10-Day Road Trip to Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France

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Embark on an unforgettable 10-day multi-country road trip across Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France! If traveling through picturesque landscapes and immersing yourself in the captivating cultures of destinations like Brussels, Hilvarenbeek, Cologne, and Lille sounds like your idea of a great vacation, this iconic European tour is for you.

This enchanting 10-day multi-country tour allows you to journey through 4 extraordinary countries in Europe.

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. Explore charming locales such as Brussels and Laeken - Laken, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

As you move on to the second country, the Netherlands, prepare to be mesmerized by its diverse and vibrant landscapes. Immerse yourself in the allure of Hilvarenbeek, Lisse, Rotterdam, and Amsterdam, where every street tells a story, and every corner reveals a new adventure.

Continuing your journey, you'll step into the captivating realm of Germany. This country's charm is boundless, and you'll be impressed by the wonders of Cologne and Brühl. From ancient architecture to culinary delights, Germany invites you to immerse yourself in its rich culture and experience a voyage like no other.

As your Euro trip unfolds, you'll find yourself in France. France offers a multitude of experiences to explore in destinations like Lille, Noisiel, Versailles, and Paris. Whether you seek relaxation or crave excitement, France promises an unforgettable journey filled with unforgettable moments.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 4 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories.

In more detail, this carefully crafted travel itinerary invites you to stay 2 nights in Belgium, 2 nights in the Netherlands, 1 night in Germany, and 4 nights in France. During these 10 days, you will be able to fully embrace the extraordinary beauty and immersive wonders of top destinations such as Brussels, Hilvarenbeek, Cologne, and Lille.

Throughout your tour around Europe, 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.

You can review and select your preferred accommodation for each destination of your road trip around Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France in the booking widget to the right of your screen. Or, scroll down to the travel itinerary for each day of your trip.

Upon your arrival in Belgium, you’ll be greeted by the captivating city of Brussels. Here, you're going to collect your chosen rental car and begin your 10-day adventure. While in Brussels, you’ll have the chance to visit some of the best attractions in the city, including Grand-Place and the fascinating Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert. This is only the start of all the wonders you'll be able to experience throughout your tour around Europe.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Hilvarenbeek’s Beekse Bergen and Cologne's iconic Cologne Cathedral. In Lille, marvel at the extraordinary Old Stock Exchange. From must-see attractions to breathtaking viewpoints, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises you a glimpse into the unique features of this region in Europe.

Your ultimate multi-country road trip across Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy!

Shop at the popular shopping centers in Brussels, Hilvarenbeek, Cologne, and Lille and embark on a quest for rare souvenirs to give your friends and family back home. Shopping abroad is a fun experience that allows you to discover exclusive items that may not be available in your home country. 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, the Netherlands, Germany, and France. 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.

Make the most of this multi-country holiday package by adapting it to your needs. Effortlessly include top-tier car rental services and drive through the continent’s enchanting landscapes with confidence. The included insurance coverage ensures a seamless and stress-free journey. Choose from a range of lavish or wallet-friendly lodgings to wake up well-rested on each day of your trip. Add flight tickets for a smooth arrival and departure. Lastly, upgrade your road trip experience with the best tours and activities along your route to have something fun to look forward to at each destination.

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 in one epic road trip! Travel across borders and experience the freedom of the open road as you create lifelong memories in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France.

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

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Photo of Villepreux is a commune in the Yvelines department in north-central France.Villepreux
Photo of Lille, the Porte de Paris, view from the belfry of the city hall.Lille / 1 night
Amsterdam Netherlands dancing houses over river Amstel landmark in old european city spring landscape.Amsterdam / 2 nights
Paris, France. Panoramic view from Arc de Triomphe. Eiffel Tower and Avenue des Champs Elysees. Europe.Paris / 3 nights
Rotterdam - city in NetherlandsRotterdam
Brussels, Grand Place in beautiful summer sunrise, BelgiumBrussels / 2 nights
Cologne Aerial view with trains move on a bridge over the Rhine River on which cargo barges and passenger ships ply. Majestic Cologne Cathedral in the background.Cologne / 1 night

