9-Day Road Trip in Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands from Frankfurt to Metz, Brussels, Amsterdam, and Roermond

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Pack your bags and hit the road for the ultimate 9-day Euro trip extravaganza! This multi-country adventure through the Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands guarantees unforgettable experiences at every stop.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 4 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories. You'll stay 3 nights in Germany, 1 night in Belgium, 1 night in France, and 3 nights in the Netherlands.

In the first leg of your journey, you'll find yourself in the heart of Germany, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. You’ll collect your chosen rental car in the city of Frankfurt and begin your adventure from there. Explore Frankfurt, Brühl, and Cologne, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

Next, prepare to be mesmerized by the diverse and vibrant landscapes of Belgium. Immerse yourself in the allure of Brussels, and Laeken, where every street tells a story.

Continuing your journey, you'll step into the captivating realm of France. This country's charm is boundless, and you'll be impressed by the wonders of Metz.

As your Euro trip unfolds, you'll find yourself in the Netherlands. The Netherlands offers a multitude of experiences to explore in destinations like Rotterdam, Lisse, Amsterdam, Kaatsheuvel, and Roermond.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Brussels’s Grand-Place and Metz's iconic Metz Cathedral. In Rotterdam, marvel at the extraordinary Cube House. From must-see attractions to breathtaking viewpoints, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises you a glimpse into the unique features of this region in Europe.

Throughout your tour, you’ll stay at some of the best accommodations along your route. Our recommendations always include options with varying levels of comfort, ranging from 3 to 5-star hotels that cater to various preferences and budgets.

Your ultimate multi-country road trip across Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy! Embark on a quest for a rare souvenir in each destination. Beyond the thrill of buying unique goods, it’s also an amazing opportunity to immerse yourself in local customs and interact with friendly locals at every stop.

By booking this holiday package, you can save yourself from the tedious task of researching and planning your road trip in Europe. We'll handle all the travel arrangements for your 9-day self-drive adventure in Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands. With our expertise, you can enjoy a hassle-free experience and focus on immersing yourself in incredible destinations without the stress of organizing every detail. This holiday deal also comes with 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide accessible via our mobile app to assist you throughout your journey.

Discover breathtaking landscapes, diverse cultures, and iconic landmarks in multiple European countries on one epic road trip! Travel across borders and experience the freedom of the open road as you create lifelong memories in Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands.

Choose your travel dates today and start planning your unforgettable multi-country road trip with Guide to Europe!

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Destinations

Laeken - Laken
Amsterdam Netherlands dancing houses over river Amstel landmark in old european city spring landscape.Amsterdam / 2 nights
Kaatsheuvel
Photo of Metz city view of Petit Saulcy an Temple Neuf and Moselle River in Summer, France.Metz / 1 night
Rotterdam - city in NetherlandsRotterdam
Photo of beautiful aerial view of Frankfurt at sunset Germany financial district skyline.Frankfurt / 3 nights
Brussels, Grand Place in beautiful summer sunrise, BelgiumBrussels / 1 night
Cologne Aerial view with trains move on a bridge over the Rhine River on which cargo barges and passenger ships ply. Majestic Cologne Cathedral in the background.Cologne
Roermond - city in NetherlandsRoermond / 1 night
Lisse
Brühl

