Weekends: Belgium, the Netherlands and Northern Europe

From the canals of Amsterdam to the Oslo fjord, we take advantage of our weekends to explore the North of Europe, and not only in summer.

Brussels

Brussels
Weekends: Belgium, the Netherlands and Northern Europe

Brussels? A surprising human and architectural patchwork, but also one of the most pleasant city breaks in Europe. Museums, shopping, beers, gastronomy, contemporary art galleries, street art, and great walks … Next weekend, we’ll take the Thalys!

Antwerp

Antwerp
Weekends: Belgium, the Netherlands and Northern Europe

Just two hours by train from Paris, the largest city in Flanders offers a wide range of activities for the weekend. Classic masterpieces, industrial heritage, trendy shopping, trips to estaminets, gourmet breaks, or vintage flea markets are on the program. An attractive alternative to Brussels and Amsterdam.

Bruges

Bruges
Weekends: Belgium, the Netherlands and Northern Europe

Bruges, the “Venice of the North” owes its rich heritage to its flourishing trade which developed from the Middle Ages. A small miracle, Bruges has retained all the beauty of its golden age. Superb walks await you in the alleys and canals of this city, one of the most romantic in Europe.

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam
Weekends: Belgium, the Netherlands and Northern Europe

Amsterdam is also – and above all – a place brimming with life, the streets full of surprises. A capital open to all, in the form of a large village, whose canals, lined with sumptuous mansions, seem to have not changed since the Dutch Golden Age. Its museums, with fascinating exhibitions, are among the most important in Europe. As for its nightlife, it has something to delight revelers, between brown cafes, dance floors and concert halls.

In the land of tulips, in Holland

In the land of tulips, in Holland
Weekends: Belgium, the Netherlands and Northern Europe

In April, Holland is covered with flowers. The best spot to see the fields of multicolored tulips? About twenty kilometers south-west of Amsterdam, between Haarlem and Leiden. A jewel of the region, the Keukenhof park exhibits millions of bulbs over 32 hectares. Enchanting.

Rotterdam

Rotterdam
Weekends: Belgium, the Netherlands and Northern Europe

Two and a half hours by train from Paris, Europe’s leading port has plenty to appeal to fans of original city breaks. Innovative architecture, intense cultural life, lively nights and cosmopolitanism: Rotterdam fully plays the card of modernity. A real urban trip!

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Copenhagen

Copenhagen
Weekends: Belgium, the Netherlands and Northern Europe

How can you resist the call of the Danish Little Mermaid? Built on two islands and crisscrossed by canals, Copenhagen can be explored on foot or by bike, as a couple or as a family. Design and contemporary architecture go hand in hand with gardens and royal palaces. In short, something to please everyone!

Stockholm

Stockholm
Weekends: Belgium, the Netherlands and Northern Europe

Built on fourteen islands at the mouth of Lake Mälaren, the Swedish capital is home to a beautiful old town: Gamla Stan. But also museums, waterfront parks, bohemian neighborhoods, designer shops … Here, the bike is king and the walker immediately feels good. Stockholm is an enchanting city, especially during the long summer evenings, when the sun doesn’t seem to want to set.

Oslo: in Europe

Oslo
Weekends: Belgium, the Netherlands and Northern Europe

Ready for an invigorating city break in Norway? Between fjord and forest, Oslo is undoubtedly the European capital closest to nature. But with its many museums, memories of Ibsen and Munch, its architectural daring and trendy neighborhoods, the Norwegian metropolis is also a particularly attractive cultural destination. At 2:15 am by plane from France, here is a city break that is both exotic and soothing, combining fresh air and culture.

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