26 days in South of France, Belgium & Holland Itinerary

26 days in South of France, Belgium & Holland Itinerary

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26 days in South of France, Belgium & Holland Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  25​h
1
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Saint-Raphael, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
La Londe Les Maures, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Cassis, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
6
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Amsterdam, Holland
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney, Australia


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3
nights
Nice, France

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Cannes (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Le Monastere Fortifie), Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Villeneuve-Loubet) and Marche provencal (in Antibes). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin exotique d'Eze, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St Pierre & Paul.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice road trip app .

Sydney, Australia to Nice is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Nice. Traveling from Sydney in July, you will find days in Nice are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are much hotter (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cannes, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Le Jardin exotique d'Eze, Marche provencal, Eglise St Pierre & Paul
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

3
nights
Saint-Raphael, France

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Raphael: Plage noire du Langoustier (in Hyeres) and Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens).

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Getting from Nice to Saint-Raphael by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Nice in July since evenings lows in Saint-Raphael dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to La Londe Les Maures.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Les Gorges du Verdon, Plage noire du Langoustier, Site de Malpasset, Scuba & Snorkeling, Waterworld lake of gaudrade
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon

2
nights
La Londe Les Maures, France

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): kick back and relax at Plage de Cabasson and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Plage de la Faviere and then enjoy the sand and surf at La plage.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the La Londe Les Maures trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Raphael to La Londe Les Maures takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in La Londe Les Maures can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cassis.

Things to do in La Londe Les Maures

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Bormes-Les-Mimosas, La plage
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Scuba & Snorkeling
La plage ©
La plage
Plage de Cabasson ©
Plage de Cabasson

3
nights
Cassis, France

Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. Change things up with these side-trips from Cassis: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer), Ile du Gaou (in Six-Fours-les-Plages) and Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer (in Sanary-sur-Mer). Next up on the itinerary: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, head outdoors with Calanque d'En-Vau, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and explore the striking landscape at Calanques.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cassis itinerary builder site .

Getting from La Londe Les Maures to Cassis by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In July in Cassis, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Cassis

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

La Ciotat, Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer, Scuba & Snorkeling, Ile du Gaou
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Route des Cretes ©
Route des Cretes
Scuba & Snorkeling

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: make a trip to Grand Place, contemplate the long history of Parc du Cinquantenaire, see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center, and get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels online visit planner .

Fly from Cassis to Brussels in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cassis in July: high temperatures in Brussels hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Ghent (Gravensteen & Saint Bavo's Cathedral). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to The Markt, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruges online trip builder .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Bruges, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Ghent
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

6
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Grote Markt (in Haarlem) and Madurodam (in The Hague). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam visit planner .

Traveling by car from Bruges to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Madurodam, Grote Markt
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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