17 days in Holland Itinerary

17 days in Holland Itinerary

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17 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Queenstown
Fly + Drive:  36​h
1
Schiermonnikoog
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
2
De Cocksdorp, Texel
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Terschelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Harlingen
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Domburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Amsterdam
— 3 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Queenstown

1
night
Schiermonnikoog

Schiermonnikoog ©
Schiermonnikoog is an island, a municipality, and a national park in the northern Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Vredenhof, then trek along Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad, and then explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Gallery Ogygia, take in the exciting artwork at Hijrre Pottenbakkerij, then see the interesting displays at Shellmuseum, and finally stroll through Oosterstrand.

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Queenstown, New Zealand to Schiermonnikoog is an approximately 36-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -11 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Schiermonnikoog can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to De Cocksdorp.

Things to do in Schiermonnikoog

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog ©
Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog
Oosterstrand ©
Oosterstrand
Vredenhof ©
Vredenhof

1
night
De Cocksdorp, Texel

De Cocksdorp ©
De Cocksdorp is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): stop by Chocolaterie Smidt, then get engrossed in the history at Eiland Galerij, then visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Texel, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then tee off at Golfbaan De Texelse.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the De Cocksdorp itinerary maker app .

Explore your travel options from Schiermonnikoog to De Cocksdorp with the Route module. In June in De Cocksdorp, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Terschelling.

Things to do in De Cocksdorp

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Texel, Oudeschild
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Golfbaan De Texelse ©
Golfbaan De Texelse
Lighthouse Texel ©
Lighthouse Texel

2
nights
Terschelling

Terschelling ©
One of the Frisian Islands, Terschelling contains a large nature reserve and lives off its tourist appeal.
On the 7th (Fri), gain insight at Bunkers Terschelling, then take an in-depth tour of Museum 't Behouden Huys, then see the interesting displays at Wrakkenmuseum, and finally stop by De Boekenboer. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Sint Janskerk Hoorn Terschelling, then step off the mainland to explore Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat, then enjoy the sand and surf at Groene strand, and finally enjoy the sea views from Brandaris.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Terschelling trip builder site .

You can drive from De Cocksdorp to Terschelling in 4.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Terschelling are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Harlingen.

Things to do in Terschelling

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat ©
Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat
Groene strand ©
Groene strand
Bunkers Terschelling ©
Bunkers Terschelling

3
nights
Harlingen

Harlingen ©
Harlingen is a municipality and a city in the northern Netherlands, in the province of Friesland at the Wadden Sea. Jopie Huisman Museum and Galerie de Vis will appeal to museum buffs. Visiting Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden and Afsluitdijk will get you outdoors. Step out of Harlingen to go to Warten and see Nationaal Park De Alde Feanen, which is approximately 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Port of Harlingen.

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You can drive from Terschelling to Harlingen in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Harlingen can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Domburg.

Things to do in Harlingen

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Afsluitdijk, Jopie Huisman Museum, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, National Park De Alde Faenen
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Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Jopie Huisman Museum ©
Jopie Huisman Museum
National Park De Alde Faenen ©
National Park De Alde Faenen

2
nights
Domburg

Domburg ©
Domburg is a seaside resort on the North Sea, on the northwest coast of Walcheren in the Dutch province of Zeeland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): stroll through Strand Domburg, take some stellar pictures from De Hoge Hil, then visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Westkapelle (high), and finally identify plant and animal life at Nature Reserve de Manteling. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Boekhandel 't Spui, then stroll through Vrouwenpolder Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oostkapelle Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Domburg trip planner .

Traveling by car from Harlingen to Domburg takes 3.5 hours. In June in Domburg, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Domburg

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Boekhandel 't Spui, Vrouwenpolder Beach, Oostkapelle Beach, Lighthouse Westkapelle (high)
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Nature Reserve de Manteling ©
Nature Reserve de Manteling
Oostkapelle Beach ©
Oostkapelle Beach
Lighthouse Westkapelle (high) ©
Lighthouse Westkapelle (high)

3
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Rijksmuseum. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Jordaan and Leidseplein. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, contemplate the long history of Kooijman Klompenmakerij, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam road trip planning tool .

Drive from Domburg to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Domburg in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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

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