12 days in Belgium, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

12 days in Belgium, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

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12 days in Belgium, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
2
Ghent, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
train + Fly:  12​h
End: New Delhi, India

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and finally step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, then stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, then get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Paris, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in September: high temperatures in Paris hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ghent.

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Montmartre ©
Montmartre
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Louvre Museum

3
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Saint Bavo's Cathedral and Gravensteen. Get a sense of the local culture at Patershol and Caermersklooster Provincial Centre of Art and Culture. Next up on the itinerary: grab your bike and head to Lieve Canal Bicycle Trail, take a stroll through Post Plaza, take in the architecture and atmosphere at O.L.V. St Peter's Church, and look for gifts at Dille and Kamille.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ghent trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Paris to Ghent in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Ghent are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Ghent

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Lieve Canal Bicycle Trail ©
Lieve Canal Bicycle Trail
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Leidseplein, then take a stroll through The Jordaan, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam holiday maker website .

Drive from Ghent to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Bruges.

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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
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Rijksmuseum

1
night
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 21st (Sat): stop by Kerstbrugge, then make a trip to Belfry of Bruges, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally don't miss a visit to The Markt.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bruges trip planner .

Drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. September in Bruges sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can take a train to Brussels.

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The Markt
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Basilica of the Holy Blood
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Belfry of Bruges

1
night
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 22nd (Sun), examine the collection at Atomium, don't miss a visit to Chaussee d'Ixelles, steep yourself in history at Grand Place, then buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Brussels trip planner.

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Brussels are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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