15 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

15 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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15 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Amsterdam
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Hoenderloo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Oostkapelle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Rotterdam
— 5 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Cairo

6
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Escape the urban bustle at Zandvoort aan Zee and Nature & Wildlife Tours. When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem, approximately Haarlem away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through The Jordaan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Blijburg (Happy Village), explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary planning website.

Cairo, Egypt to Amsterdam is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Amsterdam is minus 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in August, with highs in Amsterdam at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hoenderloo.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Zandvoort aan Zee, Frans Hals Museum
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

1
night
Hoenderloo

Hoenderloo ©
Hoenderloo is a Dutch village located south west of the city of Apeldoorn. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Kootwijkerzand, then explore the striking landscape of Hoge Veluwe National Park, and then stroll through Oerrr op het Mosselse Zand.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hoenderloo online journey planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to Hoenderloo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Oostkapelle.

Things to do in Hoenderloo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Oerrr op het Mosselse Zand, Kootwijkerzand
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Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Kootwijkerzand ©
Kootwijkerzand
Oerrr op het Mosselse Zand ©
Oerrr op het Mosselse Zand

2
nights
Oostkapelle

Oostkapelle ©
Oostkapelle is a village in the Dutch province of Zeeland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): kick back and relax at Boulevard van Vlissingen, then stroll through Badstrand, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve de Manteling, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Oostkapelle Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): kick back and relax at Vrouwenpolder Beach, then kick back and relax at Beware Beach, and then examine the collection at Bizarium.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Oostkapelle trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Hoenderloo to Oostkapelle in 3 hours. While traveling from Hoenderloo, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Oostkapelle, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Oostkapelle

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Vlissingen, Vrouwenpolder Beach, Nature Reserve de Manteling, Bizarium, Beware Beach
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Bizarium ©
Bizarium
Oostkapelle Beach ©
Oostkapelle Beach
Nature Reserve de Manteling ©
Nature Reserve de Manteling

5
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Scheveningen Beach and Strand Rockanje. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rotterdam: Scheveningen (Glowgolf Scheveningen & museum Beelden aan Zee) and The Hague (Landgoed Clingendael, Madurodam, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Church, walk around Delftse Hout, explore the galleries of Museum Lambert van Meerten, and see the interesting displays at Museum Prinsenhof Delft.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rotterdam online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Oostkapelle to Rotterdam takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Oostkapelle in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Rotterdam, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Hague, Delft, Strand Rockanje
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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
Madurodam ©
Madurodam
Old Church ©
Old Church

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