30 days in France & Belgium Itinerary

30 days in France & Belgium Itinerary

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30 days in France & Belgium Itinerary

Start: Cordoba, Argentina
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Carcassonne Center, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Meribel, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Orcieres, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Cordoba, Argentina


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4
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.
Head to Champs-Elysees and Le Maraisfor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Montmartre and Musee d'Orsay. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, and admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Paris travel planner .

Cordoba, Argentina to Paris is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Argentine Time (ART) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Cordoba in February, things will get cooler in Paris: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

4
nights
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.
Basilica of the Holy Blood and Saint Bavo's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Beguinage (Begijnhof) and Burg Square. When in Bruges, make a side trip to see Gravensteen Castle in Ghent, approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, examine the collection at Friet Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Savior Cathedral (Sint-Salvatorskathedraal), and don't miss a visit to The Markt.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bruges driving holiday planner.

Drive from Paris to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Ghent
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get some cultural insight at Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Let the collections at Atomium and MIM - Musical Instruments Museum capture your imagination. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, take an in-depth tour of Porte de Hal, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brussels vacation maker site .

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Brussels

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

4
nights
Carcassonne Center, France

Carcassonne Center ©
Get outdoors at Source du Frejo and Gorges de la Pierre-Lys. Visit Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile and Eglise Saint-Nazaire for their historical value. Explore Carcassonne Center's surroundings by going to Station Goulier Neige (in Goulier), Source Salee de la Sals (in Sougraigne) and le Chateau de Perdiguier (in Maraussan). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Carcassonne Medieval City, step into the grandiose world of Jonqueres D'oriola Vignobles - Chateau de Corneilla Del Vercol, explore the striking landscape at Sidobre, and take an in-depth tour of Musee Toulouse-Lautrec.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne Center driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Brussels to Carcassonne Center takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in March: high temperatures in Carcassonne Center hover around 16°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Meribel.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Albi, Source du Frejo, le Chateau de Perdiguier, Sidobre, Station Goulier Neige
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec ©
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec
Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire

2
nights
Meribel, France

Meribel ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Raquett'Evasion and Oxygene Ski & Snowboard School Les Menuires. Get outdoors at Snowdlight Ski School and Mission Black Forest.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Meribel holiday planner.

You can drive from Carcassonne Center to Meribel in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Carcassonne Center in March, you will find days in Meribel are a bit cooler (12°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Orcieres.

Things to do in Meribel

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Oxygene Ski & Snowboard School Les Menuires
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Orcieres, France

Orcieres ©
Orcières is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France. Visiting Winter Parc and ULM Valmeinier will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pure and The Petrifying Fountain of Reotier. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orcieres: Station de Ski Reallon (in Reallon), The Gallery (in Guillestre) and Notre-Dame-du-Real (in Embrun). Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Ski Orcieres Merlette.

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You can drive from Meribel to Orcieres in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Meribel in March, Orcieres is little chillier at night with lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Orcieres

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Station de Ski Reallon, The Petrifying Fountain of Reotier, Notre-Dame-du-Real, The Gallery, ULM Valmeinier
Highlights from your plan
Ski Orcieres Merlette ©
Ski Orcieres Merlette
Notre-Dame-du-Real ©
Notre-Dame-du-Real

4
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vieille Ville and La Croisette. Let the collections at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Station de Ski L'Audibergue (in Andon), Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste (in Coaraze) and Le Suquet (in Cannes). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Palais Lascaris and take in the exciting artwork at Espace Loas.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice online vacation planner .

Getting from Orcieres to Nice by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Orcieres in March, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Cannes, Station de Ski L'Audibergue, Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Highlights from your plan
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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