25 days in Holland Itinerary

25 days in Holland Itinerary

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25 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Vlissingen
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Margraten
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Oisterwijk
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Hoenderloo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Makkum
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Amsterdam
— 10 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Istanbul

4
nights
Vlissingen

Vlissingen ©
Vlissingen is a municipality and a city in the southwestern Netherlands on the former island of Walcheren. Get out of town with these interesting Vlissingen side-trips: Strand Rockanje (in Rockanje), Oostkapelle Beach (in Oostkapelle) and Bizarium (in Sluis). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Badstrand, enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Westkapelle (high), tour the pleasant surroundings at Boulevard van Vlissingen, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve de Manteling.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vlissingen tour itinerary planning tool .

Istanbul, Turkey to Vlissingen is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Istanbul to Vlissingen, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Istanbul in August; daily highs in Vlissingen reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Margraten.

Things to do in Vlissingen

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Domburg, Town Hall, Bizarium, Vrouwenpolder Beach, Oostkapelle Beach
Highlights from your plan
Badstrand ©
Badstrand
Strand Domburg ©
Strand Domburg
Nature Reserve de Manteling ©
Nature Reserve de Manteling

2
nights
Margraten

Margraten ©
Margraten is a village and a former municipality in the southeastern part of the Netherlands.On January 1, 2011, this former municipality merged with a neighbouring one, which resulted in the new Eijsden-Margraten municipality.Preceding developmentsUntil 1982 the municipality with this name comprised apart from Margraten, also the hamlets Groot Welsden, Klein Welsden, Termaar and 't Rooth.In 1982 this municipality was extended with a number of neighbouring municipalities: Cadier en Keer, Mheer, Noorbeek and Sint Geertruid. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Netherlands American Cemetery, Head underground at Coalmine Valkenburg, make a trip to Stadspark, then go for a walk through Boekhandel Dominicanen, and finally don't miss a visit to Vrijthof. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Wijngaard Apostelhoeve, steep yourself in history at Fort Sint Pieter, then steep yourself in history at Helpoort, then don't miss a visit to Market Square, and finally make a trip to De Bisschopsmolen.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Margraten trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Vlissingen to Margraten in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Oisterwijk.

Things to do in Margraten

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Maastricht, Coalmine Valkenburg
Highlights from your plan
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
Wijngaard Apostelhoeve ©
Wijngaard Apostelhoeve
Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen

3
nights
Oisterwijk

Oisterwijk ©
Oisterwijk is a municipality and a city in the South of the Netherlands.Population centresHeukelomMoergestelOisterwijkTopographyDutch Topographic map of the municipality of Oisterwijk, June 2015Transportation Railway station: OisterwijkCityOisterwijk received city rights in 1230. Change things up with these side-trips from Oisterwijk: Breda (Mastbos Breda, Historische Kilometer, & more), National Park De Biesbosch (in Drimmelen) and De Santspuy Wijn- en Aspergeboerderij (in Etten-Leur). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bottle Distillery, and get in on the family fun at Efteling.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Oisterwijk road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Margraten to Oisterwijk takes 1.5 hours. August in Oisterwijk sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hoenderloo.

Things to do in Oisterwijk

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Breda, Efteling, Bottle Distillery, De Santspuy Wijn- en Aspergeboerderij, National Park De Biesbosch
Highlights from your plan
Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen ©
Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen
National Park De Biesbosch ©
National Park De Biesbosch
De Santspuy Wijn- en Aspergeboerderij ©

3
nights
Hoenderloo

Hoenderloo ©
Hoenderloo is a Dutch village located south west of the city of Apeldoorn. Venture out of the city with trips to Bergkerk (in Deventer), Paleispark Het Loo (in Apeldoorn) and Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden (in Sint Jansklooster). Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at National park Dwingelderveld. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape of Hoge Veluwe National Park.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hoenderloo online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Oisterwijk to Hoenderloo in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Makkum.

Things to do in Hoenderloo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

National park Dwingelderveld, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, Bergkerk, Paleispark Het Loo
Highlights from your plan
Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
National park Dwingelderveld ©
National park Dwingelderveld

2
nights
Makkum

Makkum ©
On the 20th (Tue), wander the streets of Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden, then contemplate the long history of Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613, and finally explore the activities along IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel). On the next day, examine the collection at Jopie Huisman Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Port of Harlingen, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Callantsoog Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Makkum trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Hoenderloo to Makkum takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Makkum

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden, Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613, Jopie Huisman Museum, Callantsoog Beach
Highlights from your plan
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel) ©
IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel)
Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden ©
Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden
Callantsoog Beach ©
Callantsoog Beach

10
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to Zandvoort to see Zandvoort aan Zee about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of Cornelis Schuytstraat, get a taste of the local shopping with Leidseplein, and take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planner.

Drive from Makkum to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. August in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods Parks Museums

Side Trip

Zandvoort aan Zee
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Leidseplein ©
Leidseplein

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