12 days in Luxembourg, Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

12 days in Luxembourg, Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary maker

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

12 days in Luxembourg, Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

1
day
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): get into the urban bustle at Centre Culturel de Rencontre Abbaye de Neumunster, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parc Merveilleux, get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), and finally explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Luxembourg City journey planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Luxembourg City is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -4 hour difference. In May, Luxembourg City is colder than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Parc Merveilleux
Find places to stay May 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and then find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche Aux Puces de Bruxelles, then stop by Maison Dandoy, then take a stroll through Chaussee d'Ixelles, and finally browse the exhibits of Atomium.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Brussels day trip app .

You can drive from Luxembourg City to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Shopping Historic Sites Theme Parks
Find places to stay May 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert ©
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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.
Visit Historic Centre of Brugge and Brugse Vrije for their historical value. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Chocolate Line Bruges and Art Gallery Koetshuis. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Markt, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, indulge your thirst for a good beer at De Halve Maan Brewery, and see the interesting displays at Friet Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges tour planner.

Drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay May 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

4
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.
Do your shopping at Albert Cuyp Market and Leidseplein. Visiting Zandvoort aan Zee and MokumBoat will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, take a stroll through Red Light District, stop by Van Stapele Koekmakerij, and admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bruges to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Zandvoort aan Zee
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 3:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Red Light District ©
Red Light District

Similar Plans

16 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM INDONESIA June, culture, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM CANADA April, culture, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 22 days in Luxembourg, Belgium & The Netherlands BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS March, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM ITALY July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM IRELAND July, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 16 days in The Netherlands & Belgium BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans