16 days in Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

16 days in Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 9 nights

6
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Hague (Madurodam & Zandmotor) and Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, get your game on at VR GameHouse Arcade Amsterdam, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and walk around Vondelpark.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Amsterdam online trip itinerary planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Amsterdam is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Abu Dhabi in July, with highs in Amsterdam at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

The Hague, Efteling
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Efteling
Efteling
ARTIS ©
ARTIS

9
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.
Attractions like Grand Place and Historic Centre of Brugge make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Pairi Daiza (in Brugelette), Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle) (in Ghent) and Bruges (Minnewater Lake, The Markt, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 26th (Fri) at Oceade. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, test your problem-solving skills at Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels, admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum, and stroll around Bois de la Cambre.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Brussels itinerary tool.

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

Bruges, Pairi Daiza, Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake

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