9 days in Rotterdam, Manchester & Liverpool Itinerary

9 days in Rotterdam, Manchester & Liverpool Itinerary

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9 days in Rotterdam, Manchester & Liverpool Itinerary

Start: Neuchatel, Switzerland
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Rotterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
3
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h
End: Neuchatel, Switzerland

3
nights
Rotterdam, Holland

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rotterdam: Madurodam (in The Hague) and Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel). There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, take in the views from Erasmus Bridge, browse the different shops at Markthal, and see the interesting displays at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rotterdam travel route planning site .

Neuchatel, Switzerland to Rotterdam is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Delft, The Hague, Efteling
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Efteling ©
Efteling

2
nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
On the 5th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manchester Cathedral, have fun and explore at Science and Industry Museum, then have some family-friendly fun at Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing, and finally get your game on at Virtual Hideout Manchester. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Manchester Jewish Museum, then sample the fine beverages at The City of Manchester Distillery, then have some family-friendly fun at Flip Out Manchester, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Manchester online trip builder .

Fly from Rotterdam to Manchester in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Rotterdam to Manchester is minus 1 hour. In November, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Liverpool.

Things to do in Manchester

Fun & Games Museums Childrens Museums
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Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing ©
Room Escape Games
Virtual Hideout Manchester ©
Virtual Hideout Manchester

2
nights
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then stop by Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and finally see the interesting displays at The Beatles Story. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Museum of Liverpool, then steep yourself in history at Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, and finally get your game on at Clip 'n Climb Liverpool.

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Take a train from Manchester to Liverpool in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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