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Benelux Road Trip

Amsterdam - Delft - Antwerp - Bruges - Tournai - Brussels - Luxembourg City - Maastricht - s'Hertogenbosch

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Benelux Road Trip ACTIVATE MAP Stages9 km1,088 h/stage1.5

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Benelux Road Trip in Benelux?

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Benelux Road Trip Itinerary

The Benelux Road Trip is a great way to explore the best of the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg! The journey begins in Amsterdam, Netherlands and takes you through the towns of Delft, Antwerp, Bruges, Tournai, Brussels, and Luxembourg City before returning to Amsterdam. Along the way, you can enjoy the stunning landscapes and rich history of the region. The total distance is approximately 1088km, and it is recommended to take 12 days to complete the journey. The best time of year to drive is from April to October. This road trip offers a wealth of historical and cultural sites, many of which are UNESCO Heritage Monuments. You can explore beautiful architecture and stunning landscapes, as well as enjoy the local cuisine and culture. The roads are generally in good condition, although there are some curvy and narrow roads along the route. Be aware that you will need to cross some borders and plan ahead to avoid any delays. The Benelux Road Trip is suitable for every driver and provides an unforgettable experience. However, it should be noted that the trip can be quite expensive, so it’s important to plan ahead and budget accordingly. With careful planning and preparation, you can enjoy the best of the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg!
number of days 12 number of days
route length 1,088 km route length
budget high budget
good for family good for
traffic direction on the right traffic direction
accident level low accident level

START Amsterdam

Distance 1,078 km Driving time 13.4 h Pace: fast 323.4 kWh Airports AMS
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Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, is a must-see destination for any traveler embarking on the Benelux Road Trip. As the largest city in the Netherlands, Amsterdam offers a variety of sights and attractions to explore. From the iconic canals and bridges to the world-famous Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank House, there is something for everyone. When traveling to Amsterdam, the closest international airport is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (IATA: AMS) located just 9 km from the city center. Once you arrive at the airport, there are several car rental options available, which are ideal for exploring the city and the surrounding areas. One of the highlights of Amsterdam is the city’s iconic canals, which are best experienced from the water. Take a boat tour of the canals and bridges, or rent a boat for the day and explore the city on your own. For a more relaxed experience, take a leisurely stroll through the city’s vibrant parks and gardens. For those interested in art and history, Amsterdam has a wide range of museums and galleries. The Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum are two of the most popular attractions and are a must-see for any art enthusiast. Additionally, the Anne Frank House is a popular spot and offers a sobering look into the past. No matter what type of traveler you are, Amsterdam has something to offer. Whether you are looking for cultural attractions, outdoor activities, or simply a place to relax, Amsterdam has it all. Start your Benelux Road Trip off right in Amsterdam and explore all the city has to offer.

1 Amsterdam - Delft

Distance 48 km Driving time 0.6 h Pace: fast 14.4 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on a 48km road trip from Amsterdam to Delft, a journey that will take you less than an hour! On this stage of your journey, you will be able to visit some of the most iconic sites in the Netherlands. Start in Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands, and take in its canals, museums and unique architecture. From there, you will travel through the Dutch countryside, taking in the sights of the windmills, tulip fields and quaint villages. Once you reach Delft, you will be able to explore the city's rich history, including its UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Delft is also home to the Royal Delft, a famous Dutch pottery factory. Be sure to take some time to explore the city's canals, parks and art galleries. As you travel along this route, be sure to take in the historical sites that you pass. This is just one stage of your larger tour and more information regarding attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants and campsites along the route is available in the "Itinerary" of this stage. Enjoy your journey!

2 Delft - Antwerp

Distance 116 km Driving time 1.4 h Pace: fast 34.9 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on a 116 km road trip that starts in Delft, Netherlands and ends in Antwerp! This journey will take you less than two hours, but there is plenty to see along the way. As you drive, you will cross the border between the Netherlands and Belgium, and you will also find some narrow sections of road. In Delft, you should not miss the stunning Nieuwe Kerk, a 15th century church with a beautiful interior. Also, the historical city centre of Delft is worth visiting. On your way to Antwerp, you can make a stop in Breda to enjoy the beautiful Grote Kerk, a 15th century church with a stunning interior. And in Roosendaal, you can explore the picturesque village of Oudenbosch. When you reach Antwerp, you should definitely visit the impressive Cathedral of Our Lady, a Gothic church built in the 13th century. Other attractions in Antwerp include the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, the Rubens House and the Plantin-Moretus Museum. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, check out the "Itinerary" of this stage. Enjoy your journey!

3 Antwerp - Bruges

Distance 105 km Driving time 1.6 h Pace: fast 31.6 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for an exciting road trip from Antwerp to Bruges? This 105 km drive can be completed in less than 2 hours and will take you through some of the most beautiful places in Belgium. Along the way, you will have the chance to visit some of the UNESCO Heritage sites and admire the natural beauty of the countryside. As you drive from Antwerp to Bruges, make sure to keep an eye out for the historical sites and gorgeous scenery that line the route. From the majestic Antwerp Central Station to the beautiful canals of Bruges, this journey is sure to delight. You can also stop to explore the Groenplaats Square in Antwerp and the Beguinage in Bruges. This is just one stage of a larger tour, but you're sure to find plenty of attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the way. For more information, please refer to the Itinerary of this stage. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and hit the road!

4 Bruges - Tournai

Distance 81 km Driving time 1.0 h Pace: fast 24.4 kWh View map Itinerary
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Take a road trip from Bruges to Tournai and explore the beauty of Belgium! This 81km journey takes less than an hour, and you'll get to see some of the most beautiful sights in the country. Start your journey in Bruges, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and be sure to visit the stunning Belfry of Bruges and the iconic Church of Our Lady. Then, make your way to Tournai, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, and explore the city's Roman and Gothic architecture. Don't forget to take a stroll along the river and admire the majestic Notre-Dame Cathedral. Along the way, you'll be able to take in the picturesque countryside and enjoy the surrounding nature. Keep your eyes peeled for some historical sites and scenic roads. With so much to explore, you won't want to miss out on this amazing road trip. For more information regarding attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, be sure to check the Itinerary of this stage.

5 Tournai - Brussels

Distance 92 km Driving time 1.2 h Pace: fast 27.6 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on an exciting road trip between Tournai, Belgium and Brussels! This 92 km journey will take you less than two hours, and you will be able to explore some of the most interesting places in both cities. Start your journey in Tournai, where you can visit the Belfry of Tournai, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Notre-Dame Cathedral, an impressive Gothic and Romanesque church. Then, drive to Brussels, the capital of Belgium, where you can admire the Grand Place, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Atomium, a remarkable monument built for the 1958 World’s Fair. Along the way, don’t forget to take in the beautiful scenery and admire the historical sites. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites, check the Itinerary of this stage. Enjoy your journey!

6 Brussels - Luxembourg City

Distance 219 km Driving time 2.4 h Pace: fast 65.6 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on a 219 km road trip from Brussels, Belgium to Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. This journey will take you less than 3 hours and you will cross the state border. Along the way, you will have the chance to visit some of the most interesting places. Start your journey in Brussels and visit the Grand Place, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, take a trip to the Atomium, a remarkable structure built for the 1958 Brussels World's Fair. From there, drive to the city of Namur and explore the Citadel of Namur, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. After that, head to Luxembourg City, the capital of Luxembourg, and visit the Grand Ducal Palace, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and the Place d'Armes. Finally, explore the Vianden Castle, the largest castle in Luxembourg and another UNESCO World Heritage Site. All of these attractions are sure to make your road trip unforgettable. Make sure to check the "Itinerary" of this stage for more information regarding attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route.

7 Luxembourg City - Maastricht

Distance 196 km Driving time 2.7 h Pace: fast 58.7 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for an exciting road trip from Luxembourg City to Maastricht? This 196 km drive is sure to be an unforgettable experience! You will be crossing the border from Luxembourg to the Netherlands and winding through the picturesque countryside. Along the way, you will pass through quaint towns and villages, and be able to explore some of the most interesting sites in both Luxembourg and the Netherlands. In Luxembourg City, you can visit the historical Grand Ducal Palace and the Notre-Dame Cathedral. You can also explore the city's many museums, parks, and gardens. As you leave Luxembourg City, you will be treated to stunning views of the countryside. In the Netherlands, you can visit the charming city of Maastricht. Here, you can explore the city's many historical sites such as the Maastricht Treaty Museum and the Sint Servaas Basilica. You can also wander through the city's many parks and gardens, and visit the famous Vrijthof Square. The entire journey should take less than three hours, so make sure to take your time and enjoy the scenery. This is just one stage of a larger tour, so be sure to consult the "Itinerary" of this stage for more information on attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route.

8 Maastricht - s'Hertogenbosch

Distance 126 km Driving time 1.4 h Pace: fast 37.7 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on a road trip from Maastricht to 's-Hertogenbosch, a journey of 126 km that will take you less than two hours. Discover the beautiful landscapes of the Netherlands and explore the cultural heritage of these two cities. In Maastricht, visit the Bonnefantenmuseum, the oldest museum in the Netherlands, and the Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk, a beautiful Gothic church, and the Vrijthof square. Don't forget to try some of the local dishes, like the famous Maastricht 'zoervleis'. When you reach 's-Hertogenbosch, make sure to visit the St. John's Cathedral, the oldest gothic church in the Netherlands, and the Noordbrabants Museum, which has a collection of works by Dutch masters. Enjoy the view of the city from the top of the St. Jan’s Tower, and taste the local specialties, such as Bossche bollen. This is just one stage of a larger tour, and more information regarding attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route is available in the "Itinerary" of this stage. So, get ready for an unforgettable road trip from Maastricht to 's-Hertogenbosch!

