15 days in Paris & The Netherlands Itinerary

15 days in Paris & The Netherlands Itinerary

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15 days in Paris & The Netherlands Itinerary

Toronto, Canada
Fly:  16​h
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
Assen, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  2​h 30​min
De Koog, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
Toronto, Canada

5
days
Paris, France

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 some cultural insight at Île de la Cité and Champs-Elysees. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palace of Versailles and Arc de Triomphe. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musée d'Orsay, browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Le Marais, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Église Saint-Sulpice.

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Toronto, Canada to Paris is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Paris is 6 hours. Traveling from Toronto in June, Paris is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Île de la Cité
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Palace of Versailles

4
days
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank House. Escape the urban bustle at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) and Sloepdelen Boat Rental. Venture out of the city with trips to Zandvoort aan Zee (in Zandvoort) and Grote Markt (in Haarlem). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, take a stroll through Red Light District, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif.

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Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Assen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zandvoort aan Zee, Grote Markt, Heerlijck Slaapen op de Zaanse Schans
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Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum

3
days
Assen, The Netherlands

Assen is a municipality and a city in the northeastern Netherlands, and is the capital of the province of Drenthe. Get in touch with nature at Kampsheide and National Park Drentsche Aa. Spend the 15th (Thu) exploring nature at National Park Drents-Friese Wold.

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You can drive from Amsterdam to Assen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to De Koog.

Things to do in Assen

Nature Parks

Side Trips

National Park Drents-Friese Wold, National Park Drentsche Aa, Kampsheide
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Kampsheide
National Park Drentsche Aa

2
days
De Koog, The Netherlands

De Koog is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Vuurtoren Texel, enjoy the sand and surf at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora, experience rural life at Schapenboerderij Texel, and then browse for treasures at boeken aan de dijk gesloten tot 17 maart 2017.

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Getting from Assen to De Koog by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in De Koog

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Texel, De Cocksdorp, Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora
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Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Lighthouse Texel
Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach