18 days in The Netherlands & Germany Itinerary

18 days in The Netherlands & Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Salt Lake City, United States
Fly:  10 h
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Texel, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
car:  6 h 30 min
3
Dusseldorf, Germany
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Eltville am Rhein, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Dusseldorf, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Salt Lake City, United States

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Anne Frank House, Keukenhof and Dam Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Salt Lake City, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Salt Lake City to Amsterdam. While traveling from Salt Lake City, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 56°F to lows of 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Texel.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Keukenhof
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Keukenhof ©
Keukenhof
Dam Square ©
Dam Square

4
nights
Texel, The Netherlands

Texel ©
Get out of town with these interesting Texel side-trips: Den Helder (Marinemuseum & Fort Kijkduin (Museum and Aquarium)).

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Texel road trip planning app.

Getting from Amsterdam to Texel by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in April, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Texel

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Den Helder, Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui
Highlights from your plan
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora ©
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Schapenboerderij Texel ©
Schapenboerderij Texel

5
nights
Dusseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf ©
Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Reichsburg Cochem. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dusseldorf: Cologne (Cologne Cathedral, Museum Ludwig, &more). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Rheinuferpromenade, don't miss a visit to ArcheoPoint, look for gifts at Altstadt, and admire the striking features of MedienHafen.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dusseldorf attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Texel to Dusseldorf. While traveling from Texel, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Dusseldorf, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 40°F. You will leave for Eltville am Rhein on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cologne, Reichsburg Cochem
Highlights from your plan
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Reichsburg Cochem ©
Reichsburg Cochem

2
nights
Eltville am Rhein, Germany

Eltville am Rhein ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): learn about winemaking at Eberbach Abbey.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Eltville am Rhein itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Dusseldorf to Eltville am Rhein in 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Eltville am Rhein

Wineries Trails Parks

Side Trips

Kloster Allerheiligenberg, Layensteig Strimmiger-Berg, Eltz Castle, Deutsches Eck (German Corner)
Highlights from your plan
Eberbach Abbey ©
Eberbach Abbey
Eltz Castle ©
Eltz Castle
Deutsches Eck (German Corner) ©
Deutsches Eck (German Corner)

1
night
Dusseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Reichsburg Cochem. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): stop by Haribo Store and then explore the historical opulence of Reichsburg Cochem. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Aachener Rathaus and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aachen Cathedral.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dusseldorf day trip planning app.

You can drive from Eltville am Rhein to Dusseldorf in 2.5 hours. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Aachen, Reichsburg Cochem, Haribo Store
Highlights from your plan
Reichsburg Cochem ©
Reichsburg Cochem
Aachen Cathedral ©
Aachen Cathedral
Aachener Rathaus ©
Aachener Rathaus

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zaanse Schans, Katsu Coffeeshop & Gallery and Dam Square. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans and then join in the after-dark buzz at Katsu Coffeeshop & Gallery.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam online travel route planner.

Getting from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Nightlife Parks

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
Highlights from your plan
De Nieuwe Kerk ©
De Nieuwe Kerk
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark
Dam Square ©
Dam Square

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