13 days in Paris, Bruges & Schwangau Itinerary

13 days in Paris, Bruges & Schwangau Itinerary

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13 days in Paris, Bruges & Schwangau Itinerary

Start: Norwich, United Kingdom
+2
train + subway + train:  5​h
1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Schwangau, Germany
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + train:  9​h
End: Norwich, United Kingdom

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Paris and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner .

Norwich, UK to Paris is an approximately 5-hour train ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Disneyland Paris, Triumphal Arch
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris

4
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like The Markt and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum will thrill your kids. Explore Bruges' surroundings by going to Saint Bavo's Cathedral (in Ghent) and Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin) (in Antwerp). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, and take an in-depth tour of Folklore Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bruges online trip maker .

Getting from Paris to Bruges by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Schwangau.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin), Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake

2
nights
Schwangau, Germany

Schwangau ©
An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
Kids will enjoy Alpine Coaster Oberammergau and Zugspitze. When in Schwangau, make a side trip to see Schloss Linderhof in Ettal, approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuschwanstein, walk around Der Kurpark in Schwangau, pause for some serene contemplation at Kirche St. Georg, and contemplate the long history of Schloss Hohenschwangau.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Schwangau online day trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bruges to Schwangau. May in Schwangau sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Schloss Hohenschwangau, Schloss Linderhof, Zugspitze, Alpine Coaster Oberammergau
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof

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