6 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

6 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You've added Damrak, Heineken Experience, Vondelpark, and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Van Gogh Museum and Madame Tussauds Amsterdam. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rijksmuseum and Zaanse Schans.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam journey planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Amsterdam is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Amsterdam. Traveling from Lisbon in April, things will get little chillier in Amsterdam: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips


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Manhattan on the Maas

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fenix Food Factory, World Port Centre, Het Park, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station, then pause for some serene contemplation at Grote of Sint-Laurenskerk, and then browse the different shops at Markthal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Kijk-Kubus, admire the landmark architecture of Witte Huis, admire the landmark architecture of Euromast, stroll around Het Park, then admire the striking features of Erasmus Bridge, and finally admire the landmark architecture of World Port Centre.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rotterdam road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. April in Rotterdam sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Shopping · Nightlife · Museums · Historic Sites

The Netherlands travel guide

Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.