22 days in France, Bruges & Amsterdam Itinerary

22 days in France, Bruges & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Aix-en-Provence, France
— 4 nights
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Strasbourg, France
— 3 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee Rodin and Ile Saint-Louis. Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, make a trip to Eglise Saint Joseph Artisan, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

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Sydney, Australia to Paris is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Paris is minus 9 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in Paris reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum
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Eiffel Tower
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Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Carrieres des Lumieres and Amphitheatre (les Arenes). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau des Baux de Provence and Eglise St-Trophime. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aix-en-Provence: Espiguette Beach (in Le Grau-du-Roi), Saint-Remy-de-Provence (Site Archeologique de Glanum & Les Antiques) and Aigues-Mortes (Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes & Chapelle de la Confrerie des Penitents-Gris). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieil Aix, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Oblats, make a trip to Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre, and explore the world behind art at Musee Departemental Arles Antique.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Aix-en-Provence online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Paris to Aix-en-Provence in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or drive. When traveling from Paris in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Aix-en-Provence: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

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Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Sanctuaire du Mont Sainte Odile, then explore the historical opulence of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, and then contemplate the long history of Porte Haute. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Alsatian Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Centre-ville de Strasbourg, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Paul, and finally walk around Parc de l'Orangerie.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Strasbourg trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Aix-en-Provence to Strasbourg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In May, Strasbourg is a bit cooler than Aix-en-Provence - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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History Museum
Alsatian Museum
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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Ghent City Center and Graslei and Korenlei are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Gravensteen and Tyne Cot Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Passchendaele New British Cemetery (in Zonnebeke) and Ghent (St Michael's Bridge, Sint-Jacobskerk, &more). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, sample the tasty concoctions at Bourgogne des Flandres Brewery, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and see the interesting displays at Torture Museum Oude Steen.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bruges travel route planner.

Getting from Strasbourg to Bruges by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. Traveling from Strasbourg in May, expect nights in Bruges to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. You'll set off for Amsterdam on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Ghent City Center
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Tyne Cot Cemetery
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Gravensteen
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zaanse Schans and Micropia. Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. And it doesn't end there: visit The Jordaan, admire the landmark architecture of Portuguese Synagogue, contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, and engage your brain at Body Worlds.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Zaanse Schans
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Anne Frank House
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Van Gogh Museum
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