10-Day Road Trip to France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg

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10 days & 9 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Embark on an unforgettable 10-day multi-country road trip across France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg! If traveling through picturesque landscapes and immersing yourself in the captivating cultures of destinations like Paris, Brussels, Cologne, and Luxembourg 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 France, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. Explore charming locales such as Paris and Chelles, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

As you move on to the second country, Belgium, prepare to be mesmerized by its diverse and vibrant landscapes. Immerse yourself in the allure of Brussels, 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. 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 Luxembourg. Luxembourg offers a multitude of experiences to explore in destinations like Luxembourg. Whether you seek relaxation or crave excitement, Luxembourg 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 4 nights in France, 2 nights in Belgium, 1 night in Germany, and 2 nights in Luxembourg. During these 10 days, you will be able to fully embrace the extraordinary beauty and immersive wonders of top destinations such as Paris, Brussels, Cologne, and Luxembourg and beyond.

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, usually meaning a range of 3 to 5-star hotels that cater to various preferences and budgets.

In France for example, you can choose between luxury treatment at the 5-star Toureifelchampselysee, immaculate service and atmosphere at a 4-star hotel like Okko Hotels Paris Porte de Versailles, or comfort on a budget at the stellar Hotel Ariane Montparnasse, a 3-star hotel.

Similarly, in Belgium, the choice stands between accommodations such as the more affordable 3-star Best Western Royal Centre Hotel, the mid-range 4-star NH Brussels EU Berlaymont, and the luxurious 5-star Le Chatelain Brussels Boutique Hotel.

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

Upon your arrival in France, you’ll be greeted by the captivating city of Paris. Here, you're going to collect your chosen rental car and begin your 10-day adventure. While in Paris, you’ll have the chance to visit some of the best attractions in the city, including Eiffel Tower and the fascinating Louvre Museum. 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 Brussels’s Grand Place and Cologne's iconic Cologne Cathedral. In Luxembourg, marvel at the extraordinary Pont Adolphe. 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 France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy!

Shop at the popular shopping centers in Paris, Brussels, Cologne, and Luxembourg 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 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 France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg. 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 France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg.

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

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Hotel, 9 nights
Rental car, 10 days
CDW Insurance
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Destinations

Paris, France. Panoramic view from Arc de Triomphe. Eiffel Tower and Avenue des Champs Elysees. Europe.Paris / 4 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
Brussels, Grand Place in beautiful summer sunrise, BelgiumBrussels / 2 nights
Trier - city in GermanyTrier
Luxembourg city, the capital of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, view of the Old Town and Grund quarter on a sunny summer day.Luxembourg / 2 nights
Photo of the Chelles canal lock, France.Chelles

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Attractions

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
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 view of a traditional African landscape with straw huts in the steppe at the zoo Pairi Daiza, Belgium.Pairi Daiza
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
Place de la ConcordePlace de la Concorde
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
Photo of Parc du Cinquantenaire with the triumphal arch. Brussels, Belgium.Cinquantenaire
Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert, Îlot Sacré, Quartier du Centre - Centrumwijk, Brussels, City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumRoyal Gallery of Saint Hubert
Cologne Chocolate Museum, Altstadt-Süd, Innenstadt, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyCologne Chocolate Museum
photo of view of Trier, Germany. Famous Porta Negra night illuminated. Ancient roman city Augusta Treverorum. Rheinland-Pfalz land.,Trier  germany..Porta Nigra
NürburgringNürburgring
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
St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels, Quartier de la Cathédrale, Brussels, City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumSt Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels
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
Photo of the Bois de la Cambre park in Brussels with its lake on a bright summers day, Belgium.Bois de la Cambre
Sleeping Beauty Castle
Bock Casemates, Ville-Haute, Luxembourg, Canton LuxembourgBock Casemates
Josaphat Park, Schaerbeek - Schaarbeek, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumJosaphat Park
photo of the bridge of adolf (New bridge) - a bridge in the city of luxembourg, (built 1900-1903). The bridge connects upper and lower town: two parts of luxembourg. Adolphe Bridge
photo of notre-dame cathedral view in luxembourg.Notre-Dame Cathedral
Panoramic Elevator of the PfaffenthalPanoramic Elevator of the Pfaffenthal
Het ZinnekeHet Zinneke
photo of restored building of the old fortress three acorns in luxembourg. Nowadays it is a modern museum.Fort Thüngen

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Jan 1 - Jan 10

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Day 1 – Paris - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Paris - arrival day

  • Paris - Arrival day
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  • Jardin du Luxembourg
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring city of Paris in France. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Paris for 3 nights.

