10 days in Benelux Itinerary

10 days in Benelux Itinerary

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10 days in Benelux Itinerary

Start: Buffalo, United States
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Delft, Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Buffalo, United States

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.
Get in touch with nature at Piscine L'Espadon and Etangs d'Ixelles. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Step out of Brussels with an excursion to Te Boelaerpark in Antwerp--about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Atomium, admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and delve into the lush surroundings at Sonian Forest.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Brussels road trip planning website .

Buffalo, USA to Brussels is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. While traveling from Buffalo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Te Boelaerpark
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
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 23rd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, and then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, get engrossed in the history at Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and finally look for gifts at Carpentier-Goegebeuer.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bruges tour itinerary planning website .

Getting from Brussels to Bruges by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bruges are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Delft.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Gravensteen
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Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

2
nights
Delft, Holland

Delft ©
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Markt, admire the masterpieces at Vermeer Centrum Delft, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk, steep yourself in history at Old Church, then examine the collection at Museum Prinsenhof Delft, and finally head outdoors with Race Planet Delft. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, hike along Papaver Delft, and then tee off at Golfbaan Delfland.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Delft trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bruges to Delft takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Delft can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Delft

Outdoors Museums Golf
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Papaver Delft ©
Papaver Delft
Old Church ©
Old Church

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nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
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 27th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, and then get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Singel, then contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and then contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam itinerary tool .

Getting from Delft to Amsterdam by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In October, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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