15 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

15 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Groningen
— 2 nights
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Maastricht
— 3 nights
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Kaatsheuvel
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam
— 6 nights

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Groningen — 2 nights

Get a sense of the local culture at Groninger Museum and Museum Vosbergen. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hunebed Centre and Hunebed D13. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Groningen: Fries Museum (in Leeuwarden) and Van Gogh House Drenthe (in Nieuw Amsterdam).

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Amsterdam to Groningen is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July in Groningen, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Maastricht.
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Maastricht — 3 nights

With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Boekhandel Dominicanen and Sint Matthiaskerk. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Netherlands American Cemetery and Kasteel Hillenraad. Explore Maastricht's surroundings by going to Attractiepark Toverland (in Sevenum) and GaiaZOO (in Kerkrade). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Vrijthof, Head underground at Maastricht Underground, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koepelkerk.

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Drive from Groningen to Maastricht in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Maastricht sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kaatsheuvel.
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Kaatsheuvel — 3 nights

Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. Museum-lovers will appreciate World Heritage Kinderdijk and Nederlands Openluchtmuseum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. John's Cathedral and Efteling. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kaatsheuvel: Kasteel Beverweerd (in Werkhoven), Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark (in Arnhem) and Renkumse Molen (in Renkum). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Visbank en Vismarkt te Heusden.

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You can drive from Maastricht to Kaatsheuvel in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam — 6 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Zaanse Schans and Canals area. You'll explore and learn at Kroller-Muller Museum and Zuiderzeemuseum. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Utrecht (Dom Tower & Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)) and Apenheul (in Apeldoorn). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Micropia, take in panoramic vistas at A'dam Lookout, explore the engaging exhibits at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

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Drive from Kaatsheuvel to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can 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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