10 days in France, Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

10 days in France, Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Louvre Museum and Île de la Cité. For shopping fun, head to Le Marais or Champs-Elysees. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and steep yourself in history at Place de la Bastille.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Paris road trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in March, things will get colder in Paris: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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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.
On the 8th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), thenexplore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, thensee the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Atomium, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cantillon Brewery, thenpause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, thencontemplate the long history of Grand Place, and finally take a stroll through Place St. Gery.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in March, plan for little chillier days in Brussels, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 10th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, thenexplore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, thensample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Markt, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Holy Blood, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, stop by Carpentier-Goegebeuer, thenstop by The Chocolate Line Bruges, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): meet the residents at ARTIS, thenexplore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then examine the collection at Anne Frank House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): stop by The Jordaan, thentake a stroll through De 9 Straatjes, thenadmire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and finally stop by Red Light District.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Amsterdam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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