7 days in Amsterdam & Swiss Alps Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly to Geneva, Train to Zermatt
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Train to Genève-Aéroport, Fly to London

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 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.
Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Teylers Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Anne Frank House, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, walk around Vondelpark, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online driving holiday planner.

London, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Zermatt.
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Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Zermatt, Switzerland — 3 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for sightseeing, nature, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, get great views at Gornergrat, get outside with Trockener Steg, and see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zermatt journey planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Amsterdam to Zermatt takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
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Swiss Alps travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Observation Decks · Mountains
The stunning Swiss Alps cover 65 percent of the Switzerland's surface area with dramatic mountain scenery. Its spectacular peaks and valleys are the result of tectonic thrusts, among them the Jungfrau-Aletsch region, the first World Heritage Site in the Alps. Connected by a network of trains and cable cars, this majestic vacation spot is accessible for all. The Swiss Alps are home to some of the highest mountains in the Alps, including the Monte Rosa, which stands at 4,634 m (15,203 ft). Pristine white snow and perfect blue skies await you, and ski sports and hiking trails aplenty top the list of things to do.
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