13 days in Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

13 days in Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Atomium and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. For shopping fun, head to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert or Galerie La Forest Divonne. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center, find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Brussels visit planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Brussels is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Brussels due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in November: high temperatures in Brussels hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

3
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.
Attractions like Historic Centre of Brugge and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Holy Blood and Church of Our Lady Bruges. Step out of Bruges with an excursion to Gravensteen in Ghent--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, get to know the fascinating history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Gravensteen
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Van Gogh Museum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at Anne Frank House and museum Beelden aan Zee. When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Galerie Pulchri in The Hague, approximately The Hague away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of The Jordaan, view the masterpieces at Eduard Planting Gallery | Fine Art Photographs, explore the world behind art at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Hague
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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