8 days in Paris, Bruges & Amsterdam Itinerary

8 days in Paris, Bruges & Amsterdam Itinerary

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

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris online holiday planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Atlantikwall Raversyde, then admire the landmark architecture of Belfry of Bruges, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally don't miss a visit to The Markt. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan and then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bruges online trip maker.

You can take a train from Paris to Bruges in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. May in Bruges sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Atlantikwall Raversyde ©
Atlantikwall Raversyde
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then don't miss a visit to Museum Quarter, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam journey planner.

Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. May in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans

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