10 days in Amsterdam, The Hague & Rotterdam Itinerary

10 days in Amsterdam, The Hague & Rotterdam Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Amsterdam
— 5 nights
Drive
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The Hague
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rotterdam
— 2 nights

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Amsterdam — 5 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Grote Markt, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis, stop by The Jordaan, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to The Hague.
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The Hague — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Madurodam, see the interesting displays at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), and then take in the exciting artwork at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Beestenmarkt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Church, then examine the collection at Louwman Museum The Hague, and finally take in the waterfront at De Pier Scheveningen.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the The Hague travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to The Hague takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rotterdam.
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Rotterdam — 2 nights

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.
On the 22nd (Thu), admire the striking features of Euromast, then take in the views from Erasmus Bridge, and then get in on the family fun at Efteling. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Markthal, see the interesting displays at Kijk-Kubus, then examine the collection at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, and finally make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rotterdam day trip tool.

You can drive from The Hague to Rotterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C.
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