5 days in Brussels, Rotterdam & Amsterdam Itinerary

5 days in Brussels, Rotterdam & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 day

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Patershol, Ghent City Center, Gravensteen, and other attractions you added. Get a sense of the local culture at Grand Place and Historic Centre of Brugge. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (Belfry of Bruges & Bourgogne des Flandres Brewery). There's more to do: examine the collection at Atomium and get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Brussels is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. August in Brussels sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Atomium ©
Atomium

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam ©

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Euromast, Museumpark Rotterdam uit 1927, Historische Tuin Schoonoord, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): examine the collection at Kijk-Kubus, snap pictures at Erasmus Bridge, stroll around Historische Tuin Schoonoord, contemplate the long history of World Heritage Kinderdijk, then stroll around Museumpark Rotterdam uit 1927, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Euromast.

For where to stay and tourist information, read Rotterdam travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Brussels to Rotterdam by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Rotterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Historische Tuin Schoonoord ©
Historische Tuin Schoonoord
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk
Kijk-Kubus ©
Kijk-Kubus

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Van Gogh Museum, The Jordaan and Anne Frank House. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take a stroll through The Jordaan, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip maker.

Getting from Rotterdam to Amsterdam by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

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