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
— Few hours
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
Drive:  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
Drive:  30 min
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
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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 30 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 see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ampthill holiday planner.

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. August in Ampthill sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 25th (Sun), you're off 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. To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Harwich trip maker app.

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 find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hoek van Holland tour app.

You can drive from Harwich to Hoek van Holland in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August in Hoek van Holland, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 26th (Mon), you're off to Amersfoort.

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. On the 26th (Mon), wander the streets of Hof.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Amersfoort road trip site.

Traveling by car from Hoek van Holland to Amersfoort takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Garderen.

Things to do in Amersfoort

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hof
Hof

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Garderen, The Netherlands

Garderen ©
Garderen is a village in the Dutch province of Gelderland. On the 26th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at 't Veluws Zandsculpturenfestijn.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Garderen online trip itinerary planner.

Garderen is just a short distance 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) early enough 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 where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Apeldoorn trip app.

Apeldoorn is just a short distance from Garderen. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 28th (Wed), you'll travel to Bramsche.

Things to do in Apeldoorn

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

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

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Bramsche, Germany

Bramsche ©
Bramsche is a town in the district of Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany. On the 28th (Wed), examine the collection at Varusschlacht Museum und Park.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bramsche trip planner.

Traveling by car from Apeldoorn to Bramsche takes 2 hours. In August in Bramsche, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride 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), get to know the fascinating history of Historische Altstadt.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bremen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bramsche to Bremen takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You'll set off for Hamburg on the 29th (Thu).

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.
You've added Museumshafen Oevelgonne, Planten un Blomen, Harbor Piers, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take a stroll through HafenCity, experience the thrill of a live performance at Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, admire the striking features of Chile House, then explore the activities along Binnenalster, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Rathausmarkt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 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 walk around Planten un Blomen.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hamburg day trip planning app.

You can take a train from Bremen to Hamburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. You will leave for Toenning on the 31st (Sat).

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
HafenCity ©
HafenCity
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

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Toenning, Germany

Toenning ©
You've now added Multimar Wattforum to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Multimar Wattforum.

Discover how to plan a Toenning trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Hamburg to Toenning in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Schleswig.

Things to do in Toenning

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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, Das Fischerviertel Holm and St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom). Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Danevirke Museum and then make a trip to Das Fischerviertel Holm.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Schleswig online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Toenning to Schleswig in an hour. August in Schleswig sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 2nd (Mon), you're off 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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at UNESCO-Biospharenreservat Schaalsee.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zarrentin trip planner.

Getting from Schleswig to Zarrentin by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to 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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Schleifmuhle.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Schwerin road trip planning app.

You can drive from Zarrentin to Schwerin in an hour. September in Schwerin sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 4th (Wed), you're 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
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Drive from Schwerin to Havelberg in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Havelberg can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to 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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Georgium, Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, The Dessau Masters' Houses, and other attractions you added. On the 4th (Wed), make a trip to Georgium and then make a trip to Kornhaus. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Dessau day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Havelberg to Dessau takes 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Wernigerode.

Things to do in Dessau

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz
Highlights from your plan
Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz ©
Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz
Bauhaus Dessau Foundation ©
Bauhaus Dessau Foundation
Technikmuseum Hugo Junkers ©
Technikmuseum Hugo Junkers

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zinnfiguren-Museum Goslar. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Wernigerode Castle.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Wernigerode travel 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 travel to Alfeld (Leine).

Things to do in Wernigerode

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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Alfeld (Leine), Germany

Alfeld (Leine)
You've now added UNESCO World Heritage - Fagus Factory to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the striking features of UNESCO World Heritage - Fagus Factory.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Alfeld (Leine) trip planner.

You can drive from Wernigerode to Alfeld (Leine) in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for 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 Museum Hameln as well as Hameln Old Town. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Haemelschenburg and then examine the collection at Museum Hameln. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): stop by Hameln Old Town.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hamelschenburg online trip builder.

Getting from Alfeld (Leine) to Hamelschenburg by car takes about an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Hamelschenburg can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel to Warstein.

Things to do in Hamelschenburg

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Warstein, Germany

Warstein ©
Warstein is a town in the district of Soest, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wildpark Warstein. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): stroll around Wildpark Warstein and then hike along Lormecke-Turm.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Warstein online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Hamelschenburg to Warstein in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Warstein can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bochum.

Things to do in Warstein

Parks Outdoors Trails
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.
You've now added Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bochum trip planning tool.

Drive from Warstein to Bochum in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Delft.

Things to do in Bochum

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen
Highlights from your plan
Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen ©

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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 photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Delft trip app.

You can drive from Bochum to Delft in 3 hours. You will leave for The Hague on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Delft

Outdoors Parks Museums

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, see the interesting displays at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), and then find something for the whole family at Madurodam.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our The Hague online visit planner.

The Hague is just a stone's throw from Delft. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hoek van Holland.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Madurodam ©
Madurodam
Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) ©
Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace)

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Hoek van Holland, The Netherlands

Hoek van Holland
To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hoek van Holland day trip app.

Traveling by car from The Hague to Hoek van Holland takes an hour. On the 13th (Fri), you'll travel to Harwich.

Things to do in Hoek van Holland

Parks Museums Fun & Games

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Harwich, United Kingdom

Harwich
For reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Harwich road trip planner.

You can drive from Hoek van Holland to Harwich in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. On the 14th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Harwich

Parks Nightlife Wildlife

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