14-Day Road Trip to the Netherlands, Belgium, and France

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Get ready for an exhilarating 14-day European road trip. This trip will take you through the Netherlands, Belgium, and France and immerse you in the diverse tapestry of European culture.

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

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, Hoorn, Utrecht, Arnhem, Hilvarenbeek, Rotterdam, The Hague, and Lisse, 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 Ghent, Cambron-Casteau, Brussels, Laeken - Laken, and Antwerp, 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 Fontainebleau, Versailles, Chambord, Paris, Vineuil-Saint-Firmin, and Chantilly.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Ghent’s Gravensteen. 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, and France 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 14-day self-drive adventure in the Netherlands, 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. 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, and France.

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

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Hotel, 13 nights
Rental car, 14 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

South Holland - state in NetherlandsThe Hague
Hoorn - city in NetherlandsHoorn / 1 night
Laeken - Laken
Amsterdam Netherlands dancing houses over river Amstel landmark in old european city spring landscape.Amsterdam / 2 nights
Utrecht - city in NetherlandsUtrecht / 1 night
Paris, France. Panoramic view from Arc de Triomphe. Eiffel Tower and Avenue des Champs Elysees. Europe.Paris / 4 nights
Versailles - city in FranceVersailles
Chantilly
Rotterdam - city in NetherlandsRotterdam
Chambord
Antwerp - region in BelgiumAntwerp / 1 night
Brussels, Grand Place in beautiful summer sunrise, BelgiumBrussels / 2 nights
Vineuil-Saint-Firmin
Arnhem - city in NetherlandsArnhem
Fontainebleau - city in FranceFontainebleau / 1 night
East Flanders - region in BelgiumGhent / 1 night
Lisse
Cambron-Casteau

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Photo of Eiffel Tower in Paris, France best Destinations in Europe.Eiffel Tower
Photo of beautiful summer view of Louvre Museum, one of the world's most important museums, historic monument and parisian landmark, Paris, France.Louvre Museum
Photo of Arc de Triomphe  Early in the morning with the French flag, France.Arc de Triomphe
Photo of Champ de Mars view from top of Eiffel tower looking down see the entire city as a beautiful classic architecture, France.Champ de Mars
Photo of beautiful Grand Place surrounded by guild halls in Brussels, Belgium.Grand-Place
Photo of the Sacred Heart (Sacre Cœur Basilica),on Montmartre hill, Paris, France.Sacré-Cœur
Photo of Versailles palace outside Paris at sunset, France.Palace of Versailles
Photo of Luxembourg gardens and palace with puffy clouds in Paris, France.Jardin du Luxembourg
Photo of Corner of the Tuileries Garden with flower bed and alley with sculptures in Paris in springtime, France.Tuileries Garden
Photo of Rijksmuseum museum with Amsterdam words in front of it, Amsterdam, Netherlands.Rijksmuseum
Photo of the renewed Van Gogh museum on the museum square in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Van Gogh Museum
AtomiumAtomium
Photo of the Musee d'Orsay is a museum in Paris, France, on the Left Bank of the Seine.Musée d'Orsay
Photo of view of a traditional African landscape with straw huts in the steppe at the zoo Pairi Daiza, Belgium.Pairi Daiza
Photo of aerial view from the Westerkerk to the Anne Frank House and Canal with boats in Amsterdam.Anne Frank House
photo of La Villette Park with the Canal of the Basin of the Villette with boat at beautiful morning in Paris, France.La Villette
Photo of Keukenhof park of flowers and tulips in the Netherlands.Keukenhof
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 famous medieval castle Château de Chambord, France.Château de Chambord
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 Polar beer walking outside, in the zoo, Diergaarde Blijdorp, The Netherlands.Diergaarde Blijdorp
Photo of two Sri Lanka panthers rest on a large boulder in Burgers' Zoo in The Netherlands.Royal Burgers' Zoo
Sainte-ChapelleSainte Chapelle
Photo of Parc du Cinquantenaire with the triumphal arch. Brussels, Belgium.Cinquantenaire
Photo of a lion taking a well-deserved rest at Artis zoo after being fed, Amsterdam.Artis
Photo of The Science Center NEMO at Osterdok, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.NEMO Science Center
Pont Alexandre IIIPont Alexandre III
Photo of the historic city of Ghent with famous medieval Gravensteen Castle on a beautiful sunny day with blue sky and clouds in summer, Belgium.Gravensteen
Photo of aerial view of Safaripark Beekse Bergen, Netherlands.Beekse Bergen
photo of Moco Museum in Amsterdam ,Netherlands.Moco Museum
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 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 water reflection of a traditional Dutch building at Arnhem open air and national heritage museum, in Arnhem, Netherlands.Netherlands Open Air Museum
photo of Innovative cube houses in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam.Cube House
Museum aan de StroomMAS - Museum aan de Stroom
photo of the famous Chateau de Chantilly (Chantilly Castle, 1560) at beautiful morning, is a historic chateau located in town of Chantilly, France.Château de Chantilly
Photo of The 'Mauritshuis' (House of Count Maurice of Nassau) was built as a home from 1636-164 in the Hague, the Netherlands.Mauritshuis
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
photo of aerial view of Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam in the Netherlands.Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Photo of the Bois de la Cambre park in Brussels with its lake on a bright summers day, Belgium.Bois de la Cambre
photo of beautiful morning at Negen Straatjes in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Negen Straatjes
Photo of Live art performance by Belgian artist Ben Heine at Natural Science Museum during Museum Night Fever.Museum for Natural Sciences of Belgium
Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Ghent, Gent, East Flanders, Flanders, BelgiumSaint Bavo's Cathedral
Het Belfort van Gent, Ghent, Gent, East Flanders, Flanders, BelgiumHet Belfort van Gent
Chantilly Racecourse

