20 days in Holland Itinerary

20 days in Holland Itinerary

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20 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
De Cocksdorp, Texel
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Terschelling
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Leeuwarden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Drouwen
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h 30​min
5
Schiermonnikoog
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13​h
6
Domburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Amsterdam
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Portland

2
nights
De Cocksdorp, Texel

De Cocksdorp ©
De Cocksdorp is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lighthouse Texel and De Hervormde Kerk van Den Burg Texel uit 1452. Explore hidden gems such as Dunes of Texel National Park and Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel, stroll the grounds of de Hervormde kerk Den Hoorn Texel uit 1425, hike along Sommeltjespad, and pause for some photo ops at War Cemetery Den Burg.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the De Cocksdorp planner .

Portland, USA to De Cocksdorp is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Portland to De Cocksdorp. Traveling from Portland in August, expect nights in De Cocksdorp to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Terschelling.

Things to do in De Cocksdorp

Museums Trails Parks

Side Trip

Texel
Highlights from your plan
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora ©
Lighthouse Texel ©
Lighthouse Texel
War Cemetery Den Burg ©
War Cemetery Den Burg

3
nights
Terschelling

Terschelling ©
One of the Frisian Islands, Terschelling contains a large nature reserve and lives off its tourist appeal.
Visit Brandaris and Sint Janskerk Hoorn Terschelling for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bunkers Terschelling and Centrum voor Natuur en Landschap. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat, look for gifts at De Boekenboer, have fun and explore at Museum 't Behouden Huys, and examine the collection at Landbouwmuseum en Kinderboerderij 't Hooivak.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Terschelling fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from De Cocksdorp to Terschelling takes 5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Terschelling can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Leeuwarden.

Things to do in Terschelling

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Wrakkenmuseum ©
Wrakkenmuseum
Museum 't Behouden Huys ©
Museum 't Behouden Huys

2
nights
Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden ©
Leeuwarden, Stadsfries: Liwwadden) is a city and municipality with a population of 108,249 in Friesland in the Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Eco-kathedraal, then admire the landmark architecture of Rijksmonument Stadhuis Sneek uit 1550-1605, and then steep yourself in history at Poptaslot/Heringastate. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, then get to know the fascinating history of Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613, then take in nature's colorful creations at Dekema State, and finally wander the streets of Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Leeuwarden trip planner .

Traveling by car from Terschelling to Leeuwarden takes 3.5 hours. August in Leeuwarden sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Drouwen.

Things to do in Leeuwarden

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Sneek, Poptaslot/Heringastate, Dekema State, Eco-kathedraal, UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal
Highlights from your plan
Eco-kathedraal ©
Eco-kathedraal
Dekema State ©
Dekema State

2
nights
Drouwen

Drouwen ©
Drouwen is a village in the Dutch province of Drenthe. On the 25th (Sat), contemplate the long history of D20, identify plant and animal life at Bezoekerscentrum Dwingelderveld, then take an in-depth tour of Ellert en Brammert, and finally contemplate the long history of Hunebed D32. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at National park Dwingelderveld.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Drouwen online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Leeuwarden to Drouwen takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Schiermonnikoog.

Things to do in Drouwen

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bezoekerscentrum Dwingelderveld, National park Dwingelderveld, Hunebed D32, Ellert en Brammert
Highlights from your plan
Bezoekerscentrum Dwingelderveld ©
Bezoekerscentrum Dwingelderveld
Hunebed D32 ©
Hunebed D32
Ellert en Brammert ©
Ellert en Brammert

2
nights
Schiermonnikoog

Schiermonnikoog ©
Schiermonnikoog is an island, a municipality, and a national park in the northern Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): examine the collection at Shellmuseum, take in the exciting artwork at Hijrre Pottenbakkerij, hike along Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad, then contemplate the long history of Bunker Wassermann, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Vredenhof. On the next day, make a trip to Gallery Ogygia, pause for some photo ops at Statue "de Schiere Monnik", then learn about all things military at Bunkermuseum Schlei, and finally explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Schiermonnikoog trip itinerary maker site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Drouwen to Schiermonnikoog. While traveling from Drouwen, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Schiermonnikoog, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Domburg.

Things to do in Schiermonnikoog

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog ©
Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog
Bunker Wassermann ©
Bunker Wassermann
Vredenhof ©
Vredenhof

1
night
Domburg

Domburg ©
Domburg is a seaside resort on the North Sea, on the northwest coast of Walcheren in the Dutch province of Zeeland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve de Manteling, don't miss a visit to Lighthouse Westkapelle (high), and then step into the grandiose world of Westhove Castle. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Strandkerk Dishoek, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Badstrand, and then contemplate the long history of Fort Rammekens.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Domburg trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Schiermonnikoog to Domburg. In August, daily temperatures in Domburg can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Domburg

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Westhove Castle, Lighthouse Westkapelle (high), Strandkerk Dishoek, Fort Rammekens, Badstrand
Highlights from your plan
Nature Reserve de Manteling ©
Nature Reserve de Manteling
Fort Rammekens ©
Fort Rammekens
Strandkerk Dishoek ©
Strandkerk Dishoek

5
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Visit De Duif and UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Jordaan and Brouwersgracht. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague), Uitkijkduin Petten (in Petten) and Natuurgebied Zwanenwater (in Callantsoog). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), contemplate the long history of Royal Palace Amsterdam, and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Amsterdam trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Domburg to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Domburg in August since evenings lows in Amsterdam dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Natuurgebied Zwanenwater, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Uitkijkduin Petten, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Zaanse Schans
Highlights from your plan
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans

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