8 days in Belgium, Amsterdam & Luxembourg City Itinerary

8 days in Belgium, Amsterdam & Luxembourg City Itinerary

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8 days in Belgium, Amsterdam & Luxembourg City Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
train:  2​h
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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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.
You've added Zaanse Schans, Cafe Tapmarin, Cafe ZILT, and other attractions to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as Brouwersgracht and Begijnhof are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Jordaan and Van Gogh Museum. The adventure continues: choose your vessel at Flying Dutch Boats and wander the streets of Red Light District.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

#Nightlife, #Neighborhoods, #Museums

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Zaanse Schans
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Red Light District ©
Red Light District

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Manneken Pis.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Brussels trip maker .

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. October in Brussels sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

#Historic Sites, #Breweries

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De Halve Maan Brewery
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De Halve Maan Brewery ©
De Halve Maan Brewery
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Basilica of the Holy Blood, then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, then trek along Bruges Art Route, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bourgogne des Flandres Brewery.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Brussels to Bruges by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails
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Bruges Art Route ©
Bruges Art Route
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Station BXL. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), indulge your thirst for a good beer at De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Station BXL.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Brussels day trip planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Brussels

#Nightlife, #Historic Sites, #Breweries

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De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Sandweiler German Military Cemetery, Luxembourg, sample the tasty concoctions at National Brewery, explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Michel's Church, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock.

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You can drive from Brussels to Luxembourg City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

#Historic Sites, #Breweries, #Nature

Side Trips

Sandweiler German Military Cemetery, Luxembourg, National Brewery
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Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Place St. Gery as well as Delirium.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Luxembourg City to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

#Nightlife, #Neighborhoods
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Delirium ©
Delirium

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night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
You've now added Proeflokaal Arendsnest to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): join in the after-dark buzz at Proeflokaal Arendsnest, then take a stroll through Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Proeflokaal Arendsnest.

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Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

#Nightlife, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden
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Proeflokaal Arendsnest ©
Proeflokaal Arendsnest
De Duif ©
De Duif
Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden ©
Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden

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