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13 days in Europe Itinerary
Start: Paris, France
Paris, France— 4 nights
Brussels, Belgium— 1 night
train: 3h 30min
Duisburg, Germany— 3 nights
Amsterdam, Holland— 1 night
Dusseldorf, Germany— 3 nights
End: Dusseldorf, Germany
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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.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Jardin du Palais Royal and Moulin Rouge. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, snap pictures at Pont Alexandre III, and steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.
To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris online journey planner .
If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in September, and nighttime lows around 53°F. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Brussels.
Things to do in Paris
Palace of Versailles
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Capital of Europe
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Autoworld as well as Royal Palace of Brussels. On the 12th (Thu), examine the collection at Autoworld and then steep yourself in history at Grand Place.
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You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in September: highs in Brussels hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Duisburg.
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A major center of the steel industry in Germany’s Ruhr region, Duisburg is also a major center of higher education, the performing arts, and sports.To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Duisburg online trip planner .
You can drive from Brussels to Duisburg in 2.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Amsterdam.
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Venice of the North
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Anne Frank House as well as De Duif. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): walk around Vondelpark, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif.
To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online road trip planner .
Getting from Duisburg to Amsterdam by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dusseldorf.
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Fashion Capital of Germany
Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.On the 17th (Tue), stop by Altstadt.
To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dusseldorf holiday maker app .
You can drive from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for home.
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