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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 Versailles palace outside Paris at sunset, France.Palace of Versailles
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 German theme park Phantasialand.Phantasialand
Photo of the Musee d'Orsay is a museum in Paris, France, on the Left Bank of the Seine.Musée d'Orsay
Photo of aerial view from the Westerkerk to the Anne Frank House and Canal with boats in Amsterdam.Anne Frank House
Photo of Cologne Cathedral, a Roman Catholic Gothic cathedral in Cologne, Germany.Cologne Cathedral
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
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 Parc du Cinquantenaire with the triumphal arch. Brussels, Belgium.Cinquantenaire
Photo of aerial view of Safaripark Beekse Bergen, Netherlands.Beekse Bergen
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
Gardens of Versailles, Versailles, Île-de-France, FranceGardens of Versailles
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
Old Market, Altstadt-Nord, Innenstadt, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyOld Market
Philharmony and cathedral in Cologne, GermanyMuseum Ludwig
photo of view of Leopold park with pond, birds and people in Brussels, Belgium.Leopold Park
Parc de Noisiel
photo of the magnificent Hall of Mirrors in Versailles, France.Hall of Mirrors

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Day 1

Day 1 – Brussels - arrival day

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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France 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.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated urban park and attraction in Brussels — Brussels Park. About 19,267 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Make your way to your chosen hotel. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM in Brussels. Make yourself at home and enjoy some downtime before heading out again.

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of Belgium's delectable cuisine at one of Brussels'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.

Reserve a table at La Villa Lorraine by Yves Mattagne, a 2 Michelin star restaurant and a Bib Gourmand dining establishment in Brussels. This epicurean hotspot’s delectable modern and classic offering makes it a crowd favorite. La Villa Lorraine by Yves Mattagne is highly regarded in the culinary world and boasts an impressive track record of satisfied customers.

Another popular dining spot in Brussels is Bozar Restaurant, which critics have graced with 2 Michelin stars. This Bib Gourmand establishment’s pleasant ambiance and food choices leave a lasting impression on everyone who dines here. Its modern french and creative menu, characterized by its exquisite flavors, is a true testament to the Bozar Restaurant’s culinary excellence.

Locals and foreign travelers alike recommend the popular Bib Gourmand restaurant, La Villa in the Sky. Captivated customers consistently praise this restaurant in Brussels for its appetizing selection of food, including its creative and organic courses. As a leading food haven, it boasts 1 Michelin stars for giving an unforgettable dining experience to its patrons.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the city, Delirium Café. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 18,478 customers.

Alternatively, you can grab a few shots of your favorite drink and have an amazing night at the famous Poechenellekelder. This incredible bar has a vibrant atmosphere and plays great music, worthy of its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,331 customers.

Monk cannot be missed with its wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Around 2,758 bar lovers have given this place a seal of approval with their 4.3 out of 5 stars average rating.

Your multi-country road trip in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France 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, Laeken - Laken, and Amsterdam

  • Brussels
  • Amsterdam
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Drive 226 km, 3 hours 21 min

  • Grand-Place
  • Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert
  • Leopold Park
  • Cinquantenaire
  • Atomium
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 2 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 3 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this European tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Brussels in Belgium and Amsterdam in the Netherlands. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Amsterdam. Amsterdam will be your home for 2 nights.

In Brussels, the extraordinary Grand-Place awaits. This attraction is a valued square that boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 151,037 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in Brussels is the spectacular Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert. This attraction is a shopping mall that is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 38,465 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing Leopold Park. This local park and wonder has an overall review score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 5,661 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers.

Cinquantenaire is another attraction you might want to add to your Brussels exploration itinerary. This urban park is a popular stop among travelers in the area, as seen in its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 35,271 reviews.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Brussels today.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Brussels today.

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.

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy lively vibes in central Amsterdam. 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, the Netherlands, Germany, and France.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Box Sociaal. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Amsterdam has received a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from around 2,162 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, Restaurant Ambassade should be on your list. Situated in the heart of Amsterdam, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 769 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

Ready for a culinary adventure? Book a table at Gartine. This highly regarded restaurant in Amsterdam has earned a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, thanks to its flavorful dishes and positive reviews from 678 satisfied guests.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Proeflokaal Arendsnest. This famous bar in Amsterdam has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,048 customers.