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Day 1

Day 1 – Amsterdam - arrival day

  • Amsterdam - Arrival day
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  • Negen Straatjes
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in the Netherlands, 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.

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 12,058 reviews, this fascinating group of geographic locations and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

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

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

Esteemed as a restaurant, it features an exceptional menu. This venue consistently impresses guests, making it a standout addition to your holiday plans. Located in the heart of the city, is an ideal pick for cuisine lovers seeking top-notch culinary experiences. Treat yourself to a wonderful meal at Café restaurant van Kerkwijk, a top-rated dining spot in Amsterdam. If you're in the mood for something new, try CAU Steak Restaurant, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at Restaurant Ambassade. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in Amsterdam.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, Excalibur Café offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Rosalia's Menagerie is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. Lost in Amsterdam Lounge Cafe & Cocktail Bar is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

Your multi-country road trip in the Netherlands, 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 Hoorn

  • Hoorn
  • Amsterdam
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Drive 53 km, 1 hour 27 min

  • Anne Frank House
  • Vondelpark
  • Artis
  • NEMO Science Center
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 2 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 1 stop. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Hoorn, your home for 1 night.

Set your GPS to Hoorn and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 32 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Hoorn beckons with new experiences!

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Anne Frank House. This outstanding museum and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year, with over 1,195,456 people visiting it annually. Garnering an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 from 65,604 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Anne Frank House is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating Vondelpark is another of the city's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This park and tourist destination boasts an average review score of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 51,399 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing zoo, Artis, which hosts approximately 1,400,000 visitors per year. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 31,524 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

The top-rated NEMO Science Center, an outstanding museum, is one place you should visit while in Amsterdam considering its average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 30,969 travelers. NEMO Science Center receives around 502,990 visitors in a single year, and today is the perfect opportunity to see it up close.

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

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

This -awardee earns consistently high praises from guests. As a top-rated it is an ideal choice in the city. Enjoy a lovely meal at Het Koffielokaal, a top-rated place to have dinner tonight. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, Restaurant - Lounge de Bourgondiër is another top choice with a popular menu. You could also check for a table at Eetcafé 't Schippershuis. As an establishment that gains consistently high praises from customers, it’s an ideal choice in Hoorn tonight.

After enjoying a delightful dinner, why not delve into the vibrant local bar scene? You might want to spend the evening at Wout's Beer House, a well-loved spot among locals and tourists. Or, head to Café 't Kroegie. This bar boasts a welcoming environment that is perfect for winding down. You could also continue your night at Barrels Pub & More, another top-rated place in the area.

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

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Day 3

Day 3 – Hoorn, Amsterdam, and Utrecht

  • Utrecht
  • Amsterdam
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Drive 92 km, 1 hour 37 min

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

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Hoorn, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Amsterdam may take around 43 min. Upon your arrival in Amsterdam, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam 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 4.4 out of 5 stars from 13,496 visitors. More than 700,000 people visit this extraordinary art museum and local gem every year to experience its uniqueness.

