6 days in Haarlem & Amsterdam Itinerary

6 days in Haarlem & Amsterdam Itinerary

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6 days in Haarlem & Amsterdam Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Bus:  30 min
1
Haarlem
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
2
Amsterdam
— 4 nights
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Haarlem

Haarlem ©
Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
On the 17th (Thu), hunt for treasures at Weekmarkt Hoofddorp Centrum.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Haarlem route planning website .

Amsterdam to Haarlem is an approximately half hour bus ride. You can also take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Haarlem can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Haarlem

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Cruquius Pump Museum, Weekmarkt Hoofddorp Centrum
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Cruquius Pump Museum ©
Cruquius Pump Museum
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) ©
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo)

4
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anne Frank House and Portuguese Synagogue. You'll explore and learn at Rijksmuseum and Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk) and Canals area (in Utrecht). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, make a trip to The Amstel, take a stroll around Marken, and pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam tour site .

Amsterdam is very close to Haarlem. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Amsterdam City Tours, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Canals area
Highlights from your plan
The Amstel ©
The Amstel
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk

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