Catch an early flight to France to enjoy as much time as possible exploring Paris 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.

After a long journey to Paris, we're here to ensure you have a comfortable and enjoyable start to your road trip adventure. Your first accommodation will be located in central Paris, making sightseeing in the city effortless.

To feel pampered during your visit, you can stay at an apartment like Toureifelchampselysee. This 5-star luxury apartment has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars from 97 previous guests.

A popular 4-star hotel promising a comfortable stay at an excellent location is Okko Hotels Paris Porte de Versailles. This hotel has been praised by 819 previous guests in reviews, with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.

For the budget-conscious traveler, a fantastic hotel with cheap deals is the 3-star Hotel Ariane Montparnasse. This popular hotel has an average rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars by 419 guests.

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 France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg 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.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, Le Bistrot Du Perigord 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 4.7 out of 5 stars from 584 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

Countless patrons that sing its praises add to this restaurant’s prestige.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Paris. At Le Calbar, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 775 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at Little Red Door, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,722 reviews.

Your multi-country road trip in France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg 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 – Paris

Day 2

Day 2 – Paris

  • Paris
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Drive 15 km, 53 min

  • Panthéon
  • Musée d'Orsay
  • Champ de Mars
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Arc de Triomphe
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Wake up and see what day 2 of your great European road trip in France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg has in store for you! You will be staying in Paris for 2 nights before continuing your journey to the next destination.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Paris today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Panthéon. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 43,649 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Musée d'Orsay. This incredible attraction and 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 Champ de Mars is a must-see attraction. This crowd-favorite destination and park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 172,488 visitors.

As the day moves along, don’t miss out the incredible Eiffel Tower. Up to 6,207,303 people visit this attraction every year, and around 322,389 visitors have rated it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

If you’re up for another attraction, check out the popular museum, Arc de Triomphe. This attraction is rated an average 4.7 out of 5 stars among 193,235 visitors. It draws in around 2,743,823 people each year.

While in Paris, take the chance to join a popular tour to experience something one-of-a-kind during your getaway in France. Check out all the tours Paris offers, and personalize your vacation package to your preferences for an amazing day in the city.

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.

You can enjoy a mouthwatering selection of food and drinks at Le Train Bleu. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 6,110 customers.

If you feel like having something else, The Bombardier is another great option. This fantastic restaurant serves delectable and comforting food, deserving of its average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,775 customer reviews.

You could also check out Jules Verne and its menu of appetizing dishes. We’ll let its average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,525 customers speak for itself.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at The Bombardier, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. The Bombardier boasts an impressive 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,775 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at Experimental Cocktail Club, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. Experimental Cocktail Club 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 3 – Paris

Day 3

Day 3 – Paris

  • Paris
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Drive 30 km, 1 hour 18 min

  • La Villette
  • Sacré-Cœur
  • Place de la Concorde
  • Tuileries Garden
  • Louvre Museum
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On day 3, you will wake up in Paris with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 1 night left in Paris before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable La Villette. This outstanding park and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.4 stars out of 5 from 56,497 travelers, a visit to the remarkable La Villette is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating Sacré-Cœur is another of the city's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This church and tourist destination welcomes approximately 11,000,000 visitors every year and boasts an average review score of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 118,527 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing Place de la Concorde. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 54,229 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

The top-rated Tuileries Garden, an outstanding park, is one place you should visit while in Paris considering its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 92,172 travelers.

Explore the magnificent Louvre Museum and discover what makes this local museum and wonder one of the best attractions in Paris. This popular sightseeing destination receives over 2,825,000 visitors each year and enjoys a rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 from 260,788 travelers.

To double the fun and excitement on your vacation in France, we also recommend adding tours to your travel itinerary. Tours are a great way to engage in immersive activities, meet other vacationers like you, and experience Paris's unique culture.

This fantastic excursion will show you around famous sights in Paris.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Paris. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in France in a new light. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax, mingle with the locals, and raise a toast to your unforgettable road trip vacation in Europe.

One of the best restaurants in the city of Paris is Le Petit Châtelet. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,057 customers.

Les Fous de l'Île is another of the best restaurant options you can find in the city of Paris. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,046 customers.

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 Velvet Bar Paris, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. Velvet Bar Paris captures hearts with its 4.5 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 1,018 merry-makers.

