55 days in London & Amsterdam Itinerary

55 days in London & Amsterdam Itinerary

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55 days in London & Amsterdam Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 30 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 24 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

30
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Churchill War Rooms and St Oswald's Church. Appreciate the collections at The British Museum and Combe Mill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Eling Tide Mill Experience (in Totton), Hawthorns Urban Wildlife Centre (in Southampton) and Red House (in Bexleyheath). There's much more to do: tee off at Feldon Valley, Cotswolds, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, stroll through St Mary's Bay Beach, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the London holiday planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to London is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in July, expect London to be colder, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Oxford, Chichester, Ely, Hastings
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms

24
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Shop till you drop at Albert Cuyp Market and TASCHEN Store Amsterdam. Popular historic sites such as Magere Brug and Speeltoren are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to The Hague (Hofvijver, Eerste Kamer der Staten-Generaal, & more), Delft (Prinsenkwartier, Golfbaan Delfland, & more) and Molen Windlust, Wateringen (in Wateringen). There's still lots to do: get active on the water at Water Sports, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, trek along Park Frankendael, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam online day trip planner .

You can fly from London to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

The Hague, Utrecht, Hattem, Delft, Haarlem
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience

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