16 days in Brussels, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

16 days in Brussels, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lilongwe, Malawi
Fly:  20 h 30 min
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Lilongwe, Malawi

3
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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), take in nature's colorful creations at Castle of Laeken, and examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM).

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Brussels trip planner.

Lilongwe, Malawi to Brussels is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lilongwe to Brussels. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris vacation planning site.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Brussels in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paris, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

5
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, and contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam online trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Amsterdam, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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