21 days in The Netherlands, United Kingdom & Germany Itinerary

21 days in The Netherlands, United Kingdom & Germany Itinerary

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Start: Ampthill, United Kingdom
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Ampthill, United Kingdom
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Drive:  2 h 30 min
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Harwich, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  8 h
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Hoek van Holland, The Netherlands
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
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Garderen, The Netherlands
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
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Bramsche, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
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Bremen, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Toenning, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
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Schleswig, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
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Zarrentin, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Schwerin, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
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Havelberg, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
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Dessau, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Wernigerode, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Alfeld (Leine), Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
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Hamelschenburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Warstein, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Bochum, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
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Delft, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 1 day
Drive:  30 min
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Hoek van Holland, The Netherlands
— Few hours
Drive:  9 h 30 min
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Harwich, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
End: Ampthill, United Kingdom

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Ampthill, United Kingdom

Ampthill
Ampthill is a small town and civil parish in Bedfordshire, England, between Bedford and Luton, with a population of about 7,000. To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ampthill trip website.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are London Stansted Airport, London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Luton Airport, London City Airport, Southend Airport and Birmingham International Airport. In August in Ampthill, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel to Harwich.

Things to do in Ampthill

Parks Outdoors Museums

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Harwich, United Kingdom

Harwich
Harwich is a town in Essex, England and one of the Haven ports, located on the coast with the North Sea to the east. For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Harwich journey maker site.

Traveling by car from Ampthill to Harwich takes 2.5 hours. You will leave for Hoek van Holland on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Harwich

Parks Nightlife Wildlife

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Hoek van Holland, The Netherlands

Hoek van Holland
The Hook of Holland is a town in the southwestern corner of Holland (hence the name; hoek means "corner"), at the mouth of the New Waterway shipping canal into the North Sea. To see traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Hoek van Holland online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Harwich to Hoek van Holland in 4.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Harwich to Hoek van Holland due to the time zone difference. In August in Hoek van Holland, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. You'll set off for Amersfoort on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Hoek van Holland

Parks Museums Fun & Games

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands

Amersfoort
Amersfoort is a municipality and the second largest city of the province of Utrecht in central Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): wander the streets of Hof.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Amersfoort day trip tool.

You can drive from Hoek van Holland to Amersfoort in 1.5 hours. In August in Amersfoort, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Garderen.

Things to do in Amersfoort

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Hof
Hof

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Garderen, The Netherlands

Garderen ©
Garderen is a village in the Dutch province of Gelderland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at 't Veluws Zandsculpturenfestijn.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Garderen travel itinerary planner.

Garderen is just a stone's throw from Amersfoort. August in Garderen sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Apeldoorn.

Things to do in Garderen

Museums
Highlights from your plan
't Veluws Zandsculpturenfestijn ©
't Veluws Zandsculpturenfestijn

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands

Apeldoorn ©
Situated in the picturesque district of Gelderland, Apeldoorn is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and lush greenery.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hoge Veluwe National Park as well as Kroller-Muller Museum.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Apeldoorn travel route planner.

Apeldoorn is very close to Garderen. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Wed) before leaving for Bramsche.

Things to do in Apeldoorn

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Kroller-Muller Museum, Hoge Veluwe National Park
Highlights from your plan
Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Kroller-Muller Museum ©
Kroller-Muller Museum
Paleis Het Loo ©
Paleis Het Loo

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Bramsche, Germany

Bramsche ©
Bramsche is a town in the district of Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): examine the collection at Varusschlacht Museum und Park.

For photos and tourist information, read our Bramsche online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Apeldoorn to Bramsche takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Bramsche are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bremen.

Things to do in Bramsche

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Varusschlacht Museum und Park ©
Varusschlacht Museum und Park

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Bremen, Germany

Bremen ©
A rather long and narrow city spread along both sides of the Weser River, Bremen has more than a thousand years of history.
On the 28th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Historische Altstadt.

Plan my trip to Bremen with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Bramsche to Bremen in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Bremen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hamburg.

Things to do in Bremen

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Historische Altstadt ©
Historische Altstadt

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Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Planten un Blomen, Harbor Piers, Museumshafen Oevelgonne, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): visit HafenCity, experience the thrill of a live performance at Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, admire the striking features of Speicherstadt, then admire the striking features of Chile House, then explore the activities along Binnenalster, and finally explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Hamburg. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Rathausmarkt, admire the striking features of St. Michael's Church, don't miss a visit to Portugiesenviertel, then take in the waterfront at Harbor Piers, then examine the collection at Museumshafen Oevelgonne, and finally admire the natural beauty at Planten un Blomen.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hamburg trip maker site.

You can take a train from Bremen to Hamburg in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hamburg are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Toenning.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

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Toenning, Germany

Toenning ©
Multimar Wattforum has been added to your itinerary. On the 31st (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Multimar Wattforum.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Toenning trip planner.

Drive from Hamburg to Toenning in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Toenning are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Schleswig.

Things to do in Toenning

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Multimar Wattforum ©
Multimar Wattforum

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Schleswig, Germany

Schleswig ©
Schleswig is a town in the northeastern part of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Danevirke Museum as well as Das Fischerviertel Holm. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Danevirke Museum and then don't miss a visit to Das Fischerviertel Holm.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Schleswig trip website.

Traveling by car from Toenning to Schleswig takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Schleswig can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Zarrentin.

