9 days in Amsterdam, Rotterdam & Den Bosch Itinerary

9 days in Amsterdam, Rotterdam & Den Bosch Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Amsterdam
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
2
Rotterdam
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Den Bosch
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Jerusalem

3
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and admire the natural beauty at Gijsbrecht Aemstelpark.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam journey planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Amsterdam is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. Traveling from Jerusalem to Amsterdam, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Jerusalem in August, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

3
nights
Rotterdam

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.
Step out of Rotterdam to go to The Hague and see Sea Life Scheveningen, which is approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, don't miss a visit to Markt, examine the collection at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Haagse Markt.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rotterdam vacation planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Rotterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Den Bosch.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Tours Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Delft, The Hague
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Walking tours
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery

2
nights
Den Bosch

Den Bosch ©
The fortified city of Den Bosch impresses with its well-preserved 16th- and 17th-century architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): contemplate the long history of De Wonderlijke Klim, appreciate the extensive heritage of Het Bossche Kwartier, and then explore the activities along Kraaijenbergse plassen.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Den Bosch day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Rotterdam to Den Bosch takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 31st (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Den Bosch

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kraaijenbergse plassen
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Het Bossche Kwartier ©
Het Bossche Kwartier
Kraaijenbergse plassen ©
Kraaijenbergse plassen

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