Westerbork is located 90 miles (145 kilometers) east of Haarlem and 80 miles (129 kilometers) northeast of the national capital, Amsterdam.
The Netherlands is firmly established on the tourist trail, which means getting around is a breeze. Be sure give yourself some time to experience the many scenic and cultural wonders this region has to share. If you have some extra time, head 10 miles (16 kilometers) to Assen. Here you can enjoy the Drents Museum and TT Circuit Assen.
Emmen, is another good place to visit. It is 13 miles (21 kilometers) from Westerbork and offers a diverse range of points of interest, such as Emmerdennen Hunebed, Dierenpark Emmen and Orvelte. Emmen has plenty to offer travelers keen to explore a little deeper. Veenpark and Ellert en Brammert are a couple of other points of interest sure to delight.
Delve into Westerbork's religious side by paying your respects at the region's monasteries and other sites of spiritual significance. Stop off at the Netherlands' historically significant war relics and monuments, it's a great way to familiarize yourself with the area's rich history.
The Netherlands is an excellent place to join up with a fascinating cycling tours, city walking tours and guided nature walks available here. No vacation is complete without a good dose of rest and relaxation. Camping is one of the activities they do to relax in this region and sunbathing is another.
You'll be reluctant to say "Dag" (farewell) to this unique spot.