22 days in Germany, The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

22 days in Germany, The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Trier, Germany
— 1 night
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Rothenburg, Germany
— 2 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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and walk around English Garden.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Munich online vacation planner.

Geneva, Switzerland to Munich is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Geneva in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Munich, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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Berlin, Germany

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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), Grote Markt, &more). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam itinerary planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trip

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

2
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The Hague, The Netherlands

The Hague ©

Judicial Capital of the World

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Saturday Flea Market, then explore the galleries of Museum Paul Tetar van Elven, and finally don't miss a visit to Beestenmarkt. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Markt, wander the streets of Agnetapark, then don't miss a visit to Molen de Roos, and finally go all around town with Tour Delft - Private Tours.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our The Hague visit planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to The Hague in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in The Hague

Scenic Drive · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Agnetapark ©
Agnetapark
Museum Paul Tetar van Elven ©
Museum Paul Tetar van Elven

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Vermeer Centrum Delft, pause for some serene contemplation at Nieuwe Kerk, then pause for some serene contemplation at Old Church, then see the interesting displays at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Euromast. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Efteling.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rotterdam travel planner.

You can drive from The Hague to Rotterdam in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Efteling
Efteling
Nieuwe Kerk ©
Nieuwe Kerk
Old Church ©
Old Church

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then take an in-depth tour of Groeningemuseum, and finally make a trip to The Markt. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, make a trip to Belfry of Bruges, then examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Rotterdam to Bruges takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

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Drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Brussels are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Maastricht.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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Maastricht, The Netherlands

Maastricht ©

Culinary Capital of the Netherlands

With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
On the 9th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Beeldentuin Maastricht, stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery, test your problem-solving skills at Mystery House, then take in the pleasant sights at Boekhandel Dominicanen, and finally make a trip to Cesart.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Maastricht vacation planning app.

Drive from Brussels to Maastricht in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Maastricht, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Maastricht

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mystery House ©
Mystery House
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery
Beeldentuin Maastricht ©
Beeldentuin Maastricht

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Trier, Germany

Trier

Oldest City in Germany

Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Trier online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maastricht to Trier takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Trier, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. You'll set off for Rothenburg on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

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Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 10th (Sat), explore the galleries of Fortress Marienberg, then step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, and then don't miss a visit to Hofkirche. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Town Walls, contemplate the long history of Altstadt, see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), contemplate the long history of Gerlachschmiede, then contemplate the long history of Markusturm and Buttelhaus, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rothenburg tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Trier to Rothenburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In October in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
St. Kilian Cathedral ©
St. Kilian Cathedral

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