9 days in Bruges, Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

9 days in Bruges, Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Start: Denver, United States
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Denver, United States

1
night
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 20th (Sun): admire the striking features of Stadhuis, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, thensample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Friet Museum, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, thentake in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally don't miss a visit to The Markt.

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Denver, USA to Bruges is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Denver in October: highs in Bruges hover around 60°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough 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
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake

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.
Kids will enjoy Grand Place and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

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Getting from Bruges to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Brussels are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

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Atomium ©
Atomium
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Anne Frank House and Rijksmuseum. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and meet the residents at ARTIS.

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Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
ARTIS ©
ARTIS
NEMO Science Museum ©
NEMO Science Museum

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