9 days in Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

9 days in Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

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9 days in Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
fly:  8​h
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Newark, United States

4
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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 list of things to see and do now includes Latin Quarter, La Marina de Paris Seine River Cruise, Ride'n'Smile, and other attractions. Do some cultural sightseeing at Le Marais and Musee d'Orsay. Your inner history buff will appreciate Champs-Elysees and Arc de Triomphe. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Paris online road trip planner .

Newark, USA to Paris is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Paris. Traveling from Newark in May, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 64°F and lows about 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Head to Leidseplein and De Negen Straatjesfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Jordaan and De Kaaskamer. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Natuurgebied Zwanenwater (in Callantsoog) and Uitkijkduin Petten (in Petten). There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House and admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam itinerary planning website .

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

#Neighborhoods, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Natuurgebied Zwanenwater, Uitkijkduin Petten
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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