9 days in Holland, Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

9 days in Holland, Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

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9 days in Holland, Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Beverwijk, Holland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
The Hague, Holland
— 1 day
train:  30​min
6
Rotterdam, Holland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Domburg, Holland
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  17​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru, India


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2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and Portuguese Synagogue. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marken and The Amstel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Spiegelplas en Blijkpolderplas (in Nederhorst den Berg) and Canals area (in Utrecht). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Jordaan, contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), stroll through Kinderboerderij Gliphoeve, and examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam sightseeing planning app .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In August in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Spiegelplas en Blijkpolderplas, Canals area, Marken
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Canals area ©
Canals area
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then wander the streets of Place St. Gery, and finally take a peaceful walk through Sonian Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the tasty concoctions at De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery and then buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery
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few
hours
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.
For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip itinerary maker app .

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Bruges sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Beverwijk.

Things to do in Bruges

Shopping
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The Bottle Shop ©
The Bottle Shop

1
night
Beverwijk, Holland

Beverwijk ©
Beverwijk is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. On the 14th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dierentuin Animal Farm, then explore the striking landscape of Duinreservaat Castricum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strand van Castricum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Beverwijk trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Bruges to Beverwijk in 3 hours. In August in Beverwijk, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Beverwijk

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Castricum
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Dierentuin Animal Farm ©
Dierentuin Animal Farm

1
day
The Hague, Holland

The Hague ©
Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
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You can drive from Beverwijk to The Hague in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in The Hague can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in The Hague

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Scheveningen Beach ©
Scheveningen Beach

1
night
Rotterdam, Holland

Rotterdam ©
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.
On the 16th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Markthal, stop by Monsieur Saucisson, and then take a stroll through Kop van Zuid.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rotterdam road trip tool .

Rotterdam is just a short distance from The Hague. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Domburg.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Shopping Neighborhoods
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Markthal ©
Markthal
Kop van Zuid ©
Kop van Zuid
Monsieur Saucisson ©
Monsieur Saucisson

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Domburg, Holland

Domburg ©
Domburg is a seaside resort on the North Sea, on the northwest coast of Walcheren in the Dutch province of Zeeland. To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Domburg itinerary site .

You can drive from Rotterdam to Domburg in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Rotterdam, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Domburg, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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De Hoge Hil ©
De Hoge Hil

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