6 days in Western Europe Itinerary

6 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe visit planner
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 day
Drive
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Ghent, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Fly

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Brussels, Belgium — 3 nights

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Brussels trip planning app.

London, UK to Brussels is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. September in Brussels sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Bruges.
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Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
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Bruges, Belgium — 1 day

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and finally don't miss a visit to The Markt.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bruges online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Bruges sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ghent.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
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Ghent, Belgium — 1 night

Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
On the 14th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, take in the waterfront at Graslei and Korenlei, then step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Ghent City Center.

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You can drive from Bruges to Ghent in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 1 night

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 15th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and then examine the collection at Anne Frank House.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam vacation builder website.

You can drive from Ghent to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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