19 days in Belgium Itinerary

19 days in Belgium Itinerary

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19 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly + train:  10​h
1
Brussels
— 7 nights
train:  1​h
2
Liege
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bruges
— 8 nights
+3
train + foot + train + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Riyadh

7
nights
Brussels

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Atomium and Belgian Comic Strip Center. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Antwerp (Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerpen-Centraal, & more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, and admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels road trip planning site .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Brussels is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Brussels. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in June; daily highs in Brussels reach 23°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Liege.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Antwerp
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Atomium ©
Atomium

3
nights
Liege

Liege ©
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Domain of the Caves of Han and Grotte de Comblain. Venture out of the city with trips to Lieteberg (in Zutendaal), Maison de l'eau (in Verviers) and Le Ninglinspo (in Nonceveux). The adventure continues: hike along Montagne Saint-Pierre Nature, identify plant and animal life at La Roche-aux-Faucons, browse for treasures at Walesa Antique Decoration By Aurore Morisse, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musee en plein air et Tour St Martin.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Liege route builder .

Take a train from Brussels to Liege in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Liege

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Comblain-au-Pont, Le Ninglinspo, Lieteberg, Maison de l'eau, Montagne Saint-Pierre Nature
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The Domain of the Caves of Han ©
The Domain of the Caves of Han
Le Ninglinspo ©
Le Ninglinspo
Grotte de Comblain ©
Grotte de Comblain

8
nights
Bruges

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Family-friendly places like The Markt and Friet Museum will thrill your kids. Explore Bruges' surroundings by going to Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Gravensteen, & more) and De Haan beach (in De Haan). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, don't miss a visit to Burg Square, and get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Liege to Bruges takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Liege in June, you will find days in Bruges are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ghent, De Haan beach
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake
The Markt ©
The Markt

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