15 days in Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

15 days in Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

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15 days in Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
train:  2​h 15​min
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 7 nights
train:  2​h
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: London, United Kingdom

7
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. Museum-lovers will get to explore MIM - Musical Instruments Museum and Atomium. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Central Station (in Antwerp), Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle) (in Ghent) and Bruges (Groeningemuseum, Belfry of Bruges, & more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), brush up on your military savvy at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Brussels trip maker tool .

London, UK to Brussels is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Brussels due to the time zone difference. July in Brussels sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Bruges, Antwerpen-Centraal, Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

7
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Museum-lovers will get to explore Anne Frank House and Zaanse Schans. Venture out of the city with trips to Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace)). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of Red Light District, get curious at NEMO Science Museum, and get engrossed in the history at The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum).

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

The Hague, Zaanse Schans, Frans Hals Museum
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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