13 days in The Wadden Itinerary

13 days in The Wadden Itinerary

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Sloten
— 1 day
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Hindeloopen
— 1 night
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Workum
— 2 nights
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Sneek
— 3 nights
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Bolsward
— 1 night
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6
Harlingen
— 2 nights
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Franeker
— 1 night
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8
Dokkum
— 1 night
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Leeuwarden
— 1 night
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Sloten

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Kolksluis Spaarndam, make a trip to Fort Zuid, and then see the interesting displays at Rembrandt Molen van Sloten - Amsterdam / Kuiperijmuseum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sloten day trip site.

Amsterdam to Sloten is an approximately half hour car ride. In March in Sloten, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hindeloopen.

Things to do in Sloten

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hindeloopen

— 1 night
Hindeloopen is an old city on the North of the Netherlands on the IJsselmeer. On the 12th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Grote Kerk van Hindeloopen, then get engrossed in the history at Museum Hindeloopen, then pause for some photo ops at Het Vrouwtje van Stavoren, and finally examine the collection at First Frisian Icescating Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hindeloopen day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Sloten to Hindeloopen takes 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Workum.

Things to do in Hindeloopen

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Workum

— 2 nights
Workum is a city in the municipality Súdwest-Fryslân in Friesland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): cruise along Afsluitdijk, engage your brain at Eise Eisinga Planetarium, then get engrossed in the history at Jopie Huisman Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Gertrudiskerk. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Zuiderzeemuseum and then explore the activities along IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel).

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Workum driving holiday planner.

Workum is very close to Hindeloopen. March in Workum sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sneek.

Things to do in Workum

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sneek

— 3 nights
Sneek is a city southwest of Leeuwarden and seat of the former municipality of Sneek in the province of Friesland (Netherlands). Explore Sneek's surroundings by going to Walibi Holland (in Biddinghuizen), Groningen (Martinitoren, Stadhuis Groningen, &more) and Drents Museum (in Assen). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum de Fundatie, contemplate the long history of Kamp Westerbork, get to know the fascinating history of Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613, and take in nature's colorful creations at De Orchideeen Hoeve.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sneek travel planner.

Sneek is just a stone's throw from Workum. In March, daily temperatures in Sneek can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bolsward.

Things to do in Sneek

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bolsward

— 1 night
Bolsward is a city in Súdwest-Fryslân in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Town Hall Bolsward, then see the interesting displays at Het Friese Museumdorp, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sonnema.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bolsward driving holiday planner.

Bolsward is just a short distance from Sneek. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Harlingen.

Things to do in Bolsward

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trip

Harlingen

— 2 nights
Harlingen is a municipality and a city in the northern Netherlands, in the province of Friesland at the Wadden Sea. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): cruise along Afsluitdijk and then see the interesting displays at Marinemuseum. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Kazemattenmuseum, see the interesting displays at Afsluitdijk Wadden Center, then see the interesting displays at Het Hannemahuis, and finally take in the waterfront at Port of Harlingen.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Harlingen trip builder site.

Harlingen is very close to Bolsward. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Franeker.

Things to do in Harlingen

Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Franeker

— 1 night
Franeker is one of the eleven historical cities of Friesland and capital of the municipality of Franekeradeel. On the 21st (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museum Martena, make a trip to Korendragershuisje, then ponder the world of politics at Franeker City Hall, and finally engage your brain at Eise Eisinga Planetarium.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Franeker trip planner.

Franeker is very close to Harlingen. In March in Franeker, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Dokkum.

Things to do in Franeker

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Dokkum

— 1 night
Dokkum is a Dutch fortified town in the municipality of Dongeradeel in the province of Friesland. On the 22nd (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Museum Dokkum, then see the interesting displays at It Fiskershuske, then get outside with Deforelpoel, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Museum klooster Claercamp.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dokkum trip planner.

You can drive from Franeker to Dokkum in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Leeuwarden.

Things to do in Dokkum

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Leeuwarden

— 1 night
Leeuwarden, Stadsfries: Liwwadden) is a city and municipality with a population of 108,249 in Friesland in the Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): examine the collection at Fries Museum, explore the activities along The Wadden Sea, then don't miss a visit to De Oldehove, then visit Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Provincial House (Provinciehuis).

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Leeuwarden trip itinerary tool.

Leeuwarden is just a short distance from Dokkum. Traveling from Dokkum in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Leeuwarden, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Leeuwarden

Parks · Nature · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip