13 days in Belgium, The Netherlands & Luxembourg City Itinerary

13 days in Belgium, The Netherlands & Luxembourg City Itinerary

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 day
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
3
Ghent, Belgium
— 3 nights
4
Antwerp, Belgium
— 1 night
5
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Casemates du Bock, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Michel's Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Parc Merveilleux, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Luxembourg City trip planning tool.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Luxembourg City is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jakarta to Luxembourg City is minus 6 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Jakarta in May; daily highs in Luxembourg City reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Parc Merveilleux
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Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, thenexplore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, and finally examine the collection at Atomium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), thenexamine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally steep yourself in history at Grand Place.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the 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 May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ghent.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©

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Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Centre of Brugge and Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie. Museum-lovers will get to explore Groeningemuseum and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ghent: Bruges (Basilica of the Holy Blood, The Markt, &more). There's more to do: explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ghent online route planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Ghent in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Ghent, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Bruges
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum

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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, examine the collection at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, see the interesting displays at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), thentake a stroll through Zurenborg, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Cogels Osylei.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Antwerp trip planner.

You can drive from Ghent to Antwerp in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Antwerp, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Rubens House (Rubenshuis) ©
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom ©
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam ©
Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
On the 10th (Fri), get in on the family fun at Madurodam, thentake in the exciting artwork at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, and then examine the collection at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rotterdam driving holiday planning tool.

Drive from Antwerp to Rotterdam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Rotterdam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

The Hague
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Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen ©
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anne Frank House and English Reformed Church. Appreciate the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Jordaan, appreciate the history behind Sculpture De Violist, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and get a taste of the local shopping with Leidseplein.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner.

Drive from Rotterdam to Amsterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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