11 days in Germany, The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

11 days in Germany, The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

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11 days in Germany, The Netherlands & Belgium Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  9 h
1
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get curious at Deutsches Museum, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and then ponder the world of politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus). On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, then explore the activities along English Garden, then admire the striking features of Old Town Hall, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Munich is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Munich. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in May; daily highs in Munich reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
English Garden ©
English Garden
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus) ©
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus)

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then have some family-friendly fun at WINDOBONA Indoor Skydiving Berlin, then get your game on at Make a Break – Escape Room Berlin, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Berlin online vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Tours Fun & Games Museums
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WINDOBONA Indoor Skydiving Berlin ©
WINDOBONA Indoor Skydiving Berlin
Make a Break – Escape Room Berlin ©
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin ©
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin

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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 26th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then walk around Vondelpark. Here are some ideas for day two: partake in some friendly competition at Mystery City Games, have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto, then admire the masterpieces at De Nieuwe Kerk, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and finally head outdoors with Hotel Scooters.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam tour itinerary builder website.

Getting from Berlin to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Mystery City Games ©
Mystery City Games
Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto

1
night
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 (Thu): examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, don't miss a visit to The Markt, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, then admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis, then stop by Carpentier-Goegebeuer, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip website.

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 May, daytime highs in Bruges are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks Nature Museums
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Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake
The Markt ©
The Markt
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, then examine the collection at Atomium, and then examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), don't miss a visit to Grand Place, then examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and finally explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels online travel planner.

Traveling by train from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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