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Drive to Folkestone, Train to Calais-Fréthun, Drive to Amiens
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Amiens, France
— 1 night
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Hautvillers, France
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Reims, France
— 1 night
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 1 night
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
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Dunkirk, France
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Amiens, France — 1 night

City of Canals

Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Delirium Cafe as well as Au Fut et a mesure. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, then get engrossed in the history at Maison de Jules Verne, then join in the after-dark buzz at Au Fut et a mesure, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Delirium Cafe.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Amiens trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Amiens is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of car and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, daytime highs in Amiens are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Hautvillers.
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Hautvillers, France

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Champagne Joseph Desruets and then pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye Saint-Pierre d'Hautvillers.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hautvillers day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Amiens to Hautvillers takes 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Hautvillers are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Reims.
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Reims, France — 1 night

City of Kings

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Le Dropkick Bar Reims as well as Au Fut et a Mesure. On the 5th (Sat), join in the after-dark buzz at Au Fut et a Mesure and then enjoy the music at Le Dropkick Bar Reims.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Reims trip planner.

Getting from Hautvillers to Reims by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sun) before leaving for Antwerp.
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Antwerp, Belgium — 1 night

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery, Beerlovers Bar and Cafe Pardaf. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): indulge your thirst for a good beer at De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery, admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal, then join in the after-dark buzz at Cafe Pardaf, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Beerlovers Bar.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Antwerp road trip planning site.

You can fly from Reims to Antwerp in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. November in Antwerp sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Bruges.
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Bruges, Belgium — 1 night

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Staminee De Garre, 't Poatersgat, Le Trappiste, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then join in the after-dark buzz at Le Trappiste, then get a taste of local nightlife at 't Poatersgat, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Staminee De Garre.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bruges trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Antwerp to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dunkirk.
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Dunkirk, France

Dunkirk is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. Musee Dunkerque 1940 - Operation Dynamo has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Musee Dunkerque 1940 - Operation Dynamo.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dunkirk tour planner.

Getting from Bruges to Dunkirk by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November in Dunkirk, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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