20 days in Germany, The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

20 days in Germany, The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
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Dresden, Germany
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Let the collections at Munich Residenz and Alte Pinakothek capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Munich is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in August, expect Munich to be cooler, temps between 28°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum

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Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, then see the interesting displays at DB Museum (German Railway Museum), then admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, and finally see the interesting displays at Toy Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nuremberg day trip site.

Traveling by car from Munich to Nuremberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. August in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Nuremberg

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Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Toy Museum ©
Toy Museum
DB Museum (German Railway Museum) ©
DB Museum (German Railway Museum)

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Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, then see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, and then admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dresden day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Dresden takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Dresden are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Pergamonmuseum and Jewish Museum Berlin will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, and get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin tour planner.

Getting from Dresden to Berlin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Neues Museum ©
Neues Museum

5
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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.
You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, &more) and Maria van Jessekerk (in Delft). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, stroll around Vondelpark, see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, don't miss a visit to The Markt, then admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Friet Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bruges trip maker.

Getting from Amsterdam to Bruges by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. September in Bruges sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum
Friet Museum ©
Friet Museum

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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.
Atomium and Horta Museum (Musee Horta) will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM).

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Traveling by car from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

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