8 days in Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

8 days in Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

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8 days in Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

Stockholm, Sweden
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Stockholm, Sweden

3
days
Brussels, Belgium

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Shop till you drop at Pierre Marcolini and Fashion Jewelry. Get some cultural insight at Grand Place and Atomium. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Antwerp (Condes Diamonds, La Maison du Parfum, & more). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at La Maison des Maitres Chocolatiers Belges, explore the activities along Etangs d'Ixelles, and examine the collection at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Brussels is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in March; daily highs in Brussels reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

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Musical Instruments Museum
Grand Place

5
days
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Head to Albert Cuyp Market and PGC Hajeniusfor some retail therapy. Step out of the city life by going to Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) and Sloepdelen Boat Rental. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, shop like a local with De Negen Straatjes, look for gifts at Mango Magna Plaza, and wander the streets of Leidseplein.

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You can take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Albert Cuyp Markt
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum

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