15 days in Belgium & Lille Itinerary

15 days in Belgium & Lille Itinerary

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1
Bastogne, Belgium
— 1 night
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
3
Lille, France
— 6 nights
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights

1
night
Bastogne, Belgium

Bastogne ©
Most travelers come to Bastogne for its touching war memorial and museum, built in honor of over 76,000 American soldiers who fought during the legendary Battle of the Bulge--one of the last German offensives in World War II.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Mardasson Memorial, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Bastogne War Museum, and then learn about all things military at 101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bastogne trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Bastogne is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Bastogne

Museums Historic Sites
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Mardasson Memorial ©
Mardasson Memorial
Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne ©
101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne

4
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Centre of Brugge and Basilica of the Holy Blood. Get a sense of the local culture at Church of Our Lady Bruges and Groeningemuseum. Change things up with these side-trips from Bruges: Gravensteen (in Ghent) and Atlantikwall Raversyde (in Ostend). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges, stroll around Minnewaterpark, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and examine the collection at Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bruges trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Bastogne to Bruges in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lille.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Gravensteen, Atlantikwall Raversyde
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Atlantikwall Raversyde ©
Atlantikwall Raversyde
Church of Our Lady Bruges ©
Church of Our Lady Bruges

6
nights
Lille, France

Lille ©
On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee La Piscine and Historial de la Grande Guerre. Popular historic sites such as Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon and Etaples Military Cemetery are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Lille: Musée du Louvre-Lens (in Lens), Saint-Omer (Jardin Public de Saint-Omer & Saint-Omer Cathedrale) and Blockhaus d'Eperlecques (in Eperlecques). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musee Somme 1916, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint-Jean-des-Vignes, explore the world behind art at Musee departemental Matisse, and don't miss a visit to Lochnagar Crater.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lille trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Bruges to Lille in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Lille

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Omer, Musee Somme 1916, Musée du Louvre-Lens, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon, Abbaye Saint-Jean-des-Vignes
Highlights from your plan
Old Stock Exchange ©
Old Stock Exchange
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial ©
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial
Blockhaus d'Eperlecques ©
Blockhaus d'Eperlecques

3
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and Memorial Waterloo 1815. Explore hidden gems such as Royal Palace of Brussels and Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Atomium, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Lille to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Memorial Waterloo 1815
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Memorial Waterloo 1815 ©
Memorial Waterloo 1815
Atomium ©
Atomium

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