I will be coming to Europe June 9-30 (arriving in the morning on the 10th).
Background: I am originally from Holland but moved to the US in my early twenties. I am now 57 and have been back to Holland only twice since then. I am coming with my 21 year old son who wants to see where I was born and raised.
I want to spend roughly 11 days in Holland. Four nights in just Amsterdam (too much if it is just to focus on Amsterdam??) and then 7 days in Utrecht from which I will be doing day trips throughout Holland. Should I reduce my nights in Amsterdam to just 3 nights? We get to Amsterdam at 8:30am and will be suffering from jetlag I am sure. However, we wont have a hotel to check in to at that hour so will be sight seeing right of the bat.
Then off to Paris. How many days shall I spend here? I am thinking 6-7 nights. Is that enough or should I do 8? Then back to Holland for a quick visit with my Aunt before I fly back to the U.S. on the 30th.