You can also check out an equally popular bar in the area, SkyLounge Amsterdam. This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance. SkyLounge Amsterdam has received an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 6,266 customers.

If you want to visit another bar, we recommend Excalibur Café. This bar offers guests many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to pair with a great night, helping it earn an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,047 customers.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France! Enjoy your evening in Amsterdam to the fullest by mingling with the locals at a bar, taking a stroll around the city center, or simply just relaxing.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Amsterdam, Hilvarenbeek, Lisse, and Rotterdam

  • Rotterdam
  • Amsterdam
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Drive 306 km, 4 hours 8 min

  • Beekse Bergen
  • Diergaarde Blijdorp
  • Keukenhof
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On day 3, you will wake up in Hilvarenbeek with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 1 night left in Amsterdam before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France.

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

Plan ahead and secure a table at Winkel 43, an acclaimed dining establishment in Amsterdam. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 10,504 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of The Pantry while experiencing the best of Amsterdam. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 3,646 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Restaurant Moeders, an elegant culinary destination in Amsterdam. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 3,647 previous guests.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the city, Lost in Amsterdam Lounge Cafe & Cocktail Bar. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,918 customers.

Alternatively, you can grab a few shots of your favorite drink and have an amazing night at the famous Red Light Bar. This incredible bar has a vibrant atmosphere and plays great music, worthy of its average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,612 customers.

Bar-B Burgers ‘N’ Beers cannot be missed with its wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Around 1,912 bar lovers have given this place a seal of approval with their 4.5 out of 5 stars average rating.

As the night falls in Amsterdam, 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 4

Day 4 – Amsterdam and Cologne

  • Amsterdam
  • Cologne
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Drive 276 km, 3 hours 49 min

  • Vondelpark
  • Anne Frank House
  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Rijksmuseum
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Dive into day 4 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Amsterdam in the Netherlands and Cologne in Germany, 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 Cologne. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Something that makes Amsterdam the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding park, Vondelpark. This local gem has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 51,399 visitors.

The famous Anne Frank House is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area, with up to 1,195,456 people visiting it every year. As one of Amsterdam's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 65,604 travelers have rated this incredible museum and travel destination an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Amsterdam is also home to the extraordinary Van Gogh Museum, which boasts a 4.6 out of 5 star rating in 85,859 traveler reviews. This stunning art museum and local feature draws more than 2,161,160 visitors on an annual basis, captivating the hearts of travelers with its unique charm.

Another place you’ll want to visit is the captivating Rijksmuseum, which hosts up to 2,700,000 visitors every year. With an impressive average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from a total of 92,707 reviews, a visit to this wonderful national museum and tourist destination is truly a great idea.

When you arrive, take a break from the road to indulge in some sightseeing.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Cologne. 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.

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 Cologne. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Indulge in an exquisite dining experience at Le Moissonnier Bistro. Renowned for its prestigious 1 Michelin-star rating and an array of mouthwatering dishes, Le Moissonnier Bistro consistently impresses foreign and local diners, garnering praise for its exceptional french and seafood cuisine.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Cologne. At Toddy Tapper, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 590 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at Gaffel am Dom I Kölsches Brauhaus und Wirtshaus I Brauhaus Köln, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 6,484 reviews.

Gilden im Zims is also one of the best places in Cologne where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 5,823 customers.

Take in the ambiance of Cologne 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 5

Day 5 – Cologne, Brühl, and Lille

  • Cologne
  • Lille
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Drive 346 km, 3 hours 52 min

  • Old Market
  • Museum Ludwig
  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Phantasialand
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On day 5 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Cologne in Germany and Lille in France. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Lille, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Cologne, including the outstanding Old Market. Having an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 12,740 reviews, this fascinating point of interest and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Cologne is also home to the captivating Museum Ludwig, a local art museum considered one of the highlights of the city. About 7,390 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.5 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity. Each year, up to 304,942 people include this sightseeing spot in their travel itineraries.