9 s'Hertogenbosch - Amsterdam

Distance 95 km Driving time 1.1 h Pace: fast 28.5 kWh View map Itinerary
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Start your road trip in s'Hertogenbosch, a beautiful Dutch city with a rich history. Take a stroll along the old city walls, visit the impressive St. John's Cathedral and explore the many museums. Then, embark on a 95 km drive to Amsterdam, one of the most vibrant cities in Europe. On the way, you will pass by some of the Netherlands' most beautiful UNESCO World Heritage sites, such as the windmills of Kinderdijk and the historic city of Muiden. Make sure to take a break and explore these amazing places! Once you arrive in Amsterdam, you can explore the city's many attractions, including the famous canals, the Anne Frank House, and the Van Gogh Museum. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, be sure to check out the Itinerary of this stage. Enjoy your journey!

  Amsterdam

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After a memorable road trip through Belgium and Luxembourg, the last stop of the "Benelux Road Trip" is the captivating city of Amsterdam. The capital of the Netherlands is a unique destination that offers an abundance of attractions and activities that are sure to make your trip unforgettable. Start your visit to Amsterdam by exploring the city’s stunning canals, which have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The canals are lined with beautiful architecture, creating a picturesque atmosphere. To get the full experience, take a boat tour and admire the beauty of the city from the water. No visit to Amsterdam is complete without a stop at the world-famous Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum. The Rijksmuseum is home to a vast collection of Dutch art and artifacts, while the Van Gogh Museum displays the works of the renowned post-Impressionist. For a unique view of the city, take a trip to the observation deck of the A'DAM Lookout. This former music studio provides 360-degree views of Amsterdam, along with interactive exhibits and a bar. The city’s lively nightlife can be found in the Leidseplein area, which is full of bars, restaurants, and clubs. Amsterdam is served by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), the fifth busiest airport in Europe. It is the closest international airport to Amsterdam and is located just 15 miles from the city center. So come to Amsterdam and enjoy the final stop of your "Benelux Road Trip". You will definitely be glad you did!

Benelux Road Trip at a glance

Surely, the presented itinerary idea has become an ideal inspiration for your future holiday excursions.
Our itinerary can be used as a base that can be recreated in its entirety or only partially and that can be enriched with original tourist attractions of your choice.
If travelling by car is your plan when exploring highlights around Benelux, there are a number of important road rules to follow and a bunch of elements to remember to turn your journey into pure pleasure. These tips will surely become useful for holidayers who are interested in vehicle rental or hiring a camper.
Holidayers who choose Benelux as their holiday destination should definitely follow the local road regulations. Alcohol is best to be avoided at any expense while sightseeing in a vehicle. Travellers ought to remember that the allowed level of alcohol in blood is not that high and amounts to only . In order to avoid a speeding fine, it is best to never exceed , which is the maximum speed around the city streets. In non-build-up areas, travellers can travel at the maximum speed of . While on motorways, you can travel at the speed limit of . Driving with your headlights on at daytime and equipping your car with a fire extinguisher and first aid kit heavily increase the safety of your passengers.
You’re probably wondering about the costs of the whole trip. The final cost of the whole itinerary will vary depending on the budget option that you go for. Below, you will find the budget possibilities.
The cost of gasoline for the cheapest option to cover the planned 10 stages across Benelux can cost approximately 0 EUR. Within the economy offer, accommodation options will cost more or less 0 EUR. The travel expenses connected with restaurants and food within this option may cost up to about 0 EUR. Travellers will have to pay approximately 0 EUR if they go for the cheapest car rental option as well. Thus, going for vehicle rental will increase the expenses of the road trip from around 0 EUR to around 0 EUR.
When it comes to the standard offer, the gasoline for 10 stages around Benelux can cost around 0 EUR. Cost amounting to 0 EUR can be expected by all drivers who are considering standard accommodation. On food and restaurants within the standard range of services, you will have to spend about 0 EUR. Travellers who want to cover the tour in a standard rental car should expect a cost of roughly 0 EUR. Summing up the standard offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total about 0 EUR for holidayers who would like to try car rental and 0 EUR for those who are not interested in rental.
Tourists who would like to benefit from the highest level of comfort will be pleased with the premium offer. When it comes to this offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total about 0 EUR for drivers who are considering car hire and 0 EUR for those who do not need a rental vehicle. Travellers who would like to cover the tour in a premium rental car can expect a cost of more or less 0 EUR. When it comes to the top standard option of the itinerary, you should expect the average cost of more or less 0 EUR when it comes to gasoline. Travellers who would like to go for top services in all aspects of their road trip should expect to pay roughly 0 EUR for food and restaurants and approximately 0 EUR for accommodation options.
Our trip is also a superb opportunity for all camper lovers. If you choose this mode of transport, you will pay up to approximately 0 EUR. Travellers will spend roughly 0 EUR on gasoline allowing to cover all stages of the trip. Expenses connected with accommodation should cost approximately 0 EUR, whereas those connected with food will be pay approximately 0 EUR.
You can check all of the details connected with expenses in the section Road Trip Costs.
The part of Benelux mentioned in our adventure idea is perfect to be visited between May and October. There are plenty of interesting scenic drives and road trips that we offer on our website if you like Benelux Road Trip. Hopefully, the great diversity of ideas will surely match up the expectations of the most demanding drivers.

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