30 days in Amsterdam & Paris Itinerary

30 days in Amsterdam & Paris Itinerary

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30 days in Amsterdam & Paris Itinerary

Start: Auckland, New Zealand
Fly:  27​h
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 13 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 13 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Auckland, New Zealand

13
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles (in Delft), The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Madurodam, & more) and Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), Gasthuis Huisjes (van het vroegere St. Elisabeth's Gasthuis), & more). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and take a stroll through The Jordaan.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner .

Auckland, New Zealand to Amsterdam is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 11 hours. Traveling from Auckland in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 10°C in Amsterdam. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Hague, Haarlem, Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles
Find places to stay May 2 — 15:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

13
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Paris journey app .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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