10 days in Paris, Strasbourg & Brussels Itinerary

10 days in Paris, Strasbourg & Brussels Itinerary

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Start: Nantes, France
Drive:  5 h
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
bus:  12 h 30 min
2
Strasbourg, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
End: Nantes, France

3
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Paris attractions planning website.

Nantes to Paris is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. When traveling from Nantes in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

3
nights
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Venture out of the city with trips to Colmar (Little Venice & Old Town) and Vieille ville d'Eguisheim (in Eguisheim). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, examine the collection at Palais de Rohan, admire the landmark architecture of Gare de Strasbourg, and wander the streets of La Petite France.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg trip website.

Take a train from Paris to Strasbourg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Colmar, Vieille ville d'Eguisheim
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La Petite France ©
La Petite France
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

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 26th (Thu), don't miss a visit to The Markt, thenmake a trip to Atomium, thenpause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and finally contemplate the long history of Grand Place. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), thentake in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Brussels sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Strasbourg to Brussels takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In December in Brussels, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Bruges
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
The Markt ©
The Markt
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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