16 days in Belgium & Paris Itinerary

16 days in Belgium & Paris Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Genappe, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Durbuy, Belgium
— 1 night
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Dinant, Belgium
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 day
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Ghent, Belgium
— 1 night
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip maker.

Quebec City, Canada to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. When traveling from Quebec City in July, plan for little chillier days in Paris, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel to Genappe.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

5
nights
Genappe, Belgium

Genappe ©
Genappe is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Genappe: Collegiale Saint-Ursmer de Lobbes (in Lobbes), European Flight Simulator (in Gosselies) and Le Chateau de Trazegnies (in Courcelles). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins d'Aywiers, tee off at Royal Waterloo Golf Club, sample the tasty concoctions at Brasserie de Bertinchamps, and make a trip to Cimetiere militaire francais.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Genappe trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Paris to Genappe takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in July: highs in Genappe hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Durbuy.

Things to do in Genappe

Golf · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Golf de Rigenee ©
Golf de Rigenee
European Flight Simulator ©
European Flight Simulator
Les Jardins d'Aywiers ©
Les Jardins d'Aywiers

1
night
Durbuy, Belgium

Durbuy ©
Durbuy is a Walloon city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Luxembourg. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the ancient world of Dolmen nord de Weris - Patrimoine exceptionnel de Wallonie, then find something for the whole family at Adventure Valley Durbuy, and then take a stroll through Old Town of Durbuy.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Durbuy trip planner.

You can drive from Genappe to Durbuy in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dinant.

Things to do in Durbuy

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Adventure Valley Durbuy ©
Adventure Valley Durbuy
Old Town of Durbuy ©
Old Town of Durbuy

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): Head underground at Domaine Des Grottes De Han, don't miss a visit to Charles-de-Gaulle Bridge, and then steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Dinant.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dinant road trip tool.

Drive from Durbuy to Dinant in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Dinant

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Domaine Des Grottes De Han ©
Domaine Des Grottes De Han
Citadelle de Dinant ©
Citadelle de Dinant
Charles-de-Gaulle Bridge ©
Charles-de-Gaulle Bridge

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, examine the collection at Atomium, and then steep yourself in history at Grand Place.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dinant to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August in Brussels, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ghent.

Things to do in Brussels

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Gravensteen, then take in the waterfront at Graslei and Korenlei, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Ghent City Center.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ghent tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Brussels to Ghent by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ghent can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Ghent

Highlights from your plan
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei

2
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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, then don't miss a visit to The Markt, then view the masterpieces at Salvador Dali Exhibition, and finally look for gifts at Carpentier-Goegebeuer. On your second day here, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Bourgogne des Flandres Brewery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip builder.

Traveling by car from Ghent to Bruges takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Bruges sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

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