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

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

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

Continuing your journey, you'll step into the captivating realm of Belgium. This country's charm is boundless, and you'll be impressed by the wonders of Bastogne, Brussels, Cambron-Casteau, and Laeken - Laken. From ancient architecture to culinary delights, Belgium 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 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 the Netherlands, 1 night in Germany, 2 nights in Belgium, 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 Amsterdam, Cologne, Bastogne, and Paris.

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 the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, 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 the Netherlands, you’ll be greeted by the captivating city of Amsterdam. Here, you're going to collect your chosen rental car and begin your 10-day adventure. While in Amsterdam, you’ll have the chance to visit some of the best attractions in the city, including Rijksmuseum and the fascinating Van Gogh 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 Cologne’s Cologne Cathedral and Bastogne's iconic 101st Airborne Museum. In Paris, marvel at the extraordinary Louvre Museum. 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 the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and France will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy!

Shop at the popular shopping centers in Amsterdam, Cologne, Bastogne, and Paris 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 the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, 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 the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and France.

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

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Destinations

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 / 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 / 1 night
Rotterdam - city in NetherlandsRotterdam
Bastogne - city in BelgiumBastogne / 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 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 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 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
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 royal Palace at the Dam Square in Amsterdam, Netherlands.Dam Square
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
Sainte-ChapelleSainte Chapelle
Photo of Parc du Cinquantenaire with the triumphal arch. Brussels, Belgium.Cinquantenaire
Pont Alexandre IIIPont Alexandre III
Cologne Chocolate Museum, Altstadt-Süd, Innenstadt, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyCologne Chocolate Museum
photo of Sibyl temple and lake in Buttes-Chaumont Park, Paris, France.Parc des Buttes-Chaumont
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 beautiful morning at Negen Straatjes in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Negen Straatjes
Old Market, Altstadt-Nord, Innenstadt, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyOld Market

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Day 1

Day 1 – Amsterdam - arrival day

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

Catch an early flight to the Netherlands to enjoy as much time as possible exploring Amsterdam 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.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Amsterdam is the fantastic Dam Square. As an appreciated square and local gem in the area, Dam Square has earned an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 42,263 reviews.

Find your way to your hotel in Amsterdam. We recommend choosing a hotel in a central location for easy exploring. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM at hotels in the Netherlands. Settle in and make plans for the evening.

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 the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and France 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.

Don't forget to book a table at Box Sociaal, a well-known eatery in Amsterdam. This popular restaurant and its sumptuous cuisine have won the hearts of food lovers. Its commitment to a delicious menu is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 2,162 satisfied guests.

Ensure you visit Restaurant Ambassade while exploring Amsterdam. This popular restaurant offers a delicious menu, distinguished with a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 769 discerning guests.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Gartine, a popular restaurant in Amsterdam. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 678 discerning diners.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at Proeflokaal Arendsnest, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. Proeflokaal Arendsnest boasts an impressive 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 3,048 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at SkyLounge Amsterdam, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. SkyLounge Amsterdam has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 6,266 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, Excalibur Café. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.6 out of 5-star from 6,266 customers.

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

Vondelpark is a travelers’ favorite in Amsterdam, 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 51,399 visitors.

In Amsterdam, don’t miss Anne Frank House, a great museum and place to see in the city. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 65,604 reviews. Going here means you’ll be in the great company of 1,195,456 other travelers who visit this attraction every year.

Check other top attractions in Amsterdam off your list when you visit the wonderful Van Gogh Museum. This popular sight is an outstanding art museum, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 85,859 travelers. Approximately 2,161,160 people visit this attraction each year.

Beyond the above-mentioned top sights, take the opportunity to visit the outstanding Rijksmuseum. This national museum and place of interest has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 92,707 reviews. It’s estimated that around 2,700,000 people come to admire it every year.

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.

When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Amsterdam today.

