11 days in The Netherlands, France & Spain Itinerary

11 days in The Netherlands, France & Spain Itinerary

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1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
2
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
— 1 night
3
Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 1 day
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
6
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights

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night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof and then examine the collection at Zaanse Schans. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online trip itinerary builder.

Dallas, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Dallas to Amsterdam. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dallas in August; daily highs in Amsterdam reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Amersfoort.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands

Amersfoort ©
Amersfoort is a municipality and the second largest city of the province of Utrecht in central Netherlands. On the 4th (Tue), see the interesting displays at National Military Museum, thenexamine the collection at Mondriaanhuis, thensteep yourself in history at Kamperbinnenpoort, and finally contemplate the long history of Sint Jansstraat.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Amersfoort trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Amsterdam to Amersfoort in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Amersfoort

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

National Military Museum
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National Military Museum ©
National Military Museum
Mondriaanhuis ©
Mondriaanhuis
Kamperbinnenpoort ©
Kamperbinnenpoort

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Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 5th (Wed), make a trip to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, and then admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel.

To see reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel itinerary planning website.

Drive from Amersfoort to Mont-Saint-Michel in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel ©
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel ©
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, thensee the interesting displays at Musee de l'Orangerie, thenmake a trip to Pont Alexandre III, and finally step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): take a stroll through Montmartre, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then make a trip to Louvre Museum.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. In August in Paris, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee de l'Orangerie ©
Musee de l'Orangerie

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nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, thenwander the streets of Passeig de Gracia, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally walk around Parc de Montjuic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): stroll around Parc Guell, wander the streets of El Born, thencontemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, thentake a stroll through Ciutat Vella, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona visit planner.

Fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in August: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around °F and lows are around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): make a trip to Plaza de San Nicolas, thentake a stroll through Albayzin, thencontemplate the long history of La Madraza, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Granada journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Granada takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, you will find days in Granada are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are little chillier (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios

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