8 days in Paris, Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

8 days in Paris, Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights


Paris, France

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then explore the galleries of Louvre Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris itinerary tool.

Cairo, Egypt to Paris is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Cairo to Paris, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Cairo, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 12°C to lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

Capital of Europe

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 26th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Atomium, then find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, and then steep yourself in history at Parc du Cinquantenaire. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally don't miss a visit to Grand Place.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Brussels journey planner.

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. November in Brussels sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:

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 parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip builder app.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30: