20 days in Belgium Itinerary

20 days in Belgium Itinerary

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20 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Amman
+3
bus + foot + Fly + train:  11​h
1
Bruges
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Durbuy
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Brussels
— 8 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  10​h 15​min
End: Amman

7
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to De Panne Beach and Tyne Cot Cemetery. Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 and Torture Museum Oude Steen will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Bruges' surroundings by going to Ghent (Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, Graslei and Korenlei, & more), Atlantic Wall Museum (in Ostend) and De Haan beach (in De Haan). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Groeningemuseum, pause for some photo ops at Last Post ceremony, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bruges trip itinerary maker tool .

Amman, Jordan to Bruges is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amman to Bruges. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Amman in July: highs in Bruges hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Durbuy.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ghent, Zonnebeke, Last Post, De Haan beach, Atlantic Wall Museum
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Atlantic Wall Museum ©
Atlantic Wall Museum
Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 ©
De Panne Beach ©
De Panne Beach

4
nights
Durbuy

Durbuy ©
Durbuy is a Walloon city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Luxembourg. Get outdoors at Forestia and La Roche-aux-Faucons. Do some cultural sightseeing at Abbaye d'Orval and 101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne. Get out of town with these interesting Durbuy side-trips: Bastogne (Bastogne War Museum & Mardasson Memorial), Ardennes American Cemetery (in Neupre) and Circuit de Spa (in Francorchamps). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Old Town of Durbuy, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Bouillon, and look for gifts at La Cave du Venitien.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Durbuy trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Durbuy in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July in Durbuy, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Durbuy

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Bastogne, Circuit de Spa, Forestia, Abbaye d'Orval, La Cave du Venitien
Highlights from your plan
Forestia ©
Forestia
Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum

8
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.
Appreciate the collections at René Magritte Museum and Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' (in Halle) and Antwerp (Rubens House (Rubenshuis) & Sint-Annastrand). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center, and browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Brussels trip planning site .

You can drive from Durbuy to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Antwerp, Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’'
Highlights from your plan
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert ©
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert
Atomium ©
Atomium
Rubens House (Rubenshuis) ©
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)

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