17 days in The Netherlands, Brussels & Luxembourg City Itinerary

17 days in The Netherlands, Brussels & Luxembourg City Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
2
Almere, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
4
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Red Light District. Venture out of the city with trips to Gemeenlandshuis van Delfland (in Delft) and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, browse the exhibits of Anne Frank House, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary maker site.

Durham, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Durham in August, things will get slightly colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 72°F and lows about 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Almere.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Gemeenlandshuis van Delfland, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Almere, The Netherlands

Almere ©
Almere is a planned city and municipality in the province of Flevoland, Netherlands, bordering Lelystad and Zeewolde. Get out of town with these interesting Almere side-trips: Apenheul (in Apeldoorn), Kroller-Muller Museum (in Otterlo) and Utrecht (Dom Tower & Canals area). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hoge Veluwe National Park, take a leisurely stroll along Huizen Haven Van 't Gooi, get engrossed in the history at Nederlands Openluchtmuseum, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Almere online trip builder.

Almere is very close to Amsterdam. In September, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Almere

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Utrecht, Apenheul, Kroller-Muller Museum, Nederlands Openluchtmuseum, Huizen Haven Van 't Gooi
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Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Kroller-Muller Museum ©
Kroller-Muller Museum
Dom Tower ©
Dom Tower

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.
Step out of Brussels with an excursion to The Markt in Bruges--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Grand Place, contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Brussels attractions planner.

You can drive from Almere to Brussels in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

The Markt
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
The Markt ©
The Markt
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock, get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), then explore the different monuments and memorials at Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal).

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Luxembourg City holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Luxembourg City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Luxembourg City sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche
Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame) ©

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, then examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Pairi Daiza and then see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Brussels trip builder.

Getting from Luxembourg City to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Pairi Daiza, Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum
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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum
Parc du Cinquantenaire ©
Parc du Cinquantenaire

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