8 days in Amsterdam & Paris Itinerary

8 days in Amsterdam & Paris Itinerary

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8 days in Amsterdam & Paris Itinerary

Start: Beirut, Lebanon
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Beirut, Lebanon

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 17th (Fri), explore the galleries of Anne Frank House, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and then take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online journey planner .

Beirut, Lebanon to Amsterdam is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. In May, Amsterdam is little chillier than Beirut - with highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. Île de la Cité and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Paris planner .

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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