7 days in Alphen aan den Rijn & Cologne Itinerary

7 days in Alphen aan den Rijn & Cologne Itinerary

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7 days in Alphen aan den Rijn & Cologne Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly + Drive:  17​h
1
Alphen aan den Rijn, Holland
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Cologne, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Singapore, Singapore

1
day
Alphen aan den Rijn, Holland

Alphen aan den Rijn ©
Alphen aan den Rijn is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland, between Leiden and Utrecht. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint Janskerk, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then get in on the family fun at Vogelpark Avifauna.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Alphen aan den Rijn trip itinerary maker app .

Singapore, Singapore to Alphen aan den Rijn is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. In December, Alphen aan den Rijn is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 11°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Alphen aan den Rijn

Theme Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sint Janskerk, Room Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
Vogelpark Avifauna ©
Vogelpark Avifauna
Room Escape Games
Sint Janskerk ©
Sint Janskerk

3
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cologne: Aachen (Aachener Rathaus & Aachen Cathedral (Dom)), Dusseldorf (Rheinturm, Rheinuferpromenade, & more) and Phantasialand (in Bruhl). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, snap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig, and make a trip to KolnTriangle.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cologne online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Alphen aan den Rijn to Cologne takes 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Cologne can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cologne

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Dusseldorf, Aachen, Phantasialand
Highlights from your plan
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Aachen Cathedral (Dom) ©
Aachen Cathedral (Dom)
Chocolate Museum ©
Chocolate Museum

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