8 days in Brussels & The Netherlands Itinerary

8 days in Brussels & The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris, France
Train:  1 h 30 min
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
End: Paris, France

2
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Mini-Europe and Atomium. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grand Place and Serres Royales De Laeken. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire, contemplate the waterfront views at Etangs d'Ixelles, and explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Brussels day trip planner.

Paris, France to Brussels is an approximately 1.5- hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. In May in Brussels, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nature & Wildlife Tours, Flagship Amsterdam and NEMO Science Museum. Family-friendly places like ARTIS and Madurodam will thrill your kids. Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and Begijnhof. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, stroll around Vondelpark, and test your team's savvy at Mystery City Games.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam day trip site.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Madurodam
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
ARTIS ©
ARTIS
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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