32 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

32 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Vlieland
— Few hours
2
Ameland
— 2 nights
3
Terschelling
— 2 nights
4
Makkum
— 1 night
5
Hindeloopen
— 1 night
6
Giethoorn
— 4 nights
7
Den Bosch
— 3 nights
8
Wageningen
— 2 nights
9
Naarden
— 1 night
10
Muiden
— 1 night
11
Purmerend
— 1 night
12
Edam
— 1 night
13
Volendam
— 2 nights
14
Haarlem
— 4 nights
15
Noordwijk
— 3 nights
16
Schiphol
— 2 nights

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Vlieland

Vlieland
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Midgetgolfbaan El Dorado.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vlieland travel planner.

Seattle, USA to Vlieland is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Vlieland is 9 hours. Traveling from Seattle in February, things will get little chillier in Vlieland: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ameland.

Things to do in Vlieland

Fun & Games
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 4:

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Ameland

Ameland ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Vuurtoren Ameland, explore the world behind art at Amelander Musea, thenexamine the collection at Nobels Nostalgisch Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Cultuurhistorisch museum Sorgdrager.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ameland day trip planning app.

Explore your travel options from Vlieland to Ameland with the Route module. In February in Ameland, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Terschelling.

Things to do in Ameland

Museums
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Nobels Nostalgisch Museum ©
Nobels Nostalgisch Museum
Abraham Fock ©
Abraham Fock
Cultuurhistorisch museum Sorgdrager ©
Cultuurhistorisch museum Sorgdrager

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Terschelling

Terschelling ©
One of the Frisian Islands, Terschelling contains a large nature reserve and lives off its tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sint Janskerk Hoorn Terschelling. On your second day here, browse the collection at Bibliotheek Terschelling, get a new perspective on nature at Centrum voor Natuur en Landschap, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Vuurtoren Brandaris, and finally examine the collection at Wrakkenmuseum.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Terschelling vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ameland to Terschelling. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Makkum.

Things to do in Terschelling

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Bunkers Terschelling ©
Bunkers Terschelling
Wrakkenmuseum ©
Wrakkenmuseum
Vuurtoren Brandaris ©
Vuurtoren Brandaris

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Makkum

Makkum ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), thenexamine the collection at Kazemattenmuseum, thendon't miss a visit to Town Hall Bolsward, and finally sample the fine beverages at Us Heit Distillery.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Makkum journey builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Terschelling to Makkum. In February, daytime highs in Makkum are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hindeloopen.

Things to do in Makkum

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bolsward, Kazemattenmuseum
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Kazemattenmuseum ©
Kazemattenmuseum
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) ©
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
Us Heit Distillery ©
Us Heit Distillery

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Hindeloopen

Hindeloopen ©
Hindeloopen is an old city on the North of the Netherlands on the IJsselmeer. On the 9th (Fri), choose your vessel at De haan watersport, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grote Kerk van Hindeloopen, and then get engrossed in the history at Museum Hindeloopen.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Hindeloopen trip itinerary app.

Hindeloopen is very close to Makkum. In February in Hindeloopen, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Giethoorn.

Things to do in Hindeloopen

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

De haan watersport
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Museum Hindeloopen ©
Museum Hindeloopen
Grote Kerk van Hindeloopen ©
Grote Kerk van Hindeloopen
De haan watersport ©
De haan watersport

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Giethoorn

Giethoorn ©
Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. Get a sense of the local culture at Fries Scheepvaart Museum and Hunebed D54 bij Havelte. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Waanders In De Broeren and Castle and gardens Twickel. Explore Giethoorn's surroundings by going to Gevangenisemuseum (The Prison Museum) (in Veenhuizen), UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal (in Lemmer) and D27 (in Borger). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Veenkoloniaal Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Lebuinuskerk, and pause for some photo ops at Holten Canadian War Cemetery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Giethoorn day trip planner.

Drive from Hindeloopen to Giethoorn in an hour. In February, daytime highs in Giethoorn are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Den Bosch.

