20 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

20 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lisbon
Fly + Drive:  8 h 15 min
1
De Koog, Texel
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Kornwerderzand
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Groningen
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Wilp
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Amsterdam
— 7 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Lisbon

3
nights
De Koog, Texel

De Koog ©
De Koog is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. On the 2nd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora, look for all kinds of wild species at Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Boeken aan de Dijk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): kick back and relax at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach and then tee off at Golfbaan De Texelse.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the De Koog trip planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to De Koog is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to De Koog due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in February, things will get slightly colder in De Koog: highs are around 6°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kornwerderzand.

Things to do in De Koog

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trip

Texel
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Golfbaan De Texelse ©
Golfbaan De Texelse
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora ©
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel

2
nights
Kornwerderzand

Kornwerderzand ©
Kornwerderzand is a settlement on the Afsluitdijk, a major dam in the Netherlands that links Friesland with North Holland.OverviewKornwerderzand is located approximately 4 kilometers from the coast of Friesland, on a former artificial island which was created during the construction of the dam. Get a sense of the local culture at Eise Eisinga Planetarium and Galerie de Vis. Take a break from the city and head to Natuurgebied Zwanenwater and IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel). Venture out of the city with trips to Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers (in Den Helder), Jopie Huisman Museum (in Workum) and UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal (in Lemmer). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Poptaslot/Heringastate and don't miss a visit to Town Hall Bolsward.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kornwerderzand itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from De Koog to Kornwerderzand takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Groningen.

Things to do in Kornwerderzand

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers, Jopie Huisman Museum, Natuurgebied Zwanenwater, Town Hall Bolsward
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Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers ©
Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers
Eise Eisinga Planetarium ©
Eise Eisinga Planetarium
Jopie Huisman Museum ©
Jopie Huisman Museum

4
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Get outdoors at Kampsheide and National Park Drentsche Aa. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Groninger Museum and Museum Mohlmann. Change things up with these side-trips from Groningen: Veenkoloniaal Museum (in Veendam) and 'De Sukerei' Museum (in Damwald).

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Groningen travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Kornwerderzand to Groningen in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Wilp.

Things to do in Groningen

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Appingedam, Veenkoloniaal Museum, Kampsheide, National Park Drentsche Aa, Fraeylemaborg
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Kampsheide ©
Kampsheide
'De Sukerei' Museum ©
'De Sukerei' Museum
Fraeylemaborg ©
Fraeylemaborg

3
nights
Wilp

Wilp ©
Wilp is a village in the Dutch province of Gelderland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bussloo and Het Reestdal. Museum-lovers will appreciate Toy Gallery and Kroller-Muller Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden (in Sint Jansklooster) and Glider Collection Wolfheze (in Wolfheze).

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Wilp trip planning website.

You can drive from Groningen to Wilp in 2 hours. In February in Wilp, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Wilp

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Toy Gallery, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, Glider Collection Wolfheze, Het Reestdal, Kroller-Muller Museum
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Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Toy Gallery ©
Toy Gallery
Het Reestdal ©
Het Reestdal

7
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Body Worlds and Panorama Mesdag. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museumphoto and Buitencentrum Schoorlse Duinen Schoorl. Venture out of the city with trips to World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Madurodam, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get engrossed in the history at Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum, and snap pictures at Magere Brug.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Wilp to Amsterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Hague, Buitencentrum Schoorlse Duinen Schoorl, Zaanse Schans, World Heritage Kinderdijk
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Buitencentrum Schoorlse Duinen Schoorl ©
Buitencentrum Schoorlse Duinen Schoorl
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk

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