12 days in Brussels, Paris & Frankfurt Itinerary

12 days in Brussels, Paris & Frankfurt Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary planner

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
3
Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights

3
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Royal Palace of Brussels. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Change things up with a short trip to Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' in Halle (about 40 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame de la Chapelle, and make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels day trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Brussels is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Brussels. While traveling from Johannesburg, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’'
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Île de la Cité. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ile Saint-Louis and Le Marais. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip builder site.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 23rd (Thu), browse the different shops at Main-Taunus Zentrum. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Eberbach Abbey, take a stroll through Wilhelmstrasse, and then get to know the fascinating history of Neroberg.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Frankfurt trip planning app.

Getting from Paris to Frankfurt by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. May in Frankfurt sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Shopping Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wiesbaden, Main-Taunus Zentrum, Eberbach Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Main-Taunus Zentrum ©
Main-Taunus Zentrum
Eberbach Abbey ©
Eberbach Abbey
Neroberg ©
Neroberg

Similar Plans

14 days in Paris & London BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: October, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Amsterdam & Brussels BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Switzerland, Paris & Amsterdam BY A USER FROM INDIA June, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Belgium & Paris BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, teens, popular sights Preferences: June, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Europe BY A USER FROM COSTA RICA April, teens, popular sights Preferences: April, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Paris BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, teens, popular sights Preferences: December, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Frankfurt BY A USER FROM BAHRAIN August, kids, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: August, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 16 days in Paris, Brussels & Amsterdam BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Corsica, Paris & Marne-la-Vallee BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, teens, popular sights Preferences: June, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Amsterdam, Giethoorn & Brussels BY A USER FROM BAHRAIN July, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in France BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, teens, popular sights Preferences: June, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans