8 days in Giethoorn & Belgium Itinerary

8 days in Giethoorn & Belgium Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark, United States
Fly + Drive:  12 h 30 min
1
Giethoorn, The Netherlands
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Newark, United States

1
day
Giethoorn, The Netherlands

Giethoorn ©
Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): see the interesting displays at De Oude Aarde, thensee the interesting displays at Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus, and then see the interesting displays at Gloria Maris Schelpengalerie.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Giethoorn day trip website.

Newark, USA to Giethoorn is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Newark in April, things will get a bit cooler in Giethoorn: highs are around 56°F and lows about 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Giethoorn

Museums
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Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus ©
Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus
De Oude Aarde ©
De Oude Aarde
Gloria Maris Schelpengalerie ©
Gloria Maris Schelpengalerie

3
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.
Explore Bruges' surroundings by going to Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral & Gravensteen). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, look for gifts at Carpentier-Goegebeuer, make a trip to The Markt, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip builder site.

You can drive from Giethoorn to Bruges in 4 hours. In April, daytime highs in Bruges are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ghent
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges
The Markt ©
The Markt

3
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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, make a trip to Atomium, and see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta).

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Brussels tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Tours
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

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