15 days in Cologne & Amsterdam Itinerary

15 days in Cologne & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Cologne, Germany
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 8 nights

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cologne Cathedral and Genovevaburg - Eifel Museum, and German slate mine. Get some cultural insight at Wallraf-Richartz Museum and Eltz Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cologne: Sechs-Seen-Platte Duisburg (in Duisburg), Marksburg (in Braubach) and Reichsburg Cochem (in Cochem). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig, look for gifts at Altstadt, witness a stunning natural landmark at Neptunbad, and admire the verdant scenery at Rhine Valley.

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Taipei, Taiwan to Cologne is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Taipei to Cologne due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Taipei, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Cologne, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Cologne

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sechs-Seen-Platte Duisburg, Marksburg, Rhine Valley, Genovevaburg - Eifel Museum, and German slate mine, Eltz Castle
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Rhine Valley ©
Rhine Valley
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Van Gogh Museum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Get outdoors at Zandvoort aan Zee and Sloepdelen Boat Rental. Step out of Amsterdam to go to Haarlem and see Frans Hals Museum, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, stroll around Vondelpark, visit De 9 Straatjes, and admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip builder site.

You can drive from Cologne to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Zandvoort aan Zee, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Frans Hals Museum
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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