8 days in Holland Itinerary

8 days in Holland Itinerary

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8 days in Holland Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
2
Utrecht
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
3
Rotterdam
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
4
Amsterdam
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Jeddah

2
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary maker app .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Amsterdam is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Jeddah in September, things will get colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 22°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Utrecht.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Utrecht

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), then get a taste of the local shopping with Fotodok, then steep yourself in history at Dom Tower, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Canals area. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Botanic Gardens, then admire the striking features of Rietveld Schroder House, then explore the engaging exhibits at Museum Speelklok, and finally look for gifts at Subcultures - Spellenwinkel.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Utrecht journey site .

Utrecht is just a short distance from Amsterdam. In September, daytime highs in Utrecht are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Utrecht

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) ©
Canals area ©
Canals area
Dom Tower ©
Dom Tower

2
nights
Rotterdam

Rotterdam ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): browse the different shops at Markthal, then admire the striking features of Erasmus Bridge, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally don't miss a visit to Rotterdam Centraal Station. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Kijk-Kubus, examine the collection at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, then enjoy breathtaking views from Euromast, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Rotterdam Zoo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rotterdam road trip planning website .

You can take a train from Utrecht to Rotterdam in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Rotterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Shopping Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Kijk-Kubus ©
Kijk-Kubus
Euromast ©
Euromast
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen ©
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

1
night
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, wander the streets of The Jordaan, then stroll around Vondelpark, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Amsterdam driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Amsterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods Breweries & Distilleries Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience

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