And don't miss out on Café de Paris V, another local party gem in Paris. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 981 reviews, highlighting its charm and popularity in the area.

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 – Paris and Brussels

Day 4

Day 4 – Paris and Brussels

  • Brussels
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Drive 327 km, 4 hours 28 min

  • Pairi Daiza
  • Bois de la Cambre
  • Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert
  • Grand-Place
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 4 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 Ath and Brussels in Belgium. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Brussels. Brussels will be your home for 2 nights.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive towards Belgium, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Brussels. This drive usually takes around 4 hours and 2 minutes, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Ath, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. We highly recommend checking out its popular attractions.

Pairi Daiza is a travelers’ favorite in Ath, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 66,715 visitors. More than 2,000,000 people visit this extraordinary zoo and local gem every year to experience its uniqueness.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station.

Make more amazing memories during your vacation in Belgium by adding tours and activities to your travel itinerary. Tours are another exciting way to experience the best of Brussels, immersing in local customs and meeting new friends.

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.

For an unforgettable stay, we suggest checking in at the NH Brussels EU Berlaymont, a top-notch 4-star hotel right in the heart of Brussels. With a remarkable 4.2 out of 5 stars from 1,562 delighted guests, this hotel is sure to exceed your expectations.

Indulge in luxurious comfort at Le Chatelain Brussels Boutique Hotel, a 5-star gem in Brussels. With an impressive 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 1,031 guest reviews, this hotel offers an unparalleled experience.

For the budget-conscious traveler, we highly recommend Best Western Royal Centre Hotel, a fantastic 3-star hotel in Brussels. With a commendable 4.2 out of 5 stars from 2,593 satisfied guests, this 3-star accommodation is a superb choice.

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 France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg by rewarding yourself with a taste of Brussels’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.

After a long day of exploring, we recommend you try Le Bistro - Porte de Hal, one of the top-rated restaurants in the city of Brussels. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,790 customers.

Locals also recommend The Lobster House as one of the best restaurants in the city of Brussels. The Lobster House is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,528 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Brussels is Poechenellekelder. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,331 customers.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Delirium Café, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Delirium Café has charmed many with its 4.5 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 18,478 happy guests.

Or, join the buzz at Poechenellekelder, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. Poechenellekelder captures hearts with its 4.6 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 2,331 merry-makers.

And don't miss out on Monk, another local party gem in Brussels. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,758 reviews, highlighting its charm and popularity in the area.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 5 – Brussels

Day 5

Day 5 – Brussels

  • Brussels
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Drive 28 km, 1 hour 24 min

  • Atomium
  • Josaphat Park
  • Cinquantenaire
  • St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels
  • Het Zinneke
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Day 5 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Brussels. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 1 night more before hitting the road again.

Something that makes Brussels the perfect holiday destination is that the region offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding museum, Atomium. This local gem has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 79,824 visitors.

The famous Parc du Cinquantenaire is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of Brussels's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 32,486 travelers have rated this incredible park and travel destination an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Brussels is also home to the extraordinary St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels, which boasts a 4.6 out of 5 star rating in 16,844 traveler reviews.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on your trip in Belgium. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Brussels itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful region.

Add this highly recommended tour to your package now and make this refreshing day in Belgium extra special!

As the sun sets on day 5 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.

Locals enjoy dining at Monk, one of the most popular restaurants in Brussels. This restaurant serves good quality food and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,758 customers.

Alternatively, if you have an appetite for something different, eat at Le Cirio. Around 2,548 customers have given this fantastic restaurant an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Le Marmiton is another of the best restaurant options in Brussels, offering a menu of delicious meals. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,876 customers, you’ll enjoy dining at this restaurant’s cozy atmosphere.

Spend the night downing a few shots of your favorite cocktail at Bar Des Amis. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,677 customers.

Put your worries away as you toast to a fantastic night at Brussels Beer Project // Dansaert Brewery. This famous bar in Brussels is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,046 customers.

If you want to check out another famous bar in the area, you’ll love Barbeton. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks that will electrify your senses. Barbeton has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,044 customers.

As the night falls in Brussels, 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 – Brussels and Cologne

Day 6

Day 6 – Brussels and Cologne

  • Brussels
  • Cologne
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Drive 243 km, 2 hours 52 min

  • Mont des Arts - Kunstberg
  • Brussels Park
  • Phantasialand
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On day 6 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Brussels in Belgium and Rhein-Erft-Kreis and Cologne in Germany. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Cologne, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Brussels today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Mont des Arts. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 13,218 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Parc de Bruxelles. This incredible attraction and park holds an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, thanks to 17,502 visitors.

