23 days in Friesland Province Itinerary

23 days in Friesland Province Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Terschelling
— 2 nights
2
Vlieland
— 2 nights
3
Hollum, Ameland
— 3 nights
4
Franeker
— 3 nights
5
Lemmer
— 3 nights
6
Appelscha
— 4 nights
7
Schiermonnikoog
— 3 nights

2
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Terschelling

Terschelling ©
One of the Frisian Islands, Terschelling contains a large nature reserve and lives off its tourist appeal.
Terschelling is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat, look for gifts at De Boekenboer, examine the collection at Wrakkenmuseum, and browse the collection at Bibliotheek Terschelling.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Terschelling online holiday planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Terschelling is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Terschelling. While traveling from Cape Town, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Terschelling, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vlieland.

Things to do in Terschelling

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Groene strand ©
Groene strand
Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat ©
Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat
Wrakkenmuseum ©
Wrakkenmuseum

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Vlieland

Vlieland
On the 7th (Sun), visit a coastal fixture at Vuurtoren Vlieland and then have some family-friendly fun at Midgetgolfbaan El Dorado.

To find out how to plan a trip to Vlieland, use our trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Terschelling to Vlieland. April in Vlieland sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel to Hollum.

Things to do in Vlieland

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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nights
Hollum, Ameland

Hollum ©
Hollum is a Dutch village on Ameland, one of the West Frisian Islands. Hollum is known for museums and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Abraham Fock, make a trip to Vuurtoren Ameland, admire the masterpieces at Amelander Musea, and take an in-depth tour of Bunkermuseum.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hollum trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vlieland to Hollum. In April, daytime highs in Hollum are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for the travel to Franeker.

Things to do in Hollum

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Shopping

Side Trips

Ballum, Amelander Musea
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Amelander Musea ©
Amelander Musea
Abraham Fock ©
Abraham Fock
Vuurtoren Ameland ©
Vuurtoren Ameland

3
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Franeker

Franeker ©
Franeker is one of the eleven historical cities of Friesland and capital of the municipality of Franekeradeel. Explore Franeker's surroundings by going to Jopie Huisman Museum (in Workum), First Frisian Icescating Museum (in Hindeloopen) and Museum Belvedere (in Heerenveen). The adventure continues: get curious at Eise Eisinga Planetarium, examine the collection at Museum Martena, don't miss a visit to Town Hall Bolsward, and admire the striking features of Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Franeker day trip planner.

Getting from Hollum to Franeker by journey takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Hollum in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Franeker, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lemmer.

Things to do in Franeker

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sneek, Harlingen, Jopie Huisman Museum, First Frisian Icescating Museum, Kazemattenmuseum
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:
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Eise Eisinga Planetarium ©
Eise Eisinga Planetarium
Jopie Huisman Museum ©
Jopie Huisman Museum
Museum Martena ©
Museum Martena

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Lemmer

Lemmer ©
Lemmer is a town in the municipality of De Friese Meren (province of Friesland), in the Netherlands. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Gertrudiskerk (in Workum), Hindeloopen (Grote Kerk van Hindeloopen & Museum Hindeloopen) and IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) (in Makkum). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicolaaskerk, don't miss a visit to Galerie Terbeek, and take a leisurely stroll along Lemmer Kanaal.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lemmer trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Franeker to Lemmer in an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Lemmer can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Appelscha.

Things to do in Lemmer

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Hindeloopen, St. Gertrudiskerk, IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), Passantenhaven Heegerwal, St. Nicolaaskerk
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) ©
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal ©
UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal
St. Gertrudiskerk ©
St. Gertrudiskerk

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Appelscha

Appelscha ©
Appelscha is a village in the municipality of Ooststellingwerf in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. Change things up with these side-trips from Appelscha: Molen Windlust (in Noordwolde), Museum Joure (in Joure) and Leeuwarden (Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden, Blokhuispoort, &more). Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at National Park Drents-Friese Wold. The adventure continues: explore the activities along The Wadden Sea.

Plan my day in Appelscha using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Lemmer to Appelscha takes an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Schiermonnikoog.

Things to do in Appelscha

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Leeuwarden, The Wadden Sea, Molen Windlust, Museum Joure
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Fries Museum ©
Fries Museum
Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden ©
Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden
National Park Drents-Friese Wold ©
National Park Drents-Friese Wold

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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: head off the coast to Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog, make a trip to Gallery Ogygia, enjoy the sea views from Noordertoren, and kick back and relax at Oosterstrand.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Schiermonnikoog holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Appelscha to Schiermonnikoog. While traveling from Appelscha, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Schiermonnikoog, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Schiermonnikoog

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog ©
Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog
Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad ©
Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad
Vredenhof ©
Vredenhof