10 days in France & Brussels Itinerary

10 days in France & Brussels Itinerary

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Fly to Paris-Orly Airport, Drive to Versailles
Versailles, France
— 1 night
Fere-en-Tardenois, France
— 2 nights
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights


Versailles, France — 1 night

Royal Paradise

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Piece d'Eau des Suisses and then take a peaceful walk through Foret Domaniale de Meudon.

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Prince George, Canada to Versailles is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Prince George to Versailles, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Prince George in June since evenings lows in Versailles dip to 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Thu) before leaving for Fere-en-Tardenois.
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Fere-en-Tardenois, France — 2 nights

Fère-en-Tardenois is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.It is named for the Tardenois region.PersonalitiesIt was the birthplace of Camille Claudel (1864–1943), sculptor and graphic artist.SightsThe Château de Fère-en-Tardenois dates originally from 1206, with later important Renaissance altertions.The Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial is one and a half miles east of Fère-en-Tardenois. On the 30th (Thu), explore the different monuments and memorials at Aisne-Marne Memorial & Cemetery and then take in the dramatic natural features at La Hotte du Diable. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Monument a la gloire de la 42e Rainbow US, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte Macre, and then don't miss a visit to Halle aux Bles.

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You can drive from Versailles to Fere-en-Tardenois in 2 hours. Traveling from Versailles in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Fere-en-Tardenois. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sat) before leaving for Paris.
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Memorial De La Shoah and Luxembourg Palace. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Parc du Champ de Mars, make a trip to Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel, examine the collection at Musee Carnavalet - Histoire de Paris, and admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

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Drive from Fere-en-Tardenois to Paris in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Tue) before leaving for Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 2 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 5th (Tue), make a trip to Bois de la Cambre and then explore the world behind art at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Rouge Cloitre Park, then delve into the lush surroundings at Sonian Forest, and then don't miss a visit to Great Market Square (Grote Markt).

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Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in July: highs in Brussels hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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France travel guide

Architectural Buildings · Art Museums · Landmarks
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.