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

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

Reserve a table at Le Moissonnier Bistro, a 1 Michelin star restaurant and a dining establishment in Cologne. This epicurean hotspot’s delectable french and seafood offering makes it a crowd favorite. Le Moissonnier Bistro is highly regarded in the culinary world and boasts an impressive track record of satisfied customers.

Another popular dining spot in Cologne is Ox & Klee, 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 and creative menu, characterized by its exquisite flavors, is a true testament to the Ox & Klee’s culinary excellence.

Locals and foreign travelers alike recommend Zur Tant. Captivated customers consistently praise this restaurant in Cologne for its appetizing selection of food, including its classic courses. As a leading food haven, it boasts 1 Michelin stars for giving an unforgettable dining experience to its patrons.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Toddy Tapper, a must-visit hotspot in the city of Cologne. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars, backed by 590 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular Gaffel am Dom I Kölsches Brauhaus und Wirtshaus I Brauhaus Köln, consistently rated 4.3 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to Gilden im Zims, one of the top-rated bars in Cologne, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 5,823 satisfied customers.

As the night falls in Cologne, 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 3

Day 3 – Cologne, Brühl, and Bastogne

  • Cologne
  • Bastogne
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Drive 213 km, 2 hours 57 min

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

In Cologne, the extraordinary Cologne Cathedral awaits. This attraction is a valued catholic cathedral that boasts an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 69,905 travelers' reviews. Hosting around 5,000,000 visitors every year, the amazing Cologne Cathedral is undoubtedly one of the top sights of the area.

Another of the best travel destinations in Cologne is the spectacular Old Market. This attraction is a sightseeing destination that is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 12,740 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing Cologne Chocolate Museum. This local museum and wonder has an overall review score of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 36,704 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers.

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.

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

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

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 the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and France by rewarding yourself with a taste of Bastogne’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.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Wagon - Restaurant Léo & Bistro Léo, an acclaimed dining establishment in Bastogne. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 2,671 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of Giorgi while experiencing the best of Bastogne. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 952 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Le Nuts, an elegant culinary destination in Bastogne. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.2 out of 5-star rating from 986 previous guests.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Bar a Vin - Restaurant Le 222. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 153 customers.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and France! Enjoy your evening in Bastogne 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 4

Day 4 – Bastogne and Paris

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Drive 328 km, 3 hours 44 min

  • Jardin des plantes
  • Sainte Chapelle
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
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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 2 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this European tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Paris in France. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Paris. Paris will be your home for 4 nights.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

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

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

If you're eager to sample culinary delights during your multi-country road trip in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, 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.

Reserve your spot at Restaurant Guy Savoy, a popular local restaurant in Paris. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,143 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience Le Bistrot Du Perigord during your stay in Paris. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, by 584 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of Kitchen Galerie Bis, a popular local gem in Paris. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 512 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 La Coupole, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 9,580 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at Le Fumoir, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 3,606 reviews.

Le Mesturet 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 2,547 customers.

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 – Paris

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Drive 20 km, 1 hour 25 min

  • Sacré-Cœur
  • Palais Garnier
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Champ de Mars
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On day 5, 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 the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and France.

A tour of Paris is not complete without a visit to the famous Sacré-Cœur. This incredible church building and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 118,527 travelers, and is visited by 11,000,000 people every year.

Make the most of your Paris travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Palais Garnier. This opera house and unique destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 34,053 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Arc de Triomphe for an experience worth remembering. This local triumphal arch and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 193,235 visitors, with up to 2,743,823 people including this popular attraction in their Paris tour itinerary each year.

Another stop we recommend you add to your Paris sightseeing list is the remarkable lattice tower, Eiffel Tower. Sought after by many travelers from around the world, Eiffel Tower has received 4.6 out of 5 stars from 322,389 visitors. More than 6,207,303 people visit this impressive attraction annually.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Champ de Mars. This amazing site is a wonderful urban park with more than 172,488 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

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.

