15 days in France, Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

15 days in France, Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

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15 days in France, Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

Start: Bangkok, Thailand
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Bordeaux, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Strasbourg, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
plane:  17​h 30​min
End: Bangkok, Thailand


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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 your shopping at Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Montmartre, and head off the coast to Île de la Cité.

Make your Paris itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Bangkok, Thailand to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bangkok in July, with highs in Paris at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees

3
nights
Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Promenade Sainte Catherine and then do a tasting at Chateau de Reignac. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bordeaux tour itinerary planning website .

You can take a train from Paris to Bordeaux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Bordeaux can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Tours Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Chateau Paloumey, Chateau de Reignac
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Chateau de Reignac ©
Chateau de Reignac
Chateau Paloumey ©
Chateau Paloumey
Promenade Sainte Catherine ©
Promenade Sainte Catherine

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): pick up some local products at La Nouvelle Douane. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, then admire the striking features of Gare de Strasbourg, and then wander the streets of La Petite France.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Strasbourg trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Bordeaux to Strasbourg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Cristal Lehrer Bruno
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Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
La Petite France ©
La Petite France
La Nouvelle Douane ©
La Nouvelle Douane

3
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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, take a stroll through Lower Town, get a taste of the local shopping with Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Strasbourg to Brussels takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Strasbourg in July, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert ©
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert
Cantillon Brewery ©
Cantillon Brewery

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): shop like a local with Salvador Dali Exhibition, then make a trip to The Markt, then look for gifts at 2be Beer Wall, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Belfry of Bruges and then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruges online road trip planner .

Getting from Brussels to Bruges by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bruges are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Shopping Breweries & Distilleries
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
2be Beer Wall ©
2be Beer Wall

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