6 days in Belgium & Holland Itinerary

6 days in Belgium & Holland Itinerary

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6 days in Belgium & Holland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm, Sweden
Fly:  5​h
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Stockholm, Sweden


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1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): examine the collection at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles) and then steep yourself in history at Grand Place. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, then examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels journey maker website .

Stockholm, Sweden to Brussels is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July in Brussels, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, walk around Minnewaterpark, then explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, don't miss a visit to Belfry of Bruges, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally make a trip to The Markt.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bruges sightseeing planning tool .

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Bruges sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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 23rd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Zandvoort aan Zee, steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, and then take a stroll through The Jordaan.

Make your Amsterdam itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Zandvoort aan Zee
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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