22 days in France, Bruges & Amsterdam Itinerary

22 days in France, Bruges & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Aix-en-Provence, France
— 4 nights
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Strasbourg, France
— 3 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee Rodin and Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse. Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and explore the world behind art at Atelier des Lumieres.

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Sydney, Australia to Paris is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Paris is minus 9 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in Paris reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Carrieres des Lumieres and Amphitheatre (les Arenes). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau des Baux de Provence and Eglise St-Trophime. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aix-en-Provence: Saint-Remy-de-Provence (Site Archeologique de Glanum & Les Antiques), Espiguette Beach (in Le Grau-du-Roi) and Aigues-Mortes (Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes & Chapelle de la Confrerie des Penitents-Gris). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieil Aix, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Oblats, make a trip to Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre, and explore the world behind art at Musee Departemental Arles Antique.

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You can fly from Paris to Aix-en-Provence in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or drive. When traveling from Paris in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Aix-en-Provence: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Arles, Les Baux de Provence, Saint-Remy-de-Provence, Aigues-Mortes, Espiguette Beach
Highlights from your plan
Chateau des Baux de Provence ©
Chateau des Baux de Provence
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Site Archeologique de Glanum ©
Site Archeologique de Glanum

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Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Sanctuaire du Mont Sainte Odile, then explore the historical opulence of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, and then contemplate the long history of Porte Haute. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Alsatian Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Centre-ville de Strasbourg, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Paul, and finally walk around Parc de l'Orangerie.

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You can fly from Aix-en-Provence to Strasbourg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In May, Strasbourg is a bit cooler than Aix-en-Provence - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Porte Haute, Sanctuaire du Mont Sainte Odile
Highlights from your plan
Sanctuaire du Mont Sainte Odile ©
Sanctuaire du Mont Sainte Odile
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Alsatian Museum ©
Alsatian Museum

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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.
Ghent City Center and The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Gravensteen and Saint Bavo's Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Zonnebeke (Passchendaele New British Cemetery & Tyne Cot Cemetery) and Ghent (St Michael's Bridge, Sint-Jacobskerk, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, admire the landmark architecture of Huis Boechoute, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bourgogne des Flandres Brewery, and take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges.

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Traveling by car from Strasbourg to Bruges takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Traveling from Strasbourg in May, expect nights in Bruges to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. You will leave for Amsterdam on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Ghent, Zonnebeke
Highlights from your plan
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Tyne Cot Cemetery ©
Tyne Cot Cemetery
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zaanse Schans and The Jordaan. Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and Micropia. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Portuguese Synagogue, examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and get curious at Body Worlds.

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You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zaandam
Highlights from your plan
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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