11 days in Frankfurt, Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

11 days in Frankfurt, Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

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11 days in Frankfurt, Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Frankfurt, Germany
— Few hours
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 day
Fly:  15 h
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

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hours
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 16th (Sat), browse the different shops at Bauernmarkt Konstablerwache and then buy something for everyone on your list at Galeria Kaufhof Frankfurt An der Hauptwache.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Frankfurt online trip itinerary builder .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Frankfurt is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Central European Time is 4 hours. Traveling from Sao Paulo in November, expect Frankfurt to be colder, temps between 10°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Shopping
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Bauernmarkt Konstablerwache ©
Bauernmarkt Konstablerwache

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes A'dam Lookout as well as Heineken Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and finally take in panoramic vistas at A'dam Lookout.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Frankfurt to Amsterdam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Zaanse Schans, World Heritage Kinderdijk, St. John's Cathedral, Canals area
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk
Canals area ©
Canals area

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, steep yourself in history at Grand Place, then steep yourself in history at Parc du Cinquantenaire, and finally explore the galleries of Atomium. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of St Symphorien Military Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Villers, examine the collection at Train World, then contemplate the long history of Citadelle (Citadel), and finally take a leisurely stroll along Graslei and Korenlei.

To find out how to plan a trip to Brussels, use our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Antwerp, St Symphorien Military Cemetery, Graslei and Korenlei, Abbaye de Villers, Citadelle (Citadel)
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Citadelle (Citadel) ©
Citadelle (Citadel)

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Afsluitdijk. Head to De 9 Straatjes and Van Stapele Koekmakerijfor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Anne Frank House and Canals area. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Marinemuseum (in Den Helder), Airborne Cemetery (in Oosterbeek) and Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) (in The Hague). See some other sides of Amsterdam: see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, explore the wide array of goods at Hema, and get curious at Body Worlds.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam online itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Utrecht, Marinemuseum, Afsluitdijk, Airborne Cemetery, Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace)
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Canals area ©
Canals area
Portuguese Synagogue ©
Portuguese Synagogue

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): examine the collection at Dialog Museum, examine the collection at German Film Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museum fur Kommunikation, and finally take a stroll around Messe Frankfurt GmbH.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Frankfurt day trip website .

Getting from Amsterdam to Frankfurt by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums
Highlights from your plan
German Film Museum ©
German Film Museum
Dialogmuseum Frankfurt ©
Dialogmuseum Frankfurt
Museum fur Kommunikation ©
Museum fur Kommunikation

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