15 days in The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

15 days in The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

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15 days in The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Train:  30​min
1
Haarlem, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h
2
The Hague, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 30​min
3
Ghent, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  30​min
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h 15​min
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
6
Delft, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2
nights
Haarlem, The Netherlands

Haarlem ©
Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Bavo, explore the world behind art at Frans Hals Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), then get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Vleeshal.

For traveler tips, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read Haarlem day trip planning website .

Amsterdam to Haarlem is an approximately half hour bus ride. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in April, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to The Hague.

Things to do in Haarlem

Museums Historic Sites Spas
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Frans Hals Museum ©
Frans Hals Museum
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) ©

1
night
The Hague, The Netherlands

The Hague ©
Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
On the 9th (Thu), view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the The Hague vacation planner.

You can take a train from Haarlem to The Hague in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in The Hague are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for Ghent.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Shopping
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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
Panorama Mesdag ©
Panorama Mesdag

2
nights
Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent meldsĀ the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supportingĀ a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): snap pictures at St Michael's Bridge and then don't miss a visit to Ghent City Center. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, then look for gifts at Dille and Kamille, then explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Graslei and Korenlei.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ghent trip planner.

Traveling by car from The Hague to Ghent takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Ghent sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck Monument, then don't miss a visit to The Markt, and then don't miss a visit to Oude Griffie. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bruges day trip app .

Bruges is very close to Ghent. In April, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 40°F. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
The Markt ©
The Markt
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Anne Frank House and then snap pictures at Magere Brug. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then stroll around Vondelpark.

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You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Delft.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

2
nights
Delft, The Netherlands

Delft ©
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
Delft is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, make a trip to Saturday Flea Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Church, and admire the masterpieces at Vermeer Centrum Delft.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Delft online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Delft takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Delft are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Delft

Museums Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Old Church ©
Old Church
Nieuwe Kerk ©
Nieuwe Kerk

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
On the 19th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Sculpture De Violist.

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Traveling by car from Delft to Amsterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam ©
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam

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