In Amsterdam, don’t miss Van Gogh Museum, a great art museum and place to see in the city. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 85,859 reviews. Going here means you’ll be in the great company of 2,161,160 other travelers who visit this attraction every year.

Check other top attractions in Amsterdam off your list when you visit the wonderful Moco Museum. This popular sight is an outstanding museum, rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 20,454 travelers.

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.

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

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, and France by rewarding yourself with a taste of Utrecht’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

Make sure to book a table at Belgisch Biercafé Olivier Utrecht, a popular restaurant in Utrecht. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Experience a taste of Utrecht at Broadway American Steakhouse, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is The Seafood Bar. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Utrecht tonight.

After your meal, keep the night alive at a bar like Kaasbar Utrecht, known for its lively atmosphere. Café DeRat is another top recommendation that provides the perfect setting with well-crafted drinks and a welcoming ambiance. Similarly, Body Talk offers an excellent atmosphere for those looking to amp up the evening.

Take in the ambiance of Utrecht 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 4

Day 4 – Utrecht, Arnhem, Hilvarenbeek, and Ghent

  • Ghent
  • Arnhem
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Drive 302 km, 3 hours 54 min

  • Royal Burgers' Zoo
  • Netherlands Open Air Museum
  • Beekse Bergen
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On day 4 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in the Netherlands, Belgium, and France, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, Arnhem in the Netherlands. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Ghent, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Utrecht, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Arnhem. This drive usually takes around 49 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

In Arnhem, the extraordinary Royal Burgers' Zoo awaits. This attraction is a valued zoo that boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 35,061 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in Arnhem, which gets around 524,188 annual visits, is the spectacular Netherlands Open Air Museum. This attraction is a national museum that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 17,497 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

When you arrive in Hilvarenbeek, it's time to take a break from the road.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Hilvarenbeek, including the outstanding Beekse Bergen. Having an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 27,337 reviews, this fascinating park and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Upon your arrival in Ghent, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

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

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

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. With a recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure. Make sure to reserve a table at Patrick Foley's, an iconic dining spot in Ghent. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Trappistenhuis, a popular restaurant in Ghent. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of 't Dreupelkot, a hidden gem nestled in Ghent. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

After savoring a delicious meal, step into the vibrant nightlife at The Alchemist, where the evening is just getting started. In the same way, Hot Club Gent offers a unique charm perfect for experiencing the local bar scene in Ghent. Trollekelder is another top-recommended bar that is sure to get you into the mood for some dancing and celebrating.

As the night falls in Ghent, 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 5

Day 5 – Ghent and Fontainebleau

  • Fontainebleau
  • Ghent
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Drive 352 km, 4 hours 9 min

  • Het Belfort van Gent
  • Gravensteen
  • Saint Bavo's Cathedral
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 5 of your multi-country journey across the Netherlands, Belgium, and France. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Ghent in Belgium. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Fontainebleau where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive towards France, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Fontainebleau. This drive usually takes around 3 hours 51 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Ghent is the magnificent Belfry of Ghent. Around 7,404 visitors have rated this excellent sightseeing destination and travel destination an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Gravensteen on this leg of your adventure in Belgium. This attraction is a well-known museum that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from around 28,715 travelers.

The remarkable Saint Bavo's Cathedral is known to be one of the best places to visit in Ghent, and its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 10,232 traveler reviews is proof.

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

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

Esteemed for its , this restaurant offers a remarkable selection of cuisine. This esteemed -recipient consistently impresses guests, making it a must-visit spot during your holiday. With its recognition, it guarantees an unforgettable dining adventure.

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 6

Day 6 – Fontainebleau, Versailles, Chambord, and Paris

  • Paris
  • Versailles
  • Chambord
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Drive 381 km, 4 hours 43 min

  • Château de Chambord
  • Gardens of Versailles
  • Palace of Versailles
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On day 6 of your multi-country road trip across the Netherlands, 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 Versailles in France. In the evening, you’ll end up in Paris, where you will stay for 4 nights.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Versailles. This car ride takes around 1 hour 56 min.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Versailles, including the outstanding Gardens of Versailles. Having an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 13,133 reviews, this fascinating french formal garden and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the town.

