10 days in Cologne & Amsterdam Itinerary

10 days in Cologne & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Cologne, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights

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Cologne, Germany

— 3 nights

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cologne Cathedral. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum Ludwig and Neptunbad. There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Koelner Zoo.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cologne holiday builder website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Cologne is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. You'll set off for Amsterdam on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Cologne

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 6 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 Royal Palace Amsterdam, ARTIS, Frans Hals Museum, and other attractions you added. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Begijnhof. Get a sense of the local culture at Rijksmuseum and The Jordaan. And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, take a stroll through De 9 Straatjes, hunt for treasures at Bloemenmarkt, and look for gifts at De Kaaskamer.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam journey website.

Traveling by car from Cologne to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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