13 days in Holland & Belgium Itinerary

13 days in Holland & Belgium Itinerary

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13 days in Holland & Belgium Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Terschelling, Holland
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Schiermonnikoog, Holland
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam, Holland


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1
night
Terschelling, Holland

Terschelling ©
One of the Frisian Islands, Terschelling contains a large nature reserve and lives off its tourist appeal.
On the 4th (Thu), kick back and relax at Groene strand, examine the collection at Landbouwmuseum en Kinderboerderij 't Hooivak, and then identify plant and animal life at Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Sint Janskerk Hoorn Terschelling, examine the collection at Wrakkenmuseum, then get great views at Bunkers Terschelling, then have fun and explore at Museum 't Behouden Huys, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Brandaris.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Terschelling day trip planner .

Amsterdam to Terschelling is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Amsterdam in April, you will find days in Terschelling are slightly colder (12°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Terschelling

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Groene strand ©
Groene strand
Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat ©
Dark Sky Park de Boschplaat
Bunkers Terschelling ©
Bunkers Terschelling

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 6th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Noordhollands Duinreservaat and then trek along het strand van Bergen aan Zee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Tafelbergheide and then kick back and relax at Strand Egmond aan Zee.

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Traveling by car from Terschelling to Amsterdam takes 4 hours. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bergen aan Zee, Strand Egmond aan Zee, Tafelbergheide
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het strand van Bergen aan Zee ©
het strand van Bergen aan Zee
Strand Egmond aan Zee ©
Strand Egmond aan Zee
Tafelbergheide ©
Tafelbergheide

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Belfry of Bruges and De Panne Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Maria Hendrikapark and Bruges Art Route. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, examine the collection at Holy Savior Cathedral (Sint-Salvatorskathedraal), and make a trip to The Markt.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bruges road trip planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

De Panne Beach, Maria Hendrikapark, Provincial Domain Lippensgoed-Bulskampveld
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De Panne Beach ©
De Panne Beach
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): tee off at Golf de Rigenee, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hallerbos - ‘'The Blue Forest’', and then look for gifts at Pierre Marcolini. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), sample the tasty concoctions at De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Brussels vacation builder tool .

Traveling by car from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Brussels are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Schiermonnikoog.

Things to do in Brussels

Outdoors Golf Tours

Side Trips

De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery, Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’', Golf de Rigenee, Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)
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Golf de Rigenee ©
Golf de Rigenee
Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon ©
Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon

1
night
Schiermonnikoog, Holland

Schiermonnikoog ©
Schiermonnikoog is an island, a municipality, and a national park in the northern Netherlands. On the 13th (Sat), examine the collection at Shellmuseum, shop like a local with Hijrre Pottenbakkerij, then visit a coastal fixture at Noordertoren, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Oosterstrand. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Vredenhof, steep yourself in history at Bunker Wassermann, then stroll through Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad, and finally explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Schiermonnikoog online trip builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Brussels to Schiermonnikoog. When traveling from Brussels in April, plan for little chillier days in Schiermonnikoog, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Schiermonnikoog

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Oosterstrand ©
Oosterstrand
Bunker Wassermann ©
Bunker Wassermann
Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad ©
Het Bouwe Hoekstrapad

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