17 days in Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

17 days in Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

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1
Brussels, Belgium
— 7 nights
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Antwerp (Antwerpen-Centraal & Pierre Marcolini). There's much more to do: make a trip to Grand Place, admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels sightseeing planner.

Mumbai, India to Brussels is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. In April, Brussels is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Antwerp, Vismarkt
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Menin Gate Memorial (in Ieper (Ypres)) and Ghent (Gravensteen, Ghent City Center, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, make a trip to Belfry of Bruges, get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bruges tour planner.

Drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Ghent, Menin Gate Memorial
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Menin Gate Memorial ©
Menin Gate Memorial
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt

4
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and walk around Vondelpark.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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