16 days in The Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg Itinerary

16 days in The Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg Itinerary

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1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
2
Westerhoven, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
4
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 4 nights
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Mondial Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planning tool.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Amsterdam is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dammam in September: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Westerhoven.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mondial Museum
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Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) ©
Mondial Museum ©
Mondial Museum
Willet-Holthuysen Museum ©
Willet-Holthuysen Museum

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nights
Westerhoven, The Netherlands

Westerhoven ©
Westerhoven is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant. Kids will enjoy De Wonderlijke Klim and Pennings Gallery. Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught and Rocksteady Militaria will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Westerhoven: St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church) (in Thorn), Maastricht (Galerie MOA, Fort Sint Pieter, &more) and Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk). There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Schotel Museum, admire the masterpieces at Ton Smits Huis, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fatih moskee, and get to know the fascinating history of Kasteeltuinen Arcen.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Westerhoven road trip tool.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Westerhoven in 2 hours. September in Westerhoven sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bruges.

Things to do in Westerhoven

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Maastricht, Eindhoven, Vught, Kasteel Heeswijk, St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church)
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Fort Sint Pieter ©
Fort Sint Pieter
German War Cemetery Ysselsteyn ©
German War Cemetery Ysselsteyn
Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught ©
Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Gravensteen and Groeningemuseum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde and The Markt. Venture out of the city with trips to Ieper (Ypres) (Essex Farm Cemetery & Hill 60). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, go for a walk through Walplein, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Annakerk (St Anne's Church), and brush up on your military savvy at For Freedom Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bruges road trip planning site.

You can drive from Westerhoven to Bruges in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Ieper (Ypres), Gravensteen, For Freedom Museum
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The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

4
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Casemates du Bock and Vianden Castle. Discover out-of-the-way places like Le Chemin de la Corniche and Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame). Explore Luxembourg City's surroundings by going to Bourscheid Castle (in Bourscheid), Echternach (Statue of Johannes Bertels & Column of Justice) and Larochette Castle (in Larochette). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Citadel of the Holy Spirit (Citadelle du St-Esprit), explore the fascinating underground world of Petrusse Casemates, explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), and explore the ancient world of Beaufort Castles.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Luxembourg City trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Bruges to Luxembourg City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. September in Luxembourg City sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Echternach, Bourscheid Castle, Beaufort Castles, Vianden Castle, Larochette Castle
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Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock
Vianden Castle ©
Vianden Castle
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, thenget engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then engage your brain at Body Worlds.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Amsterdam visit planner.

Drive from Luxembourg City to Amsterdam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Body Worlds ©
Body Worlds
Portuguese Synagogue ©
Portuguese Synagogue

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