15 days in The Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg Itinerary

15 days in The Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
2
De Cocksdorp, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
3
Oostkapelle, The Netherlands
— 1 night
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
5
Ghent, Belgium
— 2 nights
6
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
7
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night

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 7th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and then get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam day trip planner.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Amsterdam is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Bratislava in June; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 68°F and lows reach 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to De Cocksdorp.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

2
nights
De Cocksdorp, The Netherlands

De Cocksdorp ©
De Cocksdorp is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. On the 9th (Tue), enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Texel, then kick back and relax at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui and then tee off at Golfbaan De Texelse.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the De Cocksdorp trip itinerary website.

Travel from Amsterdam to De Cocksdorp in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Amsterdam in June, plan for little chillier days in De Cocksdorp, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oostkapelle.

Things to do in De Cocksdorp

Outdoors · Golf · Beaches

Side Trips

Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora, Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui
Highlights from your plan
Golfbaan De Texelse ©
Golfbaan De Texelse
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora ©
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora
Lighthouse Texel ©
Lighthouse Texel

1
night
Oostkapelle, The Netherlands

Oostkapelle ©
Oostkapelle is a village in the Dutch province of Zeeland. On the 11th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Westhove Castle and then examine the collection at Polderhuis Westkapelle Dijk- en Oorlogsmuseum.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Oostkapelle sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from De Cocksdorp to Oostkapelle. In June, daily temperatures in Oostkapelle can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Oostkapelle

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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

3
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.
Attractions like Basilica of the Holy Blood and Minnewater Lake make great kid-friendly stops. Step off the beaten path and head to De Panne Beach and Essex Farm Cemetery. Step out of Bruges to go to Zonnebeke and see Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, hike along Bruges Art Route, and sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Oostkapelle to Bruges by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Oostkapelle in June: highs in Bruges hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Ghent.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, De Panne Beach, Essex Farm Cemetery
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

2
nights
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.
On the 15th (Mon), take a tour by water with Minerva Boat Rental, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of Patershol. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen and then tour or see a show at DOK.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ghent online itinerary planner.

Take a train from Bruges to Ghent in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Ghent, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle) ©

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Pairi Daiza and ZOO Planckendael. Explore hidden gems such as René Magritte Museum and De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery. Venture out of the city with trips to Golf de Rigenee (in Villers-la-ville) and Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin) (in Antwerp). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, visit Place St. Gery, and sample the tasty concoctions at Cantillon Brewery.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Brussels holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ghent to Brussels takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Brussels are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Brussels

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Antwerp, Golf de Rigenee, Pairi Daiza, ZOO Planckendael
Highlights from your plan
Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin) ©
Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin)
Pairi Daiza ©
Pairi Daiza
René Magritte Museum ©
René Magritte Museum

1
night
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
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.
On the 20th (Sat), do a tasting at Caves St Martin, explore the ancient world of Bourscheid Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Vianden Castle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Beaufort Castles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Casemates du Bock, 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 step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Clervaux.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Luxembourg City holiday app.

You can drive from Brussels to Luxembourg City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Luxembourg City, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Clervaux, Beaufort Castles, Bourscheid Castle, Vianden Castle, Caves St Martin
Highlights from your plan
Vianden Castle ©
Vianden Castle
Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock
Beaufort Castles ©
Beaufort Castles

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