22 days in Amsterdam, Brussels & Paris Itinerary

22 days in Amsterdam, Brussels & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 7 nights
3
Paris, France
— 8 nights

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Explore hidden gems such as The Jordaan and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Zandvoort aan Zee (in Zandvoort), Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee (in Bloemendaal) and Bussloo (in Wilp). Spend the 8th (Wed) exploring nature at Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, and wander the streets of Red Light District.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Amsterdam is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Riyadh in August, with highs in Amsterdam at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Zandvoort aan Zee, Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee, Bussloo, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
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Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) ©
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

7
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Basilica of the Holy Blood. Take a break from the city and head to Domaine Des Grottes De Han and Minnewater Lake. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Pairi Daiza (in Brugelette), Escargotiere de Warnant (in Anhee) and Bruges (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Grand Place, explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and explore the galleries of Atomium.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip builder tool.

Drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Bruges, Pairi Daiza, Escargotiere de Warnant, Domaine Des Grottes De Han
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The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

8
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Get outdoors at Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères and Ile Saint-Louis. Venture out of the city with trips to Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip maker site.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Brussels in August, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères, Chartres Cathedral, Palace of Versailles
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Musee Rodin ©
Musee Rodin
Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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