15 days in Amsterdam, Arnhem & South Holland Province Itinerary

15 days in Amsterdam, Arnhem & South Holland Province Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Netherlands trip itinerary maker

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Amsterdam
— 4 nights
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Arnhem
— 2 nights
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The Hague
— 6 nights
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Amsterdam

— 4 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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and get to know the resident critters at ARTIS.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip maker site.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Amsterdam is an approximately 31-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Christchurch to Amsterdam. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Christchurch in June: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Arnhem.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 4:

Arnhem

— 2 nights

Little Hague of the East

Arnhem is known mostly for its John Frost Bridge, which the British tried to secure during World War II.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Nederlands Openluchtmuseum, see the interesting displays at Museum Bronbeek, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Park Angerenstein. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Winery Robbers & Van Den Hoogen, explore the different monuments and memorials at Airborne Cemetery, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Bowlingcentrum de Schelmse Brug.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Arnhem tour site.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Arnhem in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to The Hague.

Things to do in Arnhem

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:

The Hague

— 6 nights

Judicial Capital of the World

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Go for a jaunt from The Hague to Rotterdam to see Euromast about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, ponder the world of politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), examine the collection at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, and find something for the whole family at Madurodam.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the The Hague travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Arnhem to The Hague takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in The Hague are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 12:

South Holland Province travel guide

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Gardens · Specialty Museums · Landmarks