15 days in Amsterdam, Arnhem & South Holland Province Itinerary

15 days in Amsterdam, Arnhem & South Holland Province Itinerary

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15 days in Amsterdam, Arnhem & South Holland Province Itinerary

Start: Christchurch
Fly:  33​h
1
Amsterdam
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Arnhem
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
The Hague
— 6 nights
Fly:  33​h
End: Christchurch

4
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: get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, take a stroll through The Jordaan, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam road trip planning site .

Christchurch, New Zealand to Amsterdam is an approximately 33-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Christchurch to Amsterdam, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Christchurch in June, expect Amsterdam to be somewhat warmer, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Arnhem.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

2
nights
Arnhem

Arnhem ©
Arnhem is known mostly for its John Frost Bridge, which the British tried to secure during World War II.
On the 5th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Nederlands Openluchtmuseum, then examine the collection at Museum Bronbeek, and then admire the natural beauty at Park Angerenstein. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Winery Robbers & Van Den Hoogen, stroll the grounds of Airborne Cemetery, then get to know the resident critters at Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Bowlingcentrum de Schelmse Brug.

Plan my day in Arnhem using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Arnhem takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Arnhem can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the train to The Hague.

Things to do in Arnhem

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Airborne Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum ©
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery
Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark ©
Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark

6
nights
The Hague

The Hague ©
Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Step out of The Hague to go to Rotterdam and see Euromast, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: shop like a local with The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Scheveningen, get a sense of history and politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), and examine the collection at museum Beelden aan Zee.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the The Hague holiday maker website .

Take a train from Arnhem to The Hague in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in The Hague can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Delft, Euromast
Highlights from your plan
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

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