22 days in France, Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

22 days in France, Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
3
Annecy, France
— 1 night
4
Lourmarin, France
— Few hours
5
Avignon, France
— 6 nights
6
Gordes, France
— 1 night
7
Les Baux de Provence, France
— 3 nights
8
Arles, France
— Few hours
9
Cassis, France
— 3 nights

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, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and meet the residents at ARTIS.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
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.
Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Bruges (The Markt, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, examine the collection at Atomium, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Annecy.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Bruges
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

1
night
Annecy, France

Annecy
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Annecy trip itinerary site.

Getting from Brussels to Annecy by combination of flight and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Brussels in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Annecy: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. You'll set off for Lourmarin on the 22nd (Tue).

Things to do in Annecy

Outdoors Parks Tours
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hours
Lourmarin, France

Lourmarin ©
Lourmarin is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. On the 22nd (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Lourmarin and then experience rural life at Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Lourmarin online visit planner.

Getting from Annecy to Lourmarin by car takes about 4 hours. In October, Lourmarin is a bit warmer than Annecy - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Lourmarin

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras
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Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras ©
Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras
Chateau de Lourmarin ©
Chateau de Lourmarin

6
nights
Avignon, France

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Avignon: Roman Theatre of Orange (in Orange), Pont du Gard (in Vers-Pont-du-Gard) and Vaison la Romaine (in Vaison-la-Romaine). Next up on the itinerary: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, get engrossed in the history at Musee Calvet, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Ventoux, and admire the natural beauty at Rocher des Doms.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Avignon trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Lourmarin to Avignon by car takes about an hour. October in Avignon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gordes.

Things to do in Avignon

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Gorges de l'Ardeche, Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac, Roman Theatre of Orange, Pont du Gard
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Distillerie A. Blachere ©
Distillerie A. Blachere

1
night
Gordes, France

Gordes ©
Gordes is a commune in the Vaucluse département in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. On the 29th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, thenhike along Le Sentier des Ocres, and then delve into the distant past at Village des Bories.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gordes trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Avignon to Gordes in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Gordes are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Les Baux de Provence.

Things to do in Gordes

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
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Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque ©
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque
Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres
Village des Bories ©
Village des Bories

3
nights
Les Baux de Provence, France

Les Baux de Provence ©
Les Baux-de-Provence is a French commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department of the province of Provence in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southern France. Change things up with a short trip to Fontaine Moussue in Salon-de-Provence (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, admire the landmark architecture of Chateau des Baux de Provence, do a tasting at Mas de la Dame, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St-Vincent.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Les Baux de Provence route planner.

Drive from Gordes to Les Baux de Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Arles.

Things to do in Les Baux de Provence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Saint-Remy-de-Provence, Fontaine Moussue, Chateau de Tarascon
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Chateau des Baux de Provence ©
Chateau des Baux de Provence
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Eglise St-Vincent ©
Eglise St-Vincent

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Arles, France

Arles ©
Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Trophime and then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre (les Arenes).

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Arles route planner.

Getting from Les Baux de Provence to Arles by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In November in Arles, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Cassis.

Things to do in Arles

Historic Sites
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Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Eglise St-Trophime ©
Eglise St-Trophime

3
nights
Cassis, France

Cassis ©
Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Calanques, thentake in the waterfront at Port de Cassis, and then look for gifts at Pastis Et Compagnie. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Place Baragnon, get outside with Cape Canaille, thentake a memorable drive along Calanque de Port-Miou, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Michel Church.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cassis trip planner.

Getting from Arles to Cassis by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Cassis can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cassis

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Cape Canaille ©
Cape Canaille
Port de Cassis ©
Port de Cassis
Calanques ©
Calanques

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