17 days in Brussels & Tokyo Itinerary

17 days in Brussels & Tokyo Itinerary

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Brussels, Belgium
— 11 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium

— 11 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Ghent (Graslei and Korenlei, Gravensteen, &more), Bruges (Farmer's Market Market, The Markt, &more) and Antwerp (Havenhuis, Antwerpen-Centraal, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and make a trip to Atomium.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Brussels road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major aiports are Brussels Airport, Antwerp International Airport (Deurne), Brussels South Charleroi Airport and Liège Airport. September in Brussels sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Tokyo, Japan

— 5 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Tokyo Tower, get curious at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, wander the streets of Odaiba District, and have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo route maker site.

Traveling by flight from Brussels to Tokyo takes 16.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in September; daily highs in Tokyo reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums · Parks