56 days in Switzerland, Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

56 days in Switzerland, Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Glarus, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Sur, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Les Breuleux, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 9 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 8 nights
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Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 9 nights
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6
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Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Popular historic sites such as Old Town and Jesuitenkirche are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Church of St. Peter. Venture out of the city with trips to Heiternplatz (in Zofingen), Emil Frey Classics - Classic Car Museum (in Safenwil) and Wildpark Roggenhausen (in Aarau). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried, discover the deep blue sea with Peakdivers, take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, and wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lucerne route planner.

Valkenburg, The Netherlands to Lucerne is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and flight. March in Lucerne sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Glarus.

Things to do in Lucerne

Wildlife · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Mt Pilatus ©
Wildlife Area
Mt Pilatus
4.7
Museum Rietberg ©
Art Museum
Museum Rietberg
4.6

5
nights
Glarus, Switzerland

The Canton of Glarus is a canton in east central Switzerland. You'll explore and learn at Museum POST AB! and Festungsmuseum Crestawald. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Monastery Fischingen and The Polish Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Glarus side-trips: Flims (Aussichtsplattform Il Spir Conn & Trutg dil Flem), Trans Ruinaulta (in Ilanz) and Rapperswil (Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden, Capuchin Friary, &more). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, fly down the slopes at Lenzerheide Ski Resort, examine the collection at Museum des Landes Glarus - Freulerpalast, and wander the streets of Heididorf.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Glarus day trip planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Glarus in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Glarus sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sur.

Things to do in Glarus

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Trans Ruinaulta ©
Wildlife Area
Trans Ruinaulta
4.9
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona ©
World heritage site
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
5.0
Festungsmuseum Crestawald ©
Military Museum
Festungsmuseum Crestawald
4.9

1
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Sur, Switzerland

On the 13th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Alp Flix.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sur online itinerary planner.

Getting from Glarus to Sur by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In March, Sur is slightly colder than Glarus - with highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Sur

Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Alp Flix ©
Wildlife Area
Alp Flix
4.7

2
nights
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 14th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, then examine the collection at Grindelwald Museum, then hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, and finally fly like a bird with Airtime Paragliding. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Jungfraujoch and then get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Sur to Grindelwald by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Les Breuleux.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Maennlichen ©
Mountain
Maennlichen
4.7
Kleine Scheidegg ©
Historic Walking Area
Kleine Scheidegg
4.6
Grindelwald Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Grindelwald Museum
4.8

3
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Les Breuleux, Switzerland

Les Breuleux is a municipality in the district of Franches-Montagnes in the canton of Jura in Switzerland.HistoryLes Breuleux is first mentioned in 1429 as Les Bruilluit.GeographyLes Breuleux has an area of. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee Espace Paysan Horloger and CHEZ Camille Bloch. Do some cultural sightseeing at Grotte Sainte Colombe and Eglise de Montfaucon. Venture out of the city with trips to Maison de la Tete de Moine (in Bellelay), La Combe Tabeillon (in Glovelier) and Undervelier (Gorges du Pichoux, Lac Vert d'Undervelier, &more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Rochers des Sommetres, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de Saignelegier, examine the collection at Musee Longines, and stop by Fromages Spielhofer.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Les Breuleux trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Les Breuleux in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Montreux.

Things to do in Les Breuleux

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Fondation Pour le Cheval ©
Wildlife Area
Fondation Pour le Cheval
4.7
Musee Longines ©
Specialty Museum
Musee Longines
4.9
CHEZ Camille Bloch ©
Specialty Museum
CHEZ Camille Bloch
4.1

6
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Montreux, Switzerland

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Appreciate the collections at Across the Screen and HR Giger Museum. Get some cultural insight at Chateau de Chillon and Roman Theatre. Venture out of the city with trips to Fribourg (Chapelle de Lorette & Vallee du Gotteron), Pisciculture de la Gruyere (in Neirivue) and HouseTrap (in Bulle). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with Go-Diving, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Archaeology (Musee cantonal d'archeologie), identify plant and animal life at Domaines des Iles, and stroll through Corniche Lavaux Vineyards.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Montreux day trip app.

You can drive from Les Breuleux to Montreux in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Montreux

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Across the Screen ©
Specialty Museum
Across the Screen
4.9

9
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Brussels, Belgium

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.
You'll explore and learn at Atomium and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Do some cultural sightseeing at Grand Place and Belgian Comic Strip Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Antwerp (Groenplaats, Museum De Reede, &more), Vismarkt (in Mechelen) and Fort Van Duffel (in Duffel). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, examine the collection at Autoworld, admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Montreux to Brussels in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Brussels, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Grand Place ©
Must see
Grand Place
4.8
Atomium ©
Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8

8
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Bruges, Belgium

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Historic Centre of Brugge and Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges. Get some cultural insight at Groeningemuseum and Gravensteen. Change things up with these side-trips from Bruges: Art Center Horus (in Sint-Martens-Latem), Transfo duiktank (in Zwevegem) and Ghent (Design Museum Gent, Museum Dr. Guislain, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and identify plant and animal life at Provincial Domain Bulskampveld.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bruges day trip planning website.

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Oisterwijk.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Groeningemuseum ©
Art Museum
Groeningemuseum
4.3
Gravensteen ©
Castle
Gravensteen
4.4
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
World heritage site
Historic Centre of Brugge
4.8

6
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Oisterwijk, The Netherlands

Oisterwijk is a municipality and a city in the South of the Netherlands.Population centresHeukelomMoergestelOisterwijkTopographyDutch Topographic map of the municipality of Oisterwijk, June 2015Transportation Railway station: OisterwijkCityOisterwijk received city rights in 1230. Get some cultural insight at Building A and Geniemuseum. Appreciate the collections at Kijk en luistermuseum Bennekom and Rocksteady Militaria. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oisterwijk: Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel), Natuurgebied Dintelse Gorzen (in De Heen) and Boswachterij Dorst (in Dorst). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Kootwijkerzand and hike along Natuurgebied De Moerputten.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Oisterwijk visit app.

You can drive from Bruges to Oisterwijk in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April in Oisterwijk, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Oisterwijk

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Regte Heide & Riels Laag ©
Wildlife Area
Regte Heide & Riels Laag
5.0
Geniemuseum ©
Military Museum
Geniemuseum
4.7

9
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Van Gogh Museum and Frans Hals Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Landtong Rozenburg (in Rozenburg), Lentevreugd (in Wassenaar) and Delft (Nieuwe Kerk, Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House, stroll around Vondelpark, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam route planning tool.

You can drive from Oisterwijk to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Anne Frank House ©
Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4
Van Gogh Museum ©
Must see
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
Rijksmuseum ©
Must see
Rijksmuseum
4.6

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