9 days in Friesland Province Itinerary

9 days in Friesland Province Itinerary

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Appelscha
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Makkum
— 4 nights
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Hollum, Ameland
— 2 nights
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Appelscha

— 2 nights
Appelscha is a village in the municipality of Ooststellingwerf in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. Change things up with these side-trips from Appelscha: Galerie Terbeek (in Beetsterzwaag), Museum Belvedere (in Heerenveen) and National Park De Alde Faenen (in Earnewald). Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Nationaal Park Drents-Friese Wold. There's more to do: head outdoors with Deforelpoel and get engrossed in the history at Museum Dokkum.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Appelscha attractions planning app.

Amsterdam to Appelscha is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Makkum.

Things to do in Appelscha

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Makkum

— 4 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Makkum side-trips: Leeuwarden (AquaZoo, Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden, &more), Port of Harlingen (in Harlingen) and Poptaslot/Heringastate (in Marssum). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Broerekerk, admire the landmark architecture of Franeker City Hall, and examine the collection at Fries Scheepvaart Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Makkum online travel planner.

Getting from Appelscha to Makkum by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hollum.

Things to do in Makkum

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hollum, Ameland

— 2 nights
Hollum is a Dutch village on Ameland, one of the West Frisian Islands. On the 28th (Sun), make a trip to Koren- En Mosterdmolen de Verwachting, make a trip to Vuurtoren Ameland, then see the interesting displays at Abraham Fock, and finally take an in-depth tour of Cultuurhistorisch museum Sorgdrager. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Amelander Musea, take an in-depth tour of Landbouw-Juttersmuseum Swartwoude, then examine the collection at Nobels Nostalgisch Museum, and finally look for gifts at Kaasboerderij Ameland.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hollum trip maker.

You can drive from Makkum to Hollum in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Makkum in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Hollum: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hollum

Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Friesland Province travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Art Museums