11 days in Holland, Belgium & Copenhagen Itinerary

11 days in Holland, Belgium & Copenhagen Itinerary

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11 days in Holland, Belgium & Copenhagen Itinerary

Start: Tampa, United States
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  14​h 30​min
End: Tampa, United States


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2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Anne Frank House and Willet-Holthuysen Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Van Gogh Museum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get outside with Hotel Scooters, and do sightseeing at your own pace with Self-Guided Tours & Rentals.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online trip builder .

Tampa, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Tampa to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tampa in April, things will get much colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 56°F and lows about 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get outside with Koning Albert I Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, then get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and finally look for gifts at Carpentier-Goegebeuer.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bruges trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks Museums Trails
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Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Koning Albert I Park ©
Koning Albert I Park

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.
On the 18th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Atomium, head outdoors with Piscine L'Espadon, don't miss a visit to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then stop by Manufacture Belge de Dentelles, and finally don't miss a visit to Grand Place. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, then examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by train from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

3
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Torvehallerne and Our Saviour's Church. Get outdoors at Stevns Klint and Eskebjerg Vesterlyng. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Copenhagen: Enoe Bageri (in Karrebaeksminde), Stevns Klint Trampesti (in Store Heddinge) and Tadre Molle (in Hvalsoe). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The David Collection, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, step into the grandiose world of Kastellet, and browse the fresh offerings at The Food Cooperative.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Copenhagen road trip planning app .

Getting from Brussels to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in April, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Store Heddinge, Naturpark Aamosen, Tadre Molle, Eskebjerg Vesterlyng, Enoe Bageri
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Eskebjerg Vesterlyng ©
Eskebjerg Vesterlyng
Our Saviour's Church ©
Our Saviour's Church
Stevns Klint ©
Stevns Klint

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