37 days in Brussels & France Itinerary

37 days in Brussels & France Itinerary

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37 days in Brussels & France Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
train:  1​h 30​min
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 27 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
3
Versailles, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Rennes, France
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
End: Paris, France

27
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Let the collections at Atomium and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Ghent (Stadshal, Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), & more), Ieper (Ypres) (Menin Gate Memorial & In Flanders Fields Museum) and Bruges (Walplein, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, & more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum, and steep yourself in history at Parc du Cinquantenaire.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Brussels is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Jeddah in November: high temperatures in Brussels hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bruges, Antwerp, Ghent, Bredene, Ieper (Ypres)
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

2
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Louvre Museum, Eiffel Tower, Seine River, and other attractions. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arc de Triomphe and Île de la Cité. Head to Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarterfor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, make a trip to Ile Saint-Louis, take a stroll through Latin Quarter, and contemplate the long history of Place de la Bastille.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip maker tool .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Paris is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in November; daily highs in Paris reach 12°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

4
nights
Versailles, France

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Palace of Versailles. Let the collections at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and The Royal Chapel capture your imagination. Bring the kids along to Deauville Beach and Musee Vie et Metiers d'Autrefois. Venture out of the city with trips to Frac Haute-Normandie (in Sotteville-les-Rouen) and Rouen (Rue du Gros-Horloge, Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of The Trianons & The Hamlet, stop by L'adresse gourmande, wander the streets of Quartier des Antiquaires, and take an in-depth tour of Galerie des Carrosses.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Versailles day trip site .

Versailles is just a short distance from Paris. In November, daily temperatures in Versailles can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rennes.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Rouen, Musee Vie et Metiers d'Autrefois, Deauville Beach, Frac Haute-Normandie
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Musee Vie et Metiers d'Autrefois ©

3
nights
Rennes, France

Rennes ©
Many tour guides skip Rennes, a "City of Art and History," but that doesn't mean you should.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aquatonic Rennes, Westcapades Mont St Michel day tour and Parc du Thabor. Family-friendly places like Beach of Genets and Plage du Sillon will thrill your kids. Head to La Petite Confiturerie and Marche aux Huitresfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Avranches (Eglise Notre-Dame-des-Champs & Notre-Dame-des-Champs Church of Avranches), Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel) and Notre Dame de la Paix de Pontorson (in Pontorson). Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at L'Ecume des Falaises and browse the eclectic array of goods at Halles Centrales.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rennes online vacation maker .

Getting from Versailles to Rennes by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rennes

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Petite Confiturerie, Marche aux Huitres, Eglise Notre-Dame-des-Champs, Beach of Genets, Mont Saint-Michel
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
La Petite Confiturerie ©
La Petite Confiturerie
Plage du Sillon ©
Plage du Sillon

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