36 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

36 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Netherlands vacation planner
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Amsterdam
— 11 nights
Train to Den Helder Zuid, Ferry to Texel
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Texel
— 6 nights
Ferry to Den Helder, Veerhaven, Train to Zwolle
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Zwolle
— 6 nights
Drive
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Middelburg
— 7 nights
Drive
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Kaatsheuvel
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam — 11 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Attractions like Van Gogh Museum and ARTIS make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Scheveningen (Scheveningen Beach & museum Beelden aan Zee), Delft (Museum Lambert van Meerten & Nieuwe Kerk) and The Hague (Sea Life Scheveningen, Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), &more). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, don't miss a visit to Leidseplein, have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam online journey maker.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Amsterdam is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Kuwait City to Amsterdam, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuwait City in July, things will get colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Texel.
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Texel — 6 nights

Kids will enjoy Calidris Birdsafaries and Ecomare. Get out of town with these interesting Texel side-trips: Callantsoog (Natuurgebied Zwanenwater & Callantsoog Beach), Kwekerij Siem Munster (Tulip Excursion) (in Slootdorp) and Sint Maartenszee (De Goudvis & Land van Fluwel).

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Texel trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and ferry from Amsterdam to Texel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. In July in Texel, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Zwolle.
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Zwolle — 6 nights

Zwolle is the capital city and municipality of the province of Overijssel, Netherlands. Attractions like Eise Eisinga Planetarium and Diveworld make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to De Oude Aarde (in Giethoorn), Leuvenumse bossen (in Leuvenum) and Klimbos Ermelo (in Ermelo). Spend the 31st (Sun) exploring nature at National Park Drentsche Aa. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), look for all kinds of wild species at Natuurgebied Holtingerveld, take a peaceful walk through Wezepse Heide, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at De Wieden.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Zwolle online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and train from Texel to Zwolle takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In July in Zwolle, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Middelburg.
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Middelburg — 7 nights

Middelburg is a municipality and a city in the south-western Netherlands and the capital of the province of Zeeland. Kids will appreciate attractions like Oostkapelle Beach and Duiklocatie Sint Annaland. Change things up with these side-trips from Middelburg: Sint-Lievensmonstertoren (in Zierikzee), Strand Sint-Annaland (in Sint Annaland) and De Mekkerstee (in Ouddorp). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Bizarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Badstrand, admire the striking features of Rijksmonument Kuiperspoort Middelburg, and let little ones run wild at Groede podium, speel- en infopark.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Middelburg tour website.

Getting from Zwolle to Middelburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. While traveling from Zwolle, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Middelburg, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kaatsheuvel.
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Kaatsheuvel — 5 nights

Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. Bring the kids along to Efteling and Kampina. Change things up with these side-trips from Kaatsheuvel: National Park De Biesbosch (in Drimmelen), Het Bossche Broek (in Den Bosch) and Gallery van Dun - Contemporary Art (in Oisterwijk). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, let the kids burn off some steam at Speeltuin Brakkefort, stroll the grounds of Airborne Cemetery, and grab your bike and head to Natuur-reservaat Ooijpolder-De Vlietberg Nijmegen.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kaatsheuvel trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Middelburg to Kaatsheuvel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Middelburg in August, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Kaatsheuvel: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 14°C at night. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel 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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