18 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

18 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  4 h 15 min
1
Eindhoven
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Hoenderloo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Groningen
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Amsterdam
— 8 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: London

3
nights
Eindhoven

Eindhoven ©
The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eindhoven: Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk), Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel) and Historische Kilometer (in Breda). There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at Bottle Distillery, have fun at Area 51, contemplate the long history of De Wonderlijke Klim, and tee off at Golfclub Dorpswaard.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Eindhoven itinerary planning site.

London, UK to Eindhoven is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Eindhoven. In June, daily temperatures in Eindhoven can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Hoenderloo.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Theme Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

De Wonderlijke Klim, Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, Netherlands American Cemetery, Golfclub Dorpswaard, Efteling
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Bottle Distillery ©
Bottle Distillery
Efteling
Efteling
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery

2
nights
Hoenderloo

Hoenderloo ©
Hoenderloo is a Dutch village located south west of the city of Apeldoorn. On the 17th (Wed), explore the different monuments and memorials at Airborne Cemetery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Nationaal Ereveld Loenen, and then play a few rounds at Golf & Businessclub de Scherpenbergh. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Kroller-Muller Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Hoge Veluwe National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hoenderloo online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Eindhoven to Hoenderloo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. June in Hoenderloo sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Groningen.

Things to do in Hoenderloo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Nationaal Ereveld Loenen, Golf & Businessclub de Scherpenbergh, Airborne Cemetery, Kroller-Muller Museum
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Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery
Kroller-Muller Museum ©
Kroller-Muller Museum

4
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Explore Groningen's surroundings by going to IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) (in Makkum), The Bare Feet Trail (in Opende) and Hunebed D4 bij Midlaren (in Midlaren).

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Groningen trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Hoenderloo to Groningen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June in Groningen, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Groningen

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), The Bare Feet Trail, Klimbos Avontuurlijk Paasloo, The Wadden Sea, Hunebed D4 bij Midlaren
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The Wadden Sea ©
The Wadden Sea
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) ©
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
National Park De Alde Faenen ©
National Park De Alde Faenen

8
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Haarlem (Teylers Hofje, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more) and Madurodam (in The Hague). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, get curious at NEMO Science Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam road trip planning tool.

Getting from Groningen to Amsterdam by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Haarlem, Madurodam
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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