6 days in Benelux Itinerary

6 days in Benelux Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Ghent, Belgium
— 1 night
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 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.
Kick 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, contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planning website.

Istanbul, Turkey to Amsterdam is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Amsterdam is minus 2 hours. In March, Amsterdam is slightly colder than Istanbul - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
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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 6th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Atomium, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and then contemplate the long history of Grand Place.

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Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites
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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.
On the 6th (Sun), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ghent travel route builder site.

Getting from Brussels to Ghent by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March in Ghent, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Bruges.

Things to do in Ghent

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas
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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Markt and then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bruges online trip planner.

Getting from Ghent to Bruges by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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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.
On the 9th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock.

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You can drive from Bruges to Luxembourg City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Luxembourg City sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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