10 days in The Netherlands, Germany & Belgium Itinerary

10 days in The Netherlands, Germany & Belgium Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
2
Essen, Germany
— 1 day
3
Duisburg, Germany
— 1 night
4
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
— 1 night
5
Liege, Belgium
— 1 night
6
Charleroi, Belgium
— 1 night

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Haarlem (Stadhuis Haarlem, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Vondelpark, take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and take a stroll through Red Light District.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam travel planner.

Doha, Qatar to Amsterdam is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In May, Amsterdam is cooler than Doha - with highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Essen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Haarlem
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
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Essen, Germany

Essen ©
For centuries one of Germany's major coal and steel centers, Essen offers some of Germany's best shopping, religious sites, and historical atmosphere.
On the 26th (Tue), see where the action happens at Signal Iduna Park, then examine the collection at German Mining Museum, then steep yourself in history at Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Folkwang.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Essen day trip planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Essen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Duisburg.

Things to do in Essen

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

German Mining Museum, Signal Iduna Park
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German Mining Museum ©
German Mining Museum
Museum Folkwang ©
Museum Folkwang

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Duisburg, Germany

Duisburg ©
A major center of the steel industry in Germany’s Ruhr region, Duisburg is also a major center of higher education, the performing arts, and sports.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): stroll around Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Duisburg tour planning app.

Duisburg is very close to Essen. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Duisburg

Parks
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Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord ©
Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord

1
night
Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Eindhoven ©
The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): make a trip to Sint-Catharinakerk, then take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Village Nuenen, and then examine the collection at PSV Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Eindhoven travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Duisburg to Eindhoven takes 1.5 hours. May in Eindhoven sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Liege.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Museums

Side Trip

Van Gogh Village Nuenen
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Van Gogh Village Nuenen ©
Van Gogh Village Nuenen
PSV Museum ©
PSV Museum
Sint-Catharinakerk
Sint-Catharinakerk

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night
Liege, Belgium

Liege ©
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the striking features of Gare de Liege-Guillemins, then get engrossed in the history at Gallo-Romeins Museum, then make a trip to Montagne de Bueren, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Coteaux de la Citadelle.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Liege online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Eindhoven to Liege takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Liege are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Charleroi.

Things to do in Liege

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gallo-Romeins Museum
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Gallo-Romeins Museum ©
Gallo-Romeins Museum
Coteaux de la Citadelle ©
Coteaux de la Citadelle
Montagne de Bueren ©
Montagne de Bueren

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Charleroi, Belgium

Charleroi ©
Charleroi is a city and a municipality of Wallonia, located in the province of Hainaut, Belgium. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at European Flight Simulator, see the interesting displays at Le Bois du Cazier, and then make a trip to Abbaye d'Aulne.

To plan Charleroi vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Liege to Charleroi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Charleroi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleroi

Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Abbaye d'Aulne, European Flight Simulator
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European Flight Simulator ©
European Flight Simulator
Le Bois du Cazier ©
Le Bois du Cazier
Abbaye d'Aulne ©
Abbaye d'Aulne

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