16 days in Belgium & Athens Itinerary

16 days in Belgium & Athens Itinerary

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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 1 night
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Ghent, Belgium
— 1 day
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
— 7 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

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 8th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip planner.

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to Brussels is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Dar es Salaam to Brussels, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dar es Salaam in July, things will get slightly colder in Brussels: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Antwerp.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Antwerp, Belgium

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 10th (Mon): admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cogels Osylei, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall (Stadhuis), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt.

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Drive from Brussels to Antwerp in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Antwerp are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Antwerp

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Architectural Building
Antwerpen-Centraal
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Historic Walking Area
Grote Markt
4.6

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Ghent, Belgium

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Ghent City Center.

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Getting from Antwerp to Ghent by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Antwerp in July: highs in Ghent hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

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Religious Site
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
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Castle
Gravensteen
4.4
Historic Walking Area
Ghent City Center
4.8

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels

Capital of Europe

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Ghent to Brussels by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. On the 12th (Wed), you'll travel to Athens.

Things to do in Brussels

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Brussels to Athens takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Brussels in July, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Must see
Acropolis Museum
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Neighborhood
Plaka
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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

Go for a jaunt from Brussels to Brugelette to see Pairi Daiza about 1 hour away. See some other sides of Brussels: admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, explore the activities along Etangs d'Ixelles, ponder the world of politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), and examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta).

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Athens to Brussels in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in July, expect Brussels to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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