Versailles is also home to the captivating Palace of Versailles, a local château considered one of the highlights of the town. About 119,665 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.6 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity. Each year, up to 4,741,758 people include this sightseeing spot in their travel itineraries.

Chambord’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Fontainebleau behind. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 52 min. Chambord welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Chambord is the fantastic Château de Chambord. As an appreciated château and local gem in the area, Château de Chambord has earned an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 43,219 reviews.

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

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

This popular -awarded venue consistently exceeds expectations, ensuring a memorable holiday experience. Have a fantastic dining experience at L'Imprévu Café, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Le Petit Châtelet offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Restaurant Guy Savoy is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Paris.

Continue the enjoyment post-dinner at Café de Paris V, a cherished local gathering spot renowned for its welcoming atmosphere. Similarly, Dirty Dick offers a vibrant space for indulging in well-crafted drinks and engaging conversation. You may also want to check out Little Red Door. This bar is a favorite among both locals and visitors looking for a delightful evening out filled with laughter and fun.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in the Netherlands, Belgium, and France! 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 7

Day 7 – Paris

  • Paris
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Drive 28 km, 1 hour 54 min

  • Champ de Mars
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Jardin des plantes
  • Sacré-Cœur
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On day 7, 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, Belgium, and France.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Paris, including the outstanding Champ de Mars. Having an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 172,488 reviews, this fascinating urban park and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Paris is also home to the captivating Eiffel Tower, a local lattice tower considered one of the highlights of the city. About 322,389 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.6 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity. Each year, up to 6,207,303 people include this sightseeing spot in their travel itineraries.

The extraordinary Arc de Triomphe is another unforgettable place you can visit on this leg of your journey in Paris. This extraordinary triumphal arch and tourist hot spot hosts more than 2,743,823 visitors annually and boasts a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 193,235 travelers.

A trip to the wonderful Jardin des plantes will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing botanical garden and attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 40,461 reviews.

Soak in Paris's rich culture at the fantastic Sacré-Cœur. Further proving its status as one of the best places to visit in Paris is its overall rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 118,527 visitor reviews. Every year, travelers of more than 11,000,000 in count gather around this fascinating church building and sightseeing spot to appreciate its unique features.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Paris’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, and France.

Make sure to book a table at Saint James Paris, a popular restaurant in Paris. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Experience a taste of Paris at Solera Paris : Bar à Cocktail, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is To Restaurant Paris. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Paris tonight.

To truly maximize your evening out, consider visiting Prescription Cocktail Club after dinner. This bar is known for offering some of the best drinks and vibes in the city. Alternatively, head to Sherry Butt, another bar with an inviting ambiance. Similarly, The Highlander also offers a great atmosphere, ensuring a night filled with enjoyment and relaxation.

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

  • 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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Day 8 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Paris. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 2 nights more before hitting the road again.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Paris today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Pont Alexandre III. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 27,899 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular place de la Concorde. This incredible attraction and square holds an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, thanks to 54,229 visitors.

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

As the day moves along, don’t miss out the incredible art museum, Musée d'Orsay. Up to 3,651,616 people visit this attraction every year, and around 71,115 visitors have rated it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

If you’re up for another attraction, check out the popular art museum, Louvre Museum. This attraction is rated an average 4.7 out of 5 stars among 260,788 visitors. It draws in around 2,825,000 people each year.

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.

Esteemed for its , this restaurant offers a remarkable selection of cuisine. This esteemed -recipient consistently impresses guests, making it a must-visit spot during your holiday. With its recognition, it guarantees an unforgettable dining adventure. Savor the flavors at Alliance, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, The Bombardier beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider Le Bistrot Du Perigord. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Paris tonight.

Continue your lively evening at Tiger, a perfect place for winding down or revving up the night, depending on which mood you’re in. Bisou. Is another excellent bar that offers a great selection of drinks to suit any mood. If you prefer to go somewhere else, Le Requin Chagrin ensures a night out tailored to your taste.