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Photo of beautiful Grand Place surrounded by guild halls in Brussels, Belgium.Grand-Place
Photo of entrance gateway to the Efteling theme park in the Netherlands.Efteling
Photo of Rijksmuseum museum with Amsterdam words in front of it, Amsterdam, Netherlands.Rijksmuseum
Photo of the renewed Van Gogh museum on the museum square in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Van Gogh Museum
AtomiumAtomium
Photo of the German theme park Phantasialand.Phantasialand
Photo of aerial view from the Westerkerk to the Anne Frank House and Canal with boats in Amsterdam.Anne Frank House
Photo of Cologne Cathedral, a Roman Catholic Gothic cathedral in Cologne, Germany.Cologne Cathedral
Photo of Keukenhof park of flowers and tulips in the Netherlands.Keukenhof
Photo of pond and beautiful blooming tulips in Vondelpark, Amsterdam.Vondelpark
Photo of royal Palace at the Dam Square in Amsterdam, Netherlands.Dam Square
Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert, Îlot Sacré, Quartier du Centre - Centrumwijk, Brussels, City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumRoyal Gallery of Saint Hubert
Photo of Polar beer walking outside, in the zoo, Diergaarde Blijdorp, The Netherlands.Diergaarde Blijdorp
Photo of Parc du Cinquantenaire with the triumphal arch. Brussels, Belgium.Cinquantenaire
Photo of The Science Center NEMO at Osterdok, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.NEMO Science Center
Cologne Chocolate Museum, Altstadt-Süd, Innenstadt, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyCologne Chocolate Museum
Zoo FrankfurtZoo Frankfurt
Iron Footbridge
Römerberg, Altstadt, Innenstadt 1, Frankfurt, Hesse, GermanyRömerberg
photo of Innovative cube houses in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam.Cube House
PalmengartenPalm Gardens
Zoo d'AmnévilleZoo d'Amnéville
Photo of attractive view of Renowned Erasmusbrug (Swan Bridge) in Rotterdam in front of Port and Harbour.Erasmusbrug
photo of view of Alte Oper, Frankfurt Oder, Germany.Alte Oper
Old Market, Altstadt-Nord, Innenstadt, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyOld Market
The Cathedral of Saint Stephen in Metz, FranceMetz Cathedral
Nizza, R-62400, R-51477, R-62650Nizza
Jardin de l'esplanade de Metz, Metz, Moselle, Grand Est, Metropolitan France, FranceJardin de l'esplanade de Metz
photo of view of Alte Brücke .Alte Brücke

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Day 1

Day 1 – Frankfurt - arrival day

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  • Nizza
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring city of Frankfurt in Germany. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Frankfurt for 2 nights.

Catch an early flight to Germany to enjoy as much time as possible exploring Frankfurt before it’s time to hit the road and drive to your next destination. Discover the city’s rich history, breathtaking sights, and lively atmosphere with visits to the most popular attractions.

Something that makes Frankfurt the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding urban park, Nizza. This local gem has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 6,282 visitors.

Make your way to your chosen hotel. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM in Frankfurt. Make yourself at home and enjoy some downtime before heading out again.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Frankfurt’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the city’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands.

Discover the culinary delights of Frankfurt by securing a reservation at Gustav. Esteemed for its 2-star Guide Michelin recognition, this restaurant offers a remarkable selection of creative cuisine. For an alternative dining experience, try Lafleur, renowned for its delicious modern french, and creative dishes. This esteemed 2-star Michelin-recipient consistently impresses guests, making it a must-visit spot during your holiday. Craving more culinary excitement? Head to Erno's Bistro, a highly recommended local eatery celebrated for its mouthwatering classic french, and modern menu. With its 1-star Michelin recognition, it offers an unforgettable dining adventure.

Keep the evening going at Gute Stute, a great choice for enjoying the after-dinner hours with a drink. You could also go to Flemings Hotel Frankfurt-Central (former Flemings Express Frankfurt), which offers a similarly pleasant setting and great drinks. Another option is Gleis 25, which provides an inviting environment for unwinding after a busy day out.

Your multi-country road trip in Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands has only just begun. Brace yourself for more exciting days to come as you cross country borders in the comfort of your rental car and discover the most unique attractions, activities, and foods of each destination.

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Day 2

Day 2 – Frankfurt

  • Frankfurt
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Drive 9 km, 50 min

  • Palm Gardens
  • Alte Oper
  • Römerberg
  • Iron Footbridge
  • Zoo Frankfurt
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Wake up and see what day 2 of your great European road trip in Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands has in store for you! You will be staying in Frankfurt for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

In Frankfurt, the extraordinary Palmengarten awaits. This attraction is a valued botanical garden that boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 19,461 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in Frankfurt is the spectacular Alte Oper. This attraction is a concert hall that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 13,602 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing Römerberg. This local square and wonder has an overall review score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 24,968 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers.

