13 days in Belgium, The Netherlands & Paris Itinerary

13 days in Belgium, The Netherlands & Paris Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
2
Delft, The Netherlands
— 1 night
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
4
Ghent, Belgium
— 2 nights
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 19th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, and then identify plant and animal life at Tafelbergheide.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam holiday planning site.

Phoenix, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Phoenix to Amsterdam, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Amsterdam is cooler than Phoenix - with highs of 68°F and lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Delft.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Zaanse Schans, Tafelbergheide
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans

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Delft, The Netherlands

Delft ©
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
On the 21st (Fri), see the interesting displays at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, look for all kinds of wild species at Natuur en Recreatiegebied Broekpolder, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Church, and finally play a few rounds at Golfbaan Bentwoud.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Delft trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Delft takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Delft, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Delft

Outdoors · Golf · Wildlife

Side Trips

Natuur en Recreatiegebied Broekpolder, Golfbaan Bentwoud
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Golfbaan Bentwoud ©
Golfbaan Bentwoud
Old Church ©
Old Church
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles ©
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
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 22nd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Groeningemuseum, identify plant and animal life at Maria Hendrikapark, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Basilica of the Holy Blood, get to know the fascinating history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Provincial Domain Bulskampveld, and finally make a trip to Burg Square.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges planning tool.

Getting from Delft to Bruges by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Ghent.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Provincial Domain Bulskampveld, Maria Hendrikapark
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The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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Ghent, Belgium

Ghent
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Heidebos, identify plant and animal life at Molsbroek, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ghent City Center, and finally view the masterpieces at MOdus 8. On the next day, explore the galleries of Gravensteen, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, then identify plant and animal life at Meetjeslandse Kreken, and finally shop like a local with Art Center Horus.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Ghent trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Bruges to Ghent takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Ghent, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Sint-Martens-Latem, Meetjeslandse Kreken, Heidebos, Molsbroek
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Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Art Center Horus ©
Art Center Horus

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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.
On the 26th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then browse the exhibits of Atomium, and finally meet the residents at Pairi Daiza. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, then examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Ghent to Brussels in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Pairi Daiza
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Step off the beaten path and head to Île de la Cité and BNP Paribas. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Paris journey planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Brussels in June, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
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Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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