17 days in Belgium, The Netherlands & Paris Itinerary

17 days in Belgium, The Netherlands & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
3
Lisse, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
5
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights

3
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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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Jardin des Tuileries as well as Bateaux Parisiens. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Latin Quarter and 1st Arrondissement. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Le Marais, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Paris. In August, daytime highs in Paris are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Latin Quarter ©
Latin Quarter

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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.
On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, thenstop by Pierre Marcolini, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’', and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Sonian Forest.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Brussels journey builder tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Lisse.

Things to do in Brussels

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’'
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Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' ©
Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’'
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert ©
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert
Sonian Forest ©
Sonian Forest

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Lisse, The Netherlands

Lisse ©
Lisse is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lisse online vacation planner.

You can take a train from Brussels to Lisse in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Lisse are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Thu) before leaving for Amsterdam.

Things to do in Lisse

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Westeinderplassen
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Westeinderplassen ©
Westeinderplassen
Keukenhof ©
Keukenhof

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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.
Get outdoors at The Amstel and Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Jordaan and Food Tours. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Amsterdam City Tours (in Marken) and Spiegelplas en Blijkpolderplas (in Nederhorst den Berg). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, and contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht.

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Getting from Lisse to Amsterdam by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Amsterdam City Tours, Spiegelplas en Blijkpolderplas, Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Food Tours

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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.
Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Bruges Art Route, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Annakerk (St Anne's Church), thenlook for gifts at The Old Chocolate House, and finally don't miss a visit to The Markt.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bruges trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Bruges are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Bruges Art Route ©
Bruges Art Route
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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Paris, France

Paris ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, thenmake a trip to Eiffel Tower, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Bruges to Paris by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter ©
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter
Shakespeare and Company Bookstore ©
Shakespeare and Company Bookstore

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