Iron Footbridge is another attraction you might want to add to your Frankfurt exploration itinerary. This point of interest is a popular stop among travelers in the area, as seen in its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 23,403 reviews.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, consider dropping by a well-loved spot among locals — Zoo Frankfurt. More than a popular zoo and attraction, Zoo Frankfurt offers visitors an immersive journey of the rich cultural tapestry of Frankfurt. Zoo Frankfurt boasts an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 22,905 traveler reviews.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Frankfurt. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in Germany in a new light. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax, mingle with the locals, and raise a toast to your unforgettable road trip vacation in Europe.

Enjoy a delicious meal at Restaurant Lohninger, a highly-rated dining destination in Frankfurt. If you're eager to try something different, consider Apfelwein Dax, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Ariston Restaurant. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Frankfurt this evening.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, Barkello Café Bar Lounge offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Jambo Bar is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. The Cosy Bar is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands! Enjoy your evening in Frankfurt to the fullest by mingling with the locals at a bar, taking a stroll around the city center, or simply just relaxing.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Frankfurt, and Metz

  • Metz
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Drive 285 km, 3 hours 22 min

  • Zoo d'Amnéville
  • Jardin de l'esplanade de Metz
  • Metz Cathedral
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 3 of your multi-country journey across Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Metz in France. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Metz where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Metz, France. This car ride takes around 2 hours 54 min.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated zoo and attraction in Metz — Zoo d'Amnéville. About 15,712 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

The popular Jardin de l'esplanade de Metz is another top sight in Metz that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved park in the area, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,475 visitors.

Metz Cathedral is a spectacular catholic cathedral and highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Metz, earning an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 9,783 enchanted visitors.

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Metz. This is not only a place to sleep but your home away from home, offering a warm welcome after a long day on the road.

After a day of exploration and awe-inspiring sights, it’s time to replenish your strength. Make the most of this stop on your multi-country road trip across Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands by rewarding yourself with a taste of Metz’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

Savor the flavors at CHEZ BAPTISTE, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, Buffalo Grill Metz beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider L'Aloyau. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Metz tonight.

Cap off your dinner by heading to Les BerThoM Metz, ideal for a leisurely evening with a drink in hand. Le Fo'Rhum is another bar that offers an enjoyable setting. Similarly, Aux Paraiges is also a popular place to go on a night out, perfect for relaxing and socializing.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Metz, Brussels, and Laeken

  • Brussels
  • Laeken - Laken
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Drive 287 km, 3 hours 47 min

  • Cinquantenaire
  • Atomium
  • Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert
  • Grand-Place
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 4 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 1 stop. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Brussels in Belgium. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Brussels, your home for 1 night.

After soaking in Metz’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Brussels, Belgium. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 2 hours 59 min. When you arrive in Brussels, it's time to take a break from the road.

Something that makes Brussels the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding urban park, Cinquantenaire. This local gem has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 35,771 visitors.

The famous Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of Brussels's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 38,953 travelers have rated this incredible shopping mall and travel destination an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Brussels is also home to the extraordinary Grand-Place, which boasts a 4.7 out of 5 star rating in 151,717 traveler reviews.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Laeken.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated history museum and attraction in Laeken — Atomium. About 91,642 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

An exhilarating day of exploring and driving will have you longing for a comfortable bed at the end of the day. Fortunately, Brussels’s top hotels offer a lovely retreat at day’s end. Choose from options ranging from budget to luxury.

As the day slows down and turns into evening, we encourage you to indulge your taste buds at one of the top-rated restaurants in Brussels. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Begin your culinary exploration in Brussels by securing a reservation at Barge. This renowned restaurant holds 1 Michelin star and offers an exceptional menu of organic cuisine. For another dining delight, visit La Villa Lorraine by Yves Mattagne, celebrated for its delectable modern, and classic menu. This acclaimed 2-star Michelin-recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. Looking for a different experience? Discover Bozar Restaurant, a top local spot known for its tantalizing modern french, and creative menu. With a 2-star Michelin recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure.

