37 days in Belgium & France Itinerary

37 days in Belgium & France Itinerary

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37 days in Belgium & France Itinerary

Start: Cordoba, Argentina
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Nice, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Vars, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Tignes, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Meribel, France
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
7
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
8
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Bastogne, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Cordoba, Argentina


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5
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Visiting Station de Ski L'Audibergue and Nice Rafting will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vieille Ville and Le Suquet. Venture out of the city with trips to Massif du Tanneron (in Tanneron), La Madone d'Utelle (in Utelle) and Cannes (La Croisette & Rue d'Antibes). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, get to know the fascinating history of Rue Obscure, and don't miss a visit to Avenue Jean Medecin.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nice trip itinerary planning app .

Cordoba, Argentina to Nice is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Cordoba to Nice. While traveling from Cordoba, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannes, Rue Obscure, La Madone d'Utelle, Nice Rafting, Massif du Tanneron
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

3
nights
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France

Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer ©
Engulfed in the Provençal culture, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer has many literary, artistic, and musical references from master artists due to its location where the Rhône meets the Mediterranean and as the pilgrimage destination for Romany people, sometimes called gypsies.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau and Centre de Decouverte du Scamandre. Escape the urban bustle at La Maison du Guide de Camargue and L'ecurie de l'Auberge Cavaliere. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer: Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes (in Aigues-Mortes) and Le Sentier Du Lezard (in Carry-le-Rouet). Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Nice to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Vars.

Things to do in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Centre de Decouverte du Scamandre, La Maison du Guide de Camargue, Le Sentier Du Lezard, Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes
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Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau ©
Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes ©
Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes

4
nights
Vars, France

Vars ©
Step out of the city life by going to Winter Parc and Ski Orcieres Merlette. Step off the beaten path and head to Pure and Domaine skiable Risoul - La Foret Blanche. Explore Vars' surroundings by going to Saint Dalmas Le Selvage (in Saint-Dalmas-le-Selvage), The Petrifying Fountain of Reotier (in Reotier) and The Gallery (in Guillestre).

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vars trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer to Vars by car takes about 4 hours. In February, Vars is a bit cooler than Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer - with highs of 8°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Tignes.

Things to do in Vars

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Orcieres, Station de Ski Reallon, Saint Dalmas Le Selvage, The Petrifying Fountain of Reotier, Domaine skiable Risoul - La Foret Blanche
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Winter Parc ©
Winter Parc
Station de Ski Reallon ©
Station de Ski Reallon
Saint Dalmas Le Selvage ©
Saint Dalmas Le Selvage

5
nights
Tignes, France

Tignes ©
Tignes is a commune in the Tarentaise Valley, Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. Get in touch with nature at Tignes Ski Resort and British Alpine Ski School. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise and Reflex Ski School. And it doesn't end there: glide through natural beauty at L'Espace Killy, see the winter wonderland with SkiBro Technologies, hit the slopes at Snowtubing Tignes, and look for gifts at Snodroppe Shop.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tignes trip planner .

Drive from Vars to Tignes in 4.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Tignes can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Meribel.

Things to do in Tignes

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Val d'Isere, Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise, Reflex Ski School
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Tignes Ski Resort ©
Tignes Ski Resort
Snowtubing Tignes ©
Snowtubing Tignes

5
nights
Meribel, France

Meribel ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Raquett'Evasion and Stations Village du Pays de la Meije. Get in touch with nature at Oxygene Ski & Snowboard School Les Menuires and Snowdlight Ski School.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Meribel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tignes to Meribel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tignes in March: highs in Meribel hover around 12°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Meribel

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Stations Village du Pays de la Meije, Oxygene Ski & Snowboard School Les Menuires
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Stations Village du Pays de la Meije ©
Yeti Park ©
Yeti Park

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Seine River and Ile Saint-Louis. Shop till you drop at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, wander the streets of Montmartre, and steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Meribel to Paris in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Paris are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Marche Vernaison
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to Grand Place, then delve into the lush surroundings at Sonian Forest, and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Atomium, then stroll through ZOO Planckendael, and then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle).

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels online road trip planner .

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), ZOO Planckendael
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, then make a trip to The Markt, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally stop by The Old Chocolate House. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Walplein, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges tour itinerary builder website .

Take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bastogne.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Museums
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Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Belfry of Bruges
Belfry of Bruges

3
nights
Bastogne, Belgium

Bastogne ©
Most travelers come to Bastogne for its touching war memorial and museum, built in honor of over 76,000 American soldiers who fought during the legendary Battle of the Bulge--one of the last German offensives in World War II.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get outside with The Giant's Tomb (Tombeau du Geant), then get great views at Point de vue sur Frahan, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Reg Jans Battlefield Experience - Day Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind McAuliffe Square, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mardasson Memorial, get to know the fascinating history of Bois de la Paix, then explore the historical opulence of Le Chateau de Lavaux Sainte-Anne, then identify plant and animal life at Parc a Gibier, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint-Hubert.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bastogne tour planning app .

Traveling by car from Bruges to Bastogne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bastogne

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Saint-Hubert, The Giant's Tomb (Tombeau du Geant), Point de vue sur Frahan, Le Chateau de Lavaux Sainte-Anne
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Mardasson Memorial ©
Mardasson Memorial
Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
The Giant's Tomb (Tombeau du Geant) ©

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