5 days in Brussels, Bruges & Amsterdam Itinerary

5 days in Brussels, Bruges & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, Train to Brussels
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), don't miss a visit to Grand Place, and then browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Atomium and then shop like a local with BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brussels online vacation planner.

Mumbai, India to Brussels is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Mumbai to Brussels, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in January; daily highs in Brussels reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

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.
On the 27th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Belfry of Bruges.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Bruges trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January in Bruges, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

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 29th (Fri): make a trip to De Nieuwe Kerk, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planning tool.

Drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites