11 days in France, Belgium & Amsterdam Itinerary

11 days in France, Belgium & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Cairo, Egypt


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5
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 Blue Fox Travel - Blue Bike Tours, Food Tours, Luxembourg Gardens, and other attractions. Shop till you drop at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. Get some cultural insight at Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Chateau of Coucy in Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique--about 1h 55 min away.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Paris online route maker.

Cairo, Egypt to Paris is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cairo in July; daily highs in Paris reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. On the 10th (Tue), you're off to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Theme Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Axo Plage, Chateau of Coucy, Parc Saint Paul
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

1
night
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.
For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels road trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Paris in July, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. You'll set off for Bruges on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Brussels

Nightlife Museums Historic Sites
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1
night
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): stop by The Chocolate Line Bruges, look for gifts at The Old Chocolate House, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, and finally don't miss a visit to The Markt. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Uitkerkse Polder.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Bruges trip itinerary site.

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bruges are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Uitkerkse Polder
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges
The Markt ©
The Markt

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take a stroll through The Jordaan, don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House, and then take a stroll through Leidseplein. On your second day here, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip app.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Leidseplein
Leidseplein

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