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
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 6 nights
4
Paris, France
— 6 nights
5
Marne-la-Vallee, France
— 1 night

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Utrecht, The Netherlands

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): look for gifts at Camel Dairy Smits and then hunt for treasures at Le Bric a Brac. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hoge Veluwe National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Utrecht trip itinerary builder site.

Manama, Bahrain to Utrecht is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Manama to Utrecht. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Manama in July: high temperatures in Utrecht hover around 27°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Utrecht

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Camel Dairy Smits, Le Bric a Brac, Hoge Veluwe National Park
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Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Camel Dairy Smits ©
Camel Dairy Smits

5
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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.
Van Gogh Museum and Leidseplein are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Rijksmuseum and NEMO Science Museum. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, meet the residents at ARTIS, and tour the water at your own pace with Sloepdelen Boat Rental.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Utrecht to Amsterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Shopping · Parks
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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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.
Bring the kids along to Grand Place and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Popular historic sites such as Historic Centre of Brugge and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Antwerp (GERETTI Jewellery & Diamonds & Pierre Marcolini) and Bruges (Minnewater Lake, Koningen's Studio Gallery, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and explore the galleries of Atomium.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Brussels online tour planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Brussels are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bruges, Antwerp
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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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.
Shop till you drop at Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and explore the activities along Seine River.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip website.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. When traveling from Brussels in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Marne-la-Vallee.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Fondation Claude Monet
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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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.
On the 13th (Sun), discover the magic at Disneyland Paris.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Marne-la-Vallee using our trip planner.

Marne-la-Vallee is just a stone's throw from Paris. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marne-la-Vallee

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris

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