13 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

13 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Amsterdam
— 2 nights
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Oudeschild
— 1 night
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De Cocksdorp, Texel
— 2 nights
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Hollum, Ameland
— 1 night
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Groningen
— 2 nights
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Schiermonnikoog
— 2 nights
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Terschelling
— 1 night

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Escape the urban bustle at Uitkijkduin Petten and Natuurgebied Zwanenwater. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Step out of Amsterdam to go to Alkmaar and see Alkmaar City Hall, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, browse the exhibits of Kooijman Souvenirs & Clogs Wooden Shoe Workshop, and explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Oudeschild.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans

1
night
Oudeschild

Oudeschild ©
Oudeschild is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. On the 3rd (Fri), examine the collection at Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Texel Brewery, then identify plant and animal life at De Hoge Berg, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Oudeschild travel route planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to Oudeschild in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to De Cocksdorp.

Things to do in Oudeschild

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
De Hoge Berg ©
De Hoge Berg
Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui ©
Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui
Texel Brewery ©
Texel Brewery

2
nights
De Cocksdorp, Texel

De Cocksdorp ©
De Cocksdorp is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Texel, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach, and then tee off at Golfbaan De Texelse. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Luchtvaart- En Oorlogsmuseum Texel, view the masterpieces at Eiland Galerij, stroll the grounds of War Cemetery Den Burg, contemplate the long history of De Hervormde Kerk van Den Burg Texel uit 1452, then explore the striking landscape of Oudeschild, Texel, and finally see the interesting displays at Wezenspyk.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the De Cocksdorp trip itinerary planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Oudeschild to De Cocksdorp. In May, daytime highs in De Cocksdorp are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hollum.

Things to do in De Cocksdorp

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Golfbaan De Texelse ©
Golfbaan De Texelse
Lighthouse Texel ©
Lighthouse Texel
War Cemetery Den Burg ©
War Cemetery Den Burg

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night
Hollum, Ameland

Hollum ©
Hollum is a Dutch village on Ameland, one of the West Frisian Islands. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): look for gifts at Kaasboerderij Ameland, see the interesting displays at Nobels Nostalgisch Museum, then examine the collection at Abraham Fock, and finally get engrossed in the history at Cultuurhistorisch museum Sorgdrager.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hollum trip maker app.

Traveling by journey from De Cocksdorp to Hollum takes 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Groningen.

Things to do in Hollum

Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Nobels Nostalgisch Museum ©
Nobels Nostalgisch Museum
Abraham Fock ©
Abraham Fock
Cultuurhistorisch museum Sorgdrager ©
Cultuurhistorisch museum Sorgdrager

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Groningen

Groningen ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of National Park Drentsche Aa. On the next day, hike along The Bare Feet Trail and then head outdoors with Klimcentrum Bjoeks.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Groningen journey maker app.

You can drive from Hollum to Groningen in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Hollum in May, you will find days in Groningen are a bit warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Schiermonnikoog.

Things to do in Groningen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Bare Feet Trail ©
The Bare Feet Trail
Klimcentrum Bjoeks ©
Klimcentrum Bjoeks

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Schiermonnikoog

Schiermonnikoog ©
Schiermonnikoog is an island, a municipality, and a national park in the northern Netherlands. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Vredenhof, then see the interesting displays at Shellmuseum, then trek along Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad, and finally head off the coast to Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Hijrre Pottenbakkerij, then make a trip to Gallery Ogygia, and then kick back and relax at Oosterstrand.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Schiermonnikoog journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Groningen to Schiermonnikoog with the Route module. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Groningen in May: highs in Schiermonnikoog hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Terschelling.

Things to do in Schiermonnikoog

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog ©
Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog
Vredenhof ©
Vredenhof
Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad ©
Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad

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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 11th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Vuurtoren Brandaris, enjoy the sand and surf at Groene strand, then explore the striking landscape of Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sint Janskerk Hoorn Terschelling. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Wrakkenmuseum, then take some stellar pictures from Bunkers Terschelling, and then take an in-depth tour of Museum 't Behouden Huys.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Terschelling online trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Schiermonnikoog to Terschelling with the Route module. May in Terschelling sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Terschelling

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat ©
Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat
Wrakkenmuseum ©
Wrakkenmuseum
Bunkers Terschelling ©
Bunkers Terschelling

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