13 days in France, London & Brussels Itinerary

13 days in France, London & Brussels Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
3
Reims, France
— 2 nights
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights
5
Versailles, France
— 1 night

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Explore hidden gems such as Brighton Beach and Lancing Beach. Get some historical perspective at Westminster Abbey and Churchill War Rooms. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read London trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in London

Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Brighton Beach, Lancing Beach
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady and then head outdoors with Sint-Annastrand. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, then see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and finally don't miss a visit to Grand Place.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brussels online trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Brussels in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Brussels due to the time zone difference. July in Brussels sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Reims.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Antwerp
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady

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nights
Reims, France

Reims ©
Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Axo Plage, then get engrossed in the history at Caverne du Dragon, and then admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Le Phare de Vezernay and then learn about winemaking at Budding.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Reims day trip site.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Reims takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Brussels in July, expect nights in Reims to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Reims

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Axo Plage, Caverne du Dragon, Le Phare de Vezernay
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Caverne du Dragon ©
Caverne du Dragon
Le Phare de Vezernay ©
Le Phare de Vezernay

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. You'll explore and learn at Musee d'Orsay and Chateau de Fontainebleau. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, kick back and relax at Paris Plage, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip maker.

You can take a train from Reims to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Paris, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Chateau de Fontainebleau
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Fri), view the masterpieces at The Royal Chapel, contemplate the long history of The Trianons & The Hamlet, then get to know the fascinating history of Grand Canal, then take an in-depth tour of Chateau de Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas' House, and finally get engrossed in the history at Galerie des Carrosses. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Versailles sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Paris to Versailles in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Chateau de Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas' House
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The Royal Chapel ©
The Royal Chapel
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet

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