8 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

8 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Schiermonnikoog is an island, a municipality, and a national park in the northern Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Vredenhof, see the interesting displays at Shellmuseum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Hijrre Pottenbakkerij, then make a trip to Gallery Ogygia, and then kick back and relax at Oosterstrand.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Schiermonnikoog travel itinerary planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Schiermonnikoog is an approximately 14.5-hour travel. When traveling from Warsaw in April, plan for little chillier days in Schiermonnikoog, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Terschelling.

Things to do in Schiermonnikoog

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature


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One of the Frisian Islands, Terschelling contains a large nature reserve and lives off its tourist appeal.
On the 20th (Sat), enjoy the sea views from Vuurtoren Brandaris, then stroll through Groene strand, then stop by De Boekenboer, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sint Janskerk Hoorn Terschelling. On the next day, examine the collection at Wrakkenmuseum, get great views at Bunkers Terschelling, then get engrossed in the history at Museum 't Behouden Huys, and finally step off the mainland to explore Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Terschelling vacation app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Schiermonnikoog to Terschelling. In April, daily temperatures in Terschelling can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to De Cocksdorp.

Things to do in Terschelling

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

De Cocksdorp, Texel

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De Cocksdorp is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): stroll through Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach and then tee off at Golfbaan De Texelse. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Kaasboerderij Wezenspyk, explore the activities along Oudeschild, Texel, learn about all things military at Luchtvaart- En Oorlogsmuseum Texel, then enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Texel, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Traveling by journey from Terschelling to De Cocksdorp takes 4.5 hours. In April in De Cocksdorp, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in De Cocksdorp

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Golf

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Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by car from De Cocksdorp to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites

The Netherlands travel guide

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.