12-Day Road Trip in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, and Luxembourg from Amsterdam to Cologne, Stuttgart, Munich, Karlsruhe, Luxembourg, Paris, and Brussels

BelgiumGermanyFranceLuxembourgthe Netherlands
Perfect travel plans
Everything included
Fully customizable

Description

Summary

Duration
12 days & 11 nights
Available
Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
11 nights included
Car rental
12 days included
Flights
Economy included
Travel app
All vouchers, itinerary, & map

Description

Explore the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, and Luxembourg on an epic 12-day European road trip. Amsterdam, Cologne, Strasbourg, Luxembourg, and Brussels await!

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 5 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories. You'll stay 2 nights in the Netherlands, 1 night in Belgium, 3 nights in France, 4 nights in Germany, and 1 night in Luxembourg.

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. You’ll collect your chosen rental car in the city of Amsterdam and begin your adventure from there. Explore Amsterdam, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

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

Continuing your journey, you'll step into the captivating realm of France. This country's charm is boundless, and you'll be impressed by the wonders of Strasbourg, Paris, Chessy, and Versailles.

As your Euro trip unfolds, you'll find yourself in Germany. Germany offers a multitude of experiences to explore in destinations like Cologne, Stuttgart, Hohenschwangau, Munich, and Karlsruhe.

In the next phase of your Europe tour, you'll drive to Luxembourg. Look forward to enticing destinations, including Luxembourg, where you can savor its rich culture, splendid landscapes, and culinary delights.

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 Strasbourg's iconic Cathedral of Our Lady of Strasbourg. In Cologne, marvel at the extraordinary Cologne Cathedral. During your time in Luxembourg, appreciate the unforgettable Bock Casemates. From must-see attractions to breathtaking viewpoints, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises you a glimpse into the unique features of this region in Europe.

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

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

By booking this holiday package, you can save yourself from the tedious task of researching and planning your road trip in Europe. We'll handle all the travel arrangements for your 12-day self-drive adventure in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, 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. This holiday deal also comes with 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide accessible via our mobile app to assist you throughout your journey.

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

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

Read more

Included

Flights, economy included
Hotel, 11 nights
Rental car, 12 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Laeken - Laken
Karlsruhe - city in GermanyKarlsruhe / 1 night
Hohenschwangau
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
Versailles - city in FranceVersailles
Photo of traditional half-timbered houses on picturesque canals in La Petite France in the medieval fairytale town of Strasbourg, France.Strasbourg
Luxembourg city, the capital of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, view of the Old Town and Grund quarter on a sunny summer day.Luxembourg / 1 night
Brussels, Grand Place in beautiful summer sunrise, BelgiumBrussels / 1 night
Aerial view on Marienplatz town hall and Frauenkirche in Munich, Germany.Munich / 1 night
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
Photo of Tuebingen in the Stuttgart city ,Germany Colorful house in riverside and blue sky. Stuttgart / 1 night
Chessy

