Two-Week Road Trip in the Netherlands and France from Amsterdam to Utrecht, Lille, Paris, Caen, Nantes, Blois, and Cambrai

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15 days & 14 nights
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Pack your bags and hit the road for the ultimate 15-day Euro trip extravaganza! This multi-country adventure through the the Netherlands and France guarantees unforgettable experiences at every stop.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 2 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories. You'll stay 5 nights in the Netherlands and 9 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, Amstelveen, Utrecht, Rhenen, Arnhem, North Brabant, Lisse, and Rotterdam, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

Next, prepare to be mesmerized by the diverse and vibrant landscapes of France. Immerse yourself in the allure of Lille, Paris, Versailles, Caen, Nantes, Champrepus, Chenonceaux, Amboise, Blois, Chambord, and Cambrai, where every street tells a story.

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

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 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 15-day self-drive adventure in the Netherlands 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 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, 14 nights
Rental car, 15 days
CDW Insurance
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Destinations

North Brabant - region in NetherlandsNorth Brabant
Photo of Villepreux is a commune in the Yvelines department in north-central France.Villepreux
Photo of Church of Saint-Pierre in Caen, Normandy, France.Caen / 1 night
Photo of Lille, the Porte de Paris, view from the belfry of the city hall.Lille / 1 night
Amsterdam Netherlands dancing houses over river Amstel landmark in old european city spring landscape.Amsterdam / 4 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
Rotterdam - city in NetherlandsRotterdam
Cambrai - city in FranceCambrai / 1 night
Amstelveen - city in NetherlandsAmstelveen
Suèvres
Photo of the Erdre River in Nantes, France.Nantes / 1 night
Blois - city in FranceBlois / 1 night
Auzouer-en-Touraine

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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 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
Photo of the Musee d'Orsay is a museum in Paris, France, on the Left Bank of the Seine.Musée d'Orsay
Photo of aerial view from the Westerkerk to the Anne Frank House and Canal with boats in Amsterdam.Anne Frank House
photo of La Villette Park with the Canal of the Basin of the Villette with boat at beautiful morning in Paris, France.La Villette
Photo of Keukenhof park of flowers and tulips in the Netherlands.Keukenhof
Pompidou Center - ParisCentre Georges Pompidou
photo of Place de la Concorde and the Champs-Elysees at morning in Paris, France.Place de la Concorde
Photo of pond and beautiful blooming tulips in Vondelpark, Amsterdam.Vondelpark
Photo of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on a bright afternoon in Spring, France.Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Photo of The Panthéon is a monument in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, France.Panthéon
Photo of 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
Photo of Palais or Opera Garnier & The National Academy of Music in Paris, France.Palais Garnier
Photo of the Renaissance Chateau de Chenonceau, built in the XVIth century, is one of the most beautiful castles of the Loire Valley, Chenonceaux, France.Château de Chenonceau
Photo of Polar beer walking outside, in the zoo, Diergaarde Blijdorp, The Netherlands.Diergaarde Blijdorp
photo of Temple of Love in the Bois de Vincennes in Paris Park in autumn in France.Bois de Vincennes
Photo of two Sri Lanka panthers rest on a large boulder in Burgers' Zoo in The Netherlands.Royal Burgers' Zoo
photo of people enjoying the experience with Machines of the Isle of Nantes in Nantes, France.Machines of the Isle of Nantes
Sainte-ChapelleSainte Chapelle
Beautiful sunrise at the Pont Alexandre III and Les Invalides in ParisLes Invalides
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 Sibyl temple and lake in Buttes-Chaumont Park, Paris, France.Parc des Buttes-Chaumont
photo of sunny panorama of Castle d’Amboise is an old French chateau is medieval landmark of Amboise city in France.Château d'Amboise
Ouwehands Dierenpark, Rhenen, Utrecht, NetherlandsOuwehands Zoo
Château du Clos LucéChâteau du Clos Lucé
Castle of the Dukes of Brittany in Nantes - France, Pays de la LoireChâteau des ducs de Bretagne
photo of Pont Neuf and river Seine waters at beautiful morning in Paris, France.Pont Neuf
Domaine National du Palais-Royal, Quartier du Palais Royal, 1st Arrondissement, Paris, Ile-de-France, Metropolitan France, FranceDomaine National du Palais-Royal
photo of Moco Museum in Amsterdam ,Netherlands.Moco Museum
Het Amsterdamse Bos, Amstelveen, North Holland, NetherlandsHet Amsterdamse Bos
photo of Chateau Royal de Blois, facade of the Louis XII wing, France. This old castle is landmark of Loire Valley and located in Blois city. French palace of Renaissance in summer.Château Royal de Blois
Botanical Garden, Coulmiers - Jardin des Plantes, Malakoff - Saint-Donatien, Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, Metropolitan France, FranceBotanical Garden
Gardens of Versailles, Versailles, Île-de-France, FranceGardens of Versailles
Photo of attractive view of Renowned Erasmusbrug (Swan Bridge) in Rotterdam in front of Port and Harbour.Erasmusbrug
photo of Nederlands Spoorwegmuseum in Utrecht, the Netherlands.Nederlands Spoorwegmuseum
photo of beautiful morning at Negen Straatjes in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Negen Straatjes
photo of wooden bridge and footpath in Arnhem, Park Sonsbeek in early spring, Netherlands.Sonsbeek Park
St John's Cathedral, 's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, NetherlandsSt John's Cathedral
photo of beautiful sunny day at Dom Tower of Utrecht, the Netherlands.Dom Tower of Utrecht
Parc zoologique de Champrepus
St Martin's Cathedral, Utrecht, NetherlandsSt Martin's Cathedral
Maison de la Magie Robert-HoudinMaison de la Magie Robert-Houdin

