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
1
Meppel
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Groningen
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Deventer
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Stockholm

3
nights
Meppel

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. Step off the beaten path and head to Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden and Drukkerijmuseum. Venture out of the city with trips to Bezoekerscentrum Dwingelderveld (in Ruinen), National park Dwingelderveld (in Dwingeloo) and Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal (in Lemmer). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Molen de Weert, examine the collection at Gloria Maris Schelpengalerie, and take in nature's colorful creations at Vlinderparadijs "Papiliorama".

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Meppel online tour builder .

Stockholm, Sweden to Meppel is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Groningen.

Things to do in Meppel

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Gloria Maris Schelpengalerie, Bezoekerscentrum Dwingelderveld, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, Vlinderparadijs "Papiliorama"
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Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
National park Dwingelderveld ©
National park Dwingelderveld

5
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Groningen is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands. Step off the beaten path and head to Vismarkt and Brouwerij Martinus. Get out of town with these interesting Groningen side-trips: Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen (in Emmen), Port of Harlingen (in Harlingen) and Blokhuispoort (in Leeuwarden). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Groninger Museum, examine the collection at Het Nederlands Stripmuseum, admire the striking features of Martinitoren, and make a trip to 'Peerd van Ome Loeks'.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Groningen vacation planner.

Drive from Meppel to Groningen in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Deventer.

Things to do in Groningen

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen, Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613, Port of Harlingen, Blokhuispoort, National Park Drentsche Aa
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Groninger Museum ©
Groninger Museum
Port of Harlingen ©
Port of Harlingen
Hoofdstation Groningen ©
Hoofdstation Groningen

6
nights
Deventer

Deventer ©
Deventer is a municipality and city in the Salland region of the Dutch province of Overijssel. Step off the beaten path and head to De Brink and Lebuinuskerk. Get out of town with these interesting Deventer side-trips: Nationaal Park Veluwezoom (in Rheden), Kasteel Doorwerth (in Doorwerth) and Castle Cannenburch (in Vaassen). Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Hoge Veluwe National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bergkerk, admire the natural beauty at Castle and gardens Twickel, explore the historical opulence of Amerongen Castle, and steep yourself in history at Stadhuis van Deventer.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Deventer itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Groningen to Deventer in 2 hours. In June in Deventer, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Deventer

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Hertog Jan Brouwerij, Kasteel Doorwerth, Holten Canadian War Cemetery, Huis te Ruurlo, Nationaal Park Veluwezoom
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Lebuinuskerk ©
Lebuinuskerk
Nationaal Park Veluwezoom ©
Nationaal Park Veluwezoom
Huis te Ruurlo ©
Huis te Ruurlo