10 days in Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

10 days in Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Paris, France
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Paris, France

— 5 nights

City of Light

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Louvre Museum and Petit Palais. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac and Musee Marmottan Monet. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and wander the streets of Latin Quarter.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris trip planning tool.

Washington, USA to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Washington in March since evenings lows in Paris dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Kunstmuseum Den Haag and Moco Museum. Van Gogh Museum and The Jordaan are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague, Panorama Mesdag, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam itinerary site.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. March in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

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