13 days in Paris, Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

13 days in Paris, Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

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13 days in Paris, Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

Start: Hanoi, Vietnam
Fly:  15​h
1
Paris, France
— 7 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Hanoi, Vietnam

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles), Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Montmartre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary tool .

Hanoi, Vietnam to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Hanoi to Paris due to the time zone difference. October in Paris sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Versailles, Rouen, Fondation Claude Monet
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems fromĀ its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): examine the collection at Atomium, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then make a trip to Grand Place, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice). On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels trip planner .

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for slightly colder days in Brussels, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, stroll around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

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You can take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. October in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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