14 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

14 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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14 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  19 h 15 min
1
Schiermonnikoog
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
2
Terschelling
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Den Burg, Texel
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Hollum, Ameland
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Harlingen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Amsterdam
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Toronto

1
night
Schiermonnikoog

Schiermonnikoog ©
Schiermonnikoog is an island, a municipality, and a national park in the northern Netherlands. On the 13th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Vredenhof, then view the masterpieces at Hijrre Pottenbakkerij, then trek along Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad, and finally explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Oosterstrand, see the interesting displays at Shellmuseum, and then make a trip to Gallery Ogygia.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Schiermonnikoog itinerary planning app .

Toronto, Canada to Schiermonnikoog is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Toronto in September, you will find days in Schiermonnikoog are slightly colder (20°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Terschelling.

Things to do in Schiermonnikoog

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog ©
Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog
Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad ©
Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad
Oosterstrand ©
Oosterstrand

1
night
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 15th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Brandaris, then enjoy the sand and surf at Groene strand, then take an in-depth tour of Museum 't Behouden Huys, and finally step off the mainland to explore Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Wrakkenmuseum, then look for gifts at De Boekenboer, then get lost in a book at Bibliotheek Terschelling, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sint Janskerk Hoorn Terschelling.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Terschelling tour itinerary planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Schiermonnikoog to Terschelling. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Den Burg.

Things to do in Terschelling

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat ©
Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat
Wrakkenmuseum ©
Wrakkenmuseum
Groene strand ©
Groene strand

2
nights
Den Burg, Texel

Den Burg ©
Den Burg is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a splash at Zwembad De Krim, get in on the family fun at Klimmen EnZo, and then pause for some photo ops at War Cemetery Den Burg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at de Hervormde kerk Den Hoorn Texel uit 1425, examine the collection at Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora, brush up on your military savvy at Luchtvaart- En Oorlogsmuseum Texel, take in the exciting artwork at Eiland Galerij, then stop by Chocolaterie Smidt, and finally admire the striking features of De Hervormde Kerk van Den Burg Texel uit 1452.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Den Burg sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Terschelling to Den Burg takes 4.5 hours. In September in Den Burg, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hollum.

Things to do in Den Burg

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Texel
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Klimmen EnZo ©
Klimmen EnZo
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora ©
War Cemetery Den Burg ©
War Cemetery Den Burg

1
night
Hollum, Ameland

Hollum ©
Hollum is a Dutch village on Ameland, one of the West Frisian Islands. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): look for gifts at Kaasboerderij Ameland, examine the collection at Nobels Nostalgisch Museum, make a trip to Vuurtoren Ameland, then see the interesting displays at Abraham Fock, and finally explore and take pictures at Koren- En Mosterdmolen de Verwachting.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hollum journey maker website .

Drive from Den Burg to Hollum in 3.5 hours. September in Hollum sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Harlingen.

Things to do in Hollum

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Nobels Nostalgisch Museum
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Nobels Nostalgisch Museum ©
Nobels Nostalgisch Museum
Vuurtoren Ameland ©
Vuurtoren Ameland
Abraham Fock ©
Abraham Fock

2
nights
Harlingen

Harlingen ©
Harlingen is a municipality and a city in the northern Netherlands, in the province of Friesland at the Wadden Sea. On the 20th (Fri), get curious at Eise Eisinga Planetarium, then make a trip to Korendragershuisje, and then learn about all things military at Marinemuseum. On your second day here, head outdoors with Afsluitdijk, admire the landmark architecture of Rijksmonument Stadhuis Sneek uit 1550-1605, get to know the fascinating history of Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613, then see the interesting displays at Fries Scheepvaart Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Port of Harlingen.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Harlingen vacation maker website .

Traveling by car from Hollum to Harlingen takes 2 hours. Traveling from Hollum in September, Harlingen is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Harlingen

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Sneek, Franeker, Marinemuseum, Afsluitdijk
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Eise Eisinga Planetarium ©
Eise Eisinga Planetarium
Marinemuseum ©
Marinemuseum
Port of Harlingen ©
Port of Harlingen

4
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zaanse Schans and Room Escape Games. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum, and stroll through Vondelpark.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Harlingen to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. In September in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Zaandam
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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