18 days in The Netherlands & Germany Itinerary

18 days in The Netherlands & Germany Itinerary

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18 days in The Netherlands & Germany Itinerary

Start: Logan, United States
Drive + Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Texel, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
3
Dusseldorf, Germany
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Eltville am Rhein, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Dusseldorf, Germany
— Few hours
Train:  2 h 30 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  14 h 30 min
End: Logan, United States

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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 23rd (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Keukenhof.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam road trip planning site .

Logan, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Logan to Amsterdam, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in April, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Texel.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks

Side Trip

Keukenhof
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Keukenhof ©
Keukenhof

4
nights
Texel, The Netherlands

Texel ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Texel: Den Helder (Fort Kijkduin (Museum and Aquarium) & Marinemuseum).

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Texel trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Texel takes 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Texel

Museums Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Den Helder, Oudeschild
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Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Marinemuseum ©
Marinemuseum

5
nights
Dusseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf ©
Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dusseldorf: Reichsburg Cochem (in Cochem), Cologne (Cologne Cathedral, Museum Ludwig, &more) and Eifel National Park (in Gemund). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of MedienHafen, stop by Altstadt, take a stroll through Konigsallee, and take in panoramic vistas at Rheinturm.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dusseldorf holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Texel to Dusseldorf. While traveling from Texel, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Dusseldorf, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 40°F. You will leave for Eltville am Rhein on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cologne, Reichsburg Cochem
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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Rheinuferpromenade ©
Rheinuferpromenade

3
nights
Eltville am Rhein, Germany

Eltville am Rhein ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mosel Valley, admire the striking features of Speyer Cathedral, and then explore the historical opulence of Electoral Castle. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Vaux Sekt Manufaktur, then do a tasting at Eberbach Abbey, then appreciate the history behind Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal), and finally explore the historical opulence of Boosenburg.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Eltville am Rhein road trip planning website .

Explore your travel options from Dusseldorf to Eltville am Rhein with the Route module. In May, daily temperatures in Eltville am Rhein can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Eltville am Rhein

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ruedesheim am Rhein, Eltz Castle, Layensteig Strimmiger-Berg, Deutsches Eck (German Corner), Speyer Cathedral
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Eberbach Abbey ©
Eberbach Abbey
Mosel Valley ©
Mosel Valley
Eltz Castle ©
Eltz Castle

few
hours
Dusseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Reichsburg Cochem.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dusseldorf tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Eltville am Rhein to Dusseldorf with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Reichsburg Cochem
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Reichsburg Cochem ©
Reichsburg Cochem

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark

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