Map

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 Disneyland Paris castle, France.Disneyland Paris
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 Munich skyline with Marienplatz town hall in Germany.Marienplatz
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 Neuschwanstein Castle at sunset in winter landscape in Germany.Neuschwanstein Castle
Photo of the renewed Van Gogh museum on the museum square in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Van Gogh Museum
AtomiumAtomium
English Garden, Bezirksteil Alte Heide - Hirschau, Schwabing-Freimann, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyEnglish Garden
Photo of aerial view of Olympiapark in German city Munich which hosted olympic games at 1972.Olympiapark
Photo of Cologne Cathedral, a Roman Catholic Gothic cathedral in Cologne, Germany.Cologne Cathedral
Victuals Market, Bezirksteil Angerviertel, Altstadt-Lehel, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyVictuals Market
Photo of Cathedral of our lady of strasbourg in France.Cathedral of Our Lady of Strasbourg
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 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 royal Palace at the Dam Square in Amsterdam, Netherlands.Dam Square
Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert, Îlot Sacré, Quartier du Centre - Centrumwijk, Brussels, City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumRoyal Gallery of Saint Hubert
Photo of Spectacular modern architecture and home of Museum Mercedes-Benz Welt in Stuttgart, Germany.Mercedes-Benz Museum
Photo of "Rheintor" (River Rhine Gate) with the former Customs House was the entrance gate to Linz and to "Schloßplatz" (Castle Square) with its half-timbered houses.Schloßplatz
Photo of Parc du Cinquantenaire with the triumphal arch. Brussels, Belgium.Cinquantenaire
photo of Hohenschwangau Castle in winter in Germany.Hohenschwangau Castle
photo of Musée et tour BMW .BMW Museum
Cologne Chocolate Museum, Altstadt-Süd, Innenstadt, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyCologne Chocolate Museum
photo of Park de la Orangerie in Strasbourg scenic beautiful view, Alsace region of France.Parc de l'Orangerie
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
Place Kléber, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, Grand Est, Metropolitan France, FrancePlace Kléber
Dungeon Amsterdam, Amsterdam, North Holland, NetherlandsDungeon Amsterdam
photo of beautiful morning at Negen Straatjes in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Negen Straatjes
Old Market, Altstadt-Nord, Innenstadt, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyOld Market
Bock Casemates, Ville-Haute, Luxembourg, Canton LuxembourgBock Casemates
photo of notre-dame cathedral view in luxembourg.Notre-Dame Cathedral
Alsatian Museum, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, Grand Est, Metropolitan France, FranceAlsatian Museum
photo of 1 August 2019, Luxembourg: National museum of history and art.National Museum of History and Art
photo of Opéra royal de Versailles in France.Opéra royal de Versailles

Flights
Yes
No

Round trip
Economy
Round trip
Economy

Travel details

Flights

Round trip
Economy
Round trip
Economy
Travel dates

Include flights?

Yes
No

Travelers

Rooms

Flights

Car
Yes
No

Hotels

Personalize your itinerary

Day 1

Day 1 – Amsterdam - arrival day

  • Amsterdam - Arrival day
  • More
  • Dam Square
  • More

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

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Amsterdam, including the outstanding Dam Square. Having an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 42,514 reviews, this fascinating square and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

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

As the sun sets on day 1 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through 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.

Savor the flavors at Café restaurant van Kerkwijk, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, CAU Steak Restaurant beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider Radisson Blu Hotel, Amsterdam City Center. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Amsterdam tonight.

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

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

Read more
Day 2

Day 2 – Amsterdam, and Cologne

  • Cologne
  • Amsterdam
  • More

Drive 267 km, 3 hours 43 min

  • Dungeon Amsterdam
  • Rijksmuseum
  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Vondelpark
  • More

On day 2 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, and Luxembourg, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, Amsterdam in the Netherlands. 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.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Dungeon Amsterdam. This outstanding sightseeing destination and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.4 stars out of 5 from 12,314 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Dungeon Amsterdam is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating Rijksmuseum is another of the city's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This national museum and tourist destination welcomes approximately 2,700,000 visitors every year and boasts an average review score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 93,402 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing art museum, Van Gogh Museum, which hosts approximately 2,161,160 visitors per year. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 86,536 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

The top-rated Vondelpark, an outstanding sightseeing destination, is one place you should visit while in Amsterdam considering its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 51,706 travelers.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Amsterdam and set your GPS to Cologne, Germany. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 3 hours. Upon reaching Cologne, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

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 Cologne. Choose a hotel where you can gently let go of the day’s excitement and enjoy some peace and relaxation.

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

Discover the culinary delights of Cologne by securing a reservation at Le Moissonnier Bistro. Esteemed for its 1-star Guide Michelin recognition, this restaurant offers a remarkable selection of french, and seafood cuisine. For an alternative dining experience, try Ox & Klee, renowned for its delicious modern, and creative dishes. This esteemed 2-star Michelin-recipient consistently impresses guests, making it a must-visit spot during your holiday. Craving more culinary excitement? Head to La Cuisine Rademacher, a highly recommended local eatery celebrated for its mouthwatering modern french menu. With its 1-star Michelin recognition, it offers an unforgettable dining adventure.

After your delicious meal, get a taste of the vibrant nightlife with a visit to The Grid Bar, known for its inviting atmosphere. Toddy Tapper is another great option if you’re looking for a place to get the night started. Similarly, Legends Bar & Terrasse provides a great setting to enjoy the night away.

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!

