16 days in Amsterdam & Utrecht Itinerary

16 days in Amsterdam & Utrecht Itinerary

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16 days in Amsterdam & Utrecht Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
1
Amsterdam
— 8 nights
train:  30​min
2
Utrecht
— 7 nights
train:  30​min
End: Amsterdam

8
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Anne Frank House. Shop till you drop at Albert Cuyp Market and Bureau Amsterdam. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Tafelbergheide (in Blaricum), Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem) and Uitkijkduin Petten (in Petten). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, stroll through Vondelpark, take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam online route builder .

If you are flying in from France, the closest major airports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In April, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Utrecht.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Tafelbergheide, Uitkijkduin Petten, Natuurgebied Zwanenwater, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Frans Hals Museum
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

7
nights
Utrecht

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Get some historical perspective at Airborne Cemetery and Canals area. Change things up with these side-trips from Utrecht: Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel), Hilversum (Natuurmonument Corversbos & Hoorneboegse Heide) and Kampina (in Boxtel). Spend the 5th (Sun) exploring nature at Nationaal Park Utrechtse Heuvelrug. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Leersumse Veld, identify plant and animal life at Kootwijkerzand, explore the landscape on two wheels at Natuur-reservaat Ooijpolder-De Vlietberg Nijmegen, and examine the collection at Kruideniers Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Utrecht tour itinerary website .

Utrecht is very close to Amsterdam. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Utrecht

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hilversum, Schaapskooi Ermelo, Kampina, Regte Heide & Riels Laag, Nationaal Park Utrechtse Heuvelrug
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Regte Heide & Riels Laag ©
Regte Heide & Riels Laag
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery
Kootwijkerzand ©
Kootwijkerzand

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