10 days in Rotterdam & Amsterdam Itinerary

10 days in Rotterdam & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Rotterdam
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam
— 4 nights
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Rotterdam

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Nieuwe Kerk and Distilleerketel will appeal to history buffs. Shop till you drop at Markthal and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rotterdam: Watersnoodmuseum (in Ouwerkerk), Strandkerk Dishoek (in Dishoek) and Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk). There's much more to do: make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station, stop by Monsieur Saucisson, pause for some serene contemplation at Grote of Sint-Laurenskerk, and wander the streets of Kop van Zuid.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rotterdam online route planner.

Amman, Jordan to Rotterdam is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Amman to Rotterdam is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Amman in December, with highs in Rotterdam at 9°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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Amsterdam

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank House will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Jordaan and Canals area. There's lots more to do: make a trip to The Amstel, examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and admire the landmark architecture of Portuguese Synagogue.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

You can drive from Rotterdam to Amsterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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