16 days in Amsterdam, Ghent & Paris Itinerary

16 days in Amsterdam, Ghent & Paris Itinerary

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16 days in Amsterdam, Ghent & Paris Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Ghent, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  5 h
3
Paris, France
— 6 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Mumbai, India

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Mumbai to Amsterdam, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in February: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 7°C and lows are around 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Ghent.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ghent: Bruges (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, The Markt, &more). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, steep yourself in history at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, make a trip to Ghent City Center, and pick up some local products at BE O Markt.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ghent travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Ghent in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Ghent can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Paris.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Bruges
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Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
The Markt ©
The Markt
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip maker.

You can take a train from Ghent to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In February, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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