8 days in Paris, Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

8 days in Paris, Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dublin, Ireland
Fly:  5 h
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Dublin, Ireland

2
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.
Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Paris Catacombs and Montmartre. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, and stop by Les Expressives.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Paris tour itinerary planning site.

Dublin, Ireland to Paris is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October in Paris, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
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 3rd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Red Light District, then get curious at NEMO Science Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. November in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Childrens Museums Nature
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Red Light District ©
Red Light District

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Etangs d'Ixelles, then don't miss a visit to Atomium, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, and finally pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Place St. Gery, then examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then stop by Pierre Marcolini, and finally stop by Mary Chocolatier.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels trip maker.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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