9 days in Copenhagen, Amsterdam & Belgium Itinerary

9 days in Copenhagen, Amsterdam & Belgium Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stroll around Kongens Have. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, then pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, and then find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip builder site.

Manchester, UK to Copenhagen is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Copenhagen due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Tivoli Gardens
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Historic Walking Area
Nyhavn
4.5
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Observation Deck
Rundetarn
4.3

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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.
On the 26th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then walk around Vondelpark. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Copenhagen to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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Zoo
ARTIS
4.3
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Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4

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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 28th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, make a trip to The Markt, then pause for some photo ops at Oude Griffie, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, take in the pleasant sights at Walplein, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, and finally look for gifts at Carpentier-Goegebeuer.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bruges online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Historic Centre of Brugge
4.8
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Landmark
The Markt
4.4
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Water Body
Minnewater Lake
4.6

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, see the interesting displays at Atomium, and then explore the galleries of Belgian Comic Strip Center. On your second day here, get a sense of history and politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), don't miss a visit to Grand Place, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Brussels sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
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Theme Park
Mini-Europe
3.9
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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8

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