16 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

16 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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16 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Amsterdam
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Apeldoorn
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
De Cocksdorp
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Terschelling
— 1 night
Drive:  13​h
5
Schiermonnikoog
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Kuwait City

4
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Jordaan and ARTIS. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rijksmuseum and Red Light District. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee (in Bloemendaal) and Natuurgebied Zwanenwater (in Callantsoog). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait to Amsterdam is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Amsterdam. Traveling from Kuwait City in August, expect Amsterdam to be much colder, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Apeldoorn.

Things to do in Amsterdam

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Natuurgebied Zwanenwater, Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

3
nights
Apeldoorn

Apeldoorn ©
Situated in the picturesque district of Gelderland, Apeldoorn is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and lush greenery.
Visiting Bussloo and De Hoge Veluwe National Park will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Koppelpoort and Kroller-Muller Museum. Go for a jaunt from Apeldoorn to Rheden to see Nationaal Park Veluwezoom about 34 minutes away.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Apeldoorn road trip planning app .

You can drive from Amsterdam to Apeldoorn in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to De Cocksdorp.

Things to do in Apeldoorn

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Koppelpoort, Bussloo, Nationaal Park Veluwezoom, Kroller-Muller Museum, De Hoge Veluwe National Park
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Bussloo ©
Bussloo
De Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
De Hoge Veluwe National Park
Nationaal Park Veluwezoom ©
Nationaal Park Veluwezoom

3
nights
De Cocksdorp

De Cocksdorp ©
De Cocksdorp is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Get in touch with nature at Dunes of Texel National Park and Golfbaan De Texelse. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach and Lighthouse Texel. Take a break from De Cocksdorp with a short trip to Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers in Den Helder, about 1h 05 min away. There's more to do: learn about all things military at Luchtvaart- En Oorlogsmuseum Texel.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read De Cocksdorp tour itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Apeldoorn to De Cocksdorp in 3.5 hours. August in De Cocksdorp sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Terschelling.

Things to do in De Cocksdorp

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers
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Dunes of Texel National Park ©
Dunes of Texel National Park
Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach ©
Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach
Lighthouse Texel ©
Lighthouse Texel

1
night
Terschelling

Terschelling ©
One of the Frisian Islands, Terschelling contains a large nature reserve and lives off its tourist appeal.
On the 11th (Sat), head off the coast to Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat, look for all kinds of wild species at Noordkaap, then explore the engaging exhibits at Museum 't Behouden Huys, and finally examine the collection at Wrakkenmuseum.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Terschelling online travel planner .

You can drive from De Cocksdorp to Terschelling in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Schiermonnikoog.

Things to do in Terschelling

#Museums, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Wrakkenmuseum ©
Wrakkenmuseum
Sint Janskerk Hoorn Terschelling ©
Sint Janskerk Hoorn Terschelling
Museum 't Behouden Huys ©
Museum 't Behouden Huys

2
nights
Schiermonnikoog

Schiermonnikoog ©
Schiermonnikoog is an island, a municipality, and a national park in the northern Netherlands. On the 13th (Mon), kick back and relax at Oosterstrand and then head off the coast to Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Noordertoren, examine the collection at Shellmuseum, view the masterpieces at Hijrre Pottenbakkerij, see the interesting displays at Bunkermuseum Schlei, then contemplate the long history of Bunker Wassermann, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Vredenhof.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Schiermonnikoog day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Terschelling to Schiermonnikoog. In August, daily temperatures in Schiermonnikoog can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Schiermonnikoog

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog ©
Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog
Bunker Wassermann ©
Bunker Wassermann
Vredenhof ©
Vredenhof

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