13 days in The Netherlands & Germany Itinerary

13 days in The Netherlands & Germany Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Gouda, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Munich, Germany
— 5 nights


Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 5 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes White Umbrella Tours, Concertgebouw, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, and other attractions you added. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Haarlem (Grote Markt, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis, and admire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Amsterdam is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai to Amsterdam, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Amsterdam is colder than Dubai - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gouda.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
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Gouda, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Gouda is a municipality and city in the province of South Holland, the Netherlands. Your day by day itinerary now includes World Heritage Kinderdijk. On the 28th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Gouda Cheese Market and then make a trip to Plaza Markt.. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Kinderdijk, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Church, and then pause for some photo ops at Oostpoort.

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You can drive from Amsterdam to Gouda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Munich.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Side Trips
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Munich, Germany — 5 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Your day by day itinerary now includes BMW Museum, Viktualienmarkt and Augustinerkeller. The adventure continues: walk around English Garden, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, get curious at Deutsches Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek.

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You can drive from Gouda to Munich in 8.5 hours. In August in Munich, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sun) before leaving for home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Tours
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The Netherlands travel guide

Art Museums · Specialty Museums · Nightlife
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.

Germany travel guide

Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.