21 days in Holland Itinerary

21 days in Holland Itinerary

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21 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly + Drive:  21​h 30​min
1
Hollum, Ameland
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Terschelling
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
De Cocksdorp, Texel
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
4
Schiermonnikoog
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h 30​min
5
Drouwen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Leeuwarden
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Amsterdam
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

1
day
Hollum, Ameland

Hollum ©
Hollum is a Dutch village on Ameland, one of the West Frisian Islands. On the 19th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Cultuurhistorisch museum Sorgdrager, then stop by Kaasboerderij Ameland, then examine the collection at Nobels Nostalgisch Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Vuurtoren Ameland.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hollum road trip planning website .

Manila, Philippines to Hollum is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manila to Hollum, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manila in November, expect Hollum to be colder, temps between 11°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Terschelling.

Things to do in Hollum

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Nobels Nostalgisch Museum
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Nobels Nostalgisch Museum ©
Nobels Nostalgisch Museum
Cultuurhistorisch museum Sorgdrager ©
Vuurtoren Ameland ©
Vuurtoren Ameland

3
nights
Terschelling

Terschelling ©
One of the Frisian Islands, Terschelling contains a large nature reserve and lives off its tourist appeal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Groene strand and Brandaris. Appreciate the collections at Landbouwmuseum en Kinderboerderij 't Hooivak and Wrakkenmuseum. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Bunkers Terschelling, look for gifts at De Boekenboer, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat, and get lost in a book at Bibliotheek Terschelling.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Terschelling driving holiday planning tool .

Getting from Hollum to Terschelling by car takes about 5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Terschelling are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to De Cocksdorp.

Things to do in Terschelling

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Groene strand ©
Groene strand
Bunkers Terschelling ©
Bunkers Terschelling
Museum 't Behouden Huys ©
Museum 't Behouden Huys

3
nights
De Cocksdorp, Texel

De Cocksdorp ©
De Cocksdorp is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Get some cultural insight at Lighthouse Texel and Luchtvaart- En Oorlogsmuseum Texel. Your inner history buff will appreciate De Hervormde Kerk van Den Burg Texel uit 1452 and de Hervormde kerk Den Hoorn Texel uit 1425. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach, get in on the family fun at Klimmen EnZo, cool off at Zwembad De Krim, and trek along Sommeltjespad.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the De Cocksdorp travel planner .

Traveling by car from Terschelling to De Cocksdorp takes 5 hours. In November, daytime highs in De Cocksdorp are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Schiermonnikoog.

Things to do in De Cocksdorp

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Texel
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Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Lighthouse Texel ©
Lighthouse Texel
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora ©

1
night
Schiermonnikoog

Schiermonnikoog ©
Schiermonnikoog is an island, a municipality, and a national park in the northern Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stroll through Oosterstrand, then learn about all things military at Bunkermuseum Schlei, then steep yourself in history at Bunker Wassermann, and finally see the interesting displays at Shellmuseum. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog, view the masterpieces at Hijrre Pottenbakkerij, pause for some photo ops at Statue "de Schiere Monnik", then don't miss a visit to Gallery Ogygia, and finally stroll the grounds of Vredenhof.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Schiermonnikoog trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from De Cocksdorp to Schiermonnikoog. In November, daytime highs in Schiermonnikoog are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Drouwen.

Things to do in Schiermonnikoog

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Oosterstrand ©
Oosterstrand
Bunker Wassermann ©
Bunker Wassermann
Vredenhof ©
Vredenhof

2
nights
Drouwen

Drouwen ©
Drouwen is a village in the Dutch province of Drenthe. On the 28th (Wed), get a new perspective on nature at Ellert en Brammert, get engrossed in the history at Veenkoloniaal Museum, then examine the collection at Fraeylemaborg, and finally steep yourself in history at Hunebed D22 bij Bronneger. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Hunebed D19, steep yourself in history at D20, then examine the collection at Drents Museum, then contemplate the long history of Kamp Westerbork, and finally contemplate the long history of D27.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Drouwen trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Schiermonnikoog to Drouwen. Traveling from Schiermonnikoog in November, expect little chillier with lows of 3°C in Drouwen. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Leeuwarden.

Things to do in Drouwen

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

D27, Drents Museum, Veenkoloniaal Museum, Fraeylemaborg, Hunebed D22 bij Bronneger
Highlights from your plan
Kamp Westerbork ©
Kamp Westerbork
Fraeylemaborg ©
Fraeylemaborg
Ellert en Brammert ©
Ellert en Brammert

3
nights
Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden ©
Leeuwarden, Stadsfries: Liwwadden) is a city and municipality with a population of 108,249 in Friesland in the Netherlands. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden and Poptaslot/Heringastate. Do some cultural sightseeing at Groninger Museum and Jopie Huisman Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Korendragershuisje (in Franeker), Afsluitdijk (in Den Oever) and Kazemattenmuseum (in Kornwerderzand). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Vismarkt, take in the waterfront at Port of Harlingen, engage your brain at Eise Eisinga Planetarium, and don't miss a visit to De Oldehove.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Leeuwarden trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Drouwen to Leeuwarden takes 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Leeuwarden are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Leeuwarden

Museums Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Groningen, Franeker, Jopie Huisman Museum, Afsluitdijk, Port of Harlingen
Highlights from your plan
Groninger Museum ©
Groninger Museum
Jopie Huisman Museum ©
Jopie Huisman Museum
Kazemattenmuseum ©
Kazemattenmuseum

5
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Jordaan and Zaanse Schans. Appreciate the collections at The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum) and Anne Frank House. Venture out of the city with trips to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague) and Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take a stroll through Red Light District, contemplate the long history of Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam road trip site .

Getting from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zaanse Schans, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Frans Hals Museum
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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