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.
Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Keukenhof.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam itinerary planning website .

Logan, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Time (CET) is 8 hours. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive 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 ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Texel online day trip planner .

Drive from Amsterdam to Texel in 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Texel can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to 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: Cologne (Cologne Cathedral, Museum Ludwig, &more), Eifel National Park (in Gemund) and Reichsburg Cochem (in Cochem). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Rheinuferpromenade, admire the striking features of MedienHafen, stop by Altstadt, and take a stroll through Konigsallee.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dusseldorf trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Texel to Dusseldorf with the Route module. Traveling from Texel in April, expect nights in Dusseldorf to be about the same, around 40°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 58°F. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel to Eltville am Rhein.

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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Mosel Valley, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Speyer Cathedral, and then explore the historical opulence of Electoral Castle. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Vaux Sekt Manufaktur, then learn about winemaking at Eberbach Abbey, then appreciate the history behind Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal), and finally step into the grandiose world of Boosenburg.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Eltville am Rhein trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Dusseldorf to Eltville am Rhein with the Route module. May in Eltville am Rhein sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to 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): step into the grandiose world of Reichsburg Cochem.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Dusseldorf trip itinerary planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Eltville am Rhein to Dusseldorf. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car 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 ©
To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam tour planner.

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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