20 days in Rouen, Amsterdam & Copenhagen Itinerary

20 days in Rouen, Amsterdam & Copenhagen Itinerary

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20 days in Rouen, Amsterdam & Copenhagen Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
bus:  1​h 15​min
1
Rouen, France
— 5 nights
train:  5​h 15​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 9 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
Fly + tram:  5​h 15​min
End: Lyon, France

5
nights
Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Falaises d'Etretat and Rue du Gros-Horloge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rouen: Le Fleuve La Veules (in Veules-les-Roses), Chemin des Douaniers (in Etretat) and Les Phoques de la Baie d'Authie (in Berck). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Vieux, admire the landmark architecture of St. Maclou's Church, contemplate the long history of Abbatiale Saint-Ouen, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Rouen online trip builder .

Paris to Rouen is an approximately 1.5-hour bus ride. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Etretat, Le Fleuve La Veules, Notre Dame de Grace, Les Phoques de la Baie d'Authie
Highlights from your plan
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge

9
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Efteling and The Jordaan. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Zuiderzeemuseum (in Enkhuizen), Canals area (in Utrecht) and World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, get lost in a book at OBA Library of Amsterdam, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Amsterdam sightseeing site .

Traveling by train from Rouen to Amsterdam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

The Hague, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Zuiderzeemuseum, Zaanse Schans, Nederlands Openluchtmuseum
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

5
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Frederiksborg Castle and Food Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (in Humlebaek) and Roskilde (Roskilde Domkirke & Viking Ship Museum). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Have), don't miss a visit to Frederiksberg Slot, laugh and play at Tivoli Gardens, and take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen journey planner .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Roskilde, Jaegerborg Dyrehave, Frederiksborg Castle, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
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Frederiksborg Castle ©
Frederiksborg Castle
Food Tours
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens

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