7 days in The Netherlands & Paris Itinerary

7 days in The Netherlands & Paris Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 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.
Appreciate the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Tassenmuseum Amsterdam. Step out of the city life by going to The Amstel and Herengracht. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, explore and take pictures at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip site.

New Delhi, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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Paris, France

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Latin Quarter, then wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. On your second day here, step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, then admire the masterpieces at Petit Palais, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Paris day trip app.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Paris are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Paris

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The Netherlands travel guide

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Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.