Best road trips in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Best road trips in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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How do I plan my route and itinerary for a road trip to Amsterdam?

The easiest way to plan a the Netherlands road trip with a stop in Amsterdam is to book a self-drive package. With a travel package, you’ll get a travel plan, optimized based on driving distances and the time you’ll need to experience all the best of what Amsterdam has to offer.

With a self-drive package, you’ll also enjoy stays at top-rated hotels along your route and recommendations for the best tours and activities you can do throughout your holiday in Amsterdam and the Netherlands.

With Guide to Europe, you can choose from around 364 different the Netherlands self-drive packages with stops in Amsterdam. Explore all your options and book your next vacation as early as today.

What is the best road trip starting in Amsterdam?

The best road trip starting in Amsterdam takes you on a journey to the most wonderful destinations in the Netherlands, including Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Brussel-Hoofdstad - Bruxellese, Zuid-Holland, and Croix. You’ll need at least 13 days to complete this ultimate road trip in the Netherlands at a comfortable pace. Throughout your self-drive, you’ll get the opportunity to admire and familiarize yourself with iconic attractions such as the remarkable Dam Square, Anne Frank House Museum, Vondelpark, Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, Leopold Park, Autoworld Museum, Parc du Cinquantenaire Park, Mont des Arts, Parc de Bruxelles Park, Atomium Museum, St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels Church, and Damrak Waterfront.

This self-drive bundle to Amsterdam can be customized and modified based on your personal needs and preferences. Add flight tickets, a rental car of your choice, hotels and places to stay that suit your budget and preferences, as well as the best tours and activities in Amsterdam and the other destinations along your road trip route.

Get charmed by the wonderful Amsterdam and other amazing destinations within a scenic drive’s distance in the Netherlands. Ultimately, the best road trip to Amsterdam depends on how much time you have, what other places you want to explore, and the pace of your trip. Discover more top-rated road trips across the Netherlands with Guide to Europe.

What is the best 5-day road trip starting in Amsterdam?

The best 5-day road trip starting in Amsterdam is the incredible 5-Day the Netherlands Road Trip around Amsterdam to Groningen. During your vacation in the Netherlands, you will get the chance to visit some of the most famous attractions in the country, including the Dam Square, Het Amsterdamse Bos Park, Vondelpark, Van Gogh Museum, and De 9 Straatjes.

Discover more 5-day roadtrips starting from Amsterdam by selecting your travel dates and pressing search at the top of this page.

What is the best 7-day road trip starting in Amsterdam?

The best 7-day road trip starting in Amsterdam is the unforgettable 7-Day Road Trip to the Netherlands, France, and Belgium. This week-long adventure lets you visit amazing attractions like the Dam Square, Rijksmuseum, Albert Cuyp Market, Van Gogh Museum, Vondelpark, Musée d'Orsay Museum, and Eiffel Tower.

Get ready for your adventures in Amsterdam by viewing and comparing all the amazing road trips you could do in beautiful the Netherlands.

What is the best 10-day road trip starting in Amsterdam?

The best 10-day road trip from Amsterdam is the wonderful 10-Day Road Trip to the Netherlands, Belgium, and France. The travel itinerary of this amazing road trip adventure lets you visit the remarkable Dam Square, Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank House Museum, Van Gogh Museum, Vondelpark, Rotterdam Zoo, Cube Houses Museum, Keukenhof Park, Parc des Buttes-Chaumont Park, and La Villette Park, and many more.

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How do I find the best deals on road trip packages to Amsterdam?

To find the best deals on road trip packages to Amsterdam, the best advice you can get is to book in advance, be flexible with your travel dates, go for a self-guided road trip rather than a guided tour, look for package deals, and always remember to compare packages.

If you’re flexible with your dates and search for a the Netherlands road trip bundle or self-drive package to Amsterdam well in advance, you can often make significant savings. With Guide to Europe, it’s easy to compare vacation packages that include a stop in Amsterdam. Use the search bar at the top of this page to discover all the best the Netherlands self-drive package deals to Amsterdam.

What is the cheapest road trip from Amsterdam?

If you want to explore Amsterdam and its surroundings the cheapest way possible by car, we recommend going on a budget-friendly 3-day the Netherlands road trip starting in Amsterdam. You can book a self-drive package including everything you need for your road trip to Amsterdam for prices starting at approximately 587 EUR.

Included in your package, you’ll also find a travel itinerary with recommendations of the best attractions, tours, activities, restaurants, and bars to check out in Amsterdam.

Discover the best deals on road trips to Amsterdam and all over the Netherlands with Guide to Europe and book early for the cheapest prices.

What’s the average price of a road trip to Amsterdam?

