13 days in Benelux Itinerary

13 days in Benelux Itinerary

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13 days in Benelux Itinerary

Start: Zurich, Switzerland
Fly:  4​h
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Zurich, Switzerland

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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, and examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Brussels is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bruges: Menin Gate Memorial (in Ieper (Ypres)) and Ghent (Graslei and Korenlei, Gravensteen, & more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Markt, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, and admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Bruges online journey maker .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Bruges sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ghent, Menin Gate Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Menin Gate Memorial ©
Menin Gate Memorial
The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, admire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam, and admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In October in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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