Read more
Day 3

Day 3 – Cologne, and Stuttgart

  • Stuttgart
  • Cologne
  • More

Drive 368 km, 4 hours 21 min

  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Old Market
  • Cologne Chocolate Museum
  • More

Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 3 of your multi-country journey across the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, and Luxembourg. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Cologne in Germany. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Stuttgart where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

A tour of Cologne is not complete without a visit to the famous Cologne Cathedral. This incredible catholic cathedral and attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 70,814 travelers, and is visited by 5,000,000 people every year.

Make the most of your Cologne travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Old Market. This sightseeing destination and unique destination is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 12,935 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Lindt Chocolate Museum for an experience worth remembering. This local museum and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 37,446 visitors.

After a long day of driving and exploring, you’ll check in at a top-recommended hotel in Stuttgart of your 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 the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, and Luxembourg by rewarding yourself with a taste of Stuttgart’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.

Enjoy an outstanding dining experience at Der Zauberlehrling, a 1-star Michelin restaurant offering an exceptional creative menu. If you are in the mood for trying an alternative dining experience, consider visiting the nearby 2-star Michelin-awardee, Speisemeisterei, known for its delicious creative, and innovative cuisine. Another highly-recommended restaurant in Stuttgart is Ritzi Gourmet, a renowned restaurant with a 1-star Guide Michelin recognition, known for its delicious creative french, and modern menu.

Keep the evening going at Le petit Coq, a great choice for enjoying the after-dinner hours with a drink. You could also go to Jigger & Spoon, which offers a similarly pleasant setting and great drinks. Another option is Schwarz Weiß Bar, which provides an inviting environment for unwinding after a busy day out.

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

Read more
Day 4

Day 4 – Stuttgart, Hohenschwangau, and Munich

  • Munich
  • Stuttgart
  • Hohenschwangau
  • More

Drive 356 km, 4 hours 35 min

  • Schloßplatz
  • Mercedes-Benz Museum
  • Hohenschwangau Castle
  • Neuschwanstein Castle
  • More

Dive into day 4 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, and Luxembourg. Today's main destinations are Stuttgart 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 Munich. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Something that makes Stuttgart the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding square, Schloßplatz. This local gem has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 41,914 visitors.

The famous Mercedes-Benz Museum is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area, with up to 876,109 people visiting it every year. As one of Stuttgart's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 43,234 travelers have rated this incredible automobile museum and travel destination an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in reviews.

When you’ve had your share of Stuttgart, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Hohenschwangau. Your travel time is around 2 hours 29 min.

A tour of Hohenschwangau is not complete without a visit to the famous Hohenschwangau Castle. This incredible sightseeing destination and attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 32,919 travelers.

Make the most of your Hohenschwangau travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Neuschwanstein Castle. This point of interest and unique destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 90,520 travelers.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Hohenschwangau and set your GPS to Munich. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 1 hour 43 min. Upon reaching Munich, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

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

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

Get ready for an unforgettable culinary journey in Munich by reserving a table at Atelier. Renowned as a 2-star Michelin restaurant, it offers an exceptional creative french menu. For a different taste experience, head to EssZimmer, recognized for its delicious modern french, and creative dishes. This 2-star Michelin restaurant consistently impresses guests, ensuring a memorable addition to your holiday. Looking for another option? Make sure to visit Alois - Dallmayr Fine Dining, a local favorite known for its delightful creative, and modern cuisine in Munich. Nestled in the heart of the city, this restaurant with 2 Michelin star is an ideal choice for discerning creative, and modern foodies seeking culinary excellence.

After your meal, keep the night alive at a bar like Garçon, known for its lively atmosphere. Zephyr Bar is another top recommendation that provides the perfect setting with well-crafted drinks and a welcoming ambiance. Similarly, Holy Spirit 1 Bar offers an excellent atmosphere for those looking to amp up the evening.

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

Read more
Day 5

Day 5 – Munich, and Karlsruhe

  • Karlsruhe
  • Munich
  • More

Drive 293 km, 3 hours 39 min

  • Marienplatz
  • Victuals Market
  • English Garden
  • BMW Museum
  • Olympiapark
  • More

Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 5 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 1 stop. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Munich in Germany. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Karlsruhe, your home for 1 night.

