15 days in Meppel, Groningen & Deventer Itinerary

15 days in Meppel, Groningen & Deventer Itinerary

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15 days in Meppel, Groningen & Deventer Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  8​h
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Stockholm


Meppel ©
Meppel is a municipality and a city in the northeast of the Netherlands, in the south-west of the province Drenthe.It developed in the 16th century as a transport and distribution inland harbour for turf. On the 2nd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Gloria Maris Schelpengalerie, then examine the collection at Museum Schokland, then contemplate the long history of Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, and finally see the interesting displays at De Oude Aarde. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Beeldenpark de Havixhorst, then see the interesting displays at Drukkerijmuseum, and then steep yourself in history at Hunebed D54 bij Havelte.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Meppel itinerary builder site .

Stockholm, Sweden to Meppel is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Groningen.

Things to do in Meppel

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Giethoorn, Hunebed D54 bij Havelte, UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, Museum Schokland
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Beeldenpark de Havixhorst ©
Beeldenpark de Havixhorst
Museum Schokland ©
Museum Schokland


Groningen ©
Groningen is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands. Groninger Museum and Vismarkt are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Noordelijk Scheepvaartmuseum and Universiteitsmuseum Groningen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Groningen: Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613 (in Sneek), Gevangenisemuseum (The Prison Museum) (in Veenhuizen) and Vesting Bourtange (in Bourtange). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Infoversum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brouwerij Martinus, don't miss a visit to 'Peerd van Ome Loeks', and admire the landmark architecture of Sint Geertruidsgasthuis.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Groningen online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Meppel to Groningen takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Deventer.

Things to do in Groningen

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Gevangenisemuseum (The Prison Museum), Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613, Veenkoloniaal Museum, Vesting Bourtange
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Hoofdstation Groningen ©
Hoofdstation Groningen
Gevangenisemuseum (The Prison Museum) ©
Veenkoloniaal Museum ©
Veenkoloniaal Museum


Deventer ©
Deventer is a municipality and city in the Salland region of the Dutch province of Overijssel. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at De Brink and Holten Canadian War Cemetery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Lebuinuskerk and Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught. Get out of town with these interesting Deventer side-trips: Kasteel Doorwerth (in Doorwerth), Castle and gardens Twickel (in Delden) and Ootmarsum (Katholieke Simon en Judaskerk & Ootmarsum). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bergkerk, explore the historical opulence of Kasteel Doornenburg, examine the collection at Nederlands Bakkerij Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Museum de Waag.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Deventer itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Groningen to Deventer takes 2 hours. In June in Deventer, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Deventer

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Groesbeek, Ootmarsum, Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, Holten Canadian War Cemetery, Kasteel Doorwerth
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Lebuinuskerk ©
Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught ©
Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught
Kasteel Doorwerth ©
Kasteel Doorwerth