17 days in Frankfurt, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

17 days in Frankfurt, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

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17 days in Frankfurt, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Frankfurt, Germany
— 4 nights
Train:  4 h
2
Paris, France
— 7 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Kuwait City, Kuwait

4
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Take a break from the city and head to Mosel Valley and Messel Pit Fossil Site. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Kilian Cathedral and Marienburg Fortress. Venture out of the city with trips to Wurzburg (Neumünster & Würzburg Residence) and Heidelberg Castle (Schloss Heidelberg) (in Heidelberg). There's more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Rhine Valley and explore the world behind art at Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Frankfurt travel itinerary planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Frankfurt is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuwait City to Frankfurt, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Kuwait City in December: highs in Frankfurt hover around 8°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Mosel Valley, Schloss Heidelberg, Rhine Valley, Messel Pit Fossil Site
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St. Kilian Cathedral ©
St. Kilian Cathedral
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg

7
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musée d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Île de la Cité and Palace of Versailles. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, and contemplate the waterfront views at River Seine.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Paris online itinerary creator.

You can take a train from Frankfurt to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January in Paris, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Head to De Negen Straatjes ('9 Little Streets') and Leidsepleinfor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will appreciate Verzetsmuseum and Rijksmuseum. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Zandvoort aan Zee (in Zandvoort) and Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, explore the galleries of Museum Van Loon, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip generator.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In January in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Zandvoort aan Zee, Frans Hals Museum
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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