10-Day Road Trip in Belgium, France, and the Netherlands from Brussels to Amsterdam, The Hague, Ghent, and Paris

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Pack your bags and hit the road for the ultimate 10-day Euro trip extravaganza! This multi-country adventure through the Belgium, France, and the Netherlands guarantees unforgettable experiences at every stop.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 3 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories. You'll stay 3 nights in Belgium, 4 nights in France, and 2 nights in the Netherlands.

In the first leg of your journey, you'll find yourself in the heart of Belgium, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. You’ll collect your chosen rental car in the city of Brussels and begin your adventure from there. Explore Brussels, Koekelberg, Laeken, Ghent, and Cambron-Casteau, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

Next, prepare to be mesmerized by the diverse and vibrant landscapes of France. Immerse yourself in the allure of Paris, where every street tells a story.

Continuing your journey, you'll step into the captivating realm of the Netherlands. This country's charm is boundless, and you'll be impressed by the wonders of Amsterdam, The Hague, Lisse, and Rotterdam.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Paris’s Louvre Museum and Amsterdam's iconic Rijksmuseum. From must-see attractions to breathtaking viewpoints, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises you a glimpse into the unique features of this region in Europe.

Throughout your tour, you’ll stay at some of the best accommodations along your route. Our recommendations always include options with varying levels of comfort, ranging from 3 to 5-star hotels that cater to various preferences and budgets.

Your ultimate multi-country road trip across Belgium, France, and the Netherlands will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy! Embark on a quest for a rare souvenir in each destination. Beyond the thrill of buying unique goods, it’s also an amazing opportunity to immerse yourself in local customs and interact with friendly locals at every stop.

By booking this holiday package, you can save yourself from the tedious task of researching and planning your road trip in Europe. We'll handle all the travel arrangements for your 10-day self-drive adventure in Belgium, France, and the Netherlands. With our expertise, you can enjoy a hassle-free experience and focus on immersing yourself in incredible destinations without the stress of organizing every detail. This holiday deal also comes with 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide accessible via our mobile app to assist you throughout your journey.

Discover breathtaking landscapes, diverse cultures, and iconic landmarks in multiple European countries on one epic road trip! Travel across borders and experience the freedom of the open road as you create lifelong memories in Belgium, France, and the Netherlands.

Choose your travel dates today and start planning your unforgettable multi-country road trip with Guide to Europe!

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Flights, economy included
Hotel, 9 nights
Rental car, 10 days
CDW Insurance
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24/7 travel support

Destinations

South Holland - state in NetherlandsThe Hague / 1 night
Koekelberg
Laeken - Laken
Amsterdam Netherlands dancing houses over river Amstel landmark in old european city spring landscape.Amsterdam / 1 night
Paris, France. Panoramic view from Arc de Triomphe. Eiffel Tower and Avenue des Champs Elysees. Europe.Paris / 4 nights
Rotterdam - city in NetherlandsRotterdam
Brussels, Grand Place in beautiful summer sunrise, BelgiumBrussels / 2 nights
East Flanders - region in BelgiumGhent / 1 night
Lisse
Cambron-Casteau

