13 days in Holland, Bruges & Paris Itinerary

13 days in Holland, Bruges & Paris Itinerary

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13 days in Holland, Bruges & Paris Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
2
Rotterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, make a trip to Dam Square, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip app .

Edinburgh, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Edinburgh to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Rotterdam, Holland

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Hague (Madurodam & Vredespaleis) and museum Beelden aan Zee (in Scheveningen). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Church, see the interesting displays at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, and admire the striking features of Euromast.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rotterdam trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Rotterdam, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

The Hague, Delft
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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

3
nights
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.
When in Bruges, make a side trip to see Chocolate Nation in Antwerp, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Markt, see the interesting displays at Friet Museum, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bruges trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Rotterdam to Bruges takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Chocolate Nation
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, take a stroll through Montmartre, and head off the coast to Île de la Cité.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Paris trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Bruges to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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