12 days in Rotterdam & Paris Itinerary

12 days in Rotterdam & Paris Itinerary

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
2
Paris, France
— 6 nights

3
nights
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam
Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Explore hidden gems such as Madurodam and World Heritage Kinderdijk. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rotterdam: Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel) and Drievliet (in The Hague). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), admire the striking features of Erasmus Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Nieuwe Kerk, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Rotterdam Zoo.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rotterdam trip planner.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Rotterdam is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Rotterdam. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in June, things will get cooler in Rotterdam: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Hague, Nieuwe Kerk, Efteling, World Heritage Kinderdijk
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Efteling
Efteling
Madurodam ©
Madurodam
Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) ©

6
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and get your game on at FlyView.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip tool.

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June in Paris, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles, Chartres Cathedral
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis

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