt for treasures at Haagse Markt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Panorama Mesdag, delve into the lush surroundings at Haagse Bos, then explore the activities along Rijn (Rhine), and finally admire the natural beauty at Landgoed Clingendael.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our The Hague trip maker tool.

You can drive from Zwolle to The Hague in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in The Hague are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. You'll set off for Delft on the 10th (Fri).
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Delft — 2 nights

Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): make a trip to Markt, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basiliek H.H. Agatha en Barbara, then buy something for everyone on your list at Passage, and finally relax in the rural setting at De Mekkerstee. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk, learn the secrets of production at PAAUW the delft blue factory, then steep yourself in history at World Heritage Kinderdijk, and finally stop by 't Kaaswinkeltje.

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Delft is just a stone's throw from The Hague. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam — 3 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Van Gogh Museum and Leidseplein. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Albert Cuyp Market and Leafde. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, stop by Abraham Kef's, take a stroll through De 9 Straatjes, and visit The Jordaan.

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You can drive from Delft to Amsterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading 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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