15 days in London & Amsterdam Itinerary

15 days in London & Amsterdam Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Buckingham Palace and Stonehenge. Go for a jaunt from London to Winchester to see Winchester Cathedral about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our London tour planner.

Washington, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Washington in August, expect London to be a bit cooler, temps between 72°F and 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Haarlem (De Hallen Haarlem, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more), The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, &more) and Delft (Museum Prinsenhof Delft, Old Church, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and explore the world behind art at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from London to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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