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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the activities along Sechs-Seen-Platte Duisburg.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dusseldorf road trip planning app.

Berlin to Dusseldorf is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Dusseldorf can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then get your game on at Museumphoto.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam holiday tool.

You can drive from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to 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. To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Giethoorn online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Giethoorn takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Giethoorn are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. On the 12th (Sat), you'll travel to Maasmechelen.

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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of St. Barbara Church Cit and then buy something for everyone on your list at Maasmechelen Village.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Maasmechelen online road trip planner.

Drive from Giethoorn to Maasmechelen in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Maasmechelen are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) 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.
On the 14th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, make a trip to The Markt, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Bruges fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Maasmechelen to Bruges by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car 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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then don't miss a visit to Grand Place, and finally pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Brussels route planner.

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Brussels are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Brussels

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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 16th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Goethe House, admire the landmark architecture of Opernturm., then admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus, and finally admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt road trip website.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Frankfurt takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time 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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