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Photo of Eiffel Tower in Paris, France best Destinations in Europe.Eiffel Tower
Photo of beautiful summer view of Louvre Museum, one of the world's most important museums, historic monument and parisian landmark, Paris, France.Louvre Museum
Photo of Arc de Triomphe  Early in the morning with the French flag, France.Arc de Triomphe
Photo of Champ de Mars view from top of Eiffel tower looking down see the entire city as a beautiful classic architecture, France.Champ de Mars
Photo of beautiful Grand Place surrounded by guild halls in Brussels, Belgium.Grand-Place
Photo of the Sacred Heart (Sacre Cœur Basilica),on Montmartre hill, Paris, France.Sacré-Cœur
Photo of Luxembourg gardens and palace with puffy clouds in Paris, France.Jardin du Luxembourg
Photo of Corner of the Tuileries Garden with flower bed and alley with sculptures in Paris in springtime, France.Tuileries Garden
Photo of Rijksmuseum museum with Amsterdam words in front of it, Amsterdam, Netherlands.Rijksmuseum
Photo of the renewed Van Gogh museum on the museum square in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Van Gogh Museum
AtomiumAtomium
Photo of the Musee d'Orsay is a museum in Paris, France, on the Left Bank of the Seine.Musée d'Orsay
Photo of view of a traditional African landscape with straw huts in the steppe at the zoo Pairi Daiza, Belgium.Pairi Daiza
Photo of aerial view from the Westerkerk to the Anne Frank House and Canal with boats in Amsterdam.Anne Frank House
photo of La Villette Park with the Canal of the Basin of the Villette with boat at beautiful morning in Paris, France.La Villette
Photo of Keukenhof park of flowers and tulips in the Netherlands.Keukenhof
Pompidou Center - ParisCentre Georges Pompidou
photo of Place de la Concorde and the Champs-Elysees at morning in Paris, France.Place de la Concorde
Photo of pond and beautiful blooming tulips in Vondelpark, Amsterdam.Vondelpark
Photo of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on a bright afternoon in Spring, France.Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Photo of The Panthéon is a monument in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, France.Panthéon
photo of the beautiful Jardin des Plantes at morning in Paris is the main botanical garden in France.Jardin des plantes
Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert, Îlot Sacré, Quartier du Centre - Centrumwijk, Brussels, City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumRoyal Gallery of Saint Hubert
Photo of Palais or Opera Garnier & The National Academy of Music in Paris, France.Palais Garnier
Photo of Polar beer walking outside, in the zoo, Diergaarde Blijdorp, The Netherlands.Diergaarde Blijdorp
photo of Temple of Love in the Bois de Vincennes in Paris Park in autumn in France.Bois de Vincennes
Sainte-ChapelleSainte Chapelle
Photo of Parc du Cinquantenaire with the triumphal arch. Brussels, Belgium.Cinquantenaire
Beautiful sunrise at the Pont Alexandre III and Les Invalides in ParisLes Invalides
Pont Alexandre IIIPont Alexandre III
Photo of the historic city of Ghent with famous medieval Gravensteen Castle on a beautiful sunny day with blue sky and clouds in summer, Belgium.Gravensteen
Photo of building of the European parliament is one of the most spectacular buildings in brussels and adjacent park is popular place to relax, Belgium.Brussels Park
Photo of The 'Mauritshuis' (House of Count Maurice of Nassau) was built as a home from 1636-164 in the Hague, the Netherlands.Mauritshuis
Photo of attractive view of Renowned Erasmusbrug (Swan Bridge) in Rotterdam in front of Port and Harbour.Erasmusbrug
Photo of the Mont des Arts or Kunstberg is an urban complex and historic site in the centre of Brussels, Belgium. Architecture and landmarks of Brussels.Mont des Arts - Kunstberg
Elisabeth Park, Koekelberg, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumElisabeth Park

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Day 1

Day 1 – Brussels - arrival day

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  • Brussels Park
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in Belgium, France, and the Netherlands begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring city of Brussels in Belgium. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Brussels for 1 night.

Catch an early flight to Belgium to enjoy as much time as possible exploring Brussels before it’s time to hit the road and drive to your next destination. Discover the city’s rich history, breathtaking sights, and lively atmosphere with visits to the most popular attractions.

Something that makes Brussels the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding urban park, Brussels Park. This local gem has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 19,495 visitors.

As afternoon approaches, head to your chosen hotel in Brussels. Check-in typically starts around 2 to 4 PM at hotels in Belgium. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the city.

As the sun sets on day 1 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Brussels's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of Belgium to remember your trip by. After a fulfilling dinner, dive into the city’s local nightlife. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of popular pubs or want to take in the ambiance of a quiet bar, Brussels has them.

Experience a taste of local culinary excellence while in Brussels by securing a table at Barge. Esteemed as a much-enjoyed 1-star Michelin restaurant, it features an exceptional organic menu. For an alternative taste experience, visit La Villa Lorraine by Yves Mattagne, famous for its scrumptious modern, and classic dishes. This 2-star Michelin venue consistently impresses guests, making it a standout addition to your holiday plans. Looking for another choice? Discover Bozar Restaurant, a local favorite celebrated for its exquisite modern french, and creative cuisine in Brussels. Located in the heart of the city, this 2-star Michelin restaurant is an ideal pick for modern french, and creative cuisine lovers seeking top-notch culinary experiences.

