12 days in Paris, London & Amsterdam Itinerary

12 days in Paris, London & Amsterdam Itinerary

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12 days in Paris, London & Amsterdam Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Houston, United States

5
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 these side-trips from Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Paris attractions planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In August in Paris, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fondation Claude Monet, Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
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.
On the 18th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Buckingham Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): snap pictures at Tower Bridge, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, then make a trip to London Eye, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

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Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in August: highs in London hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vondelpark.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online vacation planner .

Do a combination of flight and train from London to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In August in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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