16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Netherlands trip planner
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Amsterdam
— 7 nights
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Amsterdam
— 2 nights
Drive
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Haarlem
— 1 night
Drive
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Utrecht
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zwolle
— 2 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam
— 1 night
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Amsterdam — 7 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Family-friendly places like Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis will thrill your kids. Step out of Amsterdam to go to Volendam and see Rent & Event Volendam, which is approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, take a stroll through The Jordaan, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and get curious at NEMO Science Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam online day trip planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Amsterdam is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bangkok to Amsterdam. Traveling from Bangkok in April, expect Amsterdam to be colder, temps between 15°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam — 2 nights

Venice of the North

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, admire the masterpieces at Sexmuseum Amsterdam Venustempel, then get curious at Body Worlds, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink. On your second day here, explore the activities along Herengracht, hunt for treasures at Bloemenmarkt, explore the world behind art at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, then explore the world behind art at Hermitage Amsterdam, and finally take in panoramic vistas at A'dam Lookout.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam tour builder website.

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Haarlem.
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Haarlem — 1 night

Flower City

Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt, then see the interesting displays at Teylers Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Keukenhof.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Haarlem online tour planner.

Haarlem is very close to Amsterdam. In May, daily temperatures in Haarlem can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Utrecht.
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Utrecht — 2 nights

Dome City

As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
On the 7th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Efteling. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Dom Tower, get to know the fascinating history of Canals area, then examine the collection at Museum Speelklok, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pieterskerk Utrecht uit 1039, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Utrecht trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Haarlem to Utrecht in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Utrecht can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Zwolle.
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Zwolle — 2 nights

Zwolle is the capital city and municipality of the province of Overijssel, Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dominicanenklooster Zwolle, then examine the collection at Museum de Fundatie, then pause for some serene contemplation at De Peperbus Onze Lieve Vrouwetoren, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Dinoland Zwolle, then take in nature's colorful creations at Paleis Het Loo, then get to know the resident critters at Apenheul, and finally walk around Rijsterborgherpark.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zwolle day trip website.

Getting from Utrecht to Zwolle by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In May in Zwolle, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 11th (Thu), you'll travel to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam — 1 night

Venice of the North

On the 11th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Westerkerk, then see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, then steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, and finally explore the activities along Singel.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Zwolle to Amsterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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