12 days in Paris & Bruges Itinerary

12 days in Paris & Bruges Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 day
3
Paris, France
— 6 nights

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Champagne Alain Mercier et Fils and Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny. Head to Justine Red and Edwart Chocolatierfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Champagne Tarlant (in Oeuilly), Giverny (Fondation Claude Monet & Musee des impressionnismes) and Beer Town (in Provins). There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Orangerie, and explore the activities along Seine River.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paris itinerary planner.

Denver, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Denver to Paris, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Denver, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Giverny, Champagne Tarlant, Beer Town, Champagne Alain Mercier et Fils
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Musee des impressionnismes ©
Musee des impressionnismes
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet

1
day
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.
On the 21st (Fri), make a trip to The Markt, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then stop by The Chocolate Line Bruges, and finally look for gifts at The Old Chocolate House.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bruges journey planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Bruges in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
The Old Chocolate House ©
The Old Chocolate House

6
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
Louvre Museum and Palace of Versailles are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chartres Cathedral and Ile Saint-Louis. Step out of Paris to go to Coincy and see La Hotte du Diable, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. Explore Paris further: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, stop by Le Marais, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip planning site.

You can take a train from Bruges to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chartres Cathedral, Palace of Versailles, La Hotte du Diable
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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