Things to do in Giethoorn

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Darp, Gevangenisemuseum (The Prison Museum), Fries Scheepvaart Museum, UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, D27
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Veenkoloniaal Museum ©
Veenkoloniaal Museum
UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal ©
UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal
Holten Canadian War Cemetery ©
Holten Canadian War Cemetery

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Den Bosch

Den Bosch ©
The fortified city of Den Bosch impresses with its well-preserved 16th- and 17th-century architecture.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Muurhuizen and De Wonderlijke Klim. Let the collections at Van Gogh Village Nuenen and Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Den Bosch: PSV Museum (in Eindhoven), Tilburg (Textile Museum, Natuurmuseum Brabant, &more) and Rietveld Schroder House (in Utrecht). There's more to do: stop by De Helmondse Markt and see the interesting displays at Breda's Begijnhof Museum.

To find photos and tourist information, refer to the Den Bosch travel route planner.

You can drive from Giethoorn to Den Bosch in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Wageningen.

Things to do in Den Bosch

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Tilburg, De Helmondse Markt, PSV Museum, Breda's Begijnhof Museum, Van Gogh Village Nuenen
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught ©
Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught
PSV Museum ©
PSV Museum
Van Gogh Village Nuenen ©
Van Gogh Village Nuenen

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Wageningen

Wageningen ©
Wageningen is a municipality and a historic town in the central Netherlands, in the province of Gelderland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): look for gifts at Doesburgsche Mosterdfabriek, thensee the interesting displays at Societe Musee Lalique Pays Bas, thensteep yourself in history at Huis Doorn, and finally explore the historical opulence of Amerongen Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Vrijheidsmuseum, thenstroll the grounds of Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, thenexamine the collection at Afrika Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kasteel Doornenburg.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Wageningen trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Den Bosch to Wageningen in an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Wageningen can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Naarden.

Things to do in Wageningen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Doesburg, Groesbeek, Kasteel Doornenburg, Afrika Museum, Amerongen Castle
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Doesburgsche Mosterdfabriek ©
Doesburgsche Mosterdfabriek
Huis Doorn ©
Huis Doorn
Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery ©
Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

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Naarden

Naarden ©
Naarden is a city and former municipality in the Gooi region in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Oude Haven, thenhunt for treasures at Spakenburg Saturday Market, and then see the interesting displays at Castellum Hoge Woerd. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Hofje de Armen de Poth and then take an in-depth tour of Mannenzaal van het St Pieters en Bloklands Gasthuis.

Before you visit Naarden, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Wageningen to Naarden in an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Muiden.

Things to do in Naarden

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Amersfoort, Spakenburg Saturday Market, Castellum Hoge Woerd
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Castellum Hoge Woerd ©
Castellum Hoge Woerd
Hofje de Armen de Poth ©
Hofje de Armen de Poth

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Muiden

Muiden ©
Muiden is a city and former municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. On the 20th (Tue), relax in the rural setting at De Groene Griffioen, take in nature's colorful creations at De Theetuin van Weesp op Bastion Bakkerschans uit 1674, explore the ancient world of Rijksmonument Torenfort aan de Ossenmarkt uit 1861, thensee the interesting displays at Weesper Automaten Kabinet, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at De Sint Laurenskerk van Weesp uit 1462.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Muiden visit website.

Muiden is just a short distance from Naarden. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Purmerend.

Things to do in Muiden

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Weesp
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Weesper Automaten Kabinet ©
Weesper Automaten Kabinet
De Groene Griffioen ©
De Groene Griffioen

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Purmerend

Purmerend ©
Purmerend is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): browse the different shops at Winkelcentrum Eggert Purmerend, appreciate the extensive heritage of Koemarkt Purmerend uit 1645, take an in-depth tour of De Bonte Hen, thenmake a trip to Molen De Kat, thenlearn something new at Zaans Gedaan CacaoLab, and finally see the interesting displays at Molenmuseum.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Purmerend trip builder site.

Getting from Muiden to Purmerend by car takes about an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Edam.