Fasten your seatbelt and journey to your next stop in Germany. Turn on the radio and notice the scenic views transition from Belgium’s Brussels to the enchanting landscapes of Cologne. Keep in mind that your travel time may take around 2 hours and 46 minutes without traffic disruptions.

On your break from the road, you will have a blast exploring Brussels’s lovely eateries, captivating attractions, and engaging tour options.

Fasten your seatbelt and journey to your next stop.

Tours often allow you to see beyond what books and social media feature about Cologne, its culture, and people.

So be sure to reserve your slot early so you won’t miss the chance to join this highly recommended activity in Cologne.

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

One of the best hotel options in Cologne is the 4-star hotel Mercure Hotel Severinshof Koeln City. This hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 2,157 guests.

The hotel Cologne Marriott Hotel is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Cologne. This hotel is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 2,947 guests.

If you’re looking for a top-rated cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the niu Mill. This budget 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 304 guests.

As the sun sets on day 6 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Cologne's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of Germany 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, Cologne has them.

Craftbeer Corner Coeln, one of the locals’ most recommended restaurants in Cologne. This popular restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,165 customers.

The remarkable Gruber's is another top restaurant in the city you could eat at tonight. This restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 625 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in Cologne is the famous Gaffel am Dom I Kölsches Brauhaus und Wirtshaus I Brauhaus Köln. This beloved restaurant is rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,484 customers and promises a culinary experience you won’t forget anytime soon.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Craftbeer Corner Coeln, a must-visit hotspot in the city of Cologne. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, backed by 1,165 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular Toddy Tapper, consistently rated 4.9 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to ONA MOR Bar, one of the top-rated bars in Cologne, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 548 satisfied 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 7 – Cologne and Luxembourg

Day 7

Day 7 – Cologne and Luxembourg

  • Cologne
  • Trier
  • Luxembourg
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Drive 240 km, 3 hours 30 min

  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Cologne Chocolate Museum
  • Nürburgring
  • Porta Nigra
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Dive into day 7 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Cologne and Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany and Luxembourg in Luxembourg, 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 Luxembourg. You’ll stay here for 2 nights.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated church and attraction in Cologne — Cologne Cathedral. About 57,506 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

The popular Cologne Chocolate Museum is another top sight in Cologne that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved museum in the area, rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 28,752 visitors.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Cologne, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your European road trip adventure. Set course for Luxembourg! Under favorable conditions, your drive to Luxembourg may take around 2 hours and 5 minutes.

Slow down and say goodbye to the road for a while, as Cologne welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences. Stretch your arms and legs and head out into the city.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Cologne is the magnificent Cologne Cathedral. Each year, this popular place of interest welcomes over 5,000,000 travelers from across the world. Around 57,506 visitors have rated this excellent church and travel destination an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Cologne Chocolate Museum on this leg of your adventure in Germany. This attraction is a well-known museum that has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from around 28,752 travelers.

Fasten your seatbelt and journey to your next stop.

We recommend checking out all the tours and activities you can add to your package. Embarking on a tour is an excellent way of learning something new in Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

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

Travelers visiting Luxembourg receive the warmest welcome at Sofitel Luxembourg Europe Hotel. This 5-star hotel treats guests and visitors with care and respect at all times.

Mercure Luxembourg off Kirchberg is also a great place to relax after a day of exploring. This hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,740 guests.

Alternatively, the best hotel in Luxembourg that offers value-for-money accommodation options is Hotel Parc Plaza. Around 3,160 guests have reviewed this 3-star hotel, giving it an average of 4 out of 5 stars.

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

For a culinary experience you won’t forget anytime soon, book a table at the fantastic Scott's Pub. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,108 customers and guarantees you a wonderful dining experience to end your night with.

If you’re curious about what restaurants the locals in Luxembourg enjoy, have a look at the menu at Athena. Athena, a favorite among avid restaurant-goers, is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,353 customers.

If you’re in the mood for something else, check out the popular Grand Café by RedBeef. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,333 reviews, telling you there are not many guests who leave Grand Café by RedBeef disappointed.

Spend the night downing a few shots of your favorite cocktail at Scott's Pub. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,108 customers.