The extraordinary Cologne Cathedral is another unforgettable place you can visit on this leg of your journey in Cologne. This extraordinary catholic cathedral and tourist hot spot hosts more than 5,000,000 visitors annually and boasts a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 69,905 travelers.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

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

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

Make sure to reserve a table at Rouge Barre, an iconic dining spot in Lille. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 1,027 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Coffee Makers while in Lille. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, treasured by 1,041 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Quai 38, a favorite in Lille. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 714 discerning guests.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at 3 Brasseurs Lille. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 7,866 customers.

Embrace relaxation as you toast to a fantastic night at Dernier Bar avant la Fin du Monde - Lille. This popular bar in Lille is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,501 customers.

If you want to check out another bar in the area, you’ll love La Capsule Lille. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. La Capsule Lille has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,005 reviews.

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

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Day 6

Day 6 – Lille, Noisiel, Versailles, and Paris

  • Paris
  • Villepreux
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Drive 311 km, 4 hours 6 min

  • Parc de Noisiel
  • Gardens of Versailles
  • Palace of Versailles
  • Hall of Mirrors
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On day 6 of your multi-country road trip across Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France, 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 Noisiel in France. In the evening, you’ll end up in Paris, where you will stay for 3 nights.

Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination.

When you arrive, take a break from the road to indulge in some sightseeing.

Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination.

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

If you're eager to sample culinary delights during your multi-country road trip in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Paris. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

Don't miss out on experiencing Restaurant Guy Savoy, a renowned dining spot in Paris. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,143 satisfied guests.

Make a reservation at Le Bistrot Du Perigord while immersing yourself in Paris. This distinguished restaurant offers imaginative dishes, with a remarkable rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 584 guests.

Discover the culinary treasures of Kitchen Galerie Bis, a beloved dining establishment within Paris. Its exquisite menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to culinary bliss. Renowned for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 512 satisfied customers.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at La Coupole, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. La Coupole boasts an impressive 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 9,580 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at Le Fumoir, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. Le Fumoir has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,606 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, Le Mesturet. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.4 out of 5-star from 3,606 customers.

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 7

Day 7 – Paris

  • Paris
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Drive 32 km, 1 hour 40 min

  • Champ de Mars
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Sacré-Cœur
  • La Villette
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Wake up and see what day 7 of your great European road trip in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France has in store for you! You will be staying in Paris for 2 nights before continuing your journey to the next destination.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Champ de Mars. This outstanding urban park and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.6 stars out of 5 from 172,488 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Champ de Mars is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating Eiffel Tower is another of the city's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This lattice tower and tourist destination welcomes approximately 6,207,303 visitors every year and boasts an average review score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 322,389 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing triumphal arch, Arc de Triomphe, which hosts approximately 2,743,823 visitors per year. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 193,235 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

The top-rated Sacré-Cœur, an outstanding urban park, is one place you should visit while in Paris considering its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 118,527 travelers. Sacré-Cœur receives around 11,000,000 visitors in a single year, and today is the perfect opportunity to see it up close.

Explore the magnificent La Villette and discover what makes this local commune of france and wonder one of the best attractions in Paris. This popular sightseeing destination enjoys a rating of 4.4 stars out of 5 from 56,497 travelers.

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, the Netherlands, Germany, and France 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.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Angelina. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Paris has received a 4.3 out of 5-star rating from around 13,038 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, Au Pied de Cochon should be on your list. Situated in the heart of Paris, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 10,684 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

Ready for a culinary adventure? Book a table at The Bombardier. This highly regarded restaurant in Paris has earned a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, thanks to its flavorful dishes and positive reviews from 1,775 satisfied guests.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Paris. At Little Red Door, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,722 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at Bisou. , another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,248 reviews.

Experimental Cocktail Club is also one of the best places in Paris where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,338 customers.

Take in the ambiance of Paris 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 8

Day 8 – Paris

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Drive 11 km, 1 hour 24 min

  • Jardin des plantes
  • Panthéon
  • Jardin du Luxembourg
  • Louvre Museum
  • Palais Garnier
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Day 8 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 1 night more before hitting the road again.