Continue your lively evening at Churchill's, a perfect place for winding down or revving up the night, depending on which mood you’re in. Station BXL is another excellent bar that offers a great selection of drinks to suit any mood. If you prefer to go somewhere else, Delirium Café ensures a night out tailored to your taste.

Your multi-country road trip in Belgium, France, and the Netherlands has only just begun. Brace yourself for more exciting days to come as you cross country borders in the comfort of your rental car and discover the most unique attractions, activities, and foods of each destination.

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Day 2

Day 2 – Brussels, Koekelberg, Laeken, and Amsterdam

  • Amsterdam
  • Brussels
  • Koekelberg
  • Laeken - Laken
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Drive 238 km, 3 hours 31 min

  • Grand-Place
  • Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert
  • Elisabeth Park
  • Cinquantenaire
  • Atomium
  • More

Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 2 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 1 stop. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Brussels in Belgium. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Amsterdam, your home for 1 night.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Brussels is the fantastic Grand-Place. As an appreciated square and local gem in the area, Grand-Place has earned an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 151,717 reviews.

Next up on your agenda, you will find the extraordinary Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert. This attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 38,953 visitors, so don't miss the opportunity to experience it for yourself!

Join countless others in discovering the allure of Cinquantenaire, a standout urban park and attraction that's captivated the hearts of many. It has a stellar rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 35,771 reviewers.

Set your GPS to Koekelberg and hit the road. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Koekelberg beckons with new experiences!

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Elisabeth Park. This outstanding park and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.3 stars out of 5 from 6,550 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Elisabeth Park is worth pages in your travel diary.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Laeken.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Laeken, including the outstanding Atomium. Having an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 91,642 reviews, this fascinating history museum and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

An exhilarating day of exploring and driving will have you longing for a comfortable bed at the end of the day. Fortunately, Amsterdam’s top hotels offer a lovely retreat at day’s end. Choose from options ranging from budget to luxury.

After a day of exploration and awe-inspiring sights, it’s time to replenish your strength. Make the most of this stop on your multi-country road trip across Belgium, France, and the Netherlands by rewarding yourself with a taste of Amsterdam’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

Make sure to reserve a table at Café restaurant van Kerkwijk, an iconic dining spot in Amsterdam. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of CAU Steak Restaurant, a popular restaurant in Amsterdam. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Radisson Blu Hotel, Amsterdam City Center, a hidden gem nestled in Amsterdam. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Cap off your culinary experience with a visit to some of the most celebrated bars in the area. For instance, Excalibur Café stands out as an excellent choice for a post-dinner cocktail. Alternatively, Rosalia's Menagerie offers an ideal atmosphere to enjoy the pleasures of the night. Café Hill Street Blues is also a great option that provides a perfect setting for a relaxing evening.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Amsterdam, and The Hague

  • The Hague
  • Amsterdam
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Drive 61 km, 1 hour 44 min

  • Anne Frank House
  • Rijksmuseum
  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Vondelpark
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Dive into day 3 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Belgium, France, and the Netherlands. Today's main destinations are Amsterdam in the Netherlands, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in The Hague. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Amsterdam, including the outstanding Anne Frank House. Having an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 65,913 reviews and welcoming more than 1,195,456 visitors each year, this fascinating museum and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Amsterdam is also home to the captivating Rijksmuseum, a local national museum considered one of the highlights of the city. About 93,402 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.6 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity. Each year, up to 2,700,000 people include this sightseeing spot in their travel itineraries.

The extraordinary Van Gogh Museum is another unforgettable place you can visit on this leg of your journey in Amsterdam. This extraordinary art museum and tourist hot spot hosts more than 2,161,160 visitors annually and boasts a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 86,536 travelers.

A trip to the wonderful Vondelpark will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing park and attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 51,706 reviews.

Relax your senses after a day of exhilarating activities and fun exploration. Retreat to one of the best accommodations in The Hague.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by The Hague’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the city’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in Belgium, France, and the Netherlands.

Experience a taste of Publique in The Hague by booking a reservation in advance. Renowned for its Bib Gourmand distinction, Publique delights its guests with its exceptional variety of meals showcasing delicious modern cuisine. For another culinary dining option, venture to Calla's, celebrated for its delectable creative french menu. This acclaimed 1-star Michelin-recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, ensuring an essential addition to your holiday itinerary. Seeking an alternative? Discover De Basiliek, a top local restaurant known for its tantalizing modern menu. With a Bib Gourmand recognition, it promises an exceptional dining experience not to be missed.

