10 days in Germany, Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

10 days in Germany, Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

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10 days in Germany, Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

Start: Zug, Switzerland
Drive:  5​h
1
Ueberherrn, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Heidelberg, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Zug, Switzerland

1
night
Ueberherrn, Germany

Ueberherrn ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Saarpolygon.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ueberherrn day trip planning tool .

Zug, Switzerland to Ueberherrn is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. August in Ueberherrn sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Brussels.
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Saarpolygon ©
Saarpolygon

2
nights
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.
Luxembourg Square has been added to your itinerary. On the 25th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Luxembourg Square, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Brussels, then steep yourself in history at Grand Place, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, then see the interesting displays at Atomium, and then examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Brussels online route maker .

You can drive from Ueberherrn to Brussels in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Brussels are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gravensteen
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and De Duif. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: The Hague (Madurodam & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery) and Haarlem (De Vishal, Cathedral of Saint Bavo, & more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, stroll around Vondelpark, and engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Hague
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
night
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge and then examine the collection at Chocolate Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cologne day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Cologne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums
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Chocolate Museum ©
Chocolate Museum
Hohenzollern Bridge ©
Hohenzollern Bridge

few
hours
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidelberg.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Heidelberg trip builder app .

Getting from Cologne to Heidelberg by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. September in Heidelberg sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Pharmacy Museum
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Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Pharmacy Museum ©
Pharmacy Museum

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