11 days in France, Belgium & Salisbury Itinerary

11 days in France, Belgium & Salisbury Itinerary

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11 days in France, Belgium & Salisbury Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Waterloo, Belgium
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Mons, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Vimy, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Dunkirk, France
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h
5
Salisbury, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
6
Dinant, Belgium
— 1 night
train:  30​min
7
Namur, Belgium
— Few hours
train:  1​h
8
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Toronto, Canada


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Waterloo, Belgium

Waterloo
Known as the site of Napoleon's defeat, Waterloo tops the itinerary of any serious history buff exploring the Walloon Brabant province, located in the very heart of Belgium.
To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Waterloo online trip itinerary maker .

Toronto, Canada to Waterloo is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Waterloo. In April, daily temperatures in Waterloo can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. On the 19th (Sun), you're off toMons.

Things to do in Waterloo

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

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Mons, Belgium

Mons ©
Not far from Brussels, Mons is home to a World Heritage Site, the former home of Van Gogh, and Roman ruins.
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You can drive from Waterloo to Mons in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Mons, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vimy.

Things to do in Mons

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pairi Daiza
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Pairi Daiza ©
Pairi Daiza
St Symphorien Military Cemetery ©
St Symphorien Military Cemetery
Grand-Place de Mons ©
Grand-Place de Mons

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Vimy, France

Vimy ©
Vimy is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France. On the 21st (Tue), make a trip to Cimetiere du Cabaret Rouge, explore the different monuments and memorials at Necropole Nationale Francaise de Notre-Dame de Lorette, stroll the grounds of Le Memorial International De Notre-Dame-De-Lorette, appreciate the history behind Anneau de la Memoire, then witness the site of a historic battle at Lens' 14-18 - Centre International d'Histoire de la Première Guerre Mondiale, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Ruines de l'Eglise d'Ablain-Saint-Nazaire, bet on your favorite at Circuit de Croix en Ternois, then admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins de Sericourt, then don't miss a visit to Le Gal de Gauchin, and finally don't miss a visit to Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof Maison Blanche.

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You can drive from Mons to Vimy in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Vimy are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Dunkirk.

Things to do in Vimy

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ablain-Saint-Nazaire, Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof Maison Blanche, Circuit de Croix en Ternois, Les Jardins de Sericourt, Le Gal de Gauchin
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Dunkirk, France

Dunkirk
Dunkirk is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dunkirk trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Vimy to Dunkirk takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. You'll set off for Salisbury on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Dunkirk

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Salisbury, United Kingdom

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): examine the collection at Boscombe Down Aviation Collection, steep yourself in history at Old Sarum, contemplate the long history of The Close, then steep yourself in history at Mompesson House, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta.

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You can drive from Dunkirk to Salisbury in 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dunkirk to Salisbury. In April, daily temperatures in Salisbury can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. On the 24th (Fri), you're off toDinant.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites Museums
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Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Boscombe Down Aviation Collection ©
Boscombe Down Aviation Collection
Old Sarum ©
Old Sarum

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Dinant, Belgium

Dinant ©
Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): make a trip to Church of Our Lady (Collegiale Notre-Dame) and then take an in-depth tour of La Citadelle de Dinant.

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Traveling by car from Salisbury to Dinant takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Salisbury to Dinant is 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Namur.

Things to do in Dinant

Museums Historic Sites
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Namur, Belgium

Namur ©
Namur is a city and municipality in Wallonia, Belgium. On the 25th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Loup and then steep yourself in history at Citadelle (Citadel).

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Namur online trip planner .

Namur is just a stone's throw from Dinant. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Namur

Historic Sites
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Citadelle (Citadel) ©
Citadelle (Citadel)
Eglise Saint-Loup ©
Eglise Saint-Loup

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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.
On the 26th (Sun), browse the exhibits of Atomium, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and finally steep yourself in history at Grand Place. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe and then see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels driving holiday planning website .

Take a train from Namur to Brussels in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

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