Things to do in Schleswig

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Danevirke Museum
Highlights from your plan
Viking Museum Haithabu ©
Viking Museum Haithabu
Schloss Gottorf ©
Schloss Gottorf
Danevirke Museum ©
Danevirke Museum

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Zarrentin, Germany

Zarrentin ©
On the 2nd (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at UNESCO-Biospharenreservat Schaalsee.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zarrentin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Schleswig to Zarrentin takes 2.5 hours. September in Zarrentin sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Schwerin.

Things to do in Zarrentin

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
UNESCO-Biospharenreservat Schaalsee ©
UNESCO-Biospharenreservat Schaalsee

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Schwerin, Germany

Schwerin ©
Schwerin is the capital and second-largest city of the northern German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Schleifmuhle has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Schleifmuhle.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Schwerin trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Zarrentin to Schwerin by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Havelberg.

Things to do in Schwerin

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Welt-Erbe-Haus
Highlights from your plan
Schwerin Cathedral ©
Schwerin Cathedral
Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss) ©
Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss)
Schleifmuhle ©
Schleifmuhle

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Havelberg, Germany

Havelberg
To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Havelberg itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Schwerin to Havelberg takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Dessau.

Things to do in Havelberg

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

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Dessau, Germany

Dessau ©
Dessau is a town and former municipality in Germany on the junction of the rivers Mulde and Elbe, in the Bundesland (Federal State) of Saxony-Anhalt. Your list of things to see and do now includes Georgium, The Dessau Masters' Houses, Kornhaus, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Kornhaus. On the next day, walk around Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Dessau journey maker.

Drive from Havelberg to Dessau in 2.5 hours. September in Dessau sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Wernigerode.

Things to do in Dessau

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz
Highlights from your plan
Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz ©
Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz
Bauhaus Dessau Foundation ©
Bauhaus Dessau Foundation
Georgium ©
Georgium

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Wernigerode, Germany

Wernigerode ©
In the foothills of the Harz Mountains in central Germany, Wernigerode offers energetic nightlife, scenic vistas, and fine dining within a medieval town of spires, castles, and timbered buildings.
Zinnfiguren-Museum Goslar has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Wernigerode Castle.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Wernigerode route planner.

Drive from Dessau to Wernigerode in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Alfeld (Leine).

Things to do in Wernigerode

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Zinnfiguren-Museum Goslar
Highlights from your plan
Rathaus Wernigerode ©
Rathaus Wernigerode
Zinnfiguren-Museum Goslar ©
Zinnfiguren-Museum Goslar
Wernigerode Castle ©
Wernigerode Castle

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Alfeld (Leine), Germany

Alfeld (Leine)
UNESCO World Heritage - Fagus Factory has been added to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of UNESCO World Heritage - Fagus Factory.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Alfeld (Leine) trip planner.

You can drive from Wernigerode to Alfeld (Leine) in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Alfeld (Leine) are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hamelschenburg.

Things to do in Alfeld (Leine)

Historic Sites

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Hamelschenburg, Germany

Hamelschenburg ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hameln Old Town as well as Museum Hameln. On the 8th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Haemelschenburg and then see the interesting displays at Museum Hameln. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Hameln Old Town.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hamelschenburg travel planning website.

Drive from Alfeld (Leine) to Hamelschenburg in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Warstein.

Things to do in Hamelschenburg

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Hameln
Highlights from your plan
Hameln Old Town ©
Hameln Old Town
Museum Hameln ©
Museum Hameln
Schloss Haemelschenburg ©
Schloss Haemelschenburg

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Warstein, Germany

Warstein ©
Warstein is a town in the district of Soest, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Wildpark Warstein has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark Warstein and then hike along Lormecke-Turm.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Warstein online attractions planner.

You can drive from Hamelschenburg to Warstein in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bochum.

Things to do in Warstein

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lormecke-Turm ©
Lormecke-Turm
Wildpark Warstein ©
Wildpark Warstein

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Bochum, Germany

Bochum ©
Once a booming mining city and a critical piece of Germany’s heavily industrialized Ruhr region, Bochum today has morphed into a major hub of the service sector.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord as well as Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bochum online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Warstein to Bochum takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Delft.

Things to do in Bochum

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen, Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord
Highlights from your plan
Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen ©
Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord ©
Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord

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Delft, The Netherlands

Delft
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Delft trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Bochum to Delft in 3 hours. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to The Hague.

Things to do in Delft

Outdoors Museums Parks

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The Hague, The Netherlands

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vredespaleis, Kunstmuseum Den Haag and Panorama Mesdag. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, explore the world behind art at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), then take an in-depth tour of Panorama Mesdag, then ponder the world of politics at Vredespaleis, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunstmuseum Den Haag.

Take the guesswork out of planning a The Hague vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

The Hague is very close to Delft. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Hoek van Holland.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) ©
Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace)
Kunstmuseum Den Haag ©
Kunstmuseum Den Haag

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Hoek van Holland, The Netherlands

Hoek van Holland
For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Hoek van Holland holiday planner.

You can drive from The Hague to Hoek van Holland in an hour. On the 13th (Fri), you're off to Harwich.

Things to do in Hoek van Holland

Parks Museums Fun & Games

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Harwich, United Kingdom

Harwich
Start your trip to Harwich by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Hoek van Holland to Harwich in 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Hoek van Holland to Harwich. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Harwich

Parks Nightlife Wildlife

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