9 days in France, Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

9 days in France, Belgium & The Netherlands Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Paris, France
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: New Delhi, India

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take a stroll through Île de la Cité, then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and finally stop by Edwart Chocolatier Marais. Here are some ideas for day two: squeeze the most out of the city with Pari Roller, visit Le Marais, then stop by Les Expressives, and finally visit Montmartre.

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New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in October, with highs in Paris at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

2
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.
On the 2nd (Sat), take a stroll through Place St. Gery, examine the collection at Atomium, then take a peaceful walk through Sonian Forest, and finally contemplate the long history of Grand Place. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), sample the tasty concoctions at Cantillon Brewery, then stop by Elisabeth, and finally stop by De Biertempel.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels day trip planning app.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

2
nights
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.
On the 4th (Mon), sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, look for gifts at The Bottle Shop, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, then raise your glass at 2be Beer Wall, and finally stop by The Chocolate Line Bruges. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by 't Apostelientje, then look for gifts at De Bierboom, then admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bruges trip planner.

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Bruges, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): view the masterpieces at TASCHEN Store Amsterdam, then get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, then take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and finally catch a live performance at Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Red Light District, view the masterpieces at Mark Raven Amsterdam Art, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then look for gifts at Het Oud-Hollandsch Snoepwinketje, then look for gifts at De Kaaskamer, and finally look for gifts at PGC Hajenius.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip builder tool.

Drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. November in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Shopping Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Red Light District ©
Red Light District
Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam ©
Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam

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