21 days in The Netherlands, France & Brussels Itinerary

21 days in The Netherlands, France & Brussels Itinerary

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
4
Paris, France
— 5 nights
5
Marne-la-Vallee, France
— 3 nights

1
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Utrecht, The Netherlands

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): stop by Kop van Zuid and then look for gifts at Blaak Markt. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Hoge Veluwe National Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Utrecht sightseeing planner.

Manama, Bahrain to Utrecht is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Manama to Utrecht, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Manama in July, with highs in Utrecht at 27°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Utrecht

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rotterdam, Hoge Veluwe National Park
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Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Kop van Zuid ©
Kop van Zuid
Blaak Markt ©
Blaak Markt

6
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zaanse Schans and The Jordaan. You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum. Step out of Amsterdam with an excursion to Zandvoort aan Zee in Zandvoort--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, and contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht).

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam planner.

You can drive from Utrecht to Amsterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Zandvoort aan Zee, Zaanse Schans
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). You'll explore and learn at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Atomium. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (The Chocolate Line Bruges, Historic Centre of Brugge, &more) and Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle) (in Ghent). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and look for gifts at Pierre Marcolini.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Brussels trip planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Bruges, Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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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.
Kids will enjoy Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe. Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee Rodin and Ile Saint-Louis. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, make a trip to Place de la Concorde, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip app.

Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. When traveling from Brussels in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Marne-la-Vallee.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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Marne-la-Vallee, France

Marne-la-Vallee
As a "new town" best known for its Euro Disney Park and resorts, Marne-la-Vallée is a modern family resort town.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau de Fontainebleau and La Grange aux Dimes. Bring the kids along to Disneyland Paris and La Tour Cesar. Have a day of magic on the 13th (Sun) at Walt Disney Studios Park. The adventure continues: stop by Disney Village.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Marne-la-Vallee trip builder site.

Marne-la-Vallee is very close to Paris. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marne-la-Vallee

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Provins, Chateau de Fontainebleau
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Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
La Grange aux Dimes ©
La Grange aux Dimes
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris

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