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Basel to Amsterdam via Paris and Brussels

Basel Paris Brussels Amsterdam

5 Days
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Trip Overview

This journey takes you by comfortable, high-speed train from Basel, Switzerland, at the base of the beautiful Rhine River, to Paris for two nights, and on to Brussels for two additional nights before concluding in Amsterdam. Discover all the best of two great cities in 5 days on this Rhine river accessible rail journey - the perfect complement to a river cruise or as a stand-alone tour.

Highlights

  • 2-day Paris Pass including hop-on, hop-off tour and free, skip-the-line entry to over 60 sights and attractions
  • Additional special offers and benefits at selected restaurants and shops
  • Free use of public transport within Paris
  • 24-hour Brussels Card with public transportation

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Standard class train travel from Basel to Paris and Paris to Brussels and Brussels to Amsterdam
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Paris
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Brussels
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Why Not...

Extend your trip or try this package in reverse. Call a Rail Expert for details.

Disclaimer:

Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards.

DAY 1 - BASEL TO PARIS
Begin your rail journey in Basel, where you'll board the high-speed TGV train to Paris. Upon arrival in Paris, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Set out to discover the magical “City of Light” with your 2-day Paris Pass, providing easy access to all the city's top sites and attractions, including the Arc de Triomphe, Montparnasse Tower, Notre Dame and the Louvre. Perhaps start out by making your way to the vibrant St. Germain region for lively cafes, restaurants, museums and shopping. (Overnight in Paris)

DAY 2 - PARIS
After breakfast this morning, why not admire the mesmerizing city views from the Arc de Triomphe or atop the Montparnasse Tower using your Paris Pass skip-the-line entry? Or perhaps take a boat cruise along the Seine with running commentary on the historic sites along the river - the perfect way to see the city from a refreshing new perspective. As the day turns to night, treat yourself to a delicious Steak Frites dinner at a typical Parisian brasserie, and don't forget to visit some of the city's exquisite bakeries to enjoy fresh pastries and delicate Macarons. (Overnight in Paris) B

DAY 3 - PARIS TO BRUSSELS
Check out of your hotel this morning and make the scenic journey to Brussels via high-speed train. On arrival in Brussels, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay and set to out to discover the city. Make use of your 24-hour Brussels card, giving you free entry to dozens of museums and discounts to major attractions such as the Atomium, as well as guided tours, restaurants, bars and clubs. (Overnight in Brussels) B

DAY 4 - BRUSSELS
Spend the day at leisure in Brussels. Discover beautiful Art Nouveau buildings designed by local architect Victor Horta, shop along the exclusive Avenue Louise, or visit one of the city's wealth of museums such as the Comic Strip Museum and the Magritte Museum. Come the evening, a visit to the stunning medieval Grand Place is a must. Once you are there, you'll find it hard to resist the plethora of traditional bars and authentic restaurants around the square, all vying for your attention. Be sure to tuck into a traditional portion of moules-frites accompanied by a good Belgian beer! B

DAY 5 - BRUSSELS TO AMSTERDAM
After breakfast this morning, check out of your hotel and make your way to the train station for your journey to Amsterdam. On arrival in Amsterdam, continue with your travels. If you wish to extend your holiday, perhaps with an additional night in a different city, or if you would like to take this journey in reverse, speak to one of our Rail Specialists who can help you with all the details. B

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

Floris Arlequin Grand Place Brussels

Situated just 200 yards from the magnificent Grand Place, the Floris Hotel Arlequin is the perfect base for sightseeing in Brussels. The hotel boasts 92 elegant rooms, each with Wi-Fi internet access, air conditioning and flat screen TVs. Guests can relax in the hotel bar after a long day of exploring, or can make use of the hotel’s fitness centre during their stay.

NH Brussels Louise

Situated along Avenue Louise, Brussels’ lively shopping area, the NH Hotel Brussels City Centre offers an elegant escape in the heart of the city. The hotel’s 246 rooms all come equipped with cable television, tea and coffee making facilities and Wi-Fi internet access. Guests can dine on Belgian and international cuisine in the on-site ‘Chez Louise’ brasserie, and make use of the well equipped fitness centre.

NH Collection Brussels Centre

Nestled just a stone’s throw from Brussels’ iconic Grand Place and the famous Menneken Pis statue, the NH Collection Brussels Centre occupies a prime position right in the heart of the Belgian capital. The property’s 241 rooms are all warmly decorated, and feature minibars, tea and coffee making facilities and Wi-Fi internet access. Guests can make use of the spacious on-site gym, or dine in ‘Brasserie Atlanta’, where the menus feature the best of Belgian, French and Italian cuisine.

Le Marceau Bastille

Le Marceau Bastille Hotel is a contemporary design hotel with a choice of 55 urban or ecological style bedrooms. The hotel also boasts a funky lobby bar which plays host to its own regularly updated art collection. Le Marceau Bastille is located in the Bastille district of Paris, a short walk from the lively Marais area and the Opera Bastille. The location offers easy access by metro to all of Paris's main sights and attractions.

Saint Paul Rive Gauche Paris

The beautiful Saint-Paul Rive-Gauche is located between the world-famous Sorbonne and the beautiful Luxembourg Gardens in the centre of Paris. The 17th century boutique hotel is housed in a former 17th century grand residence and is known for its beautiful arched cellar. Each room comes fully air-conditioned and is equipped with modern amenities such as a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi access. Other tourist attractions nearby include Notre Dame, the Pantheon, Palais Garnier and The Louvre.

Terrass Hotel Paris

The Terrass Hotel is a classic 19th century building with 98 individually decorated rooms. The hotel features a Piano Bar where guests can enjoy cocktails and bar snacks and a seventh floor summer roof terrace with great views across Paris. The hotel is located a short stroll away from famous landmarks such as the Sacré-Coeur and the Moulin Rouge.

See our special offer package with a free tour and Musée d'Orsay tickets!

Grand Hotel Dore Paris

Located in Paris’ 12th Arrondissement, the Grand Hotel Dore is a traditional hotel in the centre of Paris. Just a stone’s throw from the nearest Metro stop, the whole of Paris is your oyster. Rooms are cosy and comfortable, boasting en suite bathrooms and TVs with satellite channels.

Grand Hotel Francais

The Grand Hotel Francais is a chic, modern hotel located in the centre of Paris, just 550 yards from Nation. Rooms are individually decorated, and come equipped with en suite bathrooms, flat screen TVs and air conditioning. The property is ideally located for sightseeing, nestled just 150 yards from a Metro Station.

Hotel Trianon Rive Gauche

From the entrance, our hotel welcomes you in our beautiful baroque open, spacious and comfortable lobby. Perfectly equipped, you can consult the many newspapers and magazines at your disposal, enjoy a delicious espresso or enjoy computers with Internet access and printers.

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards.

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