12 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Nice Itinerary

12 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Nice Itinerary

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

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Willet-Holthuysen Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and shop like a local with Leidseplein.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam visit planning app.

Mumbai, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in May, with highs in Amsterdam at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
nights
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.
Do your shopping at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. Step out of the city life by going to Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Nice.

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
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Visit La Croisette and Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Vieille Ville and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild. Spend the 13th (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. It doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in Nice. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

La Croisette, Marineland, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild