9 days in Amsterdam & Haarlem Itinerary

9 days in Amsterdam & Haarlem Itinerary

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9 days in Amsterdam & Haarlem Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  4 h
1
Amsterdam
— 4 nights
Bus:  30 min
2
Haarlem
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You've now added Pure Boats to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like ARTIS and NEMO Science Museum. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel) and Madurodam (in The Hague). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, browse for treasures at Madame Blue Delftware & Dutch Jewelry, experience the excitement of GoDutch - Dutch Costume Photo, and get your game on at Museumphoto.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip builder app .

Manchester, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In March in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Efteling, Madurodam
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ARTIS ©
ARTIS
NEMO Science Museum ©
NEMO Science Museum
Efteling ©
Efteling

3
nights
Haarlem

Haarlem ©
Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the striking features of Vleeshal, get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt, then examine the collection at The Corrie ten Boom House, then explore the world behind art at Frans Hals Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Proveniershof. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Vijfhuizer Molen, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the landmark architecture of Molen De Adriaan Museum, then see the interesting displays at Teylers Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Stadhuis Haarlem.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Haarlem trip planner .

Haarlem is very close to Amsterdam. In March, daytime highs in Haarlem are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Haarlem

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Frans Hals Museum ©
Frans Hals Museum
Room Escape Games
Teylers Museum ©
Teylers Museum

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