16 days in Benelux Itinerary

16 days in Benelux Itinerary

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Fly to Luxembourg-Findel International Airport, Drive to Diekirch
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Diekirch
— 4 nights
Drive
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Wiltz
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ettelbruck
— 2 nights
Drive
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Esch-sur-Alzette
— 5 nights
Drive to Luxembourg-Findel International Airport, Fly to Stockholm

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Diekirch

— 4 nights
Diekirch is a commune with town status in north-eastern Luxembourg, capital city of the canton Diekirch and the district of Diekirch. Visit Vianden Castle and MNHM National Museum of Military History for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eglise St. Laurent and Saint Willibrord Basilica Echternach. Change things up with these side-trips from Diekirch: Chateau d'Useldange (in Redange) and Moselle Valley (in Grevenmacher). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Beaufort Castles, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinitarian Church, explore the historical opulence of Pettingen Castle, and trek along Mullerthal Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Diekirch tour planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Diekirch is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Wiltz.

Things to do in Diekirch

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Wiltz

— 4 nights
Wiltz is a commune with town status in north-western Luxembourg, capital of the canton Wiltz. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nationalmuseum der Braukunst and Escapardenne Eislek Trail. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de Clervaux and Schloss von Wiltz. Go for a jaunt from Wiltz to Wemperhardt to see Massen Shopping Center about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Streikdenkmal, pause for some photo ops at Wallfahrtsschrein Unserer Lieben Frau von Fatima "op Baessent", pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle N.D. de Lorette, and explore the ancient world of Chateau Esch-sur-Sure.

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

Wiltz is very close to Diekirch. July in Wiltz sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Ettelbruck.

Things to do in Wiltz

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Ettelbruck

— 2 nights
Ettelbruck is a commune with town status in central Luxembourg, with a population of approximately 7,500. On the 6th (Mon), admire the striking features of Chateau de Berg, get engrossed in the history at 385th Bomb Group Memorial Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Musee de l'Ardoise. On your second day here, learn about all things military at General Patton Museum General Patton Memorial Museum and then delve into the distant past at Bourscheid Castle.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ettelbruck vacation planner.

Ettelbruck is just a stone's throw from Wiltz. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Esch-sur-Alzette.

Things to do in Ettelbruck

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Esch-sur-Alzette

— 5 nights
Esch-sur-Alzette is a commune with town status in south-western Luxembourg. Get some historical perspective at Blast Furnace Belval and Eglise Saint Henri. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kulturfabrik and Centre National de l'Audiovisuel (National Audiovisual Center). Get out of town with these interesting Esch-sur-Alzette side-trips: Kikuoka Country Club (in Canach) and Fontaine Bacchus (in Remich). The adventure continues: shop like a local with Fromages et Vins, make a trip to Rockhal, see the interesting displays at European Museum Schengen, and meet the residents at Parc Merveilleux.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Esch-sur-Alzette road trip planning site.

You can drive from Ettelbruck to Esch-sur-Alzette in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Esch-sur-Alzette

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips