14 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

14 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Amsterdam
— 4 nights
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Groningen
— 2 nights
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Schiermonnikoog
— 3 nights
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Terschelling
— 2 nights
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De Waal, Texel
— 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.
Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rijksmuseum and Red Light District. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of The Jordaan, explore the world behind art at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, and pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam day trip tool.

Cape Town, South Africa to Amsterdam is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Amsterdam. While traveling from Cape Town, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 12°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Groningen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): walk around National Park Drentsche Aa. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Kamp Westerbork, admire the masterpieces at Groninger Museum, and then admire the striking features of Martinitoren.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Groningen trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Groningen by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Groningen, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Schiermonnikoog.

Things to do in Groningen

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Groninger Museum ©
Groninger Museum
Kamp Westerbork ©
Kamp Westerbork
Martinitoren ©
Martinitoren

3
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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 5th (Wed): stroll through Oosterstrand, hike along Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad, then make a trip to Gallery Ogygia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Statue "de Schiere Monnik". Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog, then shop like a local with Hijrre Pottenbakkerij, then see the interesting displays at Shellmuseum, and finally contemplate the long history of Bunker Wassermann.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Schiermonnikoog driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Groningen to Schiermonnikoog with the Route module. December in Schiermonnikoog sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Terschelling.

Things to do in Schiermonnikoog

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Oosterstrand ©
Oosterstrand
Bunker Wassermann ©
Bunker Wassermann
Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad ©
Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad

2
nights
Terschelling

Terschelling ©
One of the Frisian Islands, Terschelling contains a large nature reserve and lives off its tourist appeal.
On the 8th (Sat), head off the coast to Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat, identify plant and animal life at Noordkaap Nederland, take some stellar pictures from Bunkers Terschelling, then enjoy the sea views from Vuurtoren Brandaris, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sint Janskerk Hoorn Terschelling.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Terschelling tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Schiermonnikoog to Terschelling. In December in Terschelling, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to De Waal.

Things to do in Terschelling

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Vuurtoren Brandaris ©
Vuurtoren Brandaris
Bunkers Terschelling ©
Bunkers Terschelling
Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat ©
Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat

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De Waal, Texel

De Waal ©
De Waal is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): make a trip to Lighthouse Texel, look for all kinds of wild species at Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel, and then admire the landmark architecture of De Hervormde Kerk van Den Burg Texel uit 1452. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sommeltjespad, then enjoy the sand and surf at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach, and then tee off at Golfbaan De Texelse.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read De Waal tour itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Terschelling to De Waal. In December, daytime highs in De Waal are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in De Waal

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Golfbaan De Texelse ©
Golfbaan De Texelse
Lighthouse Texel ©
Lighthouse Texel
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel

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