13 days in Belgium, Luxembourg City & Amsterdam Itinerary

13 days in Belgium, Luxembourg City & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Mumbai, India

2
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.
On the 1st (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Vianden Castle, then don't miss a visit to Monument to Michel Rodange, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery 88 Edition. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Barrio Grund, appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), and finally walk around Parcs de la Petrusse.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City online tour planner.

Mumbai, India to Luxembourg City is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Luxembourg City due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Mumbai, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Luxembourg City, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Vianden Castle
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Vianden Castle ©
Vianden Castle
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche
Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame) ©

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.
On the 3rd (Thu), explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, then steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and then admire the landmark architecture of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

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Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Brussels, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

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.
Shop till you drop at The Old Chocolate House and Art Gallery Koetshuis. Get a sense of the local culture at Historic Centre of Brugge and Basilica of the Holy Blood. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, see the interesting displays at Torture Museum Oude Steen, make a trip to Burg Square, and explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bruges day trip planner.

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Bruges sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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The Markt ©
The Markt
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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 discover tucked-away gems like Zaanse Schans and Mercatorplein. Get outdoors at Ouderkerkerplas and Fishing Charters & Tours. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, view the masterpieces at Renssen Art Gallery, and shop like a local with Oode.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Zaanse Schans, Ouderkerkerplas
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

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