15 days in London & Amsterdam Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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London, United Kingdom — 8 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 The British Museum and National Gallery. Explore London's surroundings by going to Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar (in Biggin Hill), Salisbury (Sarum College & Stonehenge) and Addington Hills (in Croydon). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planning site.

Washington, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Washington to London due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington in July: high temperatures in London hover around 73°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 6 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 some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)), Edam (Edams Museum & Scheepswerf Groot) and Delft (Maria van Jessekerk & Nieuwe Kerk). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo).

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

You can fly from London to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
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