12 days in France, Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

12 days in France, Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

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

3
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.
Eiffel Tower and Île de la Cité will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Rouen (Gros-Horloge, Rue du Gros-Horloge, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, see the interesting displays at PHONO Museum Paris, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and step into the grandiose world of The Trianons & The Hamlet.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Paris journey planning website.

Doha, Qatar to Paris is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Doha to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Doha in May; daily highs in Paris reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rouen, The Trianons & The Hamlet
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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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.
Grand Place and Horta Museum (Musee Horta) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. For shopping fun, head to Marche Aux Puces de Bruxelles or De Biertempel. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), take in the exciting artwork at Thema Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary maker website.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. May in Brussels sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and Red Light District. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague) and Teylers Museum (in Haarlem). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, get engrossed in the history at De Nieuwe Kerk, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online journey planner.

Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Teylers Museum
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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