9 days in Cologne & Amsterdam Itinerary

9 days in Cologne & Amsterdam Itinerary

Beth O'Reilly

Make it your trip
Fly
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Cologne, Germany
— 6 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Fly

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Cologne, Germany

— 6 nights

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
You've now added KolnTriangle to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cologne online road trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Cologne is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. February in Cologne sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Amsterdam.
Highlights from your trip

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Leidseplein and then take in the views from Magere Brug.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Cologne to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites