8 days in Amsterdam & London Itinerary

8 days in Amsterdam & London Itinerary

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8 days in Amsterdam & London Itinerary

San Francisco, United States
Fly:  18​h
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
train + bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
San Francisco, United States

3
days
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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, sightseeing, parks, and breweries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, have fun at Museumfoto, and meet the residents at Natura Artis Magistra.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam itinerary builder.

San Francisco, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 47°F and lows are around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
days
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, nightlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at British Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the London online itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Amsterdam to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in December, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
British Museum ©
British Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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