11 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Strasbourg Itinerary

11 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Strasbourg Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route planner

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Strasbourg, France
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Anne Frank House and Willet-Holthuysen Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Museum Quarter. Step out of Amsterdam with an excursion to Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, get a new perspective on things with Flying Dutch Boats, and wander the streets of Red Light District.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Amsterdam vacation planner.

Berlin, Germany to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Paris, France

— 3 nights

City of Light

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.
Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Île de la Cité, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, get a taste of the local shopping with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Strasbourg, France

— 4 nights

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
Step out of the city life by going to Ballon d'Alsace and Barrage de Michelbach. Step off the beaten path and head to Little Venice and Vieille ville d'Eguisheim. Explore Strasbourg's surroundings by going to Crystal Museum Saint-Louis (in Saint Louis-les-Bitche), Old Town (in Colmar) and Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix (in Rhodes). It doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Musee Chateau des Rohan.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Strasbourg road trip website.

Traveling by train from Paris to Strasbourg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Strasbourg are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. On the 1st (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

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