Put your worries away as you toast to a fantastic night at Konrad Café & Bar. This famous bar in Luxembourg is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,103 customers.

If you want to check out another famous bar in the area, you’ll love Rock Solid. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks that will electrify your senses. Rock Solid has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 757 customers.

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 8 – Luxembourg

Day 8

Day 8 – Luxembourg

  • Luxembourg
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Drive 14 km, 46 min

  • Fort Thüngen
  • Bock Casemates
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • Adolphe Bridge
  • Panoramic Elevator of the Pfaffenthal
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Wake up and see what day 8 of your great European road trip in France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg has in store for you! You will be staying in Luxembourg for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

A tour of Luxembourg is not complete without a visit to the famous Fort Thüngen. This incredible attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,828 travelers.

Make the most of your Luxembourg travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Bock Casemates. This museum and unique destination is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 7,375 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Cathédrale Notre-Dame for an experience worth remembering. This local church and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 4,903 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Panoramic Elevator of the Pfaffenthal.

To make your fun escapade in Luxembourg, Luxembourg even more exciting, we recommend you check out all the tours and activities you can add to your itinerary. Joining tours is an incredible way to visit wonderful places and meet new friends.

If you've been looking forward to all the culinary delights you’ll get the opportunity to try along your multi-country road trip in France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Luxembourg. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,442 customers.

If you’re keen on trying something else, locals also recommend Ambrosia Restaurant as one of the top restaurants in the city. Ambrosia Restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 831 customers.

Another of the most recommended restaurants in Luxembourg is Onesto. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 800 customers.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Tube, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Tube has earned an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 821 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Rock Box - Pub, Bar, Concerts, a crowd-favorite. Around 610 customers have rated their experience at Rock Box - Pub, Bar, Concerts an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Oscar's Bar belongs to the list of the best bars in Luxembourg, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 611 bar-goers.

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 – Luxembourg, Chelles, and Paris

Day 9

Day 9 – Luxembourg, Chelles, and Paris

  • Paris
  • Chelles
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Drive 383 km, 4 hours 11 min

  • Sleeping Beauty Castle
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 9 of your multi-country journey across France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Chelles and Paris in France. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat for a restful slumber at one of the best hotels in Paris. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Luxembourg, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Paris in France. Witness the landscapes transform as you cross the border to France. This drive usually takes around 4 hours and 10 minutes.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station.

To double the fun and excitement on your vacation in France, we also recommend adding tours to your travel itinerary. Tours are a great way to engage in immersive activities, meet other vacationers like you, and experience Paris's unique culture.

This fantastic excursion will show you around famous sights in Paris.

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

One of the premier hotel choices in Paris is the 4-star Okko Hotels Paris Porte de Versailles. This hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 819 guests.

If you’re craving a lavish escape at a 5-star luxury apartment, we recommend booking a room at the Toureifelchampselysee. This apartment is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 97 guests.

If you want a more affordable place to spend the night, your best option is the 3-star Hotel Ariane Montparnasse. This budget hotel has an average rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars by 419 guests.

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

Locals enjoy dining at Restaurant Île de la Réunion, one of the most popular restaurants in Paris. This restaurant serves good quality food and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 935 customers.

Alternatively, if you have an appetite for something different, eat at L'Imprévu Café. Around 846 customers have given this fantastic restaurant an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Le Restaurant Vingt Spts is another of the best restaurant options in Paris, offering a menu of delicious meals. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 628 customers, you’ll enjoy dining at this restaurant’s cozy atmosphere.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Les Fous de l'Île. This famous bar in Paris has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,046 customers.

You can also check out an equally popular bar in the area, L'Imprévu Café. This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance. L'Imprévu Café has received an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 846 customers.

If you want to visit another bar, we recommend Le Requin Chagrin. 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 4.3 out of 5 stars from 737 customers.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg! Enjoy your evening in Paris 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 10 – Paris - departure day

Day 10

Day 10 – Paris - departure day

  • Paris - Departure day
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  • Jardin des plantes
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On day 10 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Paris 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 France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Paris is the fantastic Jardin des Plantes. As an appreciated park and local gem in the area, Jardin des Plantes has earned an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 40,461 reviews.

Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Paris 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 France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg.

Joséphine Chez Dumonet offers great food and ambiance and is well-loved in the area.

With an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 370 customers, this restaurant is an excellent dining option.

The time has come to say farewell to Paris 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 France, Belgium, Germany, and Luxembourg with fond memories. Safe travels!

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