11 days in Brussels, Ghent & Amsterdam Itinerary

11 days in Brussels, Ghent & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
2
Ghent, Belgium
— 2 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Grand Place, explore the activities along Etangs d'Ixelles, and then see the interesting displays at Atomium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta) and then take a stroll through Place St. Gery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip builder.

Toronto, Canada to Brussels is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Brussels is 6 hours. In April, daytime highs in Brussels are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Horta Museum (Musee Horta) ©
Horta Museum (Musee Horta)

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nights
Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
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.
You've added The Markt, Historic Centre of Brugge, In Flanders Fields Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Belfry of Bruges, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, and then don't miss a visit to The Markt. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Ghent City Center, then snap pictures at St Michael's Bridge, then brush up on your military savvy at In Flanders Fields Museum, and finally make a trip to Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle).

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ghent trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Ghent takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Bruges, In Flanders Fields Museum
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges
The Markt ©
The Markt

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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.
You've now added Keukenhof to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anne Frank House and De Duif. Step out of Amsterdam to go to Haarlem and see Frans Hals Museum, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), stop by The Jordaan, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and contemplate the long history of Willet-Holthuysen Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam visit planner.

Traveling by car from Ghent to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Frans Hals Museum, Keukenhof
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) ©

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