24 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

24 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Hollum, Ameland
— 1 day
2
Terschelling
— 3 nights
3
De Cocksdorp, Texel
— 3 nights
4
Schiermonnikoog
— 1 night
5
Drouwen
— 2 nights
6
Leeuwarden
— 3 nights
7
Den Helder
— 3 nights
8
Amsterdam
— 5 nights

1
day
Hollum, Ameland

Hollum ©
Hollum is a Dutch village on Ameland, one of the West Frisian Islands. On the 13th (Sat), make a trip to Vuurtoren Ameland, admire the masterpieces at Amelander Musea, see the interesting displays at Nobels Nostalgisch Museum, then stop by Kaasboerderij Ameland, and finally get engrossed in the history at Cultuurhistorisch museum Sorgdrager.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hollum trip planning tool.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Hollum is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October, expect Hollum to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Terschelling.

Things to do in Hollum

Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Nobels Nostalgisch Museum, Amelander Musea
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Nobels Nostalgisch Museum ©
Nobels Nostalgisch Museum
Amelander Musea ©
Amelander Musea
Cultuurhistorisch museum Sorgdrager ©
Cultuurhistorisch museum Sorgdrager

3
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Terschelling

Terschelling ©
One of the Frisian Islands, Terschelling contains a large nature reserve and lives off its tourist appeal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sint Janskerk Hoorn Terschelling and Bunkers Terschelling. Let the collections at Wrakkenmuseum and Landbouwmuseum en Kinderboerderij 't Hooivak capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Centrum voor Natuur en Landschap, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat, visit a coastal fixture at Vuurtoren Brandaris, and stroll through Groene strand.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Terschelling trip builder app.

Getting from Hollum to Terschelling by journey takes about 4.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to De Cocksdorp.

Things to do in Terschelling

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat ©
Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat
Wrakkenmuseum ©
Wrakkenmuseum
Landbouwmuseum en Kinderboerderij 't Hooivak ©

3
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De Cocksdorp, Texel

De Cocksdorp ©
De Cocksdorp is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Get some cultural insight at Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora and Eiland Galerij. Explore hidden gems such as VogelInformatiecentrum Texel and Chocolaterie Smidt. Step out of De Cocksdorp to go to Den Hoorn and see Novalishoeve, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Zwembad De Krim, look for all kinds of wild species at Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel, and get in on the family fun at Klimmen EnZo.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the De Cocksdorp trip itinerary planning website.

Travel from Terschelling to De Cocksdorp in 4.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in De Cocksdorp can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Schiermonnikoog.

Things to do in De Cocksdorp

Theme Parks · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Texel
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Klimmen EnZo ©
Klimmen EnZo
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora ©
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora
VogelInformatiecentrum Texel ©
VogelInformatiecentrum Texel

1
night
Schiermonnikoog

Schiermonnikoog ©
Schiermonnikoog is an island, a municipality, and a national park in the northern Netherlands. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Oosterstrand, trek along Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad, then pause for some photo ops at Statue "de Schiere Monnik", then view the masterpieces at Hijrre Pottenbakkerij, and finally don't miss a visit to Gallery Ogygia. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Shellmuseum, make a trip to Vredenhof, steep yourself in history at Bunker Wassermann, then enjoy the sea views from Noordertoren, and finally step off the mainland to explore Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Schiermonnikoog trip maker.

Explore your travel options from De Cocksdorp to Schiermonnikoog with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Drouwen.

Things to do in Schiermonnikoog

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog ©
Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog
Bunker Wassermann ©
Bunker Wassermann
Noordertoren
Noordertoren

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Drouwen

Drouwen ©
Drouwen is a village in the Dutch province of Drenthe. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Hunebed D19, contemplate the long history of D20, explore the ancient world of Hunebed D28 & D29, then explore the ancient world of Hunebed D32, and finally learn more about the world around you at Ellert en Brammert. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Veenkoloniaal Museum, see the interesting displays at Fraeylemaborg, then join the crowd at TT Races, then contemplate the long history of Kamp Westerbork, and finally steep yourself in history at D27.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Drouwen trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Schiermonnikoog to Drouwen. Traveling from Schiermonnikoog in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 8°C in Drouwen. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Leeuwarden.

Things to do in Drouwen

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Borger, Hunebed D32, Kamp Westerbork, TT Races, Fraeylemaborg
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D20 ©
D20
Fraeylemaborg ©
Fraeylemaborg
Ellert en Brammert ©
Ellert en Brammert

3
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Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden ©
Leeuwarden, Stadsfries: Liwwadden) is a city and municipality with a population of 108,249 in Friesland in the Netherlands. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Eise Eisinga Planetarium and Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden. Poptaslot/Heringastate and Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613 will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Leeuwarden to go to Lauwersoog and see Nationaal Park Lauwersmeer, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: tour the water at your own pace with Boat rental Ouweseun, head outdoors with Alde Faenen, take in the waterfront at Port of Harlingen, and paddle through the water with Verhuurbedrijf Hollema.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Leeuwarden tour planning website.

Drive from Drouwen to Leeuwarden in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Leeuwarden are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Den Helder.

Things to do in Leeuwarden

Transportation · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Harlingen, Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613, Alde Faenen, Nationaal Park Lauwersmeer, Eise Eisinga Planetarium
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Verhuurbedrijf Hollema ©
Verhuurbedrijf Hollema
Poptaslot/Heringastate ©
Poptaslot/Heringastate
Eise Eisinga Planetarium ©
Eise Eisinga Planetarium

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nights
Den Helder

Den Helder ©
Den Helder is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers and Buitencentrum Schoorlse Duinen Schoorl. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Den Helder: Oudeschild (Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui & De Hoge Berg) and Schoorl (Klimduin & Strand Camperduin). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Oranjerie De Groene Parel Den Helder, look for all kinds of wild species at Natuurgebied Zwanenwater, walk around Floratuin, and get in on the family fun at De Helderse Vallei.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Den Helder route maker site.

You can drive from Leeuwarden to Den Helder in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Den Helder are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Den Helder

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Schoorl, Oudeschild, Natuurgebied Zwanenwater, Floratuin
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Oranjerie De Groene Parel Den Helder ©
Oranjerie De Groene Parel Den Helder
Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers ©
Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers
Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui ©
Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zaanse Schans and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum & Grote Markt) and Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) (in The Hague). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and take a stroll through Red Light District.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Den Helder to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Hague, Zaanse Schans
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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