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Buffalo, New York
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How many days do you need?

We would like to do the following:

-Rijksmuseum

-Van Gogh Museum

-Anne Frank Huis

-Aalsmeer flower auction

Our base would be out of Amsterdam and we plan on using public transport (unless you think it is a good idea to rent a car for Aalsmeer)

How many days do you think we would need to do all of these things?

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1. Re: How many days do you need?

If you are pressed for time, it could be done in 2 days. Rijks & van Gogh: 1 day; Aalsmeer early AM + Anne Frank Museum (buy your tickets online ahead of time so you skip waiting lines) : 1 day.

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2. Re: How many days do you need?

6,maybe 7 days minimum

Kerikeri, New...
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3. Re: How many days do you need?

always at least one more day than you stay:)

Edited: 08 August 2011, 21:08
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4. Re: How many days do you need?

the first 3 can be one day.

so 2 days here.

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5. Re: How many days do you need?

tripadvisor.com/Travel-g188590-s409/Amsterda…

Just those 4 things?

There is so much more to do in and around this great city.

No canal boat tour among other things? No hours just walking around the city checking out all the great squares?

IMO a far to short a list. But it is your call.

The link above has a few of the many popular things to see and do.

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6. Re: How many days do you need?

I personally wouldn't do the first three in one day, you will be mentally and physically exhausted.

I think 4 days is a good start for such a wonderful city but spend as much time as you have there, you won't regret it :-)

Piglet :-)

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7. Re: How many days do you need?

I did the Anne Frank Huis, Rijks and Van Gogh in one day. It was doable and we started at 9 and were done by 5 p.m., but Piglet is right, it was tiring.Spent a total of 6 full days and that was a good amount of time to see the city and do 2 day trips. If you're just seeing those sights in your post, maybe 3 days would do. I'd really recommend a canal cruise, though. It is great for the end of the afternoon when you're tired but still want to see more.

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8. Re: How many days do you need?

I would say 3 days is enough time in Amsterdam.

Buffalo, New York
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9. Re: How many days do you need?

Thanks for the input. We do plan on seeing more than that list, but I want to make sure we had our top picks planned out. Other places we'd like to see are the bloemenmark, Heineken brewery, and the bijbels museum (to name a few).

I read in another post that the Aalsmeer is not too far from the airport. If we had a 1pm flight, would that be enough time to see the auction and get to the plane? That would be a nice grand finale to our vacation.

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10. Re: How many days do you need?

I suggested starting your Day 2 with Aalsmeer by going there early for a reason: the public is admitted until 11AM, so no, your plan to head there at 1PM won't work.

http://tinyurl.com/3eyx7cg

floraholland.nl/EN/…VisitAalsmeer.aspx

And I hope that your expectations about the Bloemenmarkt are not too high.