16 days in Benelux Itinerary

16 days in Benelux Itinerary

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Fly to Luxembourg-Findel International Airport, Drive to Diekirch
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Diekirch
— 4 nights
Drive
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Wiltz
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ettelbruck
— 2 nights
Drive
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Esch-sur-Alzette
— 5 nights
Drive to Luxembourg-Findel International Airport, Fly to Stockholm-Arlanda Airport

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Diekirch

— 4 nights
Diekirch is a commune with town status in north-eastern Luxembourg, capital city of the canton Diekirch and the district of Diekirch. Visit Vianden Castle and Eglise St. Laurent for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Saint Willibrord Basilica Echternach and Pettingen Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Diekirch: Moselle Valley (in Grevenmacher) and Chateau d'Useldange (in Redange). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at MNHM National Museum of Military History, appreciate the history behind Column of Justice, trek along Mullerthal Trail, and pause for some serene contemplation at Trinitarian Church.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Diekirch tour planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Diekirch is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Wiltz.

Things to do in Diekirch

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 1:

Wiltz

— 4 nights
Wiltz is a commune with town status in north-western Luxembourg, capital of the canton Wiltz. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nationalmuseum der Braukunst and Gemeindehaus Villa Thilges. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de Clervaux and Schloss von Wiltz. Change things up with these side-trips from Wiltz: Escapardenne Eislek Trail (in Kautenbach) and Massen Shopping Center (in Wemperhardt). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Dekanatskirche, don't miss a visit to Chapelle N.D. de Lorette, trek along Rodange-Reenert Kulturweg, and take some stellar pictures from Wallfahrtsschrein Unserer Lieben Frau von Fatima "op Baessent".

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Wiltz trip planning site.

Wiltz is just a short distance from Diekirch. In July in Wiltz, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Ettelbruck.

Things to do in Wiltz

Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:

Ettelbruck

— 2 nights
Ettelbruck is a commune with town status in central Luxembourg, with a population of approximately 7,500. On the 6th (Mon), admire the striking features of Chateau de Berg, get engrossed in the history at 385th Bomb Group Memorial Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Musee de l'Ardoise. On your second day here, learn about all things military at General Patton Museum General Patton Memorial Museum and then delve into the distant past at Bourscheid Castle.

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

Ettelbruck is just a stone's throw from Wiltz. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Esch-sur-Alzette.

Things to do in Ettelbruck

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:

Esch-sur-Alzette

— 5 nights
Esch-sur-Alzette is a commune with town status in south-western Luxembourg. Get some historical perspective at Blast Furnace Belval and Eglise Saint Henri. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kulturfabrik and Musee National des Mines de Fer Luxembourgeoises. When in Esch-sur-Alzette, make a side trip to see Kikuoka Country Club in Canach, approximately Canach away. And it doesn't end there: stop by Fromages et Vins, explore the engaging exhibits at Biodiversum Reserve naturelle Haff Reimech, make a trip to Rockhal, and see the interesting displays at Musee National de la Resistance.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Esch-sur-Alzette trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Ettelbruck to Esch-sur-Alzette takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Esch-sur-Alzette

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 12: