25 days in The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

25 days in The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

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25 days in The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  45​min
2
Lisse, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Utrecht, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  45​min
4
The Hague, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train:  15​min
5
Delft, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Gouda, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
8
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Bengaluru, India

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: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, and take a stroll through The Jordaan.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Amsterdam is minus 4 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Bengaluru in April: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Lisse.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

2
nights
Lisse, The Netherlands

Lisse ©
Lisse is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. Lisse is known for parks, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at The Flower Bulb Region, step into the grandiose world of 't Huys Dever, examine the collection at National Museum of Antiquities (Rijksmuseum van Oudheden), and make a trip to De Burcht.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lisse day trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Lisse by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Utrecht.

Things to do in Lisse

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Leiden, Duinrell Amusement Park
Highlights from your plan
Old Zandvliet Farm ©
Old Zandvliet Farm
Museum Volkenkunde ©
Museum Volkenkunde

2
nights
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), then enjoy breathtaking views from Dom Tower, then explore the engaging exhibits at Museum Speelklok, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Canals area. On the next day, admire the striking features of St. John's Cathedral and then find something for the whole family at Efteling.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Utrecht online holiday planner .

Drive from Lisse to Utrecht in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Utrecht, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to The Hague.

Things to do in Utrecht

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Efteling, St. John's Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Efteling ©
Efteling
Canals area ©
Canals area
Dom Tower ©
Dom Tower

3
nights
The Hague, The Netherlands

The Hague ©
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.
On the 11th (Sat), examine the collection at Madurodam, steep yourself in history at Sawmill de Salamander, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at De Pier Scheveningen, see the interesting displays at Louwman Museum The Hague, then examine the collection at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), and finally ponder the world of politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights).

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our The Hague vacation maker site .

Getting from Utrecht to The Hague by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Delft.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Madurodam ©
Madurodam
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©

4
nights
Delft, The Netherlands

Delft ©
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
Delft is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate the long history of Old Church, and let the kids burn off some steam at Avontura Delft.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Delft trip planner .

Delft is very close to The Hague. In April, daily temperatures in Delft can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gouda.

Things to do in Delft

Museums Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Old Church ©
Old Church
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Gouda, The Netherlands

Gouda ©
Gouda is a municipality and city in the province of South Holland, the Netherlands. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): make a trip to Waag (Weighing House), stop by Gouds Kaashuis, make a trip to Plaza Markt., then get engrossed in the history at Museum Gouda, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint Janskerk, and finally stroll around tuin van het Willem Vroesenhuis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Merwestein, then pause for some serene contemplation at Grote Kerk, then get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Kinderdijk, and finally grab your bike and head to Kinderdijk.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gouda driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Delft to Gouda takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of tram and train. In April in Gouda, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Gouda

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Dordrecht, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Kinderdijk
Highlights from your plan
Sint Janskerk ©
Sint Janskerk
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk
Park Merwestein ©
Park Merwestein

3
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 Bruges' surroundings by going to Menin Gate Memorial (in Ieper (Ypres)) and Ghent (Ghent City Center & Gravensteen). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The Markt, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bruges travel route planner .

You can drive from Gouda to Bruges in 2.5 hours. April in Bruges sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ghent, Menin Gate Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Menin Gate Memorial ©
Menin Gate Memorial
The Markt ©
The Markt
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Brussels are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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