Things to do in Purmerend

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zaandam, Molenmuseum
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
De Bonte Hen ©
De Bonte Hen
Molenmuseum ©
Molenmuseum
Zaans Gedaan CacaoLab ©
Zaans Gedaan CacaoLab

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Edam

Edam ©
Edam is a city in the northwest Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. On the 22nd (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Hoofdtoren Hoorn uit 1532-1534, don't miss a visit to Oosterkerk, pause for some serene contemplation at Koepelkerk, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Grote Kerk, thentake an in-depth tour of Edams Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Speeltoren.

Plan my trip to Edam with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Edam is just a short distance from Purmerend. In February, daytime highs in Edam are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Volendam.

Things to do in Edam

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Hoorn
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Grote Kerk ©
Grote Kerk
Edams Museum ©
Edams Museum
Koepelkerk ©
Koepelkerk

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Volendam

Volendam ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): stop by Irene Hoeve Clogs and Cheese Shop, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Sint Nicolaaskerk uit 1628, thenadmire the striking features of Wester-Amstel, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kasteel Groeneveld. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): walk around Snouck Van Loosen park, thenexamine the collection at De Oude Bakkerij, and then explore the historical opulence of Castle Radboud.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Volendam road trip planning app.

Volendam is very close to Edam. February in Volendam sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Haarlem.

Things to do in Volendam

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Medemblik, Irene Hoeve Clogs and Cheese Shop, Sint Nicolaaskerk uit 1628, Wester-Amstel, Snouck Van Loosen park
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Kasteel Groeneveld ©
Kasteel Groeneveld
Wester-Amstel ©
Wester-Amstel
De Oude Bakkerij ©
De Oude Bakkerij

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Haarlem

Haarlem ©
Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cruquius Pump Museum and Museum Haarlem. Appreciate the collections at Het Dolhuys and Het Keringhuis. Venture out of the city with trips to Skyview De Pier (in Scheveningen), St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk (in Utrecht) and Beach Wassenaarseslag (in Wassenaar). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at De Bazaar Beverwijk, contemplate the long history of Molen De Adriaan Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Waalse Kerk Haarlem, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Bavo.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Haarlem day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Volendam to Haarlem takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In February, daily temperatures in Haarlem can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Noordwijk.

Things to do in Haarlem

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Het Keringhuis, Cruquius Pump Museum, De Bazaar Beverwijk, St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk, Slot Zeist
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Cruquius Pump Museum ©
Cruquius Pump Museum
Ruins of Castle Brederode ©
Ruins of Castle Brederode
St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk ©
St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk

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Noordwijk

Noordwijk ©
Appreciate the collections at Museum Volkenkunde and Museum Prinsenhof Delft. Your inner history buff will appreciate Witte Huis and Sint Janskerk. Explore Noordwijk's surroundings by going to Rotterdam (Kunsthal Rotterdam, Maritime Museum Rotterdam, &more), Delft (PAAUW the delft blue factory, Old Church, &more) and Prison Gate Museum (in The Hague).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Noordwijk travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Haarlem to Noordwijk takes an hour. In February, daytime highs in Noordwijk are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Schiphol.

Things to do in Noordwijk

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Delft, Rotterdam, Leiden, Sint Janskerk, Prison Gate Museum
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 3:
Highlights from your plan
Vermeer Centrum Delft ©
Vermeer Centrum Delft
Museum Volkenkunde ©
Museum Volkenkunde
Sint Janskerk ©
Sint Janskerk

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Schiphol

Schiphol ©
On the 4th (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Art Deco Watertoren van Aalsmeer uit 1928, explore the activities along Westeinderplassen, thenrelax in the rural setting at Speelboerderij Elsenhove, and finally stroll the grounds of Cimitero Ebraico Beth Haim.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Schiphol travel planner.

Schiphol is just a stone's throw from Noordwijk. In March, daily temperatures in Schiphol can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Schiphol

Outdoors Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Aalsmeer, Cimitero Ebraico Beth Haim, Speelboerderij Elsenhove, Molenmuseum
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Westeinderplassen ©
Westeinderplassen
Molenmuseum ©
Molenmuseum
Cimitero Ebraico Beth Haim ©
Cimitero Ebraico Beth Haim

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