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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 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 3 nights.

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.

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

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

Plan ahead and secure a table at Box Sociaal, an acclaimed dining establishment in Amsterdam. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 2,162 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of Restaurant Ambassade while experiencing the best of Amsterdam. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 769 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Gartine, an elegant culinary destination in Amsterdam. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 678 previous guests.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Proeflokaal Arendsnest, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Proeflokaal Arendsnest has charmed many with its 4.7 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 3,048 happy guests.

Or, join the buzz at SkyLounge Amsterdam, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. SkyLounge Amsterdam captures hearts with its 4.3 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 6,266 merry-makers.

And don't miss out on Excalibur Café, another local party gem in Amsterdam. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,047 reviews, highlighting its charm and popularity in the area.

Your multi-country road trip in the Netherlands 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

  • Amsterdam
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Drive 8 km, 58 min

  • Rijksmuseum
  • Moco Museum
  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Vondelpark
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Day 2 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Amsterdam. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 2 nights more before hitting the road again.

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 and France.

Reserve a table at Winkel 43, a renowned restaurant in Amsterdam. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 10,504 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at The Pantry while in Amsterdam. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 3,646 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Amsterdam at Restaurant Moeders, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 3,647 customers.

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

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

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

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 – Amsterdam

  • Amsterdam
  • Amstelveen
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Drive 36 km, 1 hour 25 min

  • Anne Frank House
  • NEMO Science Center
  • Artis
  • Het Amsterdamse Bos
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Wake up and see what day 3 of your great European road trip in the Netherlands and France has in store for you! You will be staying in Amsterdam for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

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

Reserve your spot at Blue Amsterdam, a popular local restaurant in Amsterdam. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 2,965 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience Restaurant Olijfje during your stay in Amsterdam. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,640 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of Dabka, a popular local gem in Amsterdam. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 2,591 satisfied guests.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Amsterdam. At The Cottage, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,252 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at De Brabantse Aap, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 1,736 reviews.

Stone's Café Bar & Nightclub is also one of the best places in Amsterdam where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,501 customers.

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

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Day 4

Day 4 – Amsterdam and Utrecht

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Drive 162 km, 2 hours 37 min

  • Nederlands Spoorwegmuseum
  • St Martin's Cathedral
  • Dom Tower of Utrecht
  • Ouwehands Zoo
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 4 of your multi-country journey across the Netherlands and France. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 3 vibrant destinations - Utrecht in the Netherlands. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Utrecht where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Utrecht. This car ride takes around 49 min.

