16 days in Amsterdam & Paris Itinerary

16 days in Amsterdam & Paris Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 8 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 7 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

8
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights) & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery) and Haarlem (Grote Markt & Frans Hals Museum). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, and stop by The Jordaan.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

The Hague, Haarlem
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

7
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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and stop by Montmartre.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris day trip planner.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Dec 25 — Jan 1:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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