Round off your dining experience by visiting Churchill's, a prime location for a drink. Alternatively, explore the distinctive characteristics of Station BXL, a bar catering to every mood and preference. Delirium Café likewise offers a unique atmosphere, perfect for a memorable night out.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Brussels, Rotterdam, Lisse, and Amsterdam

  • Amsterdam
  • Rotterdam
  • Lisse
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Drive 253 km, 3 hours 40 min

  • Erasmusbrug
  • Cube House
  • Diergaarde Blijdorp
  • Keukenhof
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On day 5 of your multi-country road trip across Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places to see in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. In the evening, you’ll end up in Amsterdam, where you will stay for 2 nights.

Set your GPS to Rotterdam, the Netherlands and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 51 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Rotterdam beckons with new experiences!

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Rotterdam today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Erasmusbrug. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 13,932 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Cube House. This incredible attraction and house holds an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, thanks to 18,097 visitors.

According to travelers in Rotterdam, the extraordinary Diergaarde Blijdorp is a must-see attraction. This crowd-favorite destination and zoo is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 35,438 visitors.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Rotterdam, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Lisse may take around 45 min. Upon your arrival in Lisse, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

A tour of Lisse is not complete without a visit to the famous Keukenhof. This incredible garden and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 60,394 travelers.

Relax your senses after a day of exhilarating activities and fun exploration. Retreat to one of the best accommodations in Amsterdam.

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy the lively vibes in central Amsterdam. From mouthwatering restaurants to happening bars, we've got the inside scoop on where to eat and drink at this stop on your multi-country road trip across Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands.

Make sure to reserve a table at Café restaurant van Kerkwijk, an iconic dining spot in Amsterdam. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of CAU Steak Restaurant, a popular restaurant in Amsterdam. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Radisson Blu Hotel, Amsterdam City Center, a hidden gem nestled in Amsterdam. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Continue your lively evening at Excalibur Café, a perfect place for winding down or revving up the night, depending on which mood you’re in. Rosalia's Menagerie is another excellent bar that offers a great selection of drinks to suit any mood. If you prefer to go somewhere else, Café Hill Street Blues ensures a night out tailored to your taste.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands! Enjoy your evening in Amsterdam to the fullest by mingling with the locals at a bar, taking a stroll around the city center, or simply just relaxing.

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Day 6

Day 6 – Amsterdam

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Drive 18 km, 1 hour 11 min

  • Rijksmuseum
  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Anne Frank House
  • NEMO Science Center
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On day 6, you will wake up in Amsterdam with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 1 night left in Amsterdam before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Amsterdam, including the outstanding Rijksmuseum. Having an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 93,402 reviews and welcoming more than 2,700,000 visitors each year, this fascinating national museum and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Amsterdam is also home to the captivating Van Gogh Museum, a local art museum considered one of the highlights of the city. About 86,536 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.6 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity. Each year, up to 2,161,160 people include this sightseeing spot in their travel itineraries.

The extraordinary Anne Frank House is another unforgettable place you can visit on this leg of your journey in Amsterdam. This extraordinary museum and tourist hot spot hosts more than 1,195,456 visitors annually and boasts a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 65,913 travelers.

A trip to the wonderful NEMO Science Center will inspire you as it does to more than 502,990 travelers every year. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing science museum and attraction an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 31,426 reviews.

As the day slows down and turns into evening, we encourage you to indulge your taste buds at one of the top-rated restaurants in Amsterdam. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Have a fantastic dining experience at Eye Film Museum, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Restaurant Ambassade offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Palmyra Syrian Restaurant is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Amsterdam.

Unwind after your meal by stepping into Café Oporto. This venue is celebrated for its extensive drink selections and cozy vibes. Alternatively, Lost in Amsterdam Lounge Cafe & Cocktail Bar offers a dynamic and energetic atmosphere for a glass or two. Don’t overlook 't Aepjen, another top-rated bar in the area.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Amsterdam, Kaatsheuvel, and Roermond

  • Roermond
  • Amsterdam
  • Kaatsheuvel
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Drive 207 km, 3 hours

  • Dam Square
  • Vondelpark
  • Efteling
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Dive into day 7 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands. Today's main destinations are Amsterdam in the Netherlands, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Roermond. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Dam Square is a travelers’ favorite in Amsterdam, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 42,514 visitors.

