15 days in London & Amsterdam Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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London, United Kingdom — 6 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get a sense of the local culture at Natural History Museum and National Gallery. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, explore the galleries of Churchill War Rooms, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the London day trip planning website.

Washington, USA to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Washington in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 39°F in London. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 8 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Delft (Old Church & Maria van Jessekerk), The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, &more) and Haarlem (Teylers Museum, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, get curious at NEMO Science Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In December in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
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