57 days in The Netherlands, Ile-de-France & North Rhine-Westphalia Itinerary

57 days in The Netherlands, Ile-de-France & North Rhine-Westphalia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Marne-la-Vallee, France
— 3 nights
2
Fontainebleau, France
— 3 nights
3
Chatenay-Malabry, France
— 2 nights
4
Versailles, France
— 6 nights
5
Boulogne-Billancourt, France
— 2 nights
6
Paris, France
— 16 nights
7
Cologne, Germany
— 5 nights
8
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
9
Tilburg, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
10
Breda, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
11
Den Bosch, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
12
Leersum, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
13
Utrecht, The Netherlands
— 4 nights

3
nights
Marne-la-Vallee, France

Marne-la-Vallee ©
As a "new town" best known for its Euro Disney Park and resorts, Marne-la-Vallée is a modern family resort town.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims and Chateau of Champs-sur-Marne. Get some historical perspective at Abbatiale Saint-Pierre Notre-Dame-des-Ardents and Eglise Notre Dame du Val. Step out of Marne-la-Vallee with an excursion to Musee de la Grande Guerre in Meaux--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: discover the magic at Disneyland Paris, browse the different shops at La Vallee Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Barthelemy, and look for gifts at Disney Village.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Marne-la-Vallee route maker app.

Brussels, Belgium to Marne-la-Vallee is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Fontainebleau.

Things to do in Marne-la-Vallee

Theme Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, Musee de la Grande Guerre
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Chateau of Champs-sur-Marne ©
Chateau of Champs-sur-Marne

3
nights
Fontainebleau, France

Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau is a commune in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. You'll explore and learn at Chateau de Fontainebleau and Musee Volant Salis. Visit Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte and Basilique de Saint-Mathurin for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Fontainebleau side-trips: Musee Jardin Bourdelle (in Egreville), Cite Medievale de Provins (in Provins) and musee aeronautique et spatial SAFRAN (in Reau). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Moret-sur-Loing, see the interesting displays at Verrerie d'art, and make a trip to Espace Culturel Paul Bedu.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Fontainebleau online holiday planner.

You can drive from Marne-la-Vallee to Fontainebleau in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Fontainebleau sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Chatenay-Malabry.

Things to do in Fontainebleau

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Musee Jardin Bourdelle, Moret-sur-Loing, Basilique de Saint-Mathurin, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Espace Culturel Paul Bedu
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte ©
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Verrerie d'art ©
Verrerie d'art

2
nights
Chatenay-Malabry, France

Chatenay-Malabry ©
Châtenay-Malabry is a commune in the southwestern suburbs of Paris, France. On the 8th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Montlhery, thenidentify plant and animal life at Parc du Chateau, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre Dame du Calvaire, and finally identify plant and animal life at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Musee intercommunal d'Etampes, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chamarande, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Le Port aux Cerises, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale de la Resurrection Saint Corbinien.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Chatenay-Malabry attractions planner.

You can drive from Fontainebleau to Chatenay-Malabry in an hour. In September in Chatenay-Malabry, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Versailles.

Things to do in Chatenay-Malabry

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eglise Notre Dame du Calvaire, Cathedrale de la Resurrection Saint Corbinien, Le Port aux Cerises, Chateau de Montlhery, Chateau de Chamarande
Highlights from your plan
Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups ©
Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
Eglise Notre Dame du Calvaire ©
Eglise Notre Dame du Calvaire
Chateau de Chamarande ©
Chateau de Chamarande

6
nights
Versailles, France

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palace of Versailles and Grand Canal. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Trianons & The Hamlet and Ancien Hopital Royal. There's still lots to do: walk around Parc Du Peuple De L'Herbe, take in the exciting artwork at The Royal Chapel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Louis, and step into the grandiose world of Le Petit Trianon.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Versailles online tour itinerary planner.

Versailles is very close to Chatenay-Malabry. In September, daytime highs in Versailles are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Boulogne-Billancourt.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Parc Du Peuple De L'Herbe
Highlights from your plan
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
Grand Canal ©
Grand Canal

2
nights
Boulogne-Billancourt, France

Boulogne-Billancourt ©
Boulogne-Billancourt is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Réunion des Musées Nationaux et Grand Palais, get engrossed in the history at Bois Preau, thenhead off the coast to Parc de L'ile Saint Germain, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Remy, explore the different monuments and memorials at Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Malmaison, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Archea.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Boulogne-Billancourt journey planning website.

Boulogne-Billancourt is very close to Versailles. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Boulogne-Billancourt

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Rueil-Malmaison, Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial, Archea, Parc de L'ile Saint Germain, Eglise Saint Remy
Highlights from your plan
Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial ©
Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial
Réunion des Musées Nationaux et Grand Palais ©
Eglise Saint Remy ©
Eglise Saint Remy

16
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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Montmartre for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Le Marais, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Paris is just a short distance from Boulogne-Billancourt. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Museum Ludwig and LVR-Industriemuseum Papiermuhle Alte Dombach will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Cologne Cathedral and St. Peter und Paul. Explore Cologne's surroundings by going to Zwillbrock Biologische Station (in Vreden), Teverener Heide (in Geilenkirchen) and Wilder Kermeter Natur-Erlebnispark (in Schleiden). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark, steep yourself in history at Schumannhaus, and admire the masterpieces at Wallraf-Richartz Museum.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cologne vacation maker app.

