8 days in The Netherlands, Berlin & Brussels Itinerary

8 days in The Netherlands, Berlin & Brussels Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 day

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
You've added DITIB-Sehitlik Moschee, East Side Gallery, Charlottenburg Palace, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, pause for some serene contemplation at Berliner Dom, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and finally walk around Treptower Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planning site.

Dusseldorf to Berlin is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Parks
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East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Memorial of the Berlin Wall ©
Memorial of the Berlin Wall

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Royal Palace of Brussels, Cantillon Brewery, St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and other attractions you added. Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Centre of Brugge and Atomium. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (Belfry of Bruges & Bourgogne des Flandres Brewery). There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels day trip website.

Fly from Berlin to Brussels in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Brussels are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for Rotterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Side Trips

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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Atomium ©
Atomium
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam ©

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
You've added Euromast, Museumpark Rotterdam uit 1927, Historische Tuin Schoonoord, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Kijk-Kubus, take in the views from Erasmus Bridge, stroll around Historische Tuin Schoonoord, then steep yourself in history at World Heritage Kinderdijk, then stroll around Museumpark Rotterdam uit 1927, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Euromast.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rotterdam attractions app.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Rotterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Rotterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Historische Tuin Schoonoord ©
Historische Tuin Schoonoord
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk
Kijk-Kubus ©
Kijk-Kubus

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Van Gogh Museum, The Jordaan and Anne Frank House. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): visit The Jordaan, then make a trip to Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rotterdam to Amsterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

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