12 days in Amsterdam & Rotterdam Itinerary

12 days in Amsterdam & Rotterdam Itinerary

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12 days in Amsterdam & Rotterdam Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Amsterdam
— 6 nights
train:  45​min
2
Rotterdam
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Dubai

6
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, admire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam, stroll around Vondelpark, and admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online vacation planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Amsterdam is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Amsterdam is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Dubai in December, expect Amsterdam to be colder, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

5
nights
Rotterdam

Rotterdam ©
Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Go for a jaunt from Rotterdam to The Hague to see Centrale Bibliotheek about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk, admire the striking features of Euromast, and don't miss a visit to Hot Spot Doelenplein Delft.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rotterdam trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Amsterdam to Rotterdam by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Delft, The Hague
Highlights from your plan
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
Room Escape Games
Old Church ©
Old Church

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