Take a train from Paris to Cologne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daytime highs in Cologne are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Cologne

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Zwillbrock Biologische Station, Teverener Heide, LVR-Industriemuseum Papiermuhle Alte Dombach, St. Peter und Paul, Wilder Kermeter Natur-Erlebnispark
Highlights from your plan
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

4
nights
Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Eindhoven ©
The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
Museum-lovers will get to explore DAF Museum and Dutch Museum of Lithography. Do some cultural sightseeing at Klooster Sint Agatha and Beeldentuin Ruimte in Beeld. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eindhoven: Hapert (in Hapert), Overloon War Cemetery (in Overloon) and Museum Techniek met 'n Ziel (in Neerkant). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Strabrechtse Heide, make a trip to VALKENSWAARD WAR CEMETERY, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mierlo war cemetary, and grab your bike and head to Brabantse Natuurpoorten.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Eindhoven trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Cologne to Eindhoven takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tilburg.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Valkenswaard, Mierlo war cemetary, Beeldentuin Ruimte in Beeld, Hapert, Strabrechtse Heide
Highlights from your plan
Museum Techniek met 'n Ziel ©
Museum Techniek met 'n Ziel
Rijtuigenmuseum Valkenswaard ©
Rijtuigenmuseum Valkenswaard
Beeldentuin Ruimte in Beeld ©
Beeldentuin Ruimte in Beeld

2
nights
Tilburg, The Netherlands

Tilburg ©
The industrial revolution transformed the town of Tilburg from a small village to one of the largest towns in the Netherlands.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Baardwijkse Overlaat, look for all kinds of wild species at Leemputten, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Regte Heide & Riels Laag, identify plant and animal life at Moergestel Broek, and then identify plant and animal life at Kampina.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tilburg route planner.

Tilburg is very close to Eindhoven. In October, daytime highs in Tilburg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Breda.

Things to do in Tilburg

Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, Moergestel Broek, Regte Heide & Riels Laag, Baardwijkse Overlaat, Leemputten
Highlights from your plan
Regte Heide & Riels Laag ©
Regte Heide & Riels Laag
Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen ©
Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen
Kampina ©
Kampina

3
nights
Breda, The Netherlands

Breda ©
Breda is a municipality and a city in the southern part of the Netherlands. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Historische Kilometer and Miniaturenmuseum Breda. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sint Joostkapel Breda and Fort Sabina. Venture out of the city with trips to Grote Markt (in Bergen op Zoom), Natuurgebied Dintelse Gorzen (in De Heen) and Zundert (Wallsteijn & Oude Buisse Heide). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Boswachterij Dorst and explore the different monuments and memorials at Polski Cmentarz Wojskowy W Bredzie.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Breda tour builder website.

Breda is just a stone's throw from Tilburg. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Den Bosch.

Things to do in Breda

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zundert, Boswachterij Dorst, Grote Markt, Fort Sabina, Natuurgebied Dintelse Gorzen
Highlights from your plan
Natuurgebied Dintelse Gorzen ©
Natuurgebied Dintelse Gorzen
Historische Kilometer
Historische Kilometer
Sint Joostkapel Breda ©
Sint Joostkapel Breda

4
nights
Den Bosch, The Netherlands

Den Bosch ©
The fortified city of Den Bosch impresses with its well-preserved 16th- and 17th-century architecture.
Appreciate the collections at Noordbrabants Museum and Museum het Gouverneurshuis. Get some cultural insight at De Wonderlijke Klim and Het Bossche Kwartier. Change things up with these side-trips from Den Bosch: Heusden (Galerie Lilja Zakirova & Heusden Fortress), Wijboschbroek (in Schijndel) and Natuurcentrum De Maashorst (in Nistelrode). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Het Bossche Broek, trek along Natuurgebied De Moerputten, step into the grandiose world of Kasteel Heeswijk, and examine the collection at DePetrus.

Start your trip to Den Bosch by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Breda to Den Bosch in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Den Bosch, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Leersum.

Things to do in Den Bosch

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Heusden, Vught, Wijboschbroek, Kasteel Heeswijk, Natuurcentrum De Maashorst
Highlights from your plan
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
DePetrus ©
DePetrus
Geniemuseum ©
Geniemuseum

2
nights
Leersum, The Netherlands

Leersum ©
Leersum is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Nationaal Park Utrechtse Heuvelrug and then take a peaceful walk through Leersumse Veld. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Fort aan de Buursteeg, thenstep into the grandiose world of Amerongen Castle, thencontemplate the long history of Huis Doorn, and finally stroll around Nationaal Bomenmuseum Gimborn.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Leersum trip planner.

You can drive from Den Bosch to Leersum in an hour. October in Leersum sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Utrecht.

Things to do in Leersum

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Doorn, Nationaal Park Utrechtse Heuvelrug, Amerongen Castle, Fort aan de Buursteeg
Highlights from your plan
Leersumse Veld ©
Leersumse Veld
Huis Doorn ©
Huis Doorn
Amerongen Castle ©
Amerongen Castle

4
nights
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Visit Old Church and Pieterskerk Utrecht uit 1039 for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles and Dom Tower. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Utrecht: Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen (in Woerdense Verlaat), Reeuwijkse Plassen (in Reeuwijk) and Delft (Vermeer Centrum Delft, Museum Prinsenhof Delft, &more). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Canals area, have fun and explore at Museum Speelklok, view the masterpieces at Fotodok, and get engrossed in the history at Museum Catharijneconvent.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Utrecht trip itinerary app.

Drive from Leersum to Utrecht in an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Utrecht can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Utrecht

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Delft, Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen, Reeuwijkse Plassen
Highlights from your plan
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) ©
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)
Old Church ©
Old Church
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles ©

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