32 days in Rotterdam, Utrecht & Zutphen Itinerary

32 days in Rotterdam, Utrecht & Zutphen Itinerary

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Rotterdam
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Utrecht
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Zutphen
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Rotterdam — 12 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Rotterdam side-trips: Scheveningen Beach (in Scheveningen) and Van Kleef & Zoon (in The Hague). Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Markthal, walk around Museumpark Rotterdam uit 1927, contemplate the long history of Gemeenlandshuis van Delfland, and take a leisurely stroll along Old Harbour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rotterdam travel route website.

The Hague to Rotterdam is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. October in Rotterdam sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Utrecht.
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Shopping · Parks · Tours · Beaches
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Utrecht — 10 nights

Dome City

As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Get out of town with these interesting Utrecht side-trips: Grote of St. Nicolaaskerk (in Elburg), Amersfoort Zoo (in Amersfoort) and Bottle Distillery (in Eindhoven). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Canals area, do sightseeing at your own pace with Kanoverhuur aan de Gracht, catch all the local highlights with Street Food Tour Utrecht, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Dolfinarium.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Utrecht road trip planning app.

Drive from Rotterdam to Utrecht in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You will leave for Zutphen on the 25th (Mon).
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Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Historic Sites
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Zutphen — 8 nights

Zutphen is a city in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands. Change things up with these side-trips from Zutphen: Jachthuis Sint Hubertus (in Hoenderloo), Golfclub Driene (in Hengelo) and Old Blasius (in Delden). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Zaadmarkt Zutphen-Rijksmonument woonhuis Het Bolwerck uit 1549, delve into the distant past at Rijksmonument Berkelpoort-ruine uit 1424, and get in on the family fun at Julianatoren.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Zutphen trip planner.

Drive from Utrecht to Zutphen in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Zutphen are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Tue).
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Historic Sites · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Golf
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