14 days in Belgium Itinerary

14 days in Belgium Itinerary

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14 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
1
Antwerp
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Sint-Niklaas
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Blankenberge
— 1 night
train:  15​min
4
Bruges
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
5
Ghent
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
6
Brussels
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rubens House (Rubenshuis) and Fort Breendonk. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum Plantin-Moretus and Museum Mayer van den Bergh. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Museum De Reede, stop by GERETTI Jewellery & Diamonds, examine the collection at Red Star Line Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Paul's Church.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Antwerp trip planner .

Atlanta, USA to Antwerp is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Atlanta to Antwerp, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in November, things will get a bit cooler in Antwerp: highs are around 50°F and lows about 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sint-Niklaas.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Fort Breendonk
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Rubens House (Rubenshuis) ©
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)
Fort Breendonk ©
Fort Breendonk
Museum Plantin-Moretus
Museum Plantin-Moretus

1
night
Sint-Niklaas

Sint-Niklaas ©
Sint-Niklaas is a Belgian city and municipality located in the Flemish province of East Flanders. On the 29th (Fri), shop like a local with Sahara Art Stones, then look for all kinds of wild species at Molsbroek, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Waasland Shopping Center.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sint-Niklaas trip itinerary builder site .

Sint-Niklaas is very close to Antwerp. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Blankenberge.

Things to do in Sint-Niklaas

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sahara Art Stones, Molsbroek
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Waasland Shopping Center ©
Waasland Shopping Center

1
night
Blankenberge

Blankenberge ©
Blankenberge is a town and a municipality in the Belgian province of West Flanders. On the 30th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at De Haan beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at The Dunes of Bredene, then look for gifts at Museum-Snoepwinkel De Soete Paepe, and finally don't miss a visit to Huisje van Majutte.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Blankenberge online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Sint-Niklaas to Blankenberge takes 1.5 hours. In November in Blankenberge, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Blankenberge

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

De Haan beach, Museum-Snoepwinkel De Soete Paepe, The Dunes of Bredene
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Huisje van Majutte ©
Huisje van Majutte

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Centre of Brugge and Torture Museum Oude Steen. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Holy Blood and Church of Our Lady Bruges. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Markt, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, stroll through Bruges Art Route, and look for gifts at The Old Chocolate House.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip planner.

Bruges is very close to Blankenberge. In November in Bruges, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Ghent.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Torture Museum Oude Steen ©
Torture Museum Oude Steen

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 4th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Museum Voor Schone Kunsten, then appreciate the extensive heritage of St Michael's Bridge, and finally take in the waterfront at Graslei and Korenlei. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): examine the collection at STAM Ghent City Museum, take an in-depth tour of Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, and then get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ghent online journey planner .

Ghent is just a short distance from Bruges. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in December, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Begijnhof, Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917
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Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei
Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 ©
St Michael's Bridge ©
St Michael's Bridge

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Grand Place and Old Town of Durbuy. Visit Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and Justice Palace (Palais de Justice) for their historical value. When in Brussels, make a side trip to see Citadelle (Citadel) in Namur, approximately 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Atomium, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and admire the striking features of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels day trip tool .

Getting from Ghent to Brussels by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Old Town of Durbuy, Citadelle (Citadel)
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Train World ©
Train World

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