4 days in Amsterdam, Bruges & Brussels Itinerary

4 days in Amsterdam, Bruges & Brussels Itinerary

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4 days in Amsterdam, Bruges & Brussels Itinerary

Start: Dublin, Ireland
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Dublin, Ireland

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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 19th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner .

Dublin, Ireland to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen, Louwman Museum The Hague, St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk
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Louwman Museum The Hague ©
Louwman Museum The Hague
St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk ©
St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk

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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.
On the 21st (Mon), appreciate the history behind Monument to Frank Van Acker and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at De Struise Brouwers.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip app .

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Shopping Nightlife
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Statue Frank Van Acker ©
Statue Frank Van Acker

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems fromĀ its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): stroll around Rouge Cloitre Park, then have some family-friendly fun at Livescope, then examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally step into the grandiose world of Gaasbeek Castle.

For photos and other tourist information, go to the Brussels trip itinerary builder tool .

Take a train from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gaasbeek Castle
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Horta Museum (Musee Horta) ©
Horta Museum (Musee Horta)
Gaasbeek Castle ©
Gaasbeek Castle

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