17 days in Paris, Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

17 days in Paris, Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

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17 days in Paris, Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

Start: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 7 nights
Train:  2​h
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Colombo, Sri Lanka

4
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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Paris itinerary builder app .

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Paris is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Colombo in November, expect Paris to be much colder, temps between 12°C and 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

7
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (Oude Griffie, Historic Centre of Brugge, & more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, browse the exhibits of Belgian Comic Strip Center, see the interesting displays at Atomium, and pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In November in Brussels, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Bruges
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
The Markt ©
The Markt

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and take a stroll through Leidseplein.

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Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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