16 days in Amsterdam, Belgium & Paris Itinerary

16 days in Amsterdam, Belgium & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
4
Liege, Belgium
— 1 night
5
Paris, France
— 5 nights

3
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Take a break from the city and head to Herengracht and The Amstel. Let the collections at Anne Frank House and Zaanse Schans capture your imagination. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to The Hague (Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), Panorama Mesdag, &more) and Canals area (in Utrecht). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), steep yourself in history at Portuguese Synagogue, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam driving holiday planning tool.

Chicago, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Chicago to Amsterdam. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chicago in June; daily highs in Amsterdam reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

The Hague, Zaanse Schans, Canals area
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) ©

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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 19th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, thenexplore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, and finally contemplate the long history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, thenexplore the activities along Minnewater Lake, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

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

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. June in Bruges sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Gravensteen
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The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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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.
Visit Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at René Magritte Museum and Royal Palace of Brussels. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Atomium, browse the exhibits of Belgian Comic Strip Center, explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Brussels trip planner.

Drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Brussels sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Liege.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

1
night
Liege, Belgium

Liege
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
On the 24th (Wed), trek along Montagne Saint-Pierre Nature and then look for all kinds of wild species at La Roche-aux-Faucons.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Liege online travel route planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Liege in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Liege

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Montagne Saint-Pierre Nature, La Roche-aux-Faucons
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee d'Orsay and The Army Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte (in Maincy), Chateau de Chantilly (in Chantilly City) and Australian National Memorial (in Fouilloy). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orléans Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Adelaide Cemetery.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Paris online tour planner.

Take a train from Liege to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Orléans Cathedral, Chateau Royal de Blois, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, Chateau de Chantilly
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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