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

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

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

Don't forget to book a table at Sarban - Utrecht, a well-known eatery in Utrecht. This popular restaurant and its sumptuous cuisine have won the hearts of food lovers. Its commitment to a delicious menu is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 915 satisfied guests.

Ensure you visit The Village Coffee & Music while exploring Utrecht. This popular restaurant offers a delicious menu, distinguished with a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 881 discerning guests.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Belgisch Biercafé Olivier Utrecht, a popular restaurant in Utrecht. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 6,381 discerning diners.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at Kafé België, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. Kafé België boasts an impressive 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,096 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at Café de Zaak, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. Café de Zaak has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,247 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, Café DeRat. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.6 out of 5-star from 1,247 customers.

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

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Day 5

Day 5 – Utrecht and Lille

  • North Brabant
  • Lille
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Drive 360 km, 4 hours 25 min

  • Royal Burgers' Zoo
  • Sonsbeek Park
  • St John's Cathedral
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On day 5 of your multi-country road trip across the Netherlands 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 Arnhem in the Netherlands and Lille in France. In the evening, you’ll end up in Lille, where you will stay for 1 night.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Arnhem, 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 Utrecht to Arnhem may take around 49 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Arnhem, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to North Brabant may take around 52 min. Upon your arrival in North Brabant, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to North Brabant and set your GPS to Lille, France. 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 2 hours 36 min. Upon reaching Lille, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

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

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

Reserve your spot at Rouge Barre, a popular local restaurant in Lille. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 1,027 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience Coffee Makers during your stay in Lille. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,041 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of Quai 38, a popular local gem in Lille. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 714 satisfied guests.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit 3 Brasseurs Lille, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, 3 Brasseurs Lille has earned an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 7,866 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Dernier Bar avant la Fin du Monde - Lille, a crowd-favorite. Around 2,501 customers have rated their experience at Dernier Bar avant la Fin du Monde - Lille an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

La Capsule Lille belongs to the list of the best bars in Lille, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,005 bar-goers.

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

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Day 6

Day 6 – Lille and Paris

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Drive 228 km, 3 hours 1 min

  • Louvre Museum
  • Pont Neuf
  • Sainte Chapelle
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 6 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 2 stops. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Paris in France. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Paris, your home for 4 nights.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Paris. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 35 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

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 6 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Paris's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of France to remember your trip by. After a fulfilling dinner, dive into the city’s local nightlife. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of popular pubs or want to take in the ambiance of a quiet bar, Paris has them.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Restaurant Guy Savoy. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Paris has received a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from around 1,143 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, Le Bistrot Du Perigord should be on your list. Situated in the heart of Paris, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 584 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

Ready for a culinary adventure? Book a table at Kitchen Galerie Bis. This highly regarded restaurant in Paris has earned a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, thanks to its flavorful dishes and positive reviews from 512 satisfied guests.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend La Coupole, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 9,580 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Le Fumoir. It is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,606 customers.

Le Mesturet is a place where you can easily spend an hour or two of fun or relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,547 customers.

Take in the ambiance of Paris as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Paris

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Drive 20 km, 1 hour 26 min

  • Sacré-Cœur
  • Tuileries Garden
  • Musée d'Orsay
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Champ de Mars
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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 and France.

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.

Make a reservation at Angelina, a popular dining spot in Paris. Its reputation for being a popular dining spot shines through its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 13,038 satisfied diners.

Make a reservation at Au Pied de Cochon while indulging in the charm of Paris. This restaurant offers a delicious menu reflected with a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, cherished by 10,684 discerning connoisseurs.

Indulge in the flavors of The Bombardier, a treasured establishment in Paris. Its diverse menu promises to tantalize your palate and elevate your dining experience. Known for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,775 satisfied guests.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Little Red Door. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,722 customers.

Embrace relaxation as you toast to a fantastic night at Bisou. This popular bar in Paris is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,248 customers.

