10 days in Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

10 days in Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Paris, France — 4 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee Nissim de Camondo and Food Tours. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and examine the collection at Atelier des Lumieres.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Washington, USA to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Washington to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington in September, you will find days in Paris are little chillier (70°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 5 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Zaanse Schans. Step off the beaten path and head to World Heritage Kinderdijk and Museum Het Rembrandthuis. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Nieuwe Kerk (in Delft), Rotterdam (Markthal & Rotterdam Centraal Station) and Louwman Museum The Hague (in The Hague). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and make a trip to Museum Quarter.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam online tour planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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