A tour of Paris is not complete without a visit to the famous Jardin des plantes. This incredible botanical garden and attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 40,461 travelers.

Make the most of your Paris travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Panthéon. This mausoleum and unique destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 43,649 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Jardin du Luxembourg for an experience worth remembering. This local urban park and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 94,043 visitors.

Another stop we recommend you add to your Paris sightseeing list is the remarkable art museum, Louvre Museum. Sought after by many travelers from around the world, Louvre Museum has received 4.7 out of 5 stars from 260,788 visitors. More than 2,825,000 people visit this impressive attraction annually.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Palais Garnier. This amazing site is a wonderful opera house with more than 34,053 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

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.

Book a table at Solera Paris : Bar à Cocktail, a famous dining establishment in Paris. This culinary hotspot and its delectable cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,221 satisfied diners.

Another dining place you should visit in Paris is Le Petit Châtelet, which boasts a variety of tasteful dishes that cater to different palates. It has earned a commendable 4.4 out of 5 stars, demonstrating the positive feedback from 1,057 satisfied customers.

Locals and visitors alike recommend Paris’s Les Fous de l'Île for the delightful dining experience it gives. The establishment has garnered positive reviews for its tasty dishes, holding an admirable score of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,046 satisfied diners.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to The Highlander, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, The Highlander has charmed many with its 4.4 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 1,285 happy guests.

Or, join the buzz at Café de Paris V, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. Café de Paris V captures hearts with its 4.5 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 981 merry-makers.

And don't miss out on L'Imprévu Café, another local party gem in Paris. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 846 reviews, highlighting its charm and popularity in the area.

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

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Day 9

Day 9 – Paris and Brussels

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  • Brussels
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Drive 317 km, 3 hours 58 min

  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
  • Musée d'Orsay
  • Tuileries Garden
  • Place de la Concorde
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 9 of your multi-country journey across Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Paris in France and Brussels in Belgium. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat for a restful slumber at one of the best hotels in Brussels. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Paris today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Notre-Dame de Paris. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 45,788 visitors and attracts around 12,000,000 curious travelers annually.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Musée d'Orsay. This incredible attraction and art museum holds an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, thanks to 71,115 visitors. Up to 3,651,616 people visit this fantastic attraction every year.

According to travelers in Paris, the extraordinary Tuileries Garden is a must-see attraction. This crowd-favorite destination and garden is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 92,172 visitors.

As the day moves along, don’t miss out the incredible square, place de la Concorde. Up to 54,229 visitors have rated it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

When you arrive, take a break from the road to indulge in some sightseeing.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

Take some time off from the road, it’s time to check in at a top-rated stay in Brussels. Choose a hotel where you can gently let go of the day’s excitement and enjoy some peace and relaxation.

As the sun sets on day 9 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.

Reserve your spot at The Lobster House, a popular local restaurant in Brussels. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 2,528 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience Café Walvis during your stay in Brussels. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, by 2,654 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of Pasta Divina, a popular local gem in Brussels. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 2,190 satisfied guests.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend La Porte Noire, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,483 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Bar Des Amis. It is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,677 customers.

Brussels Beer Project // Dansaert Brewery is a place where you can easily spend an hour or two of fun or relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,046 customers.

Celebrate day 9 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 10

Day 10 – 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, the Netherlands, Germany, and France. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

As you approach the end of your journey in Belgium, take a moment for some retail therapy in Brussels’s celebrated shopping district. Thanks to your stay’s premier location, you can easily visit the city’s commercial hubs and wander through its diverse range of local shops without rushing.

Whether you’re on a hunt for an ideal present to give to your friends or family or looking for a personal memento to remind you of Belgium, a variety of items are waiting for you.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Brussels is the magnificent Mont des Arts - Kunstberg. Around 14,649 visitors have rated this excellent square and travel destination an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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, the Netherlands, Germany, and France.

Many previous guests have raved about this restaurant.

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, the Netherlands, Germany, and France with fond memories. Safe travels!

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