After savoring a delicious meal, step into the vibrant nightlife at Café de Stad, where the evening is just getting started. In the same way, Café Happy End offers a unique charm perfect for experiencing the local bar scene in The Hague. Gekke Geit is another top-recommended bar that is sure to get you into the mood for some dancing and celebrating.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 4

Day 4 – The Hague, Lisse, Rotterdam, and Ghent

  • Ghent
  • The Hague
  • Lisse
  • Rotterdam
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Drive 252 km, 3 hours 29 min

  • Mauritshuis
  • Keukenhof
  • Diergaarde Blijdorp
  • Erasmusbrug
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On day 4 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Belgium, France, and the Netherlands, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, The Hague in the Netherlands. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Ghent, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Mauritshuis is a travelers’ favorite in The Hague, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 15,127 visitors. More than 500,000 people visit this extraordinary art museum and local gem every year to experience its uniqueness.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to The Hague, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Lisse. This drive usually takes around 31 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Lisse is the fantastic Keukenhof. As an appreciated garden and local gem in the area, Keukenhof has earned an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 60,394 reviews.

Rotterdam’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Lisse behind. This drive usually takes around 44 min. Rotterdam welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Rotterdam is the magnificent Diergaarde Blijdorp. Around 35,438 visitors have rated this excellent zoo and travel destination an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Erasmusbrug on this leg of your adventure in the Netherlands. This attraction is a well-known bascule bridge that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from around 13,932 travelers.

After a long day of driving and exploring, you’ll check in at a top-recommended hotel in Ghent of your choice.

As the day slows down and turns into evening, we encourage you to indulge your taste buds at one of the top-rated restaurants in Ghent. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Begin your culinary exploration in Ghent by securing a reservation at Publiek. This renowned restaurant holds 1 Michelin star and offers an exceptional menu of modern cuisine. For another dining delight, visit Vrijmoed, celebrated for its delectable creative, and modern menu. This acclaimed 2-star Michelin-recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. Looking for a different experience? Discover OAK, a top local spot known for its tantalizing world, and creative french menu. With a 1-star Michelin recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure.

Following your dinner, dive into the local bar culture at The Alchemist. Alternatively, go to Hot Club Gent, the perfect place for those looking to experience the best of the nightlife. Similarly, Bar Oswald provides excellent drinks and a great atmosphere, ensuring a memorable night out.

Celebrate day 4 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Ghent, and Paris

  • Paris
  • Ghent
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Drive 316 km, 4 hours 31 min

  • Gravensteen
  • La Villette
  • Louvre Museum
  • Bois de Vincennes
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On day 5 of your multi-country road trip across Belgium, France, and the Netherlands, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places to see in Ghent in Belgium, and Paris in France. In the evening, you’ll end up in Paris, where you will stay for 4 nights.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Ghent today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Gravensteen. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 29,205 visitors.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive towards France, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Paris. This drive usually takes around 3 hours 15 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

La Villette is a travelers’ favorite in Paris, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 56,497 visitors.

In Paris, don’t miss Louvre Museum, a great art museum and place to see in the city. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 260,788 reviews. Going here means you’ll be in the great company of 2,825,000 other travelers who visit this attraction every year.

Check other top attractions in Paris off your list when you visit the wonderful bois de Vincennes. This popular sight is an outstanding urban park, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 35,777 travelers.

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Paris. This is not only a place to sleep but your home away from home, offering a warm welcome after a long day on the road.

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of France's delectable cuisine at one of Paris's best restaurants. After a nice meal, enhance your vacation experience by enjoying the local nightlife or unwinding with a drink or two in the city’s most recommended bars.

This renowned restaurant holds and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. Make sure to reserve a table at Mumi, an iconic dining spot in Paris. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Beaurepaire Ambassade du Béarn - Restaurant Paris Terrasse, a popular restaurant in Paris. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of L'Imprévu Café, a hidden gem nestled in Paris. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Keep the evening going at Café de Paris V, a great choice for enjoying the after-dinner hours with a drink. You could also go to Dirty Dick, which offers a similarly pleasant setting and great drinks. Another option is Little Red Door, which provides an inviting environment for unwinding after a busy day out.

