11 days in Paris, Brussels & Bordeaux Itinerary

11 days in Paris, Brussels & Bordeaux Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
Train:  4 h 30 min
3
Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: New Delhi, India

2
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.
Eiffel Tower and Ile Saint-Louis are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, and don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in April, expect Paris to be much colder, temps between 18°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Minnewater Lake and Hotel Tassel. Grand Place and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (The Markt, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more) and De Panne Beach (in De Panne). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels road trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bruges, De Panne Beach
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

2
nights
Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): indulge your senses at Rendez-vous Au Chateau, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau Leognan, and then get outside with Gyromax Arcachon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): stop by LivroZenfan, then do a tasting at Chateau Paloumey, then tour the pleasant surroundings at A Terre a Cheval, and finally do a tasting at Chateau Laniote.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bordeaux road trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Bordeaux takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, Bordeaux is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Tours Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Chateau Leognan, A Terre a Cheval, Gyromax Arcachon, Chateau Laniote, Chateau Paloumey
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Chateau Paloumey ©
Chateau Paloumey
Chateau Laniote ©
Chateau Laniote
Chateau Leognan ©
Chateau Leognan

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