22 days in Belgium & Holland Itinerary

22 days in Belgium & Holland Itinerary

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22 days in Belgium & Holland Itinerary

Start: Tallinn, Estonia
Fly:  5​h
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bastogne, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Maastricht, Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Dordrecht, Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Hoenderloo, Holland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Amsterdam, Holland
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Tallinn, Estonia


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4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like René Magritte Museum and Antwerpen-Centraal. Get some cultural insight at Grand Place and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Step out of Brussels with an excursion to Te Boelaerpark in Antwerp--about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Atomium, steep yourself in history at Maison d'Erasme, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, and explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Brussels journey maker .

Tallinn, Estonia to Brussels is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tallinn to Brussels due to the time zone difference. May in Brussels sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Bastogne.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Antwerp
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

2
nights
Bastogne, Belgium

Bastogne ©
Most travelers come to Bastogne for its touching war memorial and museum, built in honor of over 76,000 American soldiers who fought during the legendary Battle of the Bulge--one of the last German offensives in World War II.
On the 8th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Bouillon, then head outdoors with The Giant's Tomb (Tombeau du Geant), and then examine the collection at Bastogne War Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Petit-coo, identify plant and animal life at Le Ninglinspo, and then trek along Musee en plein air et Tour St Martin.

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Traveling by car from Brussels to Bastogne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Maastricht.

Things to do in Bastogne

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Chateau de Bouillon, Le Ninglinspo, Musee en plein air et Tour St Martin, Petit-coo, The Giant's Tomb (Tombeau du Geant)
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Chateau de Bouillon ©
Chateau de Bouillon
Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
Le Ninglinspo ©
Le Ninglinspo

2
nights
Maastricht, Holland

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Vrijthof, go for a walk through Boekhandel Dominicanen, then Head underground at Maastricht Underground, then stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery, and finally stroll the grounds of Begraafplaats Margraten. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Op Ezel Avontuur and then explore the striking landscape of National Park de Meinweg.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Maastricht road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Bastogne to Maastricht takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Maastricht

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Margraten, Op Ezel Avontuur, National Park de Meinweg
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Op Ezel Avontuur ©
Op Ezel Avontuur
Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Gravensteen and The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at In Flanders Fields Museum and Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie. Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Lieve Canal Bicycle Trail, & more) and Menin Gate Memorial (in Ieper (Ypres)). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, don't miss a visit to Burg Square, grab your bike and head to Koning Albert I Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bruges trip planner .

Getting from Maastricht to Bruges by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Bruges, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dordrecht.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ghent, Ieper (Ypres)
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The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral

2
nights
Dordrecht, Holland

Dordrecht ©
Dordrecht, colloquially Dordt, historically in English named Dort, is a city and municipality in the western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Leersumse Veld, then trek along Park Merwestein, and then get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Kinderdijk. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral and then find something for the whole family at Efteling.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dordrecht sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Dordrecht in 2 hours. In May in Dordrecht, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hoenderloo.

Things to do in Dordrecht

Theme Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Leersumse Veld, Efteling, St. John's Cathedral, World Heritage Kinderdijk
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World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
Leersumse Veld ©
Leersumse Veld

1
night
Hoenderloo, Holland

Hoenderloo ©
Hoenderloo is a Dutch village located south west of the city of Apeldoorn. On the 19th (Tue), examine the collection at Kroller-Muller Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Hoge Veluwe National Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hoenderloo travel route planner.

Getting from Dordrecht to Hoenderloo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Hoenderloo are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Hoenderloo

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Kroller-Muller Museum
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Kroller-Muller Museum ©
Kroller-Muller Museum
Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park

5
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and Zaanse Schans. Get outdoors at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) and Singel. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: The Hague (Panorama Mesdag & Zuiderpark Den Haag uit 1923). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, steep yourself in history at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Traveling by car from Hoenderloo to Amsterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. May in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

The Hague, Zaanse Schans
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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