9 days in Frankfurt, Cologne & Amsterdam Itinerary

9 days in Frankfurt, Cologne & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Frankfurt, Germany
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Cologne, Germany
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany — 1 night

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 5th (Fri), hunt for treasures at Kleinmarkthalle, then explore the world behind art at Liebieghaus, and then admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Frankfurt tour planning app.

Singapore, Singapore to Frankfurt is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in May: high temperatures in Frankfurt hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Cologne.
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Cologne, Germany

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 6th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig and then don't miss a visit to Cologne Cathedral.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cologne day trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Frankfurt to Cologne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 6 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Museum Het Rembrandthuis and Willet-Holthuysen Museum. Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to Haarlem to see Frans Hals Museum about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, and take a stroll through Red Light District.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Cologne to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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