11 days in France, Belgium & Amsterdam Itinerary

11 days in France, Belgium & Amsterdam Itinerary

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11 days in France, Belgium & Amsterdam Itinerary

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, Holland
— 2 nights
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.
You've added Blue Fox Travel, Food Tours, Luxembourg Gardens, and other attractions to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Le Marais and Chateau of Coucy. Popular historic sites such as Champs-Elysees and Arc de Triomphe are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Paris is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairo in July: high temperatures in Paris hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. On the 10th (Tue), you're off toBrussels.

Things to do in Paris

Theme Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Parc Saint Paul, Axo Plage, Chateau of Coucy
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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.
On the 9th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Grand Place, then sample the tasty concoctions at Cantillon Brewery, then don't miss a visit to Atomium, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum, meet the residents at Planckendael, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Brussels travel itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

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): look for gifts at The Chocolate Line Bruges, look for gifts at The Old Chocolate House, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, and finally make a trip to The Markt. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Uitkerkse Polder.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bruges trip website .

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Parks 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

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Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 13th (Fri), take a stroll through The Jordaan, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then wander the streets of Leidseplein. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner .

You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In July in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can 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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