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 9

Day 9 – Paris

  • Paris
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Drive 32 km, 1 hour 35 min

  • Sainte Chapelle
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
  • Panthéon
  • Jardin du Luxembourg
  • La Villette
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Wake up and see what day 9 of your great European road trip in the Netherlands, Belgium, and France has in store for you! You will be staying in Paris for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated chapel and attraction in Paris — Sainte Chapelle. About 32,376 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

The popular Notre-Dame de Paris is another top sight in Paris that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved catholic cathedral in the area, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 45,788 visitors.

Panthéon is a spectacular mausoleum and highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Paris, earning an impressive average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 43,649 enchanted visitors.

As the day moves along, be sure to make time to drop by the magnificent Jardin du Luxembourg. Because of its allure and charm, around 94,043 visitors have rated this attraction and urban park an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Discover the allure of La Villette. Echoing its popularity, 56,497 travelers have awarded this famous commune of france and sightseeing spot an impressive average rating of 4.4 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 the Netherlands 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.

Esteemed as a restaurant, it features an exceptional menu. This venue consistently impresses guests, making it a standout addition to your holiday plans. Located in the heart of the city, is an ideal pick for cuisine lovers seeking top-notch culinary experiences. Treat yourself to a wonderful meal at Jules Verne, a top-rated dining spot in Paris. If you're in the mood for something new, try Kitchen Galerie Bis, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at Au Pied de Cochon. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in Paris.

After savoring a delicious meal, step into the vibrant nightlife at Harry's New York Bar, where the evening is just getting started. In the same way, Experimental Cocktail Club offers a unique charm perfect for experiencing the local bar scene in Paris.

Celebrate day 9 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Paris, Vineuil-Saint-Firmin, Cambron-Casteau, Chantilly, and Brussels

  • Brussels
  • Vineuil-Saint-Firmin
  • Cambron-Casteau
  • Chantilly
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Drive 328 km, 4 hours 48 min

  • Château de Chantilly
  • Chantilly Racecourse
  • Pairi Daiza
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 10 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 2 stops. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Vineuil-Saint-Firmin in France and Cambron-Casteau in Belgium. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Brussels, your home for 2 nights.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Vineuil-Saint-Firmin, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Paris to Vineuil-Saint-Firmin may take around 56 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Vineuil-Saint-Firmin, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated château and attraction in Vineuil-Saint-Firmin — Château de Chantilly. About 15,488 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive towards Belgium, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Cambron-Casteau. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 32 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated zoo and attraction in Cambron-Casteau — Pairi Daiza. About 69,456 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

When you’ve had your share of Chantilly, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Cambron-Casteau, Belgium. Your travel time is around 2 hours 32 min.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Chantilly, including the outstanding Chantilly Racecourse. Having an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 2,718 reviews, this fascinating sightseeing destination and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the village.

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

As the sun sets on day 10 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 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, Brussels has them.

This popular restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, ensuring an essential addition to your holiday itinerary. With a recognition, it promises an exceptional dining experience not to be missed. Don’t miss out on dining at BrewDog Brussels, a top-rated dining destination in Brussels. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider À La Mort Subite, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at The Lobster House. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Brussels this evening.

Continue your evening by exploring the vibrant nightlife scene at Churchill's, a prime destination for a thrilling night out. Also, don’t forget to check out Delirium Café, a bar that offers unique local touches. Likewise, Bar Des Amis provides an excellent alternative for a fun evening.

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 11

Day 11 – Brussels

  • Brussels
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Drive 16 km, 1 hour 14 min

  • Bois de la Cambre
  • Museum for Natural Sciences of Belgium
  • Cinquantenaire
  • Brussels Park
  • St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels
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On day 11, you will wake up in Brussels with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 1 night left in Brussels before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

Bois de la Cambre - Ter Kamerenbos is a travelers’ favorite in Brussels, 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 12,843 visitors.

In Brussels, don’t miss Museum for Natural Sciences of Belgium, a great natural history museum and place to see in the city. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 12,190 reviews. Going here means you’ll be in the great company of 26,239 other travelers who visit this attraction every year.

Check other top attractions in Brussels off your list when you visit the wonderful Cinquantenaire. This popular sight is an outstanding urban park, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 35,271 travelers.

Beyond the above-mentioned top sights, take the opportunity to visit the outstanding Brussels Park. This urban park and place of interest has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 19,267 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, the fantastic St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels awaits. This church is a tourist hot spot, garnering an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 18,958 visitors.

