14 days in Holland & Belgium Itinerary

14 days in Holland & Belgium Itinerary

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14 days in Holland & Belgium Itinerary

Start: Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Fly + Drive:  22​h 15​min
1
Giethoorn, Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Utrecht, Holland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Dinant, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Yogyakarta, Indonesia


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2
nights
Giethoorn, Holland

Giethoorn ©
Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. On the 2nd (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park De Sallandse Heuvelrug, then examine the collection at Gloria Maris Schelpengalerie, and then stop by Lekkers & Zo. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Dominicanenklooster Zwolle and then delve into the lush surroundings at Het Reestdal.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Giethoorn trip itinerary planning website .

Yogyakarta, Indonesia to Giethoorn is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Central European Time is minus 6 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Yogyakarta in August: high temperatures in Giethoorn hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Utrecht.

Things to do in Giethoorn

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nationaal Park De Sallandse Heuvelrug, Dominicanenklooster Zwolle, Het Reestdal
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Het Reestdal ©
Het Reestdal
Dominicanenklooster Zwolle ©
Dominicanenklooster Zwolle
Gloria Maris Schelpengalerie ©
Gloria Maris Schelpengalerie

3
nights
Utrecht, Holland

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Explore hidden gems such as Botanic Gardens and Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen. Venture out of the city with trips to Kamperbinnenpoort (in Amersfoort) and Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Rietveld Schroder House, take an in-depth tour of DOMunder, walk around Wilhelminapark, and appreciate the history behind Jan VI van Nassau-Dillenburg (Jan de Oude).

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You can drive from Giethoorn to Utrecht in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Utrecht, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Utrecht

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, Kamperbinnenpoort, Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen
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Botanic Gardens ©
Botanic Gardens
Rietveld Schroder House ©
Rietveld Schroder House
DOMunder ©
DOMunder

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bruges Art Route and De Panne Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Bruges: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery (in Poperinge) and Ieper (Ypres) (Hill 60, Saint Julien Memorial, & more). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, make a trip to Sint-Janshuismolen, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elisabeth Church, and take in the waterfront at Rozenhoedkaai.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bruges trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Utrecht to Bruges in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Bruges are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dinant.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ieper (Ypres), De Panne Beach, Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
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Essex Farm Cemetery ©
Essex Farm Cemetery
Sint-Walburgakerk ©
Sint-Walburgakerk
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery ©
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

2
nights
Dinant, Belgium

Dinant ©
Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
Explore hidden gems such as Parc de Furfooz and Adolphe Sax Statue. Go for a jaunt from Dinant to Malmedy to see Baugnez 44 Historical Centre about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins d'Annevoie, Head underground at Grotte La Merveilleuse, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and examine the collection at Maison Adolphe Sax.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dinant road trip tool .

Drive from Bruges to Dinant in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Dinant can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dinant

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Les Jardins d'Annevoie, Baugnez 44 Historical Centre
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Parc de Furfooz ©
Parc de Furfooz
Les Jardins d'Annevoie ©
Les Jardins d'Annevoie
Kayaking & Canoeing

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