As the night falls in Paris, take a moment to savor the experiences of the day. Wash away your fatigue with a drink, or lay back and relax at your hotel, and look forward to another thrilling day of your multi-country journey across Europe.

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Day 6

Day 6 – Paris

  • Paris
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Drive 14 km, 1 hour 32 min

  • Pont Alexandre III
  • Les Invalides
  • Champ de Mars
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Arc de Triomphe
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On day 6, you will wake up in Paris with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 3 nights left in Paris before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Belgium, France, and the Netherlands.

Something that makes Paris the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding deck arch bridge, Pont Alexandre III. This local gem has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 27,899 visitors.

The famous Les Invalides is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of Paris's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 30,459 travelers have rated this incredible building complex and travel destination an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Paris is also home to the extraordinary Champ de Mars, which boasts a 4.6 out of 5 star rating in 172,488 traveler reviews.

Another place you’ll want to visit is the captivating Eiffel Tower, which hosts up to 6,207,303 visitors every year. With an impressive average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from a total of 322,389 reviews, a visit to this wonderful lattice tower and tourist destination is truly a great idea.

On this Paris exploration, you'll also have the chance to admire the fantastic Arc de Triomphe up close. This fascinating triumphal arch and attraction is a must-visit, and its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 193,235 travelers is proof. Around 2,743,823 people travel to Paris each year just to see this famous attraction with their own eyes, so make sure to make time for this absolute gem.

After a day of exploration and awe-inspiring sights, it’s time to replenish your strength. Make the most of this stop on your multi-country road trip across Belgium, France, and the Netherlands by rewarding yourself with a taste of Paris’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

Make sure to book a table at Le Marais Restaurant Paris, a popular restaurant in Paris. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Alternatively, experience a taste of Paris at Le Sens Unique, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is Le Caveau de l'isle. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Paris tonight.

Keep the excitement of the evening going by going to a bar or two. Prescription Cocktail Club is an excellent place to start. You could also check out Le Boucan, offering a different kind of charm. A last recommendation for the day is Mamie Paris. This bar promises an enjoyable experience with tasty drinks and a vibrant setting.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Paris

  • Paris
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Drive 7 km, 53 min

  • Jardin des plantes
  • Sainte Chapelle
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
  • Centre Georges Pompidou
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Day 7 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Paris. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 2 nights more before hitting the road again.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Jardin des plantes. This outstanding botanical garden and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.6 stars out of 5 from 40,461 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Jardin des plantes is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating Sainte Chapelle is another of the city's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This chapel and tourist destination boasts an average review score of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 32,376 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing catholic cathedral, Notre-Dame de Paris, which hosts approximately 12,000,000 visitors per year. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 45,788 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

The top-rated Centre Georges Pompidou, an outstanding botanical garden, is one place you should visit while in Paris considering its average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 55,213 travelers. Centre Georges Pompidou receives around 3,273,867 visitors in a single year, and today is the perfect opportunity to see it up close.

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of France's delectable cuisine at one of Paris's best restaurants. After a nice meal, enhance your vacation experience by enjoying the local nightlife or unwinding with a drink or two in the city’s most recommended bars.

Enjoy a delicious meal at The Harp Bar, a top-rated dining destination in Paris. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Le Bistro des Augustins, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Le Petit Châtelet. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Paris this evening.

Unwind after your meal by stepping into Sherry Butt. This venue is celebrated for its extensive drink selections and cozy vibes. Alternatively, The Highlander offers a dynamic and energetic atmosphere for a glass or two. Don’t overlook Le Sully, another top-rated bar in the area.

As the night falls in Paris, take a moment to savor the experiences of the day. Wash away your fatigue with a drink, or lay back and relax at your hotel, and look forward to another thrilling day of your multi-country journey across Europe.

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Day 8

Day 8 – Paris

  • Paris
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Drive 15 km, 1 hour 26 min

  • Sacré-Cœur
  • Palais Garnier
  • Place de la Concorde
  • Tuileries Garden
  • Musée d'Orsay
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Wake up and see what day 8 of your great European road trip in Belgium, France, and the Netherlands has in store for you! You will be staying in Paris for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

Sacré-Cœur is a travelers’ favorite in Paris, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 118,527 visitors. More than 11,000,000 people visit this extraordinary church building and local gem every year to experience its uniqueness.