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

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. With a recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure. Dine in style at o'reilly's Irish Pub Brussels, a top recommendation for dinner tonight. Or, for a change of pace, Le Marmiton boasts a menu that's sure to impress. Also, be sure to check out Le Bistro - Porte de Hal. Known as a local hotspot, it’s a great choice for tonight in Brussels.

Cap off your dinner by heading to Little Delirium, ideal for a leisurely evening with a drink in hand.

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

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Day 12

Day 12 – Brussels, Laeken - Laken, and Antwerp

  • Antwerp
  • Brussels
  • Laeken - Laken
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Drive 55 km, 1 hour 33 min

  • Grand-Place
  • Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert
  • Mont des Arts - Kunstberg
  • Atomium
  • MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
  • More

Dive into day 12 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across the Netherlands, Belgium, and France. 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 Antwerp. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Museum aan de Stroom. This outstanding museum and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 from 17,015 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Museum aan de Stroom is worth pages in your travel diary.

After soaking in Brussels’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Antwerp. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 44 min. When you arrive in Antwerp, it's time to take a break from the road.

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 151,037 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 38,465 visitors.

According to travelers in Brussels, the extraordinary Mont des Arts - Kunstberg is a must-see attraction. This crowd-favorite destination and square is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 14,649 visitors.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Laeken - Laken.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Atomium. This outstanding history museum and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.4 stars out of 5 from 90,942 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Atomium is worth pages in your travel diary.

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

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Antwerp. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in the Netherlands 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.

This local establishment consistently satisfies guests, ensuring an unforgettable holiday experience. Known as a top-rated , it's a top choice in the city. Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at De Zeven Schaken, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try Ciro's? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Molly's Irish Bar as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in Antwerp.

Round off your dining experience by visiting Hopper, a prime location for a drink. Alternatively, explore the distinctive characteristics of Dogma, a bar catering to every mood and preference. BAR BASIL likewise offers a unique atmosphere, perfect for a memorable night out.

Celebrate day 12 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 13

Day 13 – Antwerp, Rotterdam, The Hague, Lisse, and Amsterdam

  • Amsterdam
  • Rotterdam
  • The Hague
  • Lisse
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Drive 205 km, 3 hours 16 min

  • Cube House
  • Diergaarde Blijdorp
  • Mauritshuis
  • Keukenhof
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On day 13 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in the Netherlands, Belgium, and France, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, Rotterdam in the Netherlands. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Amsterdam, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Antwerp and set your GPS to Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 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 21 min. Upon reaching Rotterdam, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Something that makes Rotterdam the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding house, Cube House. This local gem has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 17,950 visitors.

The famous Diergaarde Blijdorp is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of Rotterdam's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 35,020 travelers have rated this incredible zoo and travel destination an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Set your GPS to The Hague and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 24 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. The Hague beckons with new experiences!

In The Hague, the extraordinary Mauritshuis awaits. This attraction is a valued art museum that boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 14,797 travelers' reviews. Hosting around 500,000 visitors every year, the amazing Mauritshuis is undoubtedly one of the top sights of the area.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Lisse, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from The Hague to Lisse may take around 31 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Lisse, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

A tour of Lisse is not complete without a visit to the famous Keukenhof. This incredible garden and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 60,421 travelers.

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

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

Renowned for its , this restaurant presents an outstanding menu of cuisine. This distinguished -recipient is a favorite among guests, making it a worthy addition to your holiday plans. With an acclaim, it promises a dining experience you won't want to miss. Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at Palmyra Syrian Restaurant, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? Café Loetje offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss Gartine. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Amsterdam.

Continue your lively evening at SkyLounge Amsterdam, a perfect place for winding down or revving up the night, depending on which mood you’re in. Louis Bar is another excellent bar that offers a great selection of drinks to suit any mood. If you prefer to go somewhere else, De Zotte ensures a night out tailored to your taste.

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

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Day 14

Day 14 – Amsterdam - departure day

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  • Dam Square
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On day 14 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, 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, the 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. These souvenirs will help you treasure your memories of the Netherlands forever.

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, and France.

This local establishment consistently satisfies guests, ensuring an unforgettable holiday experience. Known as a top-rated , it's a top choice in the city. Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at FuLu Mandarijn, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try Winkel 43? It's another excellent option with a diverse 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 14-day European road trip in the Netherlands, Belgium, and France with fond memories. Safe travels!

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