15 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

15 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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15 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Rotterdam
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Ootmarsum
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Amsterdam
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Manchester

6
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Gallery Helder. Museum Lambert van Meerten and Old Church will appeal to history buffs. Explore Rotterdam's surroundings by going to Atlanticwall Museum Scheveningen (in Scheveningen) and The Hague (Galerie Pulchri, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, & more). There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Prinsenkwartier, browse the exhibits of Museum Paul Tetar van Elven, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria van Jessekerk, and get engrossed in the history at Het steen.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rotterdam trip maker website .

Manchester, UK to Rotterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ootmarsum.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Delft, The Hague
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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
Old Church ©
Old Church

2
nights
Ootmarsum

Ootmarsum ©
Ootmarsum is a town in the Dutch province of Overijssel. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Atelier- galerie Annemiek Punt, view the masterpieces at Hot Marks Glasblazerij & De Duizendpoot, then take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Beeldentuin Witharen, then view the masterpieces at Galerie Delfi Form, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sint Simon en Judaskerk. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Klompenmuseum, then take an in-depth tour of Museum Ootmarsum, Marius van Dokkum, and then see the interesting displays at Museum Het Drostenhuis.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ootmarsum online route planner .

Traveling by car from Rotterdam to Ootmarsum takes 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Ootmarsum are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Ootmarsum

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Galerie Delfi Form, Atelier Beeldentuin Witharen, Klompenmuseum
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Atelier Beeldentuin Witharen ©
Atelier Beeldentuin Witharen
Hot Marks Glasblazerij & De Duizendpoot ©
Museum Het Drostenhuis ©
Museum Het Drostenhuis

6
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Do your shopping at Leidseplein and Albert Cuyp Market. Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum & Gasthuis Huisjes (van het vroegere St. Elisabeth's Gasthuis)). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, get a taste of the local shopping with Jetsetart Gallery, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Ootmarsum to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. January in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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