17 days in Holland Itinerary

17 days in Holland Itinerary

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17 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h
2
Schiermonnikoog
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Terschelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
De Cocksdorp, Texel
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Vlissingen
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Maastricht
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

4
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as De Duif and UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk are in your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee and Efteling. When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Muiderslot in Muiden, approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, take in the views from Blauwbrug, and take a stroll through Brouwersgracht.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam tour planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Amsterdam is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Amsterdam. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in July: highs in Amsterdam hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Schiermonnikoog.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Efteling, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Muiderslot, Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee
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Brouwersgracht ©
Brouwersgracht
Muiderslot ©
Muiderslot
Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee ©
Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee

3
nights
Schiermonnikoog

Schiermonnikoog ©
Schiermonnikoog is an island, a municipality, and a national park in the northern Netherlands. Step out of the city life by going to Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog and Oosterstrand. Explore hidden gems such as Vredenhof and Kerkje Harkema. Explore Schiermonnikoog's surroundings by going to Drouwen (Hunebed D19 & D20), Kamp Westerbork (in Hooghalen) and Hunebed D17 (in Rolde). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Bunker Wassermann, admire the landmark architecture of Hoofdstation Groningen, stroll through Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad, and don't miss a visit to Gallery Ogygia.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Schiermonnikoog route planner .

Explore your travel options from Amsterdam to Schiermonnikoog with the Route module. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Schiermonnikoog, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Terschelling.

Things to do in Schiermonnikoog

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Drouwen, Hoofdstation Groningen, Kerkje Harkema, Hunebed D17, Kamp Westerbork
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Bunker Wassermann ©
Bunker Wassermann
Kamp Westerbork ©
Kamp Westerbork
Oosterstrand ©
Oosterstrand

2
nights
Terschelling

Terschelling ©
One of the Frisian Islands, Terschelling contains a large nature reserve and lives off its tourist appeal.
On the 21st (Sun), visit a coastal fixture at Brandaris, then take some stellar pictures from Bunkers Terschelling, then steep yourself in history at Poptaslot/Heringastate, and finally head off the coast to Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Groene strand, then explore the engaging exhibits at Museum 't Behouden Huys, then stop by De Boekenboer, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sint Janskerk Hoorn Terschelling.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Terschelling route planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Schiermonnikoog to Terschelling. In July, daily temperatures in Terschelling can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to De Cocksdorp.

Things to do in Terschelling

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Poptaslot/Heringastate
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Groene strand ©
Groene strand
Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat ©
Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat
Poptaslot/Heringastate ©
Poptaslot/Heringastate

3
nights
De Cocksdorp, Texel

De Cocksdorp ©
De Cocksdorp is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel and Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lighthouse Texel and de Hervormde kerk Den Hoorn Texel uit 1425. When in De Cocksdorp, make a side trip to see De Hoge Berg in Oudeschild, approximately 32 minutes away. Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Dunes of Texel National Park. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach, steep yourself in history at Lichtschip Texel, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hervormde Kerk.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our De Cocksdorp trip planner .

Traveling by car from Terschelling to De Cocksdorp takes 5 hours. In July in De Cocksdorp, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Vlissingen.

Things to do in De Cocksdorp

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Texel, Hervormde Kerk, De Hoge Berg, Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal
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Lighthouse Texel ©
Lighthouse Texel
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal ©
Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal

2
nights
Vlissingen

Vlissingen ©
Vlissingen is a municipality and a city in the southwestern Netherlands on the former island of Walcheren. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): stroll through Vrouwenpolder Beach, then take some stellar pictures from Standbeeld Michiel Adriaanszoon de Ruyter uit 1841, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Badstrand. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Strandkerk Dishoek, enjoy the sand and surf at Strand Domburg, then kick back and relax at Oostkapelle Beach, and finally admire the landmark architecture of de Oostkerk van Middelburg uit 1667.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vlissingen trip itinerary app .

Getting from De Cocksdorp to Vlissingen by car takes about 4 hours. July in Vlissingen sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Maastricht.

Things to do in Vlissingen

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Strand Domburg, Oostkapelle Beach, Vrouwenpolder Beach, Strandkerk Dishoek, de Oostkerk van Middelburg uit 1667
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Badstrand ©
Badstrand
Strand Domburg ©
Strand Domburg
Oostkapelle Beach ©
Oostkapelle Beach

2
nights
Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): stroll through Maastricht Underground, steep yourself in history at Fort Sint Pieter, then step into the grandiose world of Castle Eijsden, then make a trip to Saint Servaasbridge, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Maastricht trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Vlissingen to Maastricht takes 2.5 hours. July in Maastricht sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maastricht

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Castle Eijsden, Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament
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Fort Sint Pieter ©
Fort Sint Pieter
Basilica of St. Servatius ©
Basilica of St. Servatius
Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament ©
Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament

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