17 days in Jeddah & Amsterdam Itinerary

17 days in Jeddah & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 11 nights
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

— 5 nights

The Bride of the Red Sea

The commercial and entertainment capital of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah offers a dazzling range of sites and activities combined with mouthwatering cuisine.
Change things up with these side-trips from Jeddah: Mecca (Station of Ibrahim, Kaaba, &more). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Fakieh Aquarium, admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain, make a trip to Jeddah Flagpole, and take in the exciting artwork at Darat Safeya Bizagr.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Jeddah route builder site.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiport is King Abdulaziz International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Jeddah can reach 44°C, while at night they dip to 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Jeddah

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 11 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: museum Beelden aan Zee (in Scheveningen), The Hague (Madurodam, Sea Life Scheveningen, &more) and Haarlem (Grote Markt, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, don't miss a visit to Royal Palace Amsterdam, and meet the residents at ARTIS.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Jeddah to Amsterdam by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Jeddah to Amsterdam. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in August; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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