8 days in Drenthe Province Itinerary

8 days in Drenthe Province Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Drenthe Province trip itinerary planner

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Emmen
— 4 nights
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Drouwen
— 3 nights
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Emmen

— 4 nights
Emmen is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands.HistoryA prime example of a planned city, Emmen arose from several small farming and peat-harvesting communities which have dotted the province of Drenthe since the Middle Ages. Kids will appreciate attractions like Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen and National park Dwingelderveld. Get out of town with these interesting Emmen side-trips: Gevangenisemuseum (The Prison Museum) (in Veenhuizen), Kamp Westerbork (in Hooghalen) and Drents Museum (in Assen). Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at National Park Drentsche Aa. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Northern Zoo, buy something for everyone on your list at Winkelcentrum de Weiert, get in on the family fun at Plopsa Indoor Coevorden, and make a trip to Hunebed D43.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Emmen trip planner.

Amsterdam to Emmen is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Emmen can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Drouwen.

Things to do in Emmen

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Drouwen

— 3 nights
Drouwen is a village in the Dutch province of Drenthe. Kids will enjoy Drouwenerzand Attractiepark and Boomkroonpad. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Drouwen: Vesting Bourtange (in Bourtange), Veenkoloniaal Museum (in Veendam) and Fraeylemaborg (in Slochteren). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of D20, don't miss a visit to Hanging Kitchens, browse the exhibits of Hunebed Centre, and have some family-friendly fun at Kabouterland.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Drouwen holiday app.

Drouwen is just a stone's throw from Emmen. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Drouwen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Drenthe Province travel guide

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Zoos · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites