9 days in Dusseldorf & Benelux Itinerary

9 days in Dusseldorf & Benelux Itinerary

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Dusseldorf, Germany
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights

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Dusseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf ©

Fashion Capital of Germany

Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take a stroll around Gasometer Oberhausen, take a stroll through Dusseldorf-Oberkassel, then wander the streets of Konigsallee, and finally examine the collection at Schifffahrtmuseum Dusseldorf. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at German Mining Museum, delve into the distant past at Kaiserpfalz Kaiserswerth, then explore the world behind art at Museum Kunstpalast, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Dusseldorf travel route planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Düsseldorf Airport, Cologne Bonn Airport, Weeze Airport and Dortmund Airport. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

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German Mining Museum ©
German Mining Museum
Konigsallee ©
Konigsallee
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen ©
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen

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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 20th (Sat): partake in some friendly competition at Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and finally explore the galleries of Atomium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): stop by Fromagerie Langhendries, browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Graslei and Korenlei.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dusseldorf to Brussels takes 2 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

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Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Rubens House (Rubenshuis) ©
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zaanse Schans and Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and The Jordaan. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague, Panorama Mesdag, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Moco Museum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, contemplate the long history of Portuguese Synagogue, and browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam travel planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

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