Make sure to book a table at Angelina, a popular restaurant in Paris. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 13,038 satisfied guests.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at Au Pied de Cochon during your stay in Paris. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 10,684 satisfied guests.

Savor the flavors of The Bombardier, a renowned dining destination in Paris. Offering a menu that's sure to please, it has a gained 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,775 satisfied guests.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Little Red Door, a must-visit hotspot in the city of Paris. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, backed by 1,722 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular Bisou. , consistently rated 4.5 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to Experimental Cocktail Club, one of the top-rated bars in Paris, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,338 satisfied customers.

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 – Paris

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Drive 7 km, 55 min

  • Pont Alexandre III
  • Place de la Concorde
  • Tuileries Garden
  • Musée d'Orsay
  • Louvre Museum
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Wake up and see what day 6 of your great European road trip in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and France has in store for you! You will be staying in Paris for 2 nights before continuing your journey to the next destination.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Paris is the fantastic Pont Alexandre III. As an appreciated deck arch bridge and local gem in the area, Pont Alexandre III has earned an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 27,899 reviews.

Next up on your agenda, you will find the extraordinary place de la Concorde. This attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 54,229 visitors, so don't miss the opportunity to experience it for yourself!

Join countless others in discovering the allure of Tuileries Garden, a standout garden and attraction that's captivated the hearts of many. It has a stellar rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 92,172 reviewers.

Experience the magic that has drawn so many to the doorstep of the outstanding Musée d'Orsay. This art museum is a highly recommended attraction in the city, attracting more than 3,651,616 visitors per year and boasting an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 71,115 visitor reviews.

Just around the corner lies the magnificent Louvre Museum, a popular art museum and attraction many visitors enjoy. More than 260,788 people have rated this attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars. Immerse yourself in its charm and join the 2,825,000 annual explorers who can't resist what Paris has to offer.

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

Treat yourself to a delightful dining experience at Solera Paris : Bar à Cocktail while you’re in Paris. Famous for its lovely menu and delectable dishes, it has captivated around 1,221 diners, earning it an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Another favorite dining locale in Paris is Le Petit Châtelet. Have a satisfying meal from the menu that has charmed its way to the hearts of around 1,057 happy customers, who gave it an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

While in Paris, enjoy Les Fous de l'Île’s delectable dishes. This dining establishment has earned a positive reputation and a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, thanks to the endorsements and reviews of around 1,046 satisfied guests.

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.

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 7

Day 7 – Paris

  • Paris
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Drive 26 km, 1 hour 24 min

  • La Villette
  • Parc des Buttes-Chaumont
  • Centre Georges Pompidou
  • Panthéon
  • Jardin du Luxembourg
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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 1 night more before hitting the road again.

In Paris, the extraordinary La Villette awaits. This attraction is a valued commune of france that boasts an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 56,497 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in Paris is the spectacular parc des Buttes-Chaumont. This attraction is an urban park that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 23,441 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing Centre Georges Pompidou. This local art museum and wonder has an overall review score of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 55,213 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers. With up to 3,273,867 people visiting this popular attraction every year, this iconic city feature is one place you don't want to miss.

Panthéon is another attraction you might want to add to your Paris exploration itinerary. This mausoleum is a popular stop among travelers in the area, as seen in its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 43,649 reviews.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, consider dropping by a well-loved spot among locals — Jardin du Luxembourg. More than a popular urban park and attraction, Jardin du Luxembourg offers visitors an immersive journey of the rich cultural tapestry of Paris. Jardin du Luxembourg boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 94,043 traveler reviews.

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 the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, 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.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at Le Restaurant Vingt Spts. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Paris boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from around 628 visitors.

Another dining spot you shouldn’t miss while in Paris is Alliance. It has garnered a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 370 diners thanks to its impeccable menu options and flavors.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the city, Tiger. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 831 customers.

