8 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

8 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam
1
Amsterdam
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
2
Utrecht
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Weert
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Middelburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Rotterdam
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder and The Amstel. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Herengracht, get lost in a book at OBA Library of Amsterdam, pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, and explore the world behind art at Moco Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Amsterdam. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Utrecht.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Nature Parks
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Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder ©
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder
Herengracht ©
Herengracht
Food Tours

1
night
Utrecht

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Jan VI van Nassau-Dillenburg (Jan de Oude), enjoy breathtaking views from Dom Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk, then see the interesting displays at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), then make a trip to Sint Willibrordkerk, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Canals area.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Utrecht day trip planning app.

Utrecht is very close to Amsterdam. In May in Utrecht, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Weert.

Things to do in Utrecht

Historic Sites Museums
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Canals area ©
Canals area
Dom Tower ©
Dom Tower
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) ©
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)

1
night
Weert

Weert ©
Weert is a municipality and city in the southeastern Netherlands. On the 31st (Sun), examine the collection at Gemeentemuseum Weert, then don't miss a visit to Sint Martinuskerk, then make a trip to Franciscus Huis Weert, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at De Brouwschuur.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Weert online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Utrecht to Weert takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Weert are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Middelburg.

Things to do in Weert

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Historic Sites
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De Brouwschuur ©
De Brouwschuur
Sint Martinuskerk ©
Sint Martinuskerk
Gemeentemuseum Weert ©
Gemeentemuseum Weert

1
night
Middelburg

Middelburg ©
Middelburg is a municipality and a city in the south-western Netherlands and the capital of the province of Zeeland. On the 1st (Mon), view the masterpieces at Marie Tak van Poortvliet Museum Domburg, admire the landmark architecture of Rijksmonument Villa Carmen Sylva Domburg, stroll through Hof Poppendamme, admire the natural beauty at Utropia, then get to know the fascinating history of de Graanbeurs Middelburg-Podio del Mondo per l'arte, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Rijksmonument de Koepoort van Middelburg uit 1735.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Middelburg trip builder website.

You can drive from Weert to Middelburg in 2 hours. Traveling from Weert in May, you will find days in Middelburg are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Middelburg

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Domburg, Hof Poppendamme
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Hof Poppendamme ©
Hof Poppendamme
Utropia ©
Utropia
Rijksmonument Villa Carmen Sylva Domburg ©
Rijksmonument Villa Carmen Sylva Domburg

2
nights
Rotterdam

Rotterdam ©
Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
On the 2nd (Tue), stop by Monsieur Saucisson, browse the different shops at Markthal, then admire the landmark architecture of Erasmus Bridge, then make a trip to Dobberend Bos, and finally get to know the resident critters at Rotterdam Zoo. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Beurs - World Trade Center, examine the collection at Kijk-Kubus, examine the collection at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, take in panoramic vistas at Euromast, then take in the pleasant sights at Luchtsingel, and finally make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rotterdam holiday site.

Traveling by car from Middelburg to Rotterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Middelburg in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rotterdam: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Shopping Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Markthal ©
Markthal
Erasmus Bridge ©
Erasmus Bridge
Rotterdam Zoo ©
Rotterdam Zoo

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