56 days in Switzerland, Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

56 days in Switzerland, Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Glarus, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Sur, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Les Breuleux, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 9 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 8 nights
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Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 9 nights

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Popular historic sites such as Old Town and Jesuitenkirche are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Landesmuseum. Venture out of the city with trips to Emil Frey Classics - Classic Car Museum (in Safenwil), Wildpark Roggenhausen (in Aarau) and Heiternplatz (in Zofingen). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried, see some colorful creatures with Peakdivers, fly down the slopes at Mt Pilatus, and admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Peter.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lucerne journey planner.

Valkenburg, The Netherlands to Lucerne is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Glarus.

Things to do in Lucerne

Wildlife · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 7:
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Wildlife Area
Mt Pilatus
4.7
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Art Museum
Museum Rietberg
4.6

5
nights
Glarus, Switzerland

Glarus ©
The Canton of Glarus is a canton in east central Switzerland. You'll explore and learn at Museum POST AB! and Museum des Landes Glarus - Freulerpalast. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Monastery Fischingen and Heididorf. Get out of town with these interesting Glarus side-trips: Flims (Aussichtsplattform Il Spir Conn & Trutg dil Flem), Trans Ruinaulta (in Ilanz) and Rapperswil (Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden, The Polish Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, fly down the slopes at Lenzerheide Ski Resort, brush up on your military savvy at Festungsmuseum Crestawald, and take a memorable drive along hike.ch.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Glarus day trip planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Glarus in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Glarus sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sur.

Things to do in Glarus

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 7 — 12:
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Wildlife Area
Trans Ruinaulta
4.9
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World heritage site
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
5.0
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Military Museum
Festungsmuseum Crestawald
4.9

1
night
Sur, Switzerland

Sur ©
On the 13th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Alp Flix.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sur online itinerary planner.

Getting from Glarus to Sur by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In March, Sur is slightly colder than Glarus - with highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Sur

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 13:
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Wildlife Area
Alp Flix
4.7

2
nights
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 14th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, then examine the collection at Grindelwald Museum, then hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, and finally fly like a bird with Airtime Paragliding. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Jungfraujoch and then get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Sur to Grindelwald by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Les Breuleux.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 13 — 15:
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Mountain
Maennlichen
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Kleine Scheidegg
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Grindelwald Museum
4.8

3
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Les Breuleux, Switzerland

Les Breuleux ©
Les Breuleux is a municipality in the district of Franches-Montagnes in the canton of Jura in Switzerland.HistoryLes Breuleux is first mentioned in 1429 as Les Bruilluit.GeographyLes Breuleux has an area of. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee Espace Paysan Horloger and CHEZ Camille Bloch. Do some cultural sightseeing at Grotte Sainte Colombe and Maison de la Tete de Moine. Venture out of the city with trips to La Combe Tabeillon (in Glovelier) and Undervelier (Gorges du Pichoux, Lac Vert d'Undervelier, &more). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Rochers des Sommetres, examine the collection at Musee Longines, stop by Fromages Spielhofer, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de Saignelegier.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Les Breuleux tour builder app.

Drive from Grindelwald to Les Breuleux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Montreux.

Things to do in Les Breuleux

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 15 — 18:
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Wildlife Area
Fondation Pour le Cheval
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Musee Longines
4.9
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Specialty Museum
CHEZ Camille Bloch
4.1

6
nights
Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Appreciate the collections at Across the Screen and HR Giger Museum. Get some cultural insight at Chateau de Chillon and Roman Theatre. Venture out of the city with trips to HouseTrap (in Bulle), Fribourg (Chapelle de Lorette & Vallee du Gotteron) and Pisciculture de la Gruyere (in Neirivue). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with Go-Diving, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Archaeology (Musee cantonal d'archeologie), identify plant and animal life at Domaines des Iles, and stroll through Corniche Lavaux Vineyards.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Montreux day trip app.

You can drive from Les Breuleux to Montreux in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Montreux

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 24:
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Specialty Museum
Across the Screen
4.9

9
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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
You'll explore and learn at Atomium and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Do some cultural sightseeing at Grand Place and Belgian Comic Strip Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Antwerp (Groenplaats, Museum De Reede, &more), Fort Van Duffel (in Duffel) and Vismarkt (in Mechelen). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Autoworld, admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip itinerary app.

Getting from Montreux to Brussels by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 24 — Apr 2:
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Must see
Grand Place
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8

8
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Historic Centre of Brugge and Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges. Get some cultural insight at Groeningemuseum and Gravensteen. Change things up with these side-trips from Bruges: Ghent (Design Museum Gent, Museum Dr. Guislain, &more), Art Center Horus (in Sint-Martens-Latem) and Transfo duiktank (in Zwevegem). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and identify plant and animal life at Provincial Domain Bulskampveld.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bruges day trip planning website.

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Oisterwijk.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 10:
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Art Museum
Groeningemuseum
4.3
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Castle
Gravensteen
4.4
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World heritage site
Historic Centre of Brugge
4.8

6
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Oisterwijk, The Netherlands

Oisterwijk ©
Oisterwijk is a municipality and a city in the South of the Netherlands.Population centresHeukelomMoergestelOisterwijkTopographyDutch Topographic map of the municipality of Oisterwijk, June 2015Transportation Railway station: OisterwijkCityOisterwijk received city rights in 1230. Get some cultural insight at Building A and Kijk en luistermuseum Bennekom. Appreciate the collections at Geniemuseum and Rocksteady Militaria. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oisterwijk: Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel), Natuurgebied Dintelse Gorzen (in De Heen) and Boswachterij Dorst (in Dorst). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Kootwijkerzand and hike along Natuurgebied De Moerputten.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Oisterwijk visit app.

You can drive from Bruges to Oisterwijk in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April in Oisterwijk, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Oisterwijk

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 16:
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Wildlife Area
Regte Heide & Riels Laag
5.0
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Military Museum
Geniemuseum
4.7

9
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Van Gogh Museum and Frans Hals Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rijksmuseum and Madame Tussauds Amsterdam. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Landtong Rozenburg (in Rozenburg), Delft (Nieuwe Kerk, Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, &more) and Lentevreugd (in Wassenaar). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, stroll around Vondelpark, view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, and get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Oisterwijk to Amsterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 16 — 25:
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Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4
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Must see
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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Must see
Rijksmuseum
4.6

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