12 days in Belgium, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

12 days in Belgium, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Charlotte, United States
Fly:  13 h
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  37 h 30 min
End: Charlotte, United States

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.
The Paris Catacombs has been added to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chartres Cathedral and Ile Saint-Louis. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary planning website.

Charlotte, USA to Paris is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Charlotte to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Charlotte in May, with highs in Paris at 64°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Chartres Cathedral, Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
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.
Chocolatier Dumon has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): stop by Chocolatier Dumon, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, thentake in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and finally make a trip to The Markt.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Paris to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. May in Bruges sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges
The Markt ©
The Markt

1
night
Brussels, Belgium

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems fromĀ its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 20th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Guild Houses, steep yourself in history at Grand Place, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Jardin du Petit Sablon, thenlearn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Tours Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes A'dam Lookout, Amsterdam Canal Cruises, Red Light District, and other attractions. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder and Museum Quarter. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, browse the collection at OBA Library of Amsterdam, see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, and steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

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Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. On the 24th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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