8 days in Benelux Itinerary

8 days in Benelux Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

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 5th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam day trip site.

Bangkok, Thailand to Amsterdam is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bangkok to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in December, things will get much colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

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 7th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), contemplate the long history of Grand Place, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and finally explore the galleries of Atomium.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip builder.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. December in Brussels sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Brussels

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Luxembourg City: Statue of Johannes Bertels (in Echternach) and Vianden Castle (in Vianden). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, make a trip to Place de la Constitution, examine the collection at National Museum of Art and History (Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art), and stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City travel route site.

Getting from Brussels to Luxembourg City by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 1°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche
Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum ©
Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum

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