9 days in Germany, Amsterdam & Belgium Itinerary

9 days in Germany, Amsterdam & Belgium Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Trier, Germany
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Red Light District, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto, and then explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht).

Plan my day in Amsterdam using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Amsterdam is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Amsterdam, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in July, with highs in Amsterdam at 73°F and lows at 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Nature Parks
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience
Red Light District ©
Red Light District

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.
On the 18th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Friet Museum, thenmake a trip to The Markt, thenexplore the activities along Minnewater Lake, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, thensteep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally admire the striking features of Stadhuis.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip planning tool.

Drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
The Markt ©
The Markt

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Grand Place, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Cantillon Brewery, and finally browse the exhibits of Atomium. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe and then make a trip to Place St. Gery.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Cologne.

Things to do in Brussels

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Breweries & Distilleries
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Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Cantillon Brewery ©
Cantillon Brewery
Place St. Gery ©
Place St. Gery

1
night
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 22nd (Wed), snap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge, thenwander the streets of Historic Old Town, and then admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cologne road trip website.

You can drive from Brussels to Cologne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Cologne can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Cologne

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Historic Old Town ©
Historic Old Town
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Hohenzollern Bridge ©
Hohenzollern Bridge

1
night
Trier, Germany

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Saarburg Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), and finally do a tasting at Weinstube Kesselstatt.

To see photos and tourist information, refer to the Trier trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Cologne to Trier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Trier

Nature Wineries Parks

Side Trip

Saarburg Waterfall
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Weinstube Kesselstatt ©
Weinstube Kesselstatt
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)

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