15 days in The Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg Itinerary

15 days in The Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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De Cocksdorp, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Oostkapelle, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Ghent, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night

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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.
On the 24th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and then contemplate the long history of Begijnhof. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam holiday builder.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Amsterdam is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to De Cocksdorp.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

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De Cocksdorp, The Netherlands

De Cocksdorp ©
De Cocksdorp is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Texel, then stroll through Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui and then tee off at Golfbaan De Texelse.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the De Cocksdorp vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to De Cocksdorp takes 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in De Cocksdorp are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Oostkapelle.

Things to do in De Cocksdorp

Outdoors · Beaches · Golf · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Golfbaan De Texelse ©
Golfbaan De Texelse
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora ©
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora
Lighthouse Texel ©
Lighthouse Texel

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Oostkapelle, The Netherlands

Oostkapelle ©
Oostkapelle is a village in the Dutch province of Zeeland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Westhove Castle and then see the interesting displays at Polderhuis Westkapelle Dijk- en Oorlogsmuseum.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Oostkapelle trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from De Cocksdorp to Oostkapelle. In March, daily temperatures in Oostkapelle can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Oostkapelle

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Westhove Castle ©
Westhove Castle
Polderhuis Westkapelle Dijk- en Oorlogsmuseum ©

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Holy Blood and Essex Farm Cemetery. Step out of the city life by going to Minnewater Lake and De Panne Beach. When in Bruges, make a side trip to see Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 in Zonnebeke, approximately Zonnebeke away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, trek along Bruges Art Route, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip website.

You can drive from Oostkapelle to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Oostkapelle in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 2°C in Bruges. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Bruges

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
De Panne Beach ©
De Panne Beach
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): choose your vessel at Minerva Boat Rental, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of Patershol. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen and then tour or see a show at DOK.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ghent tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Ghent takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Ghent sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Transportation · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to René Magritte Museum and De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Pairi Daiza (in Brugelette), ZOO Planckendael (in Mechelen) and Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin) (in Antwerp). The adventure continues: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cantillon Brewery, tee off at Golf de Rigenee, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and take a stroll through Place St. Gery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Brussels trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Ghent to Brussels by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. April in Brussels sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Brussels

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin) ©
Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin)
René Magritte Museum ©
René Magritte Museum
De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery ©
De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): do a tasting at Caves St Martin, then delve into the distant past at Bourscheid Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Vianden Castle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Beaufort Castles. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock, then step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), then examine the collection at The Family of Man, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Clervaux.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Luxembourg City travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Luxembourg City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Luxembourg City are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock
Vianden Castle ©
Vianden Castle
Beaufort Castles ©
Beaufort Castles

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