16 days in France, The Netherlands & Brussels Itinerary

16 days in France, The Netherlands & Brussels Itinerary

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Fly
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Toms Travel Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Keukenhof (in Lisse), Delft (Nieuwe Kerk & Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles) and Haarlemmerhout (in Haarlem). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), stop by The Jordaan, and steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker app.

New York City, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Amsterdam. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in April, with highs in Amsterdam at 56°F and lows at 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Van Gogh Museum ©
Must see
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
Anne Frank House ©
Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4
Rijksmuseum ©
Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then make a trip to Grand Place, and finally admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, don't miss a visit to Atomium, and then contemplate the long history of Serres Royales De Laeken.

To find maps and tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Brussels are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
Grand Place ©
World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8
Atomium ©
Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
Mini-Europe ©
Theme Park
Mini-Europe
3.9

3
nights
Paris, France

City of Light

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: Versailles (The Water Parterres, The Hall of Mirrors, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, and get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Palace of Versailles ©
World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0
Musee d'Orsay ©
Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

2
nights
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, France

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Omaha Beach, pause for some photo ops at D-Day Monument, then get engrossed in the history at Omaha Beach Memorial Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain, then examine the collection at Airborne Museum, then examine the collection at Caramels d'Isigny, and finally contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Airborne Museum ©
History Museum
Airborne Museum
4.7
Pointe du Hoc ©
Historic Site
Pointe du Hoc
4.7

2
nights
Paris, France

City of Light

Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): walk around Luxembourg Gardens, explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip planning site.

Getting from Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer to Paris by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Arc de Triomphe ©
Architectural Building
Arc de Triomphe
4.6

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