If you want to check out another bar in the area, you’ll love Experimental Cocktail Club. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Experimental Cocktail Club has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,338 reviews.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in the Netherlands 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 8

Day 8 – Paris

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Drive 30 km, 1 hour 41 min

  • Bois de Vincennes
  • Jardin des plantes
  • Les Invalides
  • Pont Alexandre III
  • Arc de Triomphe
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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.

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.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in Solera Paris : Bar à Cocktail, a distinguished dining establishment in Paris. It has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 1,221 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

Another dining spot you shouldn't miss while in Paris is Le Petit Châtelet. This popular restaurant’s appealing menu has garnered a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews shared by 1,057 happy diners.

Les Fous de l'Île stands out as a local favorite in Paris. It offers a menu that promises to take you on a flavorful journey. Due to its reputation for delivering a good dining experience, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,046 customers.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at The Highlander, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. The Highlander boasts an impressive 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,285 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at Café de Paris V, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. Café de Paris V has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 981 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, L'Imprévu Café. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.4 out of 5-star from 981 customers.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Paris

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Drive 27 km, 1 hour 46 min

  • La Villette
  • Parc des Buttes-Chaumont
  • Centre Georges Pompidou
  • Domaine National du Palais-Royal
  • Palais Garnier
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Wake up and see what day 9 of your great European road trip in the Netherlands and France has in store for you! You will be staying in Paris for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Paris today.

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

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Le Restaurant Vingt Spts. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Paris has received a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from around 628 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, Alliance should be on your list. Situated in the heart of Paris, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 370 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Tiger, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Tiger has charmed many with its 4.4 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 831 happy guests.

Or, join the buzz at Le Requin Chagrin, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. Le Requin Chagrin captures hearts with its 4.3 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 737 merry-makers.

And don't miss out on Prescription Cocktail Club, another local party gem in Paris. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 654 reviews, highlighting its charm and popularity in the area.

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 10

Day 10 – Paris and Caen

  • Paris
  • Caen
  • Villepreux
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Drive 257 km, 3 hours 42 min

  • Jardin du Luxembourg
  • Panthéon
  • Place de la Concorde
  • Gardens of Versailles
  • Palace of Versailles
  • More

On day 10 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in the Netherlands and France, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Paris in France. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Caen, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

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 Panthéon, a great mausoleum and place to see in the city. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 43,649 reviews.

Check other top attractions in Paris off your list when you visit the wonderful place de la Concorde. This popular sight is an outstanding square, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 54,229 travelers.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Paris and set your GPS to Villepreux. 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 37 min. Upon reaching Villepreux, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Caen. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 21 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

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

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

Plan ahead and secure a table at Le Sans Gêne, an acclaimed dining establishment in Caen. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 2,075 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of Stéphane Carbone Restaurant while experiencing the best of Caen. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 612 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Le Bouchon Du Vaugueux, an elegant culinary destination in Caen. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 539 previous guests.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Villa Eugène. This famous bar in Caen has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,005 customers.

You can also check out an equally popular bar in the area, Fleur de Sushi - Jacobins. This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance. Fleur de Sushi - Jacobins has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 699 customers.

If you want to visit another bar, we recommend Vertigo. This bar offers guests many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to pair with a great night, helping it earn an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 715 customers.

Celebrate day 10 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 11

Day 11 – Caen and Nantes

  • Nantes
  • More

Drive 315 km, 3 hours 44 min

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus
  • Botanical Garden
  • Château des ducs de Bretagne
  • Machines of the Isle of Nantes
  • More

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

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Caen, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Champrepus. This drive usually takes around 59 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

In Champrepus, the extraordinary Parc zoologique de Champrepus awaits. This attraction is a valued zoo that boasts an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,908 travelers' reviews.

Set your GPS to Nantes and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 2 hours 24 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Nantes beckons with new experiences!

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Nantes. This is not only a place to sleep but your home away from home, offering a warm welcome after a long day on the road.

