20 days in Benelux Itinerary

20 days in Benelux Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 5 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Drive
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Giethoorn, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to King Khaled International Airport

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Brussels, Belgium

— 5 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy Mini-Europe and Atomium. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum, make a trip to Grand Place, and contemplate the long history of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Brussels travel route planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Brussels is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In June, Brussels is much colder than Riyadh - with highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 6:

Bruges, Belgium

— 5 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kids will enjoy The Markt and Groeningemuseum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Ghent (Graslei and Korenlei, Gravensteen, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, admire the striking features of Stadhuis, and look for gifts at The Chocolate Line Bruges.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Bruges trip website.

Drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 6 — 11:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 5 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank House. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), get your game on at Museumphoto, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam journey planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In June in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Giethoorn.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 16:

Giethoorn, The Netherlands

— 4 nights
Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. Bring the kids along to Eise Eisinga Planetarium and The Wadden Sea. Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Giethoorn road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Giethoorn takes 1.5 hours. In June in Giethoorn, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 20th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Giethoorn

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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