9 days in The Netherlands, Belgium & Normandy Itinerary

9 days in The Netherlands, Belgium & Normandy Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Baarle-Hertog, Belgium
— Few hours
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 1 night
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
— 1 night
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Etretat, France
— 1 night
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Bayeux, France
— 1 night
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 30th (Thu), choose your vessel at Boat Rentals, then contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, and then explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht).

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam travel route planning website.

Szczecin, Poland to Amsterdam is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Baarle-Hertog.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Baarle-Hertog, Belgium

Baarle-Hertog ©
Baarle-Hertog is a Flemish municipality of Belgium, much of which consists of a number of small Belgian exclaves in the Netherlands.While some of its territory consists of exclaves in the Dutch province of North Brabant, it is part of the Belgian province of Antwerp. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Stedelijk Museum Hoogstraten and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Beguinage.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Baarle-Hertog planning app.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Baarle-Hertog in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daytime highs in Baarle-Hertog are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Antwerp.

Things to do in Baarle-Hertog

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Hoogstraten
Highlights from your plan
Beguinage ©
Beguinage
Stedelijk Museum Hoogstraten ©
Stedelijk Museum Hoogstraten

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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
On the 1st (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Vlaeykensgang, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carolus Borromeus Church, see the interesting displays at Rockoxhuis, take a stroll through Zurenborg, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cogels Osylei, and finally see the interesting displays at Chocolate Nation.

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You can drive from Baarle-Hertog to Antwerp in an hour. Another option is to drive. In July in Antwerp, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Cogels Osylei ©
Cogels Osylei
Chocolate Nation ©
Chocolate Nation
Carolus Borromeus Church ©
Carolus Borromeus Church

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get outside with Bruges Ballooning and then make a trip to Belfry of Bruges.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bruges online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Antwerp to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Ieper (Ypres).

Things to do in Bruges

Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Bruges Ballooning ©
Bruges Ballooning
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium

Ieper (Ypres) ©
Boasting remnants from the Middle Ages, the ancient city of Ieper in West Flanders offers attractions that are as historically significant as Ghent and Bruges, but with fewer crowds.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Hooge Crater Cemetery, appreciate the history behind Saint Julien Memorial, then stroll the grounds of Langemark Cemetery, and finally stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery of Langemark , Belgium.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ieper (Ypres) trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Bruges to Ieper (Ypres) in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Etretat.

Things to do in Ieper (Ypres)

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Langemark Cemetery, German War Cemetery of Langemark , Belgium
Highlights from your plan
Hooge Crater Cemetery ©
Hooge Crater Cemetery
In Flanders Fields Museum ©
In Flanders Fields Museum
Langemark Cemetery ©
Langemark Cemetery

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Etretat, France

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
On the 4th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption, then take in the dramatic natural features at L'Aiguille Creuse, then head outdoors with Cote d'Albatre, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Porte d’Aval.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Etretat tour itinerary app.

You can drive from Ieper (Ypres) to Etretat in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Etretat

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Porte d’Aval ©
Porte d’Aval
L'Aiguille Creuse ©
L'Aiguille Creuse

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Bayeux, France

Bayeux
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Normandie Savoir-Faire, admire the masterpieces at Musee Baron Gerard, and then brush up on your military savvy at Musee D-Day Omaha.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bayeux trip planner.

Traveling by car from Etretat to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Musee D-Day Omaha
Highlights from your plan
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame

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Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 6th (Thu), make a trip to Tour Boucle, contemplate the long history of Maison de Bertrand du Guesclin, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Saint-Aubert, then don't miss a visit to Tour de L'Arcade, then make a trip to Grand Degre, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musée Historique du Mont Saint Michel.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel visit planner.

Traveling by train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chapelle Saint-Aubert ©
Chapelle Saint-Aubert
Musée Historique du Mont Saint Michel ©
Musée Historique du Mont Saint Michel

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