7 days in Belgium, Germany & The Netherlands Itinerary

7 days in Belgium, Germany & The Netherlands Itinerary

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Giethoorn, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Maasmechelen, Belgium
— 1 night
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 day

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Dusseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf ©

Fashion Capital of Germany

Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Sechs-Seen-Platte Duisburg.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dusseldorf trip maker tool.

Berlin to Dusseldorf is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Dusseldorf are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Sechs-Seen-Platte Duisburg ©
Sechs-Seen-Platte Duisburg

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam holiday planner.

Getting from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Giethoorn.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto

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Giethoorn, The Netherlands

Giethoorn
Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Giethoorn trip planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Giethoorn in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will leave for Maasmechelen on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Giethoorn

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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Maasmechelen, Belgium

Maasmechelen ©
Maasmechelen is a municipality located on the Meuse river in the Belgian province of Limburg.It comprises the former municipalities of Mechelen-aan-de-Maas, Vucht, Leut, Meeswijk, Uikhoven, Eisden, Opgrimbie, Boorsem, and Kotem.As a result of both Maasmechelen’s location near the border and its coalmining history quite a few of its current inhabitants are from Dutch, German, Eastern European (e.g., Polish) or Mediterranean (mainly Italian) origin.HistoryPrehistoric and Roman timesThe plateau of Campine was built up during the ice age with deposits of sand and other material that the Meuse river had eroded in the upstream Ardennes region. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of St. Barbara Church Cit and then browse the different shops at Maasmechelen Village.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Maasmechelen online attractions planner.

Getting from Giethoorn to Maasmechelen by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Maasmechelen

Shopping · Historic Sites
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Maasmechelen Village ©
Maasmechelen Village

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, don't miss a visit to The Markt, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bruges trip maker.

Drive from Maasmechelen to Bruges in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Maasmechelen in July: highs in Bruges hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

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.
On the 17th (Wed), contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, and finally appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels day trip app.

You can drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Frankfurt.

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Goethe House, admire the landmark architecture of Opernturm., then admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus, and finally admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Frankfurt holiday planning site.

You can drive from Brussels to Frankfurt in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. When traveling from Brussels in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Frankfurt: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Liebieghaus ©
Liebieghaus
Goethe House ©
Goethe House

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