16 days in The Netherlands, Belgium & France Itinerary

16 days in The Netherlands, Belgium & France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— Few hours
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
4
Bayeux, France
— 2 nights
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Bureau Amsterdam and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary builder tool.

Mumbai, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in December, things will get cooler in Amsterdam: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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.
On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), sample the tasty concoctions at De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at ZOO Planckendael.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Brussels trip website.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Tours

Side Trips

Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), ZOO Planckendael, De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, stop by Le Marais, explore the activities along Seine River, and admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 1:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bayeux driving holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Paris to Bayeux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Maison Gosselin, La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery), Normandy American Cemetery
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): view the masterpieces at The Royal Chapel. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Les Delices Fromagers and then take a peaceful walk through Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau).

Make your Paris itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Bayeux to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

The Royal Chapel, Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau), Les Delices Fromagers, Parc des Felins
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The Royal Chapel ©
The Royal Chapel
French Arts Factory ©
French Arts Factory

4
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Take a break from the city and head to Strand Egmond aan Zee and Natuurgebied Zwanenwater. Do some cultural sightseeing at Anne Frank House and Red Light District. See some other sides of Amsterdam: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam driving holiday website.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Natuurgebied Zwanenwater, Strand Egmond aan Zee
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 9:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Strand Egmond aan Zee ©
Strand Egmond aan Zee
Red Light District ©
Red Light District

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