10 days in Holland Itinerary

10 days in Holland Itinerary

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10 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Zaandam
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Den Helder
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Texel
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Amsterdam
— 1 night
train:  45​min
5
Alkmaar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Lelystad
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
7
Enkhuizen
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Zaandam

Zaandam ©
Zaandam is a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. You've added Kooijman Souvenirs & Clogs Wooden Shoe Workshop, De Zoeker Molen, Catharina Hoeve Cheese Farm, and other attractions to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Het Jonge Schaap, see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, then experience rural life at Catharina Hoeve Cheese Farm, then admire the landmark architecture of De Zoeker Molen, and finally explore the galleries of Kooijman Souvenirs & Clogs Wooden Shoe Workshop.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Zaandam is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Zaandam due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, you will find days in Zaandam are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are much colder (15°C). You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for Den Helder.

Things to do in Zaandam

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
De Zoeker Molen ©
De Zoeker Molen
Het Jonge Schaap ©
Het Jonge Schaap

few
hours
Den Helder

Den Helder ©
Den Helder is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. You've now added Marinemuseum to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): examine the collection at Marinemuseum.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Den Helder journey planner.

Traveling by car from Zaandam to Den Helder takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Den Helder are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for Texel.

Things to do in Den Helder

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Marinemuseum ©
Marinemuseum

2
nights
Texel

Texel ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Luchtvaart- En Oorlogsmuseum Texel as well as Texel Zoo. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Ecomare, then brush up on your military savvy at Luchtvaart- En Oorlogsmuseum Texel, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Texel Zoo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Texel road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Den Helder to Texel takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Texel can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Texel

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ecomare ©
Ecomare
Luchtvaart- En Oorlogsmuseum Texel ©
Texel Zoo ©
Texel Zoo

1
night
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You've added The Jordaan, Open Boat Tours, Amsterdam Boat Company, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, get a new perspective on things with Amsterdam Boat Company, wander the streets of The Jordaan, then explore the activities along Herengracht, then tour the water at your own pace with Open Boat Tours, and finally get engrossed in the history at Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam road trip planning tool .

Getting from Texel to Amsterdam by car takes about 2 hours. In August in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Alkmaar.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Outdoors Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Herengracht ©
Herengracht

1
night
Alkmaar

Alkmaar ©
Alkmaar is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Hollands Kaasmuseum, then make a trip to Grote Sint Laurenskerk, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strand Egmond aan Zee.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Alkmaar journey tool .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Alkmaar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Alkmaar, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lelystad.

Things to do in Alkmaar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Strand Egmond aan Zee
Highlights from your plan
Strand Egmond aan Zee ©
Strand Egmond aan Zee
Grote Sint Laurenskerk ©
Grote Sint Laurenskerk

1
night
Lelystad

Lelystad ©
Lelystad is a municipality and a city in the centre of the Netherlands, and it is the capital of the province of Flevoland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): see the interesting displays at National Aviation Museum (Aviodrome), step aboard Batavialand, and then browse the different shops at Batavia Stad Amsterdam Fashion Outlet.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lelystad trip planner.

Drive from Alkmaar to Lelystad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Enkhuizen.

Things to do in Lelystad

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Batavia Stad Amsterdam Fashion Outlet ©
National Aviation Museum (Aviodrome) ©
Batavialand ©
Batavialand

1
night
Enkhuizen

Enkhuizen ©
Enkhuizen is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia.HistoryEnkhuizen was one of the harbour-towns of the VOC, just like Hoorn and Amsterdam, from where overseas trade with the East Indies was conducted. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): examine the collection at Theo Koomen Museum / Molen De Hoop, see the interesting displays at Museum Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik, then get engrossed in the history at Zuiderzeemuseum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of De Westerpoort of Koepoort uit 1654. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stichting De Westerkerk and then stroll around Snouck Van Loosen park.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Enkhuizen travel route planner.

Enkhuizen is just a short distance from Lelystad. In August in Enkhuizen, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Enkhuizen

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Theo Koomen Museum / Molen De Hoop, Museum Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik
Highlights from your plan
Zuiderzeemuseum ©
Zuiderzeemuseum
Museum Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik ©
Museum Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik
Snouck Van Loosen park ©
Snouck Van Loosen park

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