11 days in The Netherlands, Belgium & Denmark Itinerary

11 days in The Netherlands, Belgium & Denmark Itinerary

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1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kids will enjoy Van Gogh Museum and ARTIS. Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to The Hague to see Madurodam about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Anne Frank House, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and enjoy some diversion at Postcard Experience.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam planning website.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In December in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Madurodam
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
ARTIS ©
ARTIS
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, don't miss a visit to The Markt, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Oude Griffie, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, thentake an in-depth tour of Groeningemuseum, and finally look for gifts at Carpentier-Goegebeuer.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bruges trip planning site.

Drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December in Bruges, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
The Markt ©
The Markt
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Grand Place and Mini-Europe will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Atomium, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Brussels online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Kids will enjoy Tivoli Gardens and Rundetarn. There's lots more to do: visit Nyhavn, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, explore the historical opulence of Kastellet, and make a trip to Stroeget.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen attractions planner.

You can fly from Brussels to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Copenhagen sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods Parks Theme Parks
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

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