8 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

8 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Schiermonnikoog
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Terschelling
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De Cocksdorp, Texel
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Amsterdam
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Fly

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Schiermonnikoog

Schiermonnikoog is an island, a municipality, and a national park in the northern Netherlands. On the 14th (Sun), examine the collection at Shellmuseum, get a taste of the local shopping with Hijrre Pottenbakkerij, then hike along Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Vredenhof and then kick back and relax at Oosterstrand.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Schiermonnikoog attractions planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Schiermonnikoog is an approximately 20.5-hour travel. The time zone difference when traveling from Bucharest to Schiermonnikoog is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Bucharest in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Schiermonnikoog, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Terschelling.

Things to do in Schiermonnikoog

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Terschelling

One of the Frisian Islands, Terschelling contains a large nature reserve and lives off its tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): kick back and relax at Groene strand, then stop by De Boekenboer, and then step off the mainland to explore Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Wrakkenmuseum, then enjoy the sea views from Vuurtoren Brandaris, then take some stellar pictures from Bunkers Terschelling, and finally get lost in a book at Bibliotheek Terschelling.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Terschelling journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Schiermonnikoog to Terschelling. In April, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to De Cocksdorp.

Things to do in Terschelling

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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De Cocksdorp, Texel

De Cocksdorp is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. On the 18th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Texel, then get engrossed in the history at Luchtvaart- En Oorlogsmuseum Texel, and finally take an in-depth tour of Eiland Galerij.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the De Cocksdorp attractions site.

Travel from Terschelling to De Cocksdorp in 4.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in De Cocksdorp

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

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Amsterdam

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 19th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and then see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam holiday maker tool.

Traveling by car from De Cocksdorp to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites

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.