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

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 Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee Nissim de Camondo and Musee Jacquemart-Andre. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and examine the collection at Fondation Louis Vuitton.

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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. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Paris when traveling from Washington in January, with lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 5 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Body Worlds and Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum). Anne Frank House and Micropia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: The Hague (Panorama Mesdag & Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace)), Utrecht (Canals area & Dom Tower) and Old Church (in Delft). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, see the interesting displays at Amsterdam Pipe Museum, explore and take pictures at Museum Het Rembrandthuis, and stop by The Jordaan.

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Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 43°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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