18 days in Belgium & Paris Itinerary

18 days in Belgium & Paris Itinerary

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Bastogne, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 6 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Bastogne War Museum and Animalaine. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau de Bouillon and German War Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bastogne: Les Chocolats d'Edouard (in Florenville), The Giant's Tomb (Tombeau du Geant) (in Botassart) and Point de vue sur Frahan (in Rochehaut). There's much more to do: learn about all things military at 101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne, examine the collection at Musee des Celtes, appreciate the history behind McAuliffe Square, and get to know the fascinating history of Bois de la Paix.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bastogne trip builder tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Bastogne is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Bastogne. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Bastogne

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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Mardasson Memorial ©
Mardasson Memorial
Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
Chateau de Bouillon ©
Chateau de Bouillon

6
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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.
Get some historical perspective at Historic Centre of Brugge and St. Nicholas' Cathedral. Step off the beaten path and head to Ghent City Center and Bruges Art Route. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bruges: Ghent (Post Plaza & Kraanlei) and Ieper (Ypres) (Market Square, Ramparts Cemetery, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, don't miss a visit to The Markt, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bruges tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bastogne to Bruges in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Side Trips

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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Bruges Art Route ©
Bruges Art Route

5
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Grand Place and Atomium. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Train World. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Antwerp (Vlaeykensgang, Town Hall (Stadhuis), &more). And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History, browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Brussels online journey planner.

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Brussels, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Train World ©
Train World

2
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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.
Arc de Triomphe and Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Hotel de Ville, explore the world behind art at Petit Palais, and head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. When traveling from Brussels in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paris, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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