In Munich, the extraordinary Marienplatz awaits. This attraction is a valued square that boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 119,529 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in Munich is the spectacular Viktualienmarkt. This attraction is a point of interest that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 58,600 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing English Garden. This local park and wonder has an overall review score of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 61,807 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers.

BMW Museum is another attraction you might want to add to your Munich exploration itinerary. This automobile museum is a popular stop among travelers in the area, as seen in its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 36,183 reviews and annual visitor count of approximately 250,000 people.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, consider dropping by a well-loved spot among locals — Olympiapark. More than a popular olympic park and attraction, Olympiapark offers visitors an immersive journey of the rich cultural tapestry of Munich. Olympiapark boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 69,929 traveler reviews.

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Karlsruhe. 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 Karlsruhe. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Prepare for an extraordinary culinary adventure in Karlsruhe by booking a table at Bistro Margarete, a Bib Gourmand restaurant that boasts an exceptional regional menu. For a different flavor experience, head to sein, renowned for its delectable modern dishes. This 2-star Michelin restaurant consistently wows guests, making it a memorable stop during your holiday. Looking for another option? Visit TAWA YAMA FINE, a local gem known for its delightful modern, and international cuisine in Karlsruhe. Nestled in the city's heart, this 1-star Michelin restaurant is a perfect choice for discerning restaurant-goers seeking a new experience.

After savoring a delicious meal, step into the vibrant nightlife at Phono Craftbeer Bar, where the evening is just getting started. In the same way, Electric Eel offers a unique charm perfect for experiencing the local bar scene in Karlsruhe. Jean-Claude Cocktail Bar is another top-recommended bar that is sure to get you into the mood for some dancing and celebrating.

As the night falls in Karlsruhe, 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.

Read more
Day 6

Day 6 – Karlsruhe, Strasbourg, and Luxembourg

  • Luxembourg
  • Strasbourg
  • More

Drive 312 km, 4 hours 19 min

  • Alsatian Museum
  • Place Kléber
  • Cathedral of Our Lady of Strasbourg
  • Parc de l'Orangerie
  • More

On day 6 of your multi-country road trip across the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, and Luxembourg, 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 Strasbourg in France. In the evening, you’ll end up in Luxembourg, where you will stay for 1 night.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Karlsruhe, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Set course for France! Under favorable conditions, your drive to Strasbourg may take around 1 hour 12 min. Upon your arrival in Strasbourg, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated museum and attraction in Strasbourg — Alsatian Museum. About 2,019 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

The popular place Kléber is another top sight in Strasbourg that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved square in the area, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 11,963 visitors.

Cathedral of Our Lady of Strasbourg is a spectacular catholic cathedral and highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Strasbourg, earning an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 55,268 enchanted visitors.

As the day moves along, be sure to make time to drop by the magnificent Parc de l'Orangerie. Because of its allure and charm, around 15,139 visitors have rated this attraction and park an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

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

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

Experience a harmony of flavors at Mosconi in Luxembourg by securing a reservation in advance. Known for its 1-star Michelin status, Mosconi offers a delightful variety of dishes highlighting its delicious italian menu. If you're seeking an alternative culinary experience, be sure to explore Ryôdô, a highly recommended restaurant known for its enticing japanese cuisine. This popular 1-star Michelin-awarded venue consistently exceeds expectations, ensuring a memorable holiday experience. Ready for another culinary adventure? Indulge your senses at La Villa de Camille et Julien, a highly acclaimed restaurant celebrated for its exceptional french, and country cooking menu.

After enjoying a delightful dinner, why not delve into the vibrant local bar scene? You might want to spend the evening at Tube, a well-loved spot among locals and tourists. Or, head to Bei der Gare. This bar boasts a welcoming environment that is perfect for winding down. You could also continue your night at Pacha, another top-rated place in the area.

Celebrate day 6 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

Read more
Day 7

Day 7 – Luxembourg, and Paris

  • Paris
  • Luxembourg
  • More

Drive 374 km, 4 hours 10 min

  • National Museum of History and Art
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • Bock Casemates
  • More

On day 7 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, and Luxembourg, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, Luxembourg in Luxembourg. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Paris, where you’ll be staying for 3 nights.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Luxembourg, including the outstanding National Art and History Museum. Having an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,836 reviews, this fascinating museum and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Luxembourg is also home to the captivating Cathédrale Notre-Dame, a local church considered one of the highlights of the city. About 5,339 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.6 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity.

