15 days in The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

15 days in The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), Grote Markt, &more). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam road trip planning site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Amsterdam is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in February, with highs in Amsterdam at 7°C and lows at 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Explore Bruges' surroundings by going to Ghent (St Michael's Bridge, Gravensteen, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to The Markt, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, and admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bruges trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Atomium, explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For reviews and tourist information, you can read our Brussels online vacation planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

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Belgian Comic Strip Center ©
Belgian Comic Strip Center
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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