9 days in The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

9 days in The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vienna, Austria
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Vienna, Austria

3
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, make a trip to Anne Frank House, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online trip planner.

Vienna, Austria to Amsterdam is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Vienna in April, you will find days in Amsterdam are slightly colder (15°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Oude Griffie, then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, then take an in-depth tour of Groeningemuseum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, don't miss a visit to The Markt, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Bruges itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
The Markt ©
The Markt

3
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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Brussels sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

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