The extraordinary Bock Casemates is another unforgettable place you can visit on this leg of your journey in Luxembourg. This extraordinary museum and tourist hot spot boasts a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 8,020 travelers.

An exhilarating day of exploring and driving will have you longing for a comfortable bed at the end of the day. Fortunately, Paris’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 7 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.

Don’t miss out on dining at Mumi, a top-rated dining destination in Paris. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Beaurepaire Ambassade du Béarn - Restaurant Paris Terrasse, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at L'Imprévu Café. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Paris this evening.

To truly maximize your evening out, consider visiting Café de Paris V after dinner. This bar is known for offering some of the best drinks and vibes in the city. Alternatively, head to Dirty Dick, another bar with an inviting ambiance. Similarly, Little Red Door also offers a great atmosphere, ensuring a night filled with enjoyment and relaxation.

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!

Read more
Day 8

Day 8 – Paris, Chessy, and Versailles

  • Paris
  • Chessy
  • Versailles
  • More

Drive 133 km, 2 hours 37 min

  • Disneyland Paris
  • Gardens of Versailles
  • Opéra royal de Versailles
  • More

Wake up to day 8 of your extraordinary road trip through the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, and Luxembourg. On this day, you’ll embark on an exciting expedition discovering the enchanting sights and activities of Chessy in France. With 2 nights left in Paris, we encourage you to seize the day and discover the unexplored beauty of the city’s surroundings!

After soaking in Paris’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Chessy. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 37 min. When you arrive in Chessy, it's time to take a break from the road.

In Chessy, the extraordinary Disneyland Paris awaits. This attraction is a valued amusement park that boasts an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 256,402 travelers' reviews. Hosting around 13,400,000 visitors every year, the amazing Disneyland Paris is undoubtedly one of the top sights of the area.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Chessy and set your GPS to Versailles. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 54 min. Upon reaching Versailles, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Versailles is the fantastic Gardens of Versailles. As an appreciated french formal garden and local gem in the area, Gardens of Versailles has earned an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 13,133 reviews.

Next up on your agenda, you will find the extraordinary Opéra royal de Versailles. This attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 749 visitors, so don't miss the opportunity to experience it for yourself!

As the sun sets on day 8 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.

Dine in style at Le Marais Restaurant Paris, a top recommendation for dinner tonight. Or, for a change of pace, Le Sens Unique boasts a menu that's sure to impress. Also, be sure to check out Le Caveau de l'isle. Known as a local hotspot, it’s a great choice for tonight in Paris.

After enjoying a delightful dinner, why not delve into the vibrant local bar scene? You might want to spend the evening at Prescription Cocktail Club, a well-loved spot among locals and tourists. Or, head to Le Boucan. This bar boasts a welcoming environment that is perfect for winding down. You could also continue your night at Mamie Paris, another top-rated place in the area.

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

Read more
Day 9

Day 9 – Paris

  • Paris
  • More

Drive 35 km, 1 hour 37 min

  • La Villette
  • Sacré-Cœur
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Champ de Mars
  • More

Day 9 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.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Paris is the magnificent La Villette. Around 56,497 visitors have rated this excellent commune of france and travel destination an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Sacré-Cœur on this leg of your adventure in France. This attraction is a well-known church building that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 118,527 travelers. Given this incredible site's popularity, it’s easy to understand why more than 11,000,000 people visit it every year.

The remarkable Arc de Triomphe is known to be one of the best places to visit in Paris, and its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 193,235 traveler reviews is proof. Attracting more than 2,743,823 visitors in a single year, it's clear that the wonderful Arc de Triomphe is a perfect add-on to your itinerary.

Dive deeper into Paris by exploring the captivating Eiffel Tower, which draws the attention of nearly 6,207,303 visitors annually. With a stellar average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 322,389 travelers, make sure this wonderful site is on your Paris exploration list!

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

Don’t miss out on dining at The Harp Bar, a top-rated dining destination in Paris. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Le Bistro des Augustins, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Le Petit Châtelet. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Paris this evening.

