23 days in Holland, Belgium & United Kingdom Itinerary

23 days in Holland, Belgium & United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

23 days in Holland, Belgium & United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Fly:  15​h
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hoenderloo, Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
6
Oxford, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
7
York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Abbots Langley, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the galleries of Anne Frank House. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museum of Prostitution - Red Light Secrets, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and finally explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planner .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Amsterdam is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Amsterdam is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in December, things will get much colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hoenderloo.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Hoenderloo, Holland

Hoenderloo ©
Hoenderloo is a Dutch village located south west of the city of Apeldoorn. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Hoge Veluwe National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Kroller-Muller Museum, then explore the world behind art at Museum MORE, then explore the historical opulence of Kasteel Doorwerth, and finally stroll the grounds of Airborne Cemetery.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read Hoenderloo tour planning app .

Getting from Amsterdam to Hoenderloo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Hoenderloo

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Airborne Cemetery, Kasteel Doorwerth, Museum MORE, Kroller-Muller Museum
Highlights from your plan
Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Kroller-Muller Museum ©
Kroller-Muller Museum
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bruges Beer Experience (Bruges Beer Museum), Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum and Boudewijn Theme Park and Dolfinarium. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, then examine the collection at Bruges Beer Experience (Bruges Beer Museum), then look for gifts at The Bottle Shop, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Boudewijn Theme Park and Dolfinarium.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bruges trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hoenderloo to Bruges in 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Grand Place and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Let the collections at Atomium and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) capture your imagination. Step out of Brussels to go to Antwerp and see Zurenborg, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), take a peaceful walk through Sonian Forest, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of Laeken, and examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Brussels travel itinerary planner .

Take a train from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Brussels sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zurenborg
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9 3/4, Thames Rockets, ZSL London Zoo, and other attractions you added. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Westminster Abbey and Oxford Street. Museum-lovers will get to explore Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Imperial Bird of Prey Academy (in Billericay) and The Hawking Centre (in Doddington). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The British Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, wander the streets of Piccadilly Circus, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Camden Market.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the London sightseeing planner .

You can take a train from Brussels to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Brussels to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in December: highs in London hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Oxford.

Things to do in London

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Hawking Centre, Imperial Bird of Prey Academy
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

3
nights
Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 1st (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Fosse Gallery, stop by Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, see the interesting displays at Mechanical Music Museum, then examine the collection at Pitt Rivers Museum, and finally examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Combe Mill, sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, then tee off at Feldon Valley, Cotswolds, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Oxford trip planner .

Traveling by train from London to Oxford takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. December in Oxford sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Fosse Gallery, Combe Mill, Feldon Valley, Cotswolds, Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, St. Mary's Church
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Combe Mill ©
Combe Mill

2
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): shop like a local with Pandora's Box Antiques and Oddities, get a taste of the local shopping with York Shambles, contemplate the long history of York Minster, explore the ancient world of York City Walls, then look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, and finally examine the collection at National Railway Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the York holiday app .

You can take a train from Oxford to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In January, daily temperatures in York can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Abbots Langley.

Things to do in York

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ladybower Reservoir, York Bird of Prey Centre
Highlights from your plan
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

2
nights
Abbots Langley, United Kingdom

Abbots Langley ©
Abbots Langley is a large village and civil parish in the English county of Hertfordshire. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get behind the scenes with Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter.

To see more things to do and tourist information, go to the Abbots Langley road trip site .

Getting from York to Abbots Langley by car takes about 3.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Abbots Langley can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Abbots Langley

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Chorleywood House Estate, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, Golf at The Grove, Croxley Common Moor, Battlers Green Farm Shopping Village
Highlights from your plan
Croxley Common Moor ©
Croxley Common Moor
St Lawrence Church Abbots Langley ©
Battlers Green Farm Shopping Village ©

Similar Plans

25 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 27 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, extra slow, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Extra slow 25 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM TURKEY May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, outdoors, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SPAIN July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM MEXICO May, culture, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDONESIA May, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 24 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDONESIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in Calais & United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 24 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM ROMANIA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDONESIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in France, Belgium & Amsterdam BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans