15 days in The Netherlands & Brussels Itinerary

15 days in The Netherlands & Brussels Itinerary

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15 days in The Netherlands & Brussels Itinerary

Start: Doha, Qatar
Fly + Drive:  10 h 45 min
1
Schiphol, The Netherlands
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
2
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Giethoorn, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Doha, Qatar

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Schiphol, The Netherlands

Schiphol ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Hofje van Oorschot, admire the landmark architecture of Gasthuis Huisjes (van het vroegere St. Elisabeth's Gasthuis), then admire the masterpieces at Frans Hals Museum, and finally walk around Frederikspark.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Schiphol trip itinerary planner .

Doha, Qatar to Schiphol is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Doha to Schiphol, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Doha in September: high temperatures in Schiphol hover around 22°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Utrecht.

Things to do in Schiphol

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Haarlem
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Frans Hals Museum ©
Frans Hals Museum
Hofje van Oorschot ©
Hofje van Oorschot

4
nights
Amstelveen, The Netherlands

Amstelveen ©
Amstelveen is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Amstelveen is known for parks, wineries, museums, theme parks, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ronde Hoep Polder, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Ebraico Beth Haim, stroll around De Braak, and take in the pleasant sights at Wester-Amstel: Country House and Park since 1662.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Amstelveen itinerary maker tool .

Amstelveen is very close to Schiphol. In September, daily temperatures in Amstelveen can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Giethoorn.

Things to do in Amstelveen

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Openbare Bibliotheek Bussum
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Jac P Thijssepark ©
Jac P Thijssepark
Speelboerderij Elsenhove ©
Speelboerderij Elsenhove

2
nights
Giethoorn, The Netherlands

Giethoorn ©
Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. On the 11th (Wed), examine the collection at De Oude Aarde and then get in on the family fun at Walibi Holland. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museum de Fundatie and then see the interesting displays at Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus.

Start your trip to Giethoorn by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Amstelveen to Giethoorn in 1.5 hours. September in Giethoorn sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Giethoorn

Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Museum de Fundatie, Walibi Holland
Highlights from your plan
Walibi Holland ©
Walibi Holland
Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus ©
Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus
De Oude Aarde ©
De Oude Aarde

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (The Markt, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, & more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and explore the galleries of Atomium.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Brussels tour itinerary planning app .

Getting from Giethoorn to Brussels by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bruges
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
The Markt ©
The Markt

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): walk around Vondelpark. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam online trip planner .

You can take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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