27 days in Benelux Itinerary

27 days in Benelux Itinerary

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27 days in Benelux Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Antwerp, Belgium
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Durbuy, Belgium
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Mumbai, India

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Jordaan and Zaanse Schans. Popular historic sites such as World Heritage Kinderdijk and St. John's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Agnietenkapel Gouda (in Gouda), Groningen (Openbaar toilet Reitemakersrijge, Groninger Museum, &more) and Rotterdam (Museum Rotterdam, Markthal, &more). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Canals area, explore the different monuments and memorials at de Hervormde kerk Den Hoorn Texel uit 1425, steep yourself in history at De Hervormde Kerk van Den Burg Texel uit 1452, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ecomare.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam travel route planner.

Mumbai, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 4 hours. In June, Amsterdam is cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Antwerp.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Rotterdam, Texel, Zaandam, Groningen, Utrecht
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 7:
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Canals area ©
Canals area
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
Groninger Museum ©
Groninger Museum

4
nights
Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gravensteen and Cathedral of Our Lady. Get some cultural insight at Grote Markt and Rubens House (Rubenshuis). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antwerp: Spas (in Genk), Millennium Golf (in Beringen) and Ghent (Graslei and Korenlei, Ghent City Center, &more). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Museum Plantin-Moretus, indulge your thirst for a good beer at De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery, see the interesting displays at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, and explore the world behind art at Museum De Reede.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Antwerp travel planner.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Antwerp in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Bruges.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Ghent, Millennium Golf, Spas, Dijlepad
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:
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Museum De Reede ©
Museum De Reede
St Michael's Bridge ©
St Michael's Bridge
Museum Plantin-Moretus
Museum Plantin-Moretus

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde and Basilica of the Holy Blood. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tyne Cot Cemetery and Church of Our Lady Bruges. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bruges: Ieper (Ypres) (Menin Gate Memorial & In Flanders Fields Museum), Atlantic Wall Museum (in Ostend) and Saint Bavo's Cathedral (in Ghent). There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, sample the tasty concoctions at Bourgogne des Flandres Brewery, examine the collection at Uilenspiegel Museum, and hunt for treasures at Fischmarkt.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bruges trip planner.

You can take a bus from Antwerp to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Antwerp in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bruges: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Durbuy.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Ieper (Ypres), Ostend, Uilenspiegel Museum, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 16:
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Bourgogne des Flandres Brewery ©
Bourgogne des Flandres Brewery
Tyne Cot Cemetery ©
Tyne Cot Cemetery
Atlantic Wall Museum ©
Atlantic Wall Museum

5
nights
Durbuy, Belgium

Durbuy ©
Durbuy is a Walloon city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Luxembourg. Get some cultural insight at Chateau de Bouillon and Eglise des Saints Pierre et Paul. Explore hidden gems such as Old Town of Durbuy and Pairi Daiza. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durbuy: Ducal Museum (Musee Ducal) (in Bouillon), Domaine des Grottes de Han (in Han-sur-Lesse) and Bastogne (From Texas to Bastogne, Aggies go to War & Bastogne War Museum). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Citadelle (Citadel), examine the collection at history44 Museum, step into the grandiose world of Le Chateau de Deulin, and play a few rounds at Le Golf de Durbuy.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Durbuy trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Bruges to Durbuy by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. June in Durbuy sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Durbuy

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bouillon, Marche-en-Famenne, Bastogne, Montagne de Bueren, Pairi Daiza
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 21:
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Chateau de Bouillon ©
Chateau de Bouillon
Citadelle (Citadel) ©
Citadelle (Citadel)
Old Town of Durbuy ©
Old Town of Durbuy

5
nights
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.
Head to Knauf Shopping Center and Belval Plazafor plenty of shopping. Popular historic sites such as Chateau de Vianden and Le Chemin de la Corniche are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Luxembourg City: Knauf Shopping Center (in Huldange), Musee Rural a Schiewesch (in Binsfeld) and Conservatoire National de Vehicules Historiques (in Diekirch). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, see the interesting displays at Maison de Victor Hugo in Vianden, brush up on your military savvy at Museum der Ardennen Offensive, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sacre Coeur.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Luxembourg City holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Durbuy to Luxembourg City takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Luxembourg City are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Wiltz, Echternach, Vianden, Musee Rural a Schiewesch, Knauf Shopping Center
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 26:
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Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche
Chateau de Vianden ©
Chateau de Vianden
Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial ©

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