12 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

12 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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12 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Start: Accra
Fly + Drive:  7 h
1
Eindhoven
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Amsterdam
— 7 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Accra

3
nights
Eindhoven

Eindhoven ©
The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
Kids will enjoy Efteling and Speelpark de Splinter. Explore Eindhoven's surroundings by going to Maastricht (Maastricht Underground, Vrijthof, &more). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Bottle Distillery, get to know the resident critters at Dierenrijk, examine the collection at Philips Museum, and make a trip to Hovenring.

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Accra, Ghana to Eindhoven is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Accra to Eindhoven is 1 hour. Traveling from Accra in December, expect Eindhoven to be colder, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Maastricht, Efteling, Dierenrijk
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Efteling ©
Efteling
Speelpark de Splinter ©
Speelpark de Splinter
Dierenrijk ©
Dierenrijk

7
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kids will appreciate attractions like ARTIS and Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Hague (Madurodam, Kinderboekenmuseum, &more) and Delft (Museum De Beurs van Londen, Gemeenlandshuis van Delfland, &more). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, admire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam, and admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

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Getting from Eindhoven to Amsterdam by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Hague, Delft
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ARTIS ©
ARTIS
NEMO Science Museum ©
NEMO Science Museum
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

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