7 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

7 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Netherlands travel route planner

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Amsterdam
— 2 nights
Drive
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Terschelling
— 2 nights
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De Cocksdorp, Texel
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at Zaanse Schans. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam day trip site.

Bucharest, Romania to Amsterdam is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bucharest in April, you will find days in Amsterdam are slightly colder (15°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Terschelling.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Terschelling

— 2 nights
One of the Frisian Islands, Terschelling contains a large nature reserve and lives off its tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): stroll through Groene strand, get lost in a book at Bibliotheek Terschelling, and then head off the coast to Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat. On the next day, get great views at Bunkers Terschelling, enjoy the sea views from Vuurtoren Brandaris, then see the interesting displays at Wrakkenmuseum, then look for gifts at De Boekenboer, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sint Janskerk Hoorn Terschelling.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Terschelling trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Terschelling in 4 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in April, expect nights in Terschelling to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are little chillier, around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to De Cocksdorp.

Things to do in Terschelling

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

De Cocksdorp, Texel

— 2 nights
De Cocksdorp is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): make a trip to Lighthouse Texel, then view the masterpieces at Eiland Galerij, then stop by Chocolaterie Smidt, and finally tee off at Golfbaan De Texelse.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read De Cocksdorp driving holiday tool.

Traveling by journey from Terschelling to De Cocksdorp takes 4.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in De Cocksdorp can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in De Cocksdorp

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Golf

Side Trip

The Netherlands travel guide

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Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.