15 days in France, Amsterdam & Germany Itinerary

15 days in France, Amsterdam & Germany Itinerary

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Nice, France
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
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Munich, Germany
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Nice, France

— 2 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): wander the streets of Vieille Ville, then make a trip to Place Massena, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins Bioves, make a trip to Fort de la Revere, then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Nice travel route website.

Cairo, Egypt to Nice is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Nice due to the time zone difference. In January, Nice is a bit cooler than Cairo - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, make a trip to Place de la Concorde, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Paris road trip planning website.

Fly from Nice to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in January, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 8°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, get your game on at Museumphoto, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Berlin day trip website.

Fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to fly to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Munich, Germany

— 3 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Munich trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Munich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. January in Munich sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature
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France travel guide

4.3
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.

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.