32 days in Holland Itinerary

32 days in Holland Itinerary

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32 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  17​h 15​min
1
De Koog, Texel
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Hoek van Holland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Domburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Hoenderloo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Amsterdam
— 15 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

3
nights
De Koog, Texel

De Koog ©
De Koog is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Relax by the water at Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel and Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Oudeschild, Texel and Sommeltjespad. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Lighthouse Texel, relax in the rural setting at Schapenboerderij Texel, let the kids burn off some steam at De Zelfpluktuin, and see the interesting displays at Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our De Koog online itinerary builder .

Johannesburg, South Africa to De Koog is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, things will get colder in De Koog: highs are around 9°C and lows about 5°C. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll travel to Hoek van Holland.

Things to do in De Koog

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Hoek van Holland

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. Take a break from the city and head to Hoek van Holland beach and Wato Events. Get some cultural insight at Molen Aeolus and Honselersdijk. Venture out of the city with trips to Voorburg (in Voorburg), Vogelpark Avifauna (in Alphen aan den Rijn) and Cheesefarm Hoogerwaard (in Ouderkerk aan den IJssel). There's lots more to do: stroll through Strand Rockanje, identify plant and animal life at Natuurgebied Langstraat, and take a peaceful walk through Het Loetbos.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hoek van Holland day trip planning site .

Drive from De Koog to Hoek van Holland in 3 hours. In December in Hoek van Holland, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Domburg.

Things to do in Hoek van Holland

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vogelpark Avifauna, Natuurgebied Langstraat, Molen Aeolus, Westlands Museum, Het Loetbos
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Hoek van Holland beach ©
Hoek van Holland beach
Strand Rockanje ©
Strand Rockanje
Wato Events ©
Wato Events

3
nights
Domburg

Domburg ©
Domburg is a seaside resort on the North Sea, on the northwest coast of Walcheren in the Dutch province of Zeeland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bizarium and Fort Rammekens. Visit Oostkapelle Beach and Badstrand for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Vrouwenpolder Beach, make a trip to Galerie T, pause for some serene contemplation at Strandkerk Dishoek, and view the masterpieces at Marie Tak van Poortvliet Museum Domburg.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Domburg trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Hoek van Holland to Domburg takes 2 hours. Traveling from Hoek van Holland in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 7°C in Domburg. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hoenderloo.

Things to do in Domburg

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Galerie T, Bizarium, Vrouwenpolder Beach, Strandkerk Dishoek, Oostkapelle Beach
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Bizarium ©
Bizarium
Oostkapelle Beach ©
Oostkapelle Beach
Strand Domburg ©
Strand Domburg

4
nights
Hoenderloo

Hoenderloo ©
Hoenderloo is a Dutch village located south west of the city of Apeldoorn. Take a break from the city and head to De Hoge Veluwe National Park and Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden. Get a sense of the local culture at Kroller-Muller Museum and Airborne Cemetery. Explore Hoenderloo's surroundings by going to Bussloo (in Wilp) and National Park de Loonse en Drunense Duinen (in Drunen).

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hoenderloo vacation maker tool .

Traveling by car from Domburg to Hoenderloo takes 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Domburg in December since evenings lows in Hoenderloo dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Hoenderloo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, Bussloo, Kroller-Muller Museum, Airborne Cemetery, National Park de Loonse en Drunense Duinen
Highlights from your plan
Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Kroller-Muller Museum ©
Kroller-Muller Museum

15
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step out of the city life by going to Zandvoort aan Zee and ARTIS. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Strand Egmond aan Zee and Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Haarlem (De Vishal, Frans Hals Museum, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, get engrossed in the history at The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum), and get to know the fascinating history of Brouwersgracht.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam day trip site .

Traveling by car from Hoenderloo to Amsterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In January, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Haarlem, Strand Egmond aan Zee, Zandvoort aan Zee, Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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