13 days in Germany, Amsterdam & Belgium Itinerary

13 days in Germany, Amsterdam & Belgium Itinerary

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Frankfurt, Germany
— 3 nights
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Strausberg, Germany
— 1 day
3
Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Ghent, Belgium
— 2 nights
7
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Romer, take some stellar pictures from Main Tower, then explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, and finally get your game on at Flightsimulator Frankfurt AIRlebnis-Flug. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Goethe House, admire the natural beauty at Palmengarten, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), and finally admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Frankfurt road trip planning app.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Frankfurt am Main Airport, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport and Ramstein Air Base. In November, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Strausberg.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Liebieghaus ©
Liebieghaus
Romer ©
Romer

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Strausberg, Germany

Strausberg ©
Strausberg is a town in Brandenburg, Germany, located 30 km east of Berlin. On the 18th (Mon), explore the activities along Botzsee, enjoy breathtaking views from Aussichtsturm Woltersdorf, and then stroll around Museumspark Rudersdorf.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Strausberg trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Frankfurt to Strausberg with the Route module. In November, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Strausberg

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Aussichtsturm Woltersdorf, Museumspark Rudersdorf
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Botzsee ©
Botzsee
Aussichtsturm Woltersdorf ©
Aussichtsturm Woltersdorf
Museumspark Rudersdorf ©
Museumspark Rudersdorf

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 19th (Tue), examine the collection at Chocolate Museum, then snap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge, then admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cologne trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Strausberg to Cologne. In November in Cologne, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums · Historic Sites
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Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Chocolate Museum ©
Chocolate Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, walk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then don't miss a visit to Royal Palace Amsterdam, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip website.

Drive from Cologne to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally make a trip to The Markt. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, and finally make a trip to Oude Griffie.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bruges planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Ghent.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
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Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): snap pictures at St Michael's Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of Ghent City Center, steep yourself in history at Graslei and Korenlei, step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, then look for gifts at Dille and Kamille, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle). On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then contemplate the long history of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, then identify plant and animal life at Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ghent trip planner.

You can take a train from Bruges to Ghent in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in November, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): examine the collection at Atomium, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Brussels vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Ghent to Brussels in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in November, and nighttime lows around 38°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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