The average price for a road trip in Amsterdam depends on when you visit, how long you stay, and what you choose to include in your self-drive package.

Road trips to Amsterdam can be both cheaper and more expensive than this. How much you should budget for your time in Amsterdam all depends on the accommodation you choose, the activities you would like to do, and the restaurants you plan to visit. Another way to save money throughout a road trip in the Netherlands is to choose a fuel-efficient car.

With Guide to Europe you can customize the inclusions of your self-drive package to Amsterdam. Use the search bar to explore the available options and get a better overview of the prices of different road trip packages to Amsterdam.

When is the best time to go on a road trip to Amsterdam?

Amsterdam is a destination that can be enjoyed year-round and the best time to hit the road completely depends on what you’re looking for!

The most popular time to enjoy a road trip to Amsterdam is during the summer months. So, if you want to bask in the sun and soak up the city’s vibrant energy, then June to August is the best time to steer in the direction of Amsterdam. However, be prepared to face crowds and higher prices.

For those who prefer a quieter and more affordable vacation, spring and autumn offer mild weather, fewer tourists, and stunning natural beauty with blooming flowers and colorful foliage in Amsterdam.

Have an adventure this summer or any time of the year and book yourself a road trip to the beautiful city of Amsterdam!

What is the cheapest month to do a road trip from Amsterdam?

Typically, the cheapest time to go on a road trip to Amsterdam is during the winter months of January and February, as well as the shoulder seasons of September to November and March to May. During these times, you can often find lower prices on accommodations and attractions in Amsterdam, and it’s usually less crowded compared to the peak summer season.

Keep in mind that the weather may be colder and wetter in Amsterdam during the winter months, so be sure to pack appropriately. Major events such as holidays and festivals can also cause prices to increase, so it’s always a good idea to plan your road trip in the Netherlands ahead and do your research on what’s up in Amsterdam. Choose your travel dates to find the cheapest road trips starting in Amsterdam.

How far in advance should I book my Amsterdam road trip package?

We recommend booking your self-drive package to Amsterdam as soon as you’ve decided on your travel dates. The best hotels, flights, and other travel services in Amsterdam often get fully booked in advance, especially in the peak travel season. So if you’re planning on going on a road trip to Amsterdam in the summer months, reserve your road trip package as early as possible. Not only will you enjoy more options, but the prices are also cheaper. The general recommendation is to start planning your road trip in the Netherlands 6–12 months before the planned departure, depending on the season for your travels.

What kind of accommodation can I expect in Amsterdam with a self-drive package?

When you book a self-drive package, you can expect a range of accommodation options to choose from in Amsterdam, based on your budget and preferences. Whether you prefer budget-friendly options or luxurious accommodations, we always recommend the best available accommodation in each destination of your road trip.

For those on a budget, there are plenty of affordable hotels and stay options that still offer comfortable amenities and a convenient location. If you’re looking for something more luxurious, there are plenty of high-end hotels and resorts that offer lavish amenities such as spas, fine dining, and incredible views.

No matter what type of accommodation you choose, we ensure that each property is carefully vetted to ensure quality and comfort for all our travelers. We work with top-rated hotels and properties to ensure that you have a comfortable and enjoyable stay during your road trip to Amsterdam.

Book your road trip package to Amsterdam and other top destinations in the Netherlands today and get ready to enjoy a comfortable and unforgettable self-drive vacation.

What kind of rental car will I get with a self-drive package to Amsterdam?

With a self-drive package to Amsterdam, you can choose from a variety of rental car options to suit your preferences and budget. Available car types include economy, compact, midsize, full-size, and luxury cars, and even SUVs or minivans. Reputable rental car companies will provide you with a well-maintained vehicle, and you can also opt for additional features like GPS navigation, child safety seats, or insurance coverage for your road trip to Amsterdam.

When you book a the Netherlands self-drive package, you’ll choose from the most recommended rental cars, selected based on your road trip route and the number of travelers. We always recommend the best rental cars for your adventures in Amsterdam and around the country, so you can hit the road in comfort.

What are some must-see sights and attractions on a road trip to Amsterdam?

As one of the most vibrant and dynamic cities in the Netherlands, Amsterdam has no shortage of must-see sights and attractions. Some of the most popular places to visit on a road trip to Amsterdam include the iconic Dam Square, Rotterdam Zoo, and Keukenhof Park.

By booking a self-drive package you’ll receive an expertly planned travel itinerary, including recommendations for all the best attractions and places to visit in Amsterdam and other destinations along your road trip in the Netherlands.

With so much to see and do, Amsterdam is sure to be a fun and adventure-filled stop on your road trip across the Netherlands. Start planning your road trip today!
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