In Amsterdam, don’t miss Vondelpark, a great park and place to see in the city. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 51,706 reviews.

After soaking in Amsterdam’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Kaatsheuvel. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 1 hour 22 min. When you arrive in Kaatsheuvel, it's time to take a break from the road.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Kaatsheuvel, including the outstanding Efteling. Having an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 118,060 reviews and welcoming more than 5,400,000 visitors each year, this fascinating amusement park and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Take some time off from the road, it’s time to check in at a top-rated stay in Roermond. Choose a hotel where you can gently let go of the day’s excitement and enjoy some peace and relaxation.

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of the Netherlands's delectable cuisine at one of Roermond's best restaurants. After a nice meal, enhance your vacation experience by enjoying the local nightlife or unwinding with a drink or two in the city’s most recommended bars.

Have a fantastic dining experience at Café De King, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Wieck offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Burgers Enzo/Juffrouw Coco is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Roermond.

Let the evening flow smoothly from dinner to drinks at Café Du-pont, a top-rated bar in the area.

As the night falls in Roermond, take a moment to savor the experiences of the day. Wash away your fatigue with a drink, or lay back and relax at your hotel, and look forward to another thrilling day of your multi-country journey across Europe.

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Day 8

Day 8 – Roermond, Brühl, Cologne, and Frankfurt

  • Frankfurt
  • Brühl
  • Cologne
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Drive 318 km, 4 hours 5 min

  • Phantasialand
  • Cologne Chocolate Museum
  • Old Market
  • Cologne Cathedral
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On day 8 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, Brühl in Germany. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Frankfurt, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Brühl, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Roermond to Brühl may take around 1 hour 9 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Brühl, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Phantasialand is a travelers’ favorite in Brühl, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 91,824 visitors. More than 1,750,000 people visit this extraordinary amusement park and local gem every year to experience its uniqueness.

When you’ve had your share of Brühl, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Cologne. Your travel time is around 28 min.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Cologne today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Lindt Chocolate Museum. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 37,446 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Old Market. This incredible attraction and point of interest holds an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, thanks to 12,935 visitors.

According to travelers in Cologne, the extraordinary Cologne Cathedral is a must-see attraction. This crowd-favorite destination and catholic cathedral gets around 5,000,000 visits annually and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 70,814 visitors.

Set your GPS to Frankfurt and hit the road. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Frankfurt beckons with new experiences!

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

After a long day of discovery, it's time to settle in at a top-rated hotel in Frankfurt. Indulge in well-deserved rest and rejuvenation, preparing for the continued adventure that lies ahead.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Frankfurt’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the city’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands.

Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at Zu den 12 Aposteln, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try Chicago Meatpackers? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Zum Gemalten Haus as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in Frankfurt.

After your meal, keep the night alive at a bar like Rote Bar, known for its lively atmosphere. Bar Helium Frankfurt am Main is another top recommendation that provides the perfect setting with well-crafted drinks and a welcoming ambiance. Similarly, Belfordfrankfurt offers an excellent atmosphere for those looking to amp up the evening.

Take in the ambiance of Frankfurt as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Frankfurt - departure day

  • Frankfurt - Departure day
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  • Alte Brücke
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On day 9 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Frankfurt before it’s time to leave.

Depending on how much time you have before your departure, you may want to engage in some last-minute shopping or souvenir hunting. Get some unique items to remind you of your great European road trip across Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

As your final day in Germany unfolds, enjoy a last-minute shopping spree in Frankfurt's best shopping area. Enjoy finding the perfect gift or keepsake to remind you of your wonderful trip to Germany.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Frankfurt is the fantastic Alte Brücke. As an appreciated road bridge and local gem in the area, Alte Brücke has earned an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,029 reviews.

Get a last taste of Germany’s tasty traditional food. Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Frankfurt and enjoy what may be your last vacation meal of this trip. Look forward to recreating these distinct culinary experiences in your own kitchen later to remind you of your unforgettable road trip across Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands.

The time has come to say farewell to Frankfurt for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 9-day European road trip in Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands with fond memories. Safe travels!

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