13 days in Amsterdam & Rotterdam Itinerary

13 days in Amsterdam & Rotterdam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam
— 8 nights
2
Rotterdam
— 4 nights

8
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Gasthuis Huisjes (van het vroegere St. Elisabeth's Gasthuis), &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, walk around Vondelpark, and examine the collection at Anne Frank House.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam online travel planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Amsterdam is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Istanbul in April: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Haarlem
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to museum Beelden aan Zee (in Scheveningen), Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel) and The Hague (Madurodam, Monument Willem Drees, &more). There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), don't miss a visit to Rotterdam Centraal Station, and examine the collection at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rotterdam trip builder site.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Rotterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Rotterdam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Hague, Delft, Efteling
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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Madurodam ©
Madurodam
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles ©

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