16 days in Holland Itinerary

16 days in Holland Itinerary

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16 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Kingston
Fly + Drive:  19​h
1
De Koog, Texel
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Haarlem
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Zwolle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
The Hague
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
5
Delft
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Amsterdam
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Kingston

2
nights
De Koog, Texel

De Koog ©
De Koog is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers, take a peaceful walk through Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel, then examine the collection at Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora, and finally browse for treasures at Boeken aan de Dijk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Texel and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read De Koog travel itinerary planner .

Kingston, Canada to De Koog is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Kingston to De Koog due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kingston in November; daily highs in De Koog reach 11°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Haarlem.

Things to do in De Koog

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Texel, Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers
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Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Lighthouse Texel ©
Lighthouse Texel

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nights
Haarlem

Haarlem ©
Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Frans Hals Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Gemund, then examine the collection at Teylers Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Stadhuis Haarlem. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at De Vishal, appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Haarlem day trip website .

Drive from De Koog to Haarlem in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Haarlem can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Zwolle.

Things to do in Haarlem

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland
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Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland ©
Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) ©
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo)

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nights
Zwolle

Zwolle ©
Zwolle is the capital city and municipality of the province of Overijssel, Netherlands. On the 19th (Tue), contemplate the long history of UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Bonami game console Museum, pause for some photo ops at Sassenpoort, pause for some serene contemplation at Onze Lieve Vrouwetoren / De Peperbus, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally look for gifts at Waanders In De Broeren.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zwolle online holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Haarlem to Zwolle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Zwolle can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to The Hague.

Things to do in Zwolle

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal
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Bonami game console Museum ©
Bonami game console Museum
Onze Lieve Vrouwetoren / De Peperbus ©

2
nights
The Hague

The Hague ©
Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): don't miss a visit to Panorama Mesdag, then view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, and then explore the historical opulence of Kasteel Duivenvoorde. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint Janskerk, then hike along het strand van Noordwijk aan Zee, then see the interesting displays at Museum Volkenkunde, and finally see the interesting displays at Molenmuseum de Valk.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our The Hague tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Zwolle to The Hague by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in The Hague can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can take a train to Delft.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Leiden, Sint Janskerk, Kasteel Duivenvoorde, Het Strand Van Noordwijk Aan Zeedd
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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
Panorama Mesdag ©
Panorama Mesdag
Kasteel Duivenvoorde ©
Kasteel Duivenvoorde

2
nights
Delft

Delft ©
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
Nieuwe Kerk and Museum Paul Tetar van Elven are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Church and Gasthuis. Get out of town with these interesting Delft side-trips: Voornes Duin (in Rockanje), Zuidhavenpoort Zierikzee (in Zierikzee) and Ouddorp (Beware Beach & Natural High). There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Prinsenkwartier, explore the world behind art at Vermeer Centrum Delft, admire the landmark architecture of Maria Van Jesse Church, and examine the collection at The Hidden House of Madame de Berry.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Delft online trip planner .

Delft is just a stone's throw from The Hague. In November in Delft, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Delft

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Zierikzee, Ouddorp, Natuur en Recreatiegebied Broekpolder, Het Keringhuis, Voornes Duin
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Prinsenkwartier ©
Prinsenkwartier
Nieuwe Kerk ©
Nieuwe Kerk
Old Church ©
Old Church

3
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anne Frank House and Canals area. For shopping fun, head to Leidseplein or Albert Cuyp Market. There's still lots to do: make a trip to The Amstel, contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and take a stroll through The Jordaan.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Delft to Amsterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Canals area
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Canals area ©
Canals area

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