15 days in Paris, Haarlem & Ghent Itinerary

15 days in Paris, Haarlem & Ghent Itinerary

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Start: Arlington, United States
Drive + Fly:  14 h
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  4 h
2
Haarlem, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Ghent, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  18 h
End: Arlington, United States

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, thensteep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, thenwander the streets of Île de la Cité, and finally admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary maker app.

Arlington, USA to Paris is an approximately 18-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Arlington to Paris, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Arlington in May, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 64°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Haarlem.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

3
nights
Haarlem, The Netherlands

Haarlem ©
Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Haarlem is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt, contemplate the long history of Stadhuis Haarlem, admire the masterpieces at Frans Hals Museum, and admire the striking features of Proveniershof.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Haarlem trip builder.

Take a train from Paris to Haarlem in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, you will find days in Haarlem are little chillier (68°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ghent.

Things to do in Haarlem

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
Teylers Museum ©
Teylers Museum
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) ©
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo)

3
nights
Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Kids will enjoy Minnewater Lake and Carpentier-Goegebeuer. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ghent: Bruges (Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, The Markt, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ghent City Center, make a trip to St. Veerleplein, and explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ghent road trip planner.

Getting from Haarlem to Ghent by car takes about 3 hours. June in Ghent sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Bruges
Highlights from your plan
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake
The Markt ©
The Markt
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum

4
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. See even more of Paris: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower and enjoy breathtaking views from Montparnasse Tower.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder site.

Take a train from Ghent to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Ghent in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. You will leave for home on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Montparnasse Tower ©
Montparnasse Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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