16 days in Amsterdam, Utrecht & Rotterdam Itinerary

16 days in Amsterdam, Utrecht & Rotterdam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sharm El Sheikh
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Amsterdam
— 6 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Utrecht
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Rotterdam
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Sharm El Sheikh

6
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Get outdoors at Zandvoort aan Zee and Sloepdelen Boat Rental. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum & Grote Markt). There's much more to do: take a stroll through The Jordaan, stop by Red Light District, get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and don't miss a visit to Leidseplein.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam road trip planner.

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt to Amsterdam is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in July, with highs in Amsterdam at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Utrecht.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Haarlem, Zandvoort aan Zee
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Utrecht

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Canals area and Dom Tower. Take a break from the city and head to Hoge Veluwe National Park and Bussloo. Explore Utrecht's surroundings by going to Kroller-Muller Museum (in Otterlo), Glider Collection Wolfheze (in Wolfheze) and St. John's Cathedral (in Den Bosch). Pack the 8th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Efteling. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Kasteel de Haar and buy something for everyone on your list at Designer Outlet Roermond.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Utrecht tour itinerary tool.

Getting from Amsterdam to Utrecht by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Utrecht

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kroller-Muller Museum, Glider Collection Wolfheze, Designer Outlet Roermond, Efteling, St. John's Cathedral
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Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Kroller-Muller Museum ©
Kroller-Muller Museum
Kasteel de Haar ©
Kasteel de Haar

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Haagse Bos and Hoek van Holland beach. Let the collections at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Rotterdam: Delft (PAAUW the delft blue factory & The Blue Tulip), Scheveningen (museum Beelden aan Zee & De Pier Scheveningen) and Madurodam (in The Hague). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Church.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rotterdam trip planner.

Drive from Utrecht to Rotterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rotterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Hague, Delft, Hoek van Holland beach
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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Madurodam ©
Madurodam
Old Church ©
Old Church

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