9 days in Brussels & Paris Itinerary

9 days in Brussels & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Train:  4 h
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and Gravensteen. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Serres Royales De Laeken, examine the collection at Atomium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels road trip planner.

Cambridge, UK to Brussels is an approximately 3.5- hour train ride. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cambridge to Brussels due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Gravensteen
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Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Get a sense of the local culture at Arc de Triomphe and Le Marais. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Paris holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Paris sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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