15 days in Amsterdam, Arnhem & South Holland Province Itinerary

15 days in Amsterdam, Arnhem & South Holland Province Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Christchurch
Fly:  33 h
1
Amsterdam
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Arnhem
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
The Hague
— 6 nights
Fly:  33 h
End: Christchurch

4
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: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and get curious at NEMO Science Museum.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary planning site.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Amsterdam is an approximately 31- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 11 hours traveling from Christchurch to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Christchurch in June; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 23°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Arnhem.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

2
nights
Arnhem

Arnhem ©
Arnhem is known mostly for its John Frost Bridge, which the British tried to secure during World War II.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Nederlands Openluchtmuseum, see the interesting displays at Museum Bronbeek, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Park Angerenstein. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Winery Robbers & Van Den Hoogen, explore the different monuments and memorials at Airborne Cemetery, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Bowlingcentrum de Schelmse Brug.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Arnhem tour site.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Arnhem in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to The Hague.

Things to do in Arnhem

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Airborne Cemetery
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Nederlands Openluchtmuseum ©
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery
Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark ©
Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark

6
nights
The Hague

The Hague ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from The Hague to Rotterdam to see Euromast about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, stroll around Westduinpark, examine the collection at museum Beelden aan Zee, and get in on the family fun at The children's work place.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our The Hague holiday planner.

Take a train from Arnhem to The Hague in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in The Hague sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Delft, Euromast
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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Madurodam ©
Madurodam
Landgoed Clingendael ©
Landgoed Clingendael

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