10 days in Belgium, The Netherlands & Eastern Germany Itinerary

10 days in Belgium, The Netherlands & Eastern Germany Itinerary

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1
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
4
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Markt, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, and finally stop by Carpentier-Goegebeuer. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, then sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally make a trip to Burg Square.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bruges travel route builder site.

London, UK to Bruges is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and train. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Burg Square ©
Burg Square
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde

1
night
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal, admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and then steep yourself in history at Castle of Laeken. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Brussels online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Antwerpen-Centraal
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Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Antwerpen-Centraal ©
Antwerpen-Centraal

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Jordaan and De Duif. Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to Lisse to see Keukenhof about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and walk around Vondelpark.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam vacation builder app.

Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Keukenhof
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Großer Tiergarten and Room Escape Games. Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, don't miss a visit to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, admire the striking features of Berliner Dom, and admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Großer Tiergarten ©
Großer Tiergarten
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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