13 days in Friesland Province Itinerary

13 days in Friesland Province Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Drive:  3 h 30 min
1
Leeuwarden
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Harlingen
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Sneek
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13 h 15 min
4
Schiermonnikoog
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Brussels

3
nights
Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden ©
Leeuwarden, Stadsfries: Liwwadden) is a city and municipality with a population of 108,249 in Friesland in the Netherlands. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Leeuwarden: Kamp Westerbork (in Hooghalen), Drents Museum (in Assen) and Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen (in Emmen). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Fries Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at AquaZoo, don't miss a visit to De Oldehove, and browse for treasures at Emmakade Antiek.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Leeuwarden trip itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Leeuwarden is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Harlingen.

Things to do in Leeuwarden

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kamp Westerbork, Drents Museum, Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 24:
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Fries Museum ©
Fries Museum
Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden ©
Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden
De Oldehove ©
De Oldehove

2
nights
Harlingen

Harlingen ©
Harlingen is a municipality and a city in the northern Netherlands, in the province of Friesland at the Wadden Sea. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get curious at Eise Eisinga Planetarium, contemplate the long history of Franeker City Hall, examine the collection at Het Hannemahuis, thenview the masterpieces at Galerie de Vis, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Port of Harlingen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Willem Barentz expeditieschip, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michaelskerk, thensee the interesting displays at De Oude Bakkerij, and finally examine the collection at Museum BroekerVeiling.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Harlingen tour site.

Harlingen is just a stone's throw from Leeuwarden. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Sneek.

Things to do in Harlingen

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Franeker, De Oude Bakkerij, Museum BroekerVeiling
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 27:
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Eise Eisinga Planetarium ©
Eise Eisinga Planetarium
Port of Harlingen ©
Port of Harlingen
Willem Barentz expeditieschip ©
Willem Barentz expeditieschip

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nights
Sneek

Sneek ©
Sneek is a city southwest of Leeuwarden and seat of the former municipality of Sneek in the province of Friesland (Netherlands). Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Rijksmonument Stadhuis Sneek uit 1550-1605, sample the fine beverages at Weduwe Joustra, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613, thensee the interesting displays at Fries Scheepvaart Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at De Orchideeen Hoeve. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, explore the activities along IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Broerekerk, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Gertrudiskerk, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rijksmonument Martinikerk Sneek uit 1498-1503.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sneek online tour planner.

Sneek is very close to Harlingen. In October, daytime highs in Sneek are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll set off for Schiermonnikoog on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in Sneek

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

De Orchideeen Hoeve, St. Gertrudiskerk, UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, Broerekerk, IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
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IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) ©
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
Fries Scheepvaart Museum ©
Fries Scheepvaart Museum
Rijksmonument Stadhuis Sneek uit 1550-1605
Rijksmonument Stadhuis Sneek uit 1550-1605

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nights
Schiermonnikoog

Schiermonnikoog ©
Schiermonnikoog is an island, a municipality, and a national park in the northern Netherlands. Schiermonnikoog is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog, make a trip to Gallery Ogygia, examine the collection at Bunkermuseum Schlei, and hike along Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Schiermonnikoog trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sneek to Schiermonnikoog. In October, daytime highs in Schiermonnikoog are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Schiermonnikoog

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 1:
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Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad ©
Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad
Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog ©
Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog
Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog ©
Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog