12 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

12 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Netherlands trip planner

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Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Zwolle
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Zwolle
— 3 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam
— 5 nights
Drive
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Texel
— 3 nights
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Zwolle

— 3 nights
Zwolle is the capital city and municipality of the province of Overijssel, Netherlands. Escape the urban bustle at National Park De Alde Faenen and Wezepse Heide. Get out of town with these interesting Zwolle side-trips: Wilp (Bussloo & Multi-activiteitencentrum Pitch&Putt Bussloo) and Deforelpoel (in Kollumerzwaag). Spend the 29th (Fri) exploring nature at Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Zwolle trip itinerary planning website.

Jacksonville, USA to Zwolle is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Jacksonville to Zwolle due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Jacksonville in October, plan for cooler days in Zwolle, with highs around 59°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zwolle

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Amsterdam

— 5 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anne Frank House and Grote Markt. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: The Hague (Sea Life Scheveningen & Japanese Garden), Scheveningen Beach (in Scheveningen) and Hartebrugkerk (in Leiden). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and contemplate the long history of Begijnhof.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip builder.

You can drive from Zwolle to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Texel.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Texel

— 3 nights
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at De Hoge Berg, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sommeltjespad, then get a dose of the wild on Calidris Birdsafaries, and finally kick back and relax at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Kwekerij Siem Munster (Tulip Excursion), enjoy the sand and surf at Callantsoog Beach, and then examine the collection at Redding museum, Den Helder.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Texel day trip planning app.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Texel in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in November, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Texel

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

The Netherlands travel guide

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Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.