6 days in Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

6 days in Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights

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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.
On the 13th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam travel route tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Amsterdam is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In October in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries
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Brussels, Belgium

— 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (Minnewater Lake, The Markt, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), stroll around Bois de la Cambre, and stop by Librairie Filigranes.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks

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