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Trip Overview

Discover medieval Brussels and cosmopolitan Amsterdam on this six-night vacation. Enjoy delicious waffles, local beers and sumptuous chocolates in Brussels before traveling to the vibrant city of Amsterdam, where you’ll explore winding canals, stunning architecture and excellent museums.

Highlights

  • Discover medieval Brussels and explore the stunning Grand Place
  • Sample delicious Belgian beers and Moules Frites in Brussels
  • Explore the winding canals of Amsterdam and discover a wide range of interesting museums 

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Rail travel in standard class as specified in the itinerary
  • 24hr Hop on Hop off Pass in Brussels
  • Skip the line Rijksmuseum tickets
  • 3 nights’ hotel stay with breakfast in Brussels
  • 3 nights’ hotel stay with breakfast in Amsterdam
Trip Map

Why Not...

Extend your trip or try this package in reverse. Call a Rail Expert for details.

Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

Daily Itinerary:

DAY 1 – ARRIVE IN BRUSSELS
Welcome to Brussels! Upon arrival, make your way to your hotel and check in for a three-night stay. Once settled into the hotel, why not spend some time exploring the cobbled streets and vibrant cafes of the Marolles districts, and treat yourself at the patisseries of the Petit Sablon area. (Overnight in Brussels)

DAY 2 - BRUSSELS
After breakfast in the hotel this morning, set off to explore the city further with your hop on hop off pass. Admire the works of artists such as Magritte, Picasso, Bruegel and Rubens, at the Classical Art Museum and the Museum of Modern Art. The museums are linked by an underground passage making it easy to visit both attractions at the same time. Why not visit Autoworld and the Musee du Cinquantenaire within the Parc du Cinquantenaire, built in 1880 to celebrate 50 years of Belgian independence. (Overnight in Brussels) B

DAY 3 – BRUSSELS
Spend the day at leisure in Brussels. Discover beautiful Art Nouveau buildings designed by local architect Victor Horta, shop along the exclusive Avenue Louise, or visit one of the city's wealth of museums such as the Comic Strip Museum and the Magritte Museum. Come the evening, a visit to the stunning medieval Grand Place is a must. Once you are there, you'll find it hard to resist the plethora of traditional bars and authentic restaurants around the square, all vying for your attention. Be sure to tuck into a traditional portion of moules-frites accompanied by a good Belgian beer! (Overnight in Brussels) B

DAY 4 - BRUSSELS TO AMSTERDAM
Enjoy breakfast and then make your way to the train station for the journey to Amsterdam. On arrival, check in at your hotel for a three-night stay. Amsterdam is a multifaceted city, with something for every traveler's taste. It's packed with culture, history and architecture, and boasts one of the largest historic centers in Europe. Get your bearings by strolling through the cobbled streets, maybe stopping in the lively Leidseplein square in the heart of the city for dinner. (Overnight in Amsterdam) B

DAY 5 - AMSTERDAM
After breakfast this morning, head out to continue sightseeing. Skip the queues at the Rijksmuseum, best known for its collection of 17th century Dutch masters including works by Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Frans Hals, then relax at the biggest park in Amsterdam, Vondelpark. Amsterdam has over ten thousand shops so treat yourself to some shopping as well, with everything from diamonds to high-street and designer stores. (Overnight in Amsterdam) B

DAY 6 - AMSTERDAM
Why not take a canal boat tour of the city and glide past the city's most famous landmarks in a truly unforgettable way. No trip to Amsterdam is complete without a visit to the Flower Strip also known as “Bollenstreek.” As one of the most popular and unique sights in the Netherlands, each year the entire region bursts into vivid colors as millions of flowers blossom, making it a worthwhile excursion to leave behind the bustling city center. Make sure you take your camera! (Overnight in Amsterdam) B

DAY 7 – DEPART AMSTERDAM
After breakfast this morning, check out of your hotel and continue with your travels. If you wish to extend your vacation, perhaps with an additional day in a different city, one of our Rail Vacation Experts will be happy to assist you with the details. B

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

DISCLAIMER:

Prices are subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Railbookers UK Trading Ltd is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and vacations including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

Floris Arlequin Grand Place Brussels

Situated just 200 yards from the magnificent Grand Place, the Floris Hotel Arlequin is the perfect base for sightseeing in Brussels. The hotel boasts 92 elegant rooms, each with Wi-Fi internet access, air conditioning and flat screen TVs. Guests can relax in the hotel bar after a long day of exploring, or can make use of the hotel’s fitness centre during their stay.

NH Brussels Louise

Situated along Avenue Louise, Brussels’ lively shopping area, the NH Hotel Brussels City Centre offers an elegant escape in the heart of the city. The hotel’s 246 rooms all come equipped with cable television, tea and coffee making facilities and Wi-Fi internet access. Guests can dine on Belgian and international cuisine in the on-site ‘Chez Louise’ brasserie, and make use of the well equipped fitness centre.

NH Collection Brussels Centre

Nestled just a stone’s throw from Brussels’ iconic Grand Place and the famous Menneken Pis statue, the NH Collection Brussels Centre occupies a prime position right in the heart of the Belgian capital. The property’s 241 rooms are all warmly decorated, and feature minibars, tea and coffee making facilities and Wi-Fi internet access. Guests can make use of the spacious on-site gym, or dine in ‘Brasserie Atlanta’, where the menus feature the best of Belgian, French and Italian cuisine.

NH Amsterdam Museum Quarter

You’ll find the NH Amsterdam Museum Quarter hotel just outside Amsterdam’s center, sandwiched between a scenic canal and the city’s famous Museum Square. We have 163 spacious guest rooms, many of which overlook rows of traditional Amsterdam houses.

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

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