9 days in Amsterdam, Brussels & Frankfurt Itinerary

9 days in Amsterdam, Brussels & Frankfurt Itinerary

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9 days in Amsterdam, Brussels & Frankfurt Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h
3
Frankfurt, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Los Angeles, United States

2
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder and Canals area. Popular historic sites such as Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague, Panorama Mesdag, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Portuguese Synagogue, explore the world behind art at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and see the interesting displays at Tassenmuseum Amsterdam.

For traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Los Angeles to Amsterdam, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 73°F and lows are around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Hague, Canals area
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Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder ©
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Gravensteen, contemplate the long history of Graslei and Korenlei, then contemplate the long history of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Grand Place. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Citadelle (Citadel), then get engrossed in the history at Memorial Waterloo 1815, and then don't miss a visit to Atomium.

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You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can take a train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ghent, Memorial Waterloo 1815, Citadelle (Citadel)
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral

3
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Get a sense of the local culture at Schloss Heidelberg and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. Popular historic sites such as Marksburg and Mainz Cathedral are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Frankfurt: Speyer (Speyer Cathedral & Technik Museum Speyer) and Heidelberg (Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge) & Altstadt (Old Town)). There's more to do: admire the striking features of Main Tower.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Frankfurt online holiday builder .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Frankfurt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in July, expect nights in Frankfurt to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Heidelberg, Speyer, Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, Mainz Cathedral, Marksburg
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Speyer Cathedral ©
Speyer Cathedral
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Marksburg ©
Marksburg

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