20 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

20 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam
— 11 nights
2
Arnhem
— 4 nights
3
Sneek
— 3 nights

11
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Haarlem (Groenmarktkerk of Antonius van Paduakerk, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more), Agnetapark (in Delft) and The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Amsterdam tour website.

Vancouver, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Arnhem.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Hague, Agnetapark
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Arnhem

Arnhem ©
Arnhem is known mostly for its John Frost Bridge, which the British tried to secure during World War II.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Airborne Cemetery and Klooster Sint Agatha. Get out of town with these interesting Arnhem side-trips: Rijtuigenmuseum Valkenswaard (in Valkenswaard), Historische Kilometer (in Breda) and Elisabeth Weeshuis Museum (in Culemborg). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Airborne Museum at Hartenstein, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cenakel kerk, brush up on your military savvy at Arnhem War Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretokapel.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Arnhem trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Arnhem by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Sneek.

Things to do in Arnhem

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Oosterbeek, Thorn, Rijtuigenmuseum Valkenswaard, Glider Collection Wolfheze, Historische Kilometer
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Airborne Museum at Hartenstein ©
Airborne Museum at Hartenstein
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery
Informatiecentrum De Polen van Driel ©
Informatiecentrum De Polen van Driel

3
nights
Sneek

Sneek ©
Sneek is a city southwest of Leeuwarden and seat of the former municipality of Sneek in the province of Friesland (Netherlands). Get a sense of the local culture at Eise Eisinga Planetarium and Kazemattenmuseum. Get out of town with these interesting Sneek side-trips: Het Reestdal (in Balkbrug), Nationaal Tinnen Figurenmuseum (in Ommen) and Gerechtshof (in Leeuwarden). The adventure continues: explore the activities along The Wadden Sea, contemplate the long history of UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, admire the striking features of Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613, and get a sense of history and politics at Rijksmonument Stadhuis Sneek uit 1550-1605.

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You can drive from Arnhem to Sneek in 1.5 hours. In September in Sneek, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sneek

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

The Wadden Sea, IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), Het Reestdal, Kazemattenmuseum, Nationaal Tinnen Figurenmuseum
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The Wadden Sea ©
The Wadden Sea
Eise Eisinga Planetarium ©
Eise Eisinga Planetarium
Kazemattenmuseum ©
Kazemattenmuseum

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