11 days in Amsterdam, Volendam & Monnickendam Itinerary

11 days in Amsterdam, Volendam & Monnickendam Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Holland Province vacation builder

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Amsterdam
— 7 nights
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Volendam
— 2 nights
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Monnickendam
— 1 night
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Amsterdam

— 7 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes De Nieuwe Kerk, The Jordaan, Dam Square, and other attractions you added. Get a sense of the local culture at Rijksmuseum and Madame Tussauds Amsterdam. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zaanse Schans and Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Amersfoort (Amersfoort Zoo & Koppelpoort) and Amsterdam City Tours (in Marken). There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, browse the range of quality goods at De Bijenkorf, meet the residents at ARTIS, and look for gifts at Leafde.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam planner.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In October in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for Volendam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trips

Volendam

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): browse the different shops at Middenwaard Shopping Centre, look for gifts at Chocolaterie Smidt, sample the tasty concoctions at Texel Brewery, stroll the grounds of de Hervormde kerk Den Hoorn Texel uit 1425, then visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Urk, and finally enjoy the sea views from Paard van Marken. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Alkmaar cheese market, see the interesting displays at Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Natuurgebied Zwanenwater, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Klimduin, and finally examine the collection at Museum BroekerVeiling.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Volendam online route planner.

Volendam is very close to Amsterdam. October in Volendam sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Monnickendam.

Things to do in Volendam

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Monnickendam

— 1 night
Monnickendam is a Town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Museumhuis Timmerman, don't miss a visit to Speeltoren, then pause for some photo ops at Tourist information Center Monnickendam, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bierderij Waterland.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Monnickendam vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Monnickendam is just a stone's throw from Volendam. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Monnickendam

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips