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. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel, then browse for treasures at Boeken aan de Dijk, and finally see the interesting displays at Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora. On the next day, visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Texel and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the De Koog road trip app.

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. When traveling from Kingston in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in De Koog: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time 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.
On the 5th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), and then kick back and relax at Zandvoort aan Zee. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland and then stop by Kaashuis Tromp.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Haarlem route maker site.

Traveling by combination of bus, ferry, and train from De Koog to Haarlem takes 19.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Haarlem are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Thu) before leaving for Zwolle.
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Zwolle — 2 nights

Zwolle is the capital city and municipality of the province of Overijssel, Netherlands. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): don't miss a visit to UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal and then stop by Waanders In De Broeren. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Zwolle visit planning site.

You can drive from Haarlem to Zwolle in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car 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 9th (Sat): kick back and relax at Hoek van Holland beach, browse the different shops at Passage, and then hunt for treasures at Haagse Markt. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Panorama Mesdag, take a peaceful walk through Haagse Bos, then explore the activities along Rijn (Rhine), and finally admire the natural beauty at Landgoed Clingendael.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our The Hague road trip site.

Traveling by car from Zwolle to The Hague takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 11th (Mon), you're off to Delft.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): don't miss a visit 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 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Old Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk, then learn the secrets of production at PAAUW the delft blue factory, then take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Kinderdijk, and finally stop by 't Kaaswinkeltje.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Delft holiday maker app.

Delft is very close to The Hague. In July in Delft, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and The Jordaan. Discover out-of-the-way places like De 9 Straatjes and Abraham Kef's. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, hunt for treasures at Bloemenmarkt, look for gifts at Leafde, and take a stroll through Leidseplein.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip builder site.

Drive from Delft to Amsterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling 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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