9 days in Paris & Brussels Itinerary

9 days in Paris & Brussels Itinerary

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9 days in Paris & Brussels Itinerary

Richmond, United States
Fly:  18​h 30​min
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Richmond, United States

5
days
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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, examine the collection at Musée d'Orsay, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Paris vacation trip planner.

Richmond, USA to Paris is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Richmond to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Richmond in March, you will find days in Paris are a bit cooler (54°F), and nights are about the same (38°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musée d'Orsay ©
Musée d'Orsay

2
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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 7th (Wed), examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum, then examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and then see the interesting displays at Atomium. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Manneken Pis, steep yourself in history at Grand Place, then examine the collection at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

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You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in March, you will find days in Brussels are a bit cooler (49°F), and nights are about the same (35°F). You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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Musical Instruments Museum ©
Musical Instruments Museum
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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