6 days in Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

6 days in Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

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6 days in Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

Start: Riga, Latvia
Fly:  3 h 15 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Riga, Latvia

3
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, sightseeing, parks, and breweries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Rembrandt House Museum, take a stroll through Red Light District, and stroll through Vondelpark.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam tour planner.

Riga, Latvia to Amsterdam is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Riga in October: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 29:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
On the 30th (Sun), engage your brain at Atomium, then examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum, then steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and finally examine the collection at Manneken Pis. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then don't miss a visit to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and then find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels online itinerary creator.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

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