6 days in Benelux Itinerary

6 days in Benelux Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route planner

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Ghent, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam online attractions planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Amsterdam is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Istanbul in March; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 5:

Ghent, Belgium

— 1 night
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, stop by Bookz & Booze, and then step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ghent route planning app.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Ghent takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 6:

Bruges, Belgium

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip maker app.

You can drive from Ghent to Bruges in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Bruges, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 2°C at night. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Bruges

Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 7:

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 1 night

Gibraltar of the North

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 7th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock.

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Traveling by car from Bruges to Luxembourg City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Luxembourg City are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 8:

Brussels, Belgium

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis and then contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Brussels trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Brussels sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites
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