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

Treat yourself to a delightful dining experience at Le Bistrot Basque de Nantes while you’re in Nantes. Famous for its lovely menu and mouthwatering dishes, it has captivated around 730 diners, earning it an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Another favorite dining locale in Nantes is Pickles. Have a satisfying meal from the menu that has charmed its way to the hearts of around 620 happy customers, who gave it an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

While in Nantes, enjoy La Cantine Du Curé’s appetizing dishes. This dining establishment has earned a positive reputation and a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, thanks to the endorsements and reviews of around 2,050 satisfied guests.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Nantes. At Gigg's Irish Pub, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,840 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at Délirium Café, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,288 reviews.

The Coffee House is also one of the best places in Nantes where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,168 customers.

As the night falls in Nantes, 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 12

Day 12 – Nantes and Blois

  • Blois
  • Auzouer-en-Touraine
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Drive 297 km, 3 hours 41 min

  • Château de Chenonceau
  • Château d'Amboise
  • Château du Clos Lucé
  • More

Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 12 of your multi-country journey across the Netherlands and France. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 3 vibrant destinations - Chenonceaux in France. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Blois where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Nantes, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Auzouer-en-Touraine may take around 2 hours 25 min. Upon your arrival in Auzouer-en-Touraine, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Blois. This car ride takes around 40 min.

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

After a day of exploration and awe-inspiring sights, it’s time to replenish your strength. Make the most of this stop on your multi-country road trip across the Netherlands and France by rewarding yourself with a taste of Blois’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at Le Relais de la Tour. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Blois boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 101 visitors.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in the Netherlands and France! Enjoy your evening in Blois 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 13

Day 13 – Blois and Cambrai

  • Blois
  • Cambrai
  • Suèvres
  • More

Drive 369 km, 4 hours 19 min

  • Maison de la Magie Robert-Houdin
  • Château Royal de Blois
  • Château de Chambord
  • More

On day 13 of your multi-country road trip across the Netherlands 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 Blois in France. In the evening, you’ll end up in Cambrai, where you will stay for 1 night.

Set your GPS to Cambrai and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 3 hours 44 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Cambrai beckons with new experiences!

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

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 Cambrai of your choice.

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

Reserve a table at L'Eau à la Bouche, a renowned restaurant in Cambrai. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 919 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at Pizza Sicilia while in Cambrai. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 981 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Cambrai at Chez Béa & Dan, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 745 customers.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Café le Commerce. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 992 customers.

Embrace relaxation as you toast to a fantastic night at Kyoto. This popular bar in Cambrai is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 667 customers.

If you want to check out another bar in the area, you’ll love Buffalo Grill Cambrai. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Buffalo Grill Cambrai has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 3,129 reviews.

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 14

Day 14 – Cambrai and Amsterdam

  • Rotterdam
  • Amsterdam
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Drive 385 km, 4 hours 50 min

  • Erasmusbrug
  • Diergaarde Blijdorp
  • Keukenhof
  • More

Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 14 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 3 stops. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Lisse in the Netherlands. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Amsterdam, your home for 1 night.

Rotterdam’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Cambrai behind. This drive usually takes around 3 hours 5 min. Rotterdam welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

After soaking in Rotterdam’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Lisse. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 45 min. When you arrive in Lisse, it's time to take a break from the road.

Amsterdam’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Lisse behind. This drive usually takes around 42 min. Amsterdam welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

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

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 and France.

Make sure to book a table at Café restaurant van Kerkwijk, a popular restaurant in Amsterdam. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,859 satisfied guests.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at FuLu Mandarijn during your stay in Amsterdam. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 2,203 satisfied guests.

Savor the flavors of CAU Steak Restaurant, a renowned dining destination in Amsterdam. Offering a menu that's sure to please, it has a gained 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 2,292 satisfied guests.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Cafe Belgique, a must-visit hotspot in the city of Amsterdam. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, backed by 832 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular Cafe Stevens, consistently rated 4.4 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to Rosalia's Menagerie, one of the top-rated bars in Amsterdam, with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 603 satisfied customers.

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 15

Day 15 – Amsterdam - departure day

  • Amsterdam - Departure day
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  • Dam Square
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On day 15 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 and France. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

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

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

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Amsterdam today.

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 and France.

The time has come to say farewell to Amsterdam for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 15-day European road trip in the Netherlands and France with fond memories. Safe travels!

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