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Around Sneek Road Trip

Sneek - Joure - Balk - Heeg

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Historical sites Historical sites
Around Sneek Road Trip ACTIVATE MAP Stages4 km74 h/stage0.4

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Around Sneek Road Trip in Netherlands?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 108EUR drive & more 13EUR sleep & more 154EUR eat & more 144EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 311EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 419EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 162EUR drive & more 13EUR sleep & more 319EUR eat & more 216EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 548EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 710EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 270EUR drive & more 13EUR sleep & more 528EUR eat & more 288EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 829EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 1,099EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 450EUR drive & more 25EUR sleep & more 110EUR eat & more 144EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 279EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 729EUR
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Around Sneek Road Trip Itinerary

The Around Sneek Road Trip is a scenic route that takes you through the towns of Joure, Balk, and Heeg in the Netherlands. This 74 km journey is best enjoyed over the course of two days, giving you plenty of time to appreciate the picturesque landscapes and attractions along the way. The best time to take this road trip is during the spring and summer months, when the weather is warm and the days are long. The roads are in excellent condition, although some parts may be a bit narrow. The Around Sneek Road Trip is an experience that can provide lasting memories. It is suitable for all drivers, although a high budget is recommended to make the most of the journey. So pack your bags and get ready for a unique journey that you won't forget anytime soon.
number of days 2 number of days
route length 74 km route length
budget high budget
good for family good for
traffic direction on the right traffic direction
accident level low accident level

START Sneek

Distance 74 km Driving time 1.6 h Pace: modest 19.2 kWh Airports DHR , GRQ
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Sneek is a picturesque city located in the province of Friesland in the Netherlands. It is the ideal starting point for the "Around Sneek Road Trip". During this trip, you will find numerous attractions and activities, including the town’s many historical monuments, the beautiful Sneekermeer lake, and the Frisian Eleven Cities ice skating race. In Sneek, you can visit the impressive Sneekermeer Lake, the largest lake in Friesland. It is an ideal spot for water sports, fishing, and sailing. You can also explore some of the town’s many historical monuments, such as the former town hall, the Waterpoort, and the Grote Kerk. Other attractions include the Frisian Eleven Cities ice skating race, which is held every winter, and the nearby Leeuwarden, the capital of Friesland. If you are flying to Sneek, the closest international airport is the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (IATA: AMS). There are car rental services available at the airport, so you can easily continue your journey around Sneek. No matter what type of adventure you are looking for, Sneek has something for everyone. From stunning natural scenery to historical monuments and activities, it is the perfect starting point for your "Around Sneek Road Trip".

1 Sneek - Joure

Distance 29 km Driving time 0.6 h Pace: modest 7.6 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on an exciting road trip from Sneek to Joure, two charming towns in the Netherlands! This 29 km journey will take you less than an hour, and you will get to explore some of the most interesting places in Akkrum. Start your journey in Sneek, a small city with a beautiful historic center and a variety of canals. Then, drive to Akkrum, a small village known for its natural beauty and stunning views of the countryside. Here, you can explore the local museum and take a stroll around the picturesque streets. Finally, make your way to Joure, a picturesque town with a lovely harbor and a variety of cafes and restaurants. Along the way, be sure to look out for historical sites and scenic roads. As you drive, be aware that some sections of the road can be quite narrow. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, check out the "Itinerary" of this stage!

2 Joure - Balk

Distance 21 km Driving time 0.6 h Pace: slow 4.9 kWh View map Itinerary
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Start your road trip in Joure, Netherlands and explore the beautiful countryside of Sloten and Balk. This 21km drive will take you less than an hour, winding through the scenic roads of this region. Be sure to keep your eyes open for historical sites and points of interest along the route. Sections of the road may be narrow, so be sure to drive with caution. As you explore, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the countryside, so don't forget to take some pictures! End your journey in Balk, where you can find more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites in the Itinerary of this stage. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and hit the road!

3 Balk - Heeg

Distance 15 km Driving time 0.3 h Pace: modest 4.0 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on an exciting road trip from Balk, Netherlands to Heeg! This 15 km journey takes less than an hour to complete, and is a great opportunity to explore the scenic Dutch countryside. As you drive, keep an eye out for narrow sections of the road. As you drive, take a break at the historic Tjerkwerd windmill, a well-preserved example of Dutch engineering. You can even take a tour of the mill and learn about its history! After that, continue your journey to Heeg, where you can visit the picturesque village of De Westereen. Here you can enjoy the peaceful atmosphere, go for a stroll around the village, or even take a boat ride along the nearby canals. Finally, end your journey in Heeg, where you can find several restaurants, hotels, and campsites. For more information on attractions, accommodation options, and restaurants along the route, be sure to check the "Itinerary" of this stage. Enjoy your road trip!

4 Heeg - Sneek

Distance 8 km Driving time 0.2 h Pace: modest 2.1 kWh View map Itinerary
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Start your journey in Heeg, Netherlands and take a scenic drive to IJlst, 8 km away, taking no more than an hour. This route is full of historical sites and beautiful views, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled. As you drive, be aware that in some sections the roads may be narrow. Once you reach IJlst, take a break and explore the city's many attractions. Then, continue your journey to Sneek, a small town with plenty of activities to enjoy. As you drive, take in the picturesque landscape and make sure to look out for interesting landmarks. When you arrive in Sneek, you'll find a vibrant city with plenty of things to do. Make sure to check out the local restaurants, shops, and attractions. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, check out the Itinerary of this stage.

  Sneek

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The vibrant Dutch city of Sneek is the perfect end point for the Around Sneek Road Trip. Located in the province of Friesland, Sneek is a great starting point for exploring this picturesque region. The main attraction of Sneek is its picturesque harbor, and visitors can take a stroll along the canals for a truly unique experience. On the banks of the lake, visitors can find many restaurants and bars, offering a variety of local and international cuisines. Sneek is a true cultural hotspot, with many museums, galleries and theaters offering a variety of activities and performances. The Friesland Museum is a must-see for those interested in the history and culture of the province, while the Friesland Theater is a great place to catch a show. For those who wish to explore the great outdoors, Sneek has plenty to offer. The city is surrounded by beautiful nature reserves, and visitors can explore the stunning landscapes by bike, car or boat. The nearest international airport is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), located approximately 95 km from Sneek. In conclusion, the lovely city of Sneek is the ideal end point for the Around Sneek Road Trip. With its picturesque harbor, vibrant culture and stunning natural surroundings, visitors are sure to have a memorable time in this unique city.

Around Sneek Road Trip at a glance

Facts for safer driving in Netherlands

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.5
max speed urban max speed urban 50 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 80 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 100 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime off
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher no
tolls tolls no
seat belts seat belts yes

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