14 days in Belgium Itinerary

14 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bruges
— 3 nights
2
Antwerp
— 2 nights
3
Leuven
— 2 nights
4
Brussels
— 5 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ieper (Ypres) (Menin Gate Memorial & In Flanders Fields Museum) and Saint Bavo's Cathedral (in Ghent). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, make a trip to The Markt, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and explore the activities along Minnewater Lake.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Bruges online sightseeing planner.

Charlotte, USA to Bruges is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Charlotte to Bruges. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Charlotte in August, with highs in Bruges at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Antwerp.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Ieper (Ypres), Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

2
nights
Antwerp

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of St Michael's Bridge, make a trip to Ghent City Center, thentake an in-depth tour of Gravensteen, and finally take in the waterfront at Graslei and Korenlei. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal, stop by Orogem Jewelry, thensee the interesting displays at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Antwerp day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Antwerp takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Leuven.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Ghent
Highlights from your plan
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center

2
nights
Leuven

Leuven ©
The ancient city of Leuven supports an old Catholic university and offers interesting architecture, botanical gardens, and great breweries.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of University Library & Bell Tower, pause for some photo ops at Vallend paard, thenmake a trip to Old Market Square, thenadmire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden Kruidtuin, and finally admire the striking features of Groot Begijnhof. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Provinciaal Domein Kessel-Lo, admire the landmark architecture of Leuven Train Station, thenexamine the collection at M - Museum Leuven, thenlook for gifts at Chocolaterie Guy Raets-Putseys, and finally make a trip to Great Market Square (Grote Markt).

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Leuven sightseeing site.

You can drive from Antwerp to Leuven in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Leuven sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Leuven

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
M - Museum Leuven ©
M - Museum Leuven
Groot Begijnhof ©
Groot Begijnhof
Old Market Square ©
Old Market Square

5
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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Brussels visit planning website.

You can drive from Leuven to Brussels in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Brussels, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

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