In Paris, don’t miss Palais Garnier, a great opera house and place to see in the city. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 34,053 reviews.

Check other top attractions in Paris off your list when you visit the wonderful place de la Concorde. This popular sight is an outstanding square, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 54,229 travelers.

Beyond the above-mentioned top sights, take the opportunity to visit the outstanding Tuileries Garden. This garden and place of interest has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 92,172 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, the fantastic Musée d'Orsay awaits. This art museum is a tourist hot spot, garnering an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 71,115 visitors. The fantastic Musée d'Orsay gets around 3,651,616 yearly visitors.

As the day unfolds, you’ll be delighted to find that the city of Paris boasts an array of restaurants and bars catering to every budget. Take this opportunity to sample the distinctive flavors of France.

Savor the flavors at Restaurant Guy Savoy, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, Saint James Paris beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider Solera Paris : Bar à Cocktail. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Paris tonight.

Continue the enjoyment post-dinner at Café Klein Holland, a cherished local gathering spot renowned for its welcoming atmosphere. Similarly, Tiger offers a vibrant space for indulging in well-crafted drinks and engaging conversation. You may also want to check out The 46 Bar. This bar is a favorite among both locals and visitors looking for a delightful evening out filled with laughter and fun.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Paris, Cambron-Casteau, and Brussels

  • Brussels
  • Paris
  • Cambron-Casteau
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Drive 330 km, 4 hours 38 min

  • Panthéon
  • Jardin du Luxembourg
  • Pairi Daiza
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 9 of your multi-country journey across Belgium, France, and the Netherlands. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Paris in France, and Cambron-Casteau in Belgium. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Brussels where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Paris is the magnificent Panthéon. Around 43,649 visitors have rated this excellent mausoleum and travel destination an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Jardin du Luxembourg on this leg of your adventure in France. This attraction is a well-known urban park that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 94,043 travelers.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Cambron-Casteau, Belgium. This car ride takes around 3 hours 9 min.

A tour of Cambron-Casteau is not complete without a visit to the famous Pairi Daiza. This incredible zoo and attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 70,507 travelers, and is visited by 2,000,000 people every year.

When you’ve had your share of Cambron-Casteau, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Brussels. Your travel time is around 1 hour 4 min.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

After a long day of discovery, it's time to settle in at a top-rated hotel in Brussels. Indulge in well-deserved rest and rejuvenation, preparing for the continued adventure that lies ahead.

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy the lively vibes in central Brussels. From mouthwatering restaurants to happening bars, we've got the inside scoop on where to eat and drink at this stop on your multi-country road trip across Belgium, France, and the Netherlands.

Savor the flavors at The Lobster House, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, o'reilly's Irish Pub Brussels beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider Restaurant Roumaine. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Brussels tonight.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Bar Des Amis, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out. Moreover, Bar du Canal is another popular option for a drink or two. Likewise, Little Delirium also provides a great ambiance for reminiscing about the day and raising a toast to your vacation.

Take in the ambiance of Brussels as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Brussels - departure day

  • Brussels - Departure day
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  • Mont des Arts - Kunstberg
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On day 10 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Brussels before it’s time to leave.

Depending on how much time you have before your departure, you may want to engage in some last-minute shopping or souvenir hunting. Get some unique items to remind you of your great European road trip across Belgium, France, and the Netherlands. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

As your final day in Belgium unfolds, enjoy a last-minute shopping spree in Brussels's best shopping area. Enjoy finding the perfect gift or keepsake to remind you of your wonderful trip to Belgium.

In Brussels, the extraordinary Mont des Arts - Kunstberg awaits. This attraction is a valued square that boasts an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 14,784 travelers' reviews.

Get a last taste of Belgium’s tasty traditional food. Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Brussels and enjoy what may be your last vacation meal of this trip. Look forward to recreating these distinct culinary experiences in your own kitchen later to remind you of your unforgettable road trip across Belgium, France, and the Netherlands.

If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Le Marmiton, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu.

The time has come to say farewell to Brussels for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 10-day European road trip in Belgium, France, and the Netherlands with fond memories. Safe travels!

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