23 days in Amsterdam, Belgium & Venice Itinerary

23 days in Amsterdam, Belgium & Venice Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights

6
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)) and Koornbrug Leiden uit 1642-1825 (in Leiden). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, and browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam vacation planning website.

Toronto, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Amsterdam, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

The Hague, Koornbrug Leiden uit 1642-1825
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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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.
On the 8th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), thenbrowse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, thenexamine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and finally appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, and then examine the collection at Atomium.

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Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Brussels sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

3
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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

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You can fly from Brussels to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brussels in May, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bruges: Ghent (Ghent City Center & Gravensteen). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, make a trip to The Markt, and get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges holiday tool.

You can fly from Venice to Bruges in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, Bruges is little chillier than Venice - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ghent
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Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Take a break from Amsterdam with a short trip to Madurodam in The Hague, about 1h 10 min away. See some other sides of Amsterdam: explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), hunt for treasures at Bloemenmarkt, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and get engrossed in the history at Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip builder.

Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Madurodam, Zaanse Schans
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Madurodam ©
Madurodam
Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) ©
Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht)

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