11 days in The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

11 days in The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder and Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam. When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Keukenhof in Lisse, approximately Lisse away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, visit The Jordaan, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planning website.

Beirut, Lebanon to Amsterdam is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Beirut to Amsterdam is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Beirut in April, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

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Must see
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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Anne Frank House
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Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Menin Gate Memorial and The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bruges: In Flanders Fields Museum (in Ieper (Ypres)) and Ghent (Graslei and Korenlei, Ghent City Center, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Belfry of Bruges, take an in-depth tour of Groeningemuseum, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bruges trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Historic Walking Area
Ghent City Center
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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems fromĀ its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Antwerpen-Centraal and Grote Markt. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, examine the collection at Atomium, explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum, and find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Brussels journey planner.

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

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Specialty Museum
Atomium
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World heritage site
Grand Place
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Architectural Building
Antwerpen-Centraal
4.8

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