33 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

33 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Schiermonnikoog
— 1 night
2
Groningen
— 6 nights
3
Hollum, Ameland
— 2 nights
4
De Cocksdorp, Texel
— 3 nights
5
Terschelling
— 3 nights
6
Harlingen
— 4 nights
7
Zwolle
— 5 nights
8
Amsterdam
— 6 nights

1
night
Schiermonnikoog

Schiermonnikoog ©
Schiermonnikoog is an island, a municipality, and a national park in the northern Netherlands. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): make a trip to Vredenhof, thenshop like a local with Hijrre Pottenbakkerij, thenexamine the collection at Shellmuseum, and finally kick back and relax at Oosterstrand. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Gallery Ogygia, thenhike along Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad, and then step off the mainland to explore Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Schiermonnikoog route planner.

Mumbai, India to Schiermonnikoog is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in May, things will get cooler in Schiermonnikoog: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Groningen.

Things to do in Schiermonnikoog

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Oosterstrand ©
Oosterstrand
Vredenhof ©
Vredenhof
Hijrre Pottenbakkerij ©
Hijrre Pottenbakkerij

6
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Do your shopping at Galerie MooiMan and Reisboekwinkel de Zwerver. Discover out-of-the-way places like Groninger Museum and Hunebed D4 bij Midlaren. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Groningen: Brewery Maallust (in Veenhuizen), Leeuwarden (Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden & Blokhuispoort) and Golf & Countryclub Lauswolt (in Beetsterzwaag). Spend the 20th (Mon) exploring nature at National Park Drentsche Aa.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Groningen travel route builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Schiermonnikoog to Groningen. Traveling from Schiermonnikoog in May, expect nights in Groningen to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Hollum.

Things to do in Groningen

Golf Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Leeuwarden, Brewery Maallust, National Park Drentsche Aa, Hunebed D4 bij Midlaren, Golfclub de Compagnie
Highlights from your plan
Golf & Countryclub Lauswolt ©
Golf & Countryclub Lauswolt
Groninger Museum ©
Groninger Museum
Poptaslot/Heringastate ©
Poptaslot/Heringastate

2
nights
Hollum, Ameland

Hollum ©
Hollum is a Dutch village on Ameland, one of the West Frisian Islands. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Cultuurhistorisch museum Sorgdrager, don't miss a visit to Koren- En Mosterdmolen de Verwachting, thenmake a trip to Vuurtoren Ameland, and finally see the interesting displays at Abraham Fock. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Nobels Nostalgisch Museum, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Amelander Bierbrouwerij, and then stop by Kaasboerderij Ameland.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Hollum trip planner.

Traveling by journey from Groningen to Hollum takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Groningen in May, you will find days in Hollum are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to De Cocksdorp.

Things to do in Hollum

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Shopping

Side Trip

Ballum
Highlights from your plan
Nobels Nostalgisch Museum ©
Nobels Nostalgisch Museum
Abraham Fock ©
Abraham Fock
Cultuurhistorisch museum Sorgdrager ©
Cultuurhistorisch museum Sorgdrager

3
nights
De Cocksdorp, Texel

De Cocksdorp ©
De Cocksdorp is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lighthouse Texel and War Cemetery Den Burg. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Eiland Galerij and Chocolaterie Smidt. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of De Hervormde Kerk van Den Burg Texel uit 1452, play a few rounds at Golfbaan De Texelse, kick back and relax at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach, and get in on the family fun at Klimmen EnZo.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the De Cocksdorp trip builder site.

Getting from Hollum to De Cocksdorp by journey takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Terschelling.

Things to do in De Cocksdorp

Outdoors Theme Parks Golf

Side Trips

Texel, Texel Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Golfbaan De Texelse ©
Golfbaan De Texelse
Lighthouse Texel ©
Lighthouse Texel
War Cemetery Den Burg ©
War Cemetery Den Burg

3
nights
Terschelling

Terschelling ©
One of the Frisian Islands, Terschelling contains a large nature reserve and lives off its tourist appeal.
Bunkers Terschelling and Sint Janskerk Hoorn Terschelling are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at De Boekenboer and Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat. There's much more to do: enjoy the sea views from Vuurtoren Brandaris, examine the collection at Wrakkenmuseum, explore the engaging exhibits at Museum 't Behouden Huys, and get lost in a book at Bibliotheek Terschelling.

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

You can travel from De Cocksdorp to Terschelling in 4.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Terschelling are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Harlingen.

Things to do in Terschelling

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Groene strand ©
Groene strand
Bunkers Terschelling ©
Bunkers Terschelling
De Boekenboer ©
De Boekenboer

4
nights
Harlingen

Harlingen ©
Harlingen is a municipality and a city in the northern Netherlands, in the province of Friesland at the Wadden Sea. Explore hidden gems such as Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora and Molen de Traanroeier Oudeschild Texel. Galerie de Vis and Marinemuseum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Harlingen: Den Helder (Oranjerie De Groene Parel Den Helder & Stadsbrouwerij Helderse Jongens), Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel (in Texel) and ZeeVerse Vismarkt (in Den Oever). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Korendragershuisje, get to know the resident critters at Landgoed Hoenderdaell, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sonnema.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Harlingen trip planner.

You can travel from Terschelling to Harlingen in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zwolle.

Things to do in Harlingen

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Den Helder, Texel, Korendragershuisje, Molen de Traanroeier Oudeschild Texel, ZeeVerse Vismarkt
Highlights from your plan
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora ©
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora
Marinemuseum ©
Marinemuseum

5
nights
Zwolle

Zwolle ©
Zwolle is the capital city and municipality of the province of Overijssel, Netherlands. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Holten Canadian War Cemetery and Old Blasius. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal and Basiliek van de Heilige Kruisverheffing. Explore Zwolle's surroundings by going to Golfclub Driene (in Hengelo), Ootmarsum (Museum Ootmarsum, Marius van Dokkum, Atelier- galerie Annemiek Punt, &more) and Lekkers & Zo (in Giethoorn). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along De Spokeplas, play a few rounds at Pitch&Putt Golf Bussloo, appreciate the history behind Molen Windlust, and admire the striking features of Rijksmonument Broederpoort Kampen uit 1465.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Zwolle trip planning site.

Drive from Harlingen to Zwolle in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Zwolle are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zwolle

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ootmarsum, Noordwolde, UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, Golfclub Driene, Old Blasius
Highlights from your plan
Golfclub Driene ©
Golfclub Driene
UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal ©
Castle Cannenburch ©
Castle Cannenburch

6
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Shop till you drop at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and De 9 Straatjes. Explore hidden gems such as Zaanse Schans and The Jordaan. When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Het Jonge Schaap in Zaandam, approximately Zaandam away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and get to know the resident critters at ARTIS.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam day trip tool.

You can drive from Zwolle to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Amsterdam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Zaandam, Wijngaard de Amsteltuin, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Highlights from your plan
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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