9 days in Amsterdam & Paris Itinerary

9 days in Amsterdam & Paris Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. For shopping fun, head to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery or Albert Cuyp Market. Venture out of the city with trips to Landgoed Clingendael (in The Hague) and De Vishal (in Haarlem). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, don't miss a visit to Leidseplein, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planning tool.

Boston, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Amsterdam is 6 hours. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

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Paris, France

— 3 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay capture your imagination. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Paris day trip planning app.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
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