12 days in Belgium, Holland & Luxembourg City Itinerary

12 days in Belgium, Holland & Luxembourg City Itinerary

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12 days in Belgium, Holland & Luxembourg City Itinerary

Start: Fredericton, Canada
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Fredericton, Canada


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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Beguinage (Begijnhof) and Gravensteen. Basilica of the Holy Blood and Jerusalem Chapel & Adornes Domain will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, get engrossed in the history at Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bruges trip app .

Fredericton, Canada to Bruges is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Fredericton to Bruges is 5 hours. Traveling from Fredericton in March, you will find days in Bruges are somewhat warmer (11°C), and nights are much hotter (2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Gravensteen
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, pause for some serene contemplation at English Reformed Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam day trip app .

Traveling by car from Bruges to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. March in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

3
nights
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Casemates du Bock and Le Chemin de la Corniche. Get some historical perspective at Chateau de Vianden and Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Luxembourg City: Escapardenne Eisleck Trail (in Kautenbach), Mullerthal Trail (in Mullerthal) and Larochette Castle (in Larochette). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, delve into the distant past at Chateau Esch-sur-Sure, and don't miss a visit to Barrio Grund.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City route planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Luxembourg City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Chateau Esch-sur-Sure, Larochette Castle, Chateau de Vianden, Escapardenne Eisleck Trail, Mullerthal Trail
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Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial ©
Chateau de Vianden ©
Chateau de Vianden
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Atomium, examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, then steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Brussels tour planner .

Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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