After savoring a delicious meal, step into the vibrant nightlife at Sherry Butt, where the evening is just getting started. In the same way, The Highlander offers a unique charm perfect for experiencing the local bar scene in Paris. Le Sully is another top-recommended bar that is sure to get you into the mood for some dancing and celebrating.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, 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.

Read more
Day 10

Day 10 – Paris, and Brussels

  • Brussels
  • Paris
  • More

Drive 318 km, 4 hours 20 min

  • Jardin du Luxembourg
  • Louvre Museum
  • Tuileries Garden
  • Place de la Concorde
  • More

Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 10 of your multi-country journey across the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, and Luxembourg. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Paris in France. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Brussels where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

Jardin du Luxembourg is a travelers’ favorite in Paris, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 94,043 visitors.

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

Check other top attractions in Paris off your list when you visit the wonderful Tuileries Garden. This popular sight is an outstanding garden, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 92,172 travelers.

Beyond the above-mentioned top sights, take the opportunity to visit the outstanding place de la Concorde. This square and place of interest has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 54,229 reviews.

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.

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

Have a memorable dining experience in Brussels by booking a table at Barge, renowned as a 1-star Michelin restaurant presenting an exceptional organic menu. For a different culinary experience, La Villa Lorraine by Yves Mattagne shines as one of the top destinations known for its delicious modern, and classic cuisine in Brussels. This 2-star Michelin-awardee earns consistently high praises from previous guests, making it a must-visit addition to your holiday experience. If you're looking for an alternative, Bozar Restaurant is known as a top local spot for its delicious modern french, and creative cuisine in Brussels. This 2-star Michelin awardee is a highly recommended choice for an unforgettable meal.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Churchill's, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out. Moreover, Station BXL is another popular option for a drink or two. Likewise, Delirium Café also provides a great ambiance for reminiscing about the day and raising a toast to your vacation.

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!

Read more
Day 11

Day 11 – Brussels, Laeken, and Amsterdam

  • Amsterdam
  • Brussels
  • Laeken - Laken
  • More

Drive 230 km, 3 hours 23 min

  • Grand-Place
  • Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert
  • Cinquantenaire
  • Mont des Arts - Kunstberg
  • Atomium
  • More

Dive into day 11 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, and Luxembourg. Today's main destinations are 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 Amsterdam. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Brussels today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Grand-Place. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 151,717 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert. This incredible attraction and shopping mall holds an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, thanks to 38,953 visitors.

According to travelers in Brussels, the extraordinary Cinquantenaire is a must-see attraction. This crowd-favorite destination and urban park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 35,771 visitors.

As the day moves along, don’t miss out the incredible square, Mont des Arts - Kunstberg. Up to 14,784 visitors have rated it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Laeken today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Atomium. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 91,642 visitors.

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

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

Dine in style at Eye Film Museum, a top recommendation for dinner tonight. Or, for a change of pace, Restaurant Ambassade boasts a menu that's sure to impress. Also, be sure to check out Palmyra Syrian Restaurant. Known as a local hotspot, it’s a great choice for tonight in Amsterdam.

Keep the excitement of the evening going by going to a bar or two. Café Oporto is an excellent place to start. You could also check out Lost in Amsterdam Lounge Cafe & Cocktail Bar, offering a different kind of charm. A last recommendation for the day is 't Aepjen. This bar promises an enjoyable experience with tasty drinks and a vibrant setting.

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!

Read more
Day 12

Day 12 – Amsterdam - departure day

  • Amsterdam - Departure day
  • More
  • Negen Straatjes
  • More

On day 12 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, Belgium, France, Germany, and Luxembourg. 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. Look for keepsakes or souvenirs to remind you of your trip.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Amsterdam, including the outstanding Negen Straatjes. Having an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 12,365 reviews, this fascinating group of geographic locations and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

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, Belgium, France, Germany, and Luxembourg.

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

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 12-day European road trip in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, and Luxembourg with fond memories. Safe travels!

Read more

Similar travel packages

Link to appstore phone
Install Europe’s biggest travel app

Download Europe’s biggest travel marketplace to your phone to manage your entire trip in one place

Scan this QR code with your phone camera and press the link that appears to add Europe’s biggest travel marketplace into your pocket. Enter your phone number or email address to receive an SMS or email with the download link.