12 days in The Netherlands & Antwerp Itinerary

12 days in The Netherlands & Antwerp Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Let the collections at Anne Frank House and Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum capture your imagination. Visiting Singel and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, engage your brain at Body Worlds, take an in-depth tour of Sexmuseum Amsterdam Venustempel, and get all the equipment you need at Bike Is Ready.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam travel route app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Amsterdam is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Dubai to Amsterdam, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in February, things will get cooler in Amsterdam: highs are around 7°C and lows about 0°C. On the 19th (Wed), you're off to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam ©
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam ©

Manhattan on the Maas

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Appreciate the collections at Kunsthal Rotterdam and Kijk-Kubus. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rotterdam: The Hague (Landgoed Clingendael & Zuiderpark Den Haag uit 1923). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Euromast, take in the views from Erasmus Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Markthal, and look for gifts at Monsieur Saucisson.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rotterdam travel planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Rotterdam by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Rotterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen ©
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Kijk-Kubus ©
Kijk-Kubus

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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Gravensteen and Keizerskapel (Sint Anna kapel) will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Red Star Line Museum and Rubens House (Rubenshuis) capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Antwerp side-trips: Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral & Graslei and Korenlei). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Museum Plantin-Moretus, get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt, look for all kinds of wild species at Te Boelaerpark, and admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal.

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Traveling by car from Rotterdam to Antwerp takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, stroll around Vondelpark, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip tool.

Traveling by car from Antwerp to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 26th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Highlights from your plan
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience
Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam ©
Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark

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