10 days in Belgium Itinerary

10 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brussels
— 4 nights
2
Ghent
— 2 nights
3
Bruges
— 3 nights

4
nights
Brussels

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grand Place and Serres Royales De Laeken. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museum Plantin-Moretus and Horta Museum (Musee Horta). Take a break from Brussels with a short trip to Kazerne Dossin in Mechelen, about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Atomium, explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum, learn more about the world around you at Museum of Natural Sciences, and don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Brussels is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Brussels, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in April, expect Brussels to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Museum Plantin-Moretus, Kazerne Dossin
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Train World ©
Train World
Atomium ©
Atomium

2
nights
Ghent

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Peter's Abbey, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Michielskerk, thentake a leisurely stroll along Graslei and Korenlei, and finally snap pictures at St Michael's Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Gravensteen, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kraanlei, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Cathedral.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ghent day trip website.

You can drive from Brussels to Ghent in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Ghent are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Museums
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Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei
St Michael's Bridge ©
St Michael's Bridge
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

3
nights
Bruges

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Atlantikwall Raversyde and Groeningemuseum. Historic Centre of Brugge and Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Bruges to Zonnebeke to see Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, contemplate the long history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, look for gifts at The Bottle Shop, and make a trip to Belfry of Bruges.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bruges trip itinerary maker app.

You can take a train from Ghent to Bruges in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, Atlantikwall Raversyde
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 ©
Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917
Atlantikwall Raversyde ©
Atlantikwall Raversyde

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