Alternatively, you can grab a few shots of your favorite drink and have an amazing night at the famous Le Requin Chagrin. This incredible bar has a vibrant atmosphere and plays great music, worthy of its average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 737 customers.

Prescription Cocktail Club cannot be missed with its wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Around 654 bar lovers have given this place a seal of approval with their 4.4 out of 5 stars average rating.

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

Day 8 – Paris, Brussels, and Cambron-Casteau

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Drive 323 km, 4 hours 14 min

  • Pairi Daiza
  • Brussels Park
  • Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert
  • Grand-Place
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Dive into day 8 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and France. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Brussels in Belgium, 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 Brussels. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

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.

When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

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

Enjoy an outstanding Bib Gourmand dining experience at La Villa Lorraine by Yves Mattagne. Holding an impressive 2 Michelin-star rating and a remarkable menu, La Villa Lorraine by Yves Mattagne consistently impresses both foreign and local guests, earning praise for its exceptional modern and classic cuisine.

Another renowned restaurant is Bozar Restaurant, one of the best Bib Gourmand 2-star Michelin fine dining venues in Brussels. Take your pick from the modern french and creative menu, where each dish is a masterpiece meticulously crafted to delight your senses.

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable dining experience at La Villa in the Sky in Brussels. With its prestigious 1-Michelin star rating, the menu is crafted to delight your palate and take you on a culinary journey. This acclaimed restaurant with a Bib-Gourmand award, serves creative and organic dishes that have garnered numerous reviews from satisfied guests.

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.

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 – Brussels, Laeken - Laken, Lisse, Rotterdam, and Amsterdam

  • Brussels
  • Rotterdam
  • Amsterdam
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Drive 259 km, 3 hours 49 min

  • Cinquantenaire
  • Atomium
  • Diergaarde Blijdorp
  • Keukenhof
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On day 9 of your multi-country road trip across the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, 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 Laeken - Laken in Belgium and Lisse in the Netherlands. In the evening, you’ll end up in Amsterdam, where you will stay for 1 night.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Brussels is the magnificent Cinquantenaire. Around 35,271 visitors have rated this excellent urban park and travel destination an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

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

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

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

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.

As the sun sets on day 9 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Amsterdam's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of the Netherlands 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, Amsterdam has them.

Treat yourself to a delightful dining experience at Winkel 43 while you’re in Amsterdam. Famous for its lovely menu and delectable dishes, it has captivated around 10,504 diners, earning it an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Another favorite dining locale in Amsterdam is The Pantry. Have a satisfying meal from the menu that has charmed its way to the hearts of around 3,646 happy customers, who gave it an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

While in Amsterdam, enjoy Restaurant Moeders’s delectable dishes. This dining establishment has earned a positive reputation and a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, thanks to the endorsements and reviews of around 3,647 satisfied guests.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at Lost in Amsterdam Lounge Cafe & Cocktail Bar, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. Lost in Amsterdam Lounge Cafe & Cocktail Bar boasts an impressive 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 2,918 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at Red Light Bar, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. Red Light Bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,612 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, Bar-B Burgers ‘N’ Beers. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.5 out of 5-star from 2,612 customers.

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

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Day 10

Day 10 – Amsterdam - departure day

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  • Negen Straatjes
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On day 10 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Amsterdam 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 the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and France. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

On your last day in the Netherlands, take time to indulge in shopping at Amsterdam’s popular marketplace. Thanks to your accommodation’s strategic location, city’s bustling commercial district is only a stone’s throw away, giving you ample time to leisurely explore the area, filled with local shops.

Take time to find the perfect present, reminding you of the charms of the Netherlands. Each store here is brimming with unique finds.

Something that makes Amsterdam the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding group of geographic locations, Negen Straatjes. This local gem has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 12,058 visitors.

Get a last taste of the Netherlands’s tasty traditional food. Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Amsterdam 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 the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and France.

The time has come to say farewell to Amsterdam 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 the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and France with fond memories. Safe travels!

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