12 days in France, London & Amsterdam Itinerary

12 days in France, London & Amsterdam Itinerary

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12 days in France, London & Amsterdam Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  15​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Saint-Tropez, France
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1
night
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, stroll through Buckingham Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at British Museum and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the London tour planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October: high temperatures in London hover around 19°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee d'Orsay and Arc de Triomphe. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip app .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs, examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Castel Plage and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nice route builder website .

Fly from Paris to Nice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in October; daily highs in Nice reach 24°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs ©
Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs

2
nights
Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. On the 10th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Port Grimaud Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Sylvabelle, and then kick back and relax at Plage des Canebiers.

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Drive from Nice to Saint-Tropez in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Nice in October, Saint-Tropez is a bit cooler at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Plage de Sylvabelle, Port Grimaud Beach
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Port Grimaud Beach ©
Port Grimaud Beach
Plage des Canebiers ©
Plage des Canebiers

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take a stroll through Red Light District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Saint-Tropez to Amsterdam in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Saint-Tropez in October; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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