21 days in Belgium, France & London Itinerary

21 days in Belgium, France & London Itinerary

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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Ghent, Belgium
— 1 night
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
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Durbuy, Belgium
— 1 night
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Namur, Belgium
— Few hours
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Genappe, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Bayeux, France
— 3 nights
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights

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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 26th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Grand Place, find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, and then examine the collection at Atomium.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Brussels 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. While traveling from Ottawa, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ghent.

Things to do in Brussels

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Theme Park
Mini-Europe
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World heritage site
Grand Place
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8

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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 27th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), get to know the fascinating history of St Michael's Bridge, don't miss a visit to Ghent City Center, then take a leisurely stroll along Graslei and Korenlei, and finally explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ghent road trip planner.

Drive from Brussels to Ghent in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Ghent

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Castle
Gravensteen
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Religious Site
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
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Pier / Boardwalk
Graslei and Korenlei
4.8

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, take in the pleasant sights at Walplein, then contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, then don't miss a visit to The Markt, and finally appreciate the history behind Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck Monument.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bruges trip maker site.

Getting from Ghent to Bruges by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Bruges, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Durbuy.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature
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Religious Site
Basilica of the Holy Blood
4.5
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Landmark
The Markt
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Water Body
Minnewater Lake
4.6

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Durbuy, Belgium

Durbuy ©
Durbuy is a Walloon city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Luxembourg. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): walk around Topiary Park, then explore the ancient world of Dolmen nord de Weris - Patrimoine exceptionnel de Wallonie, and then take a stroll through Old Town of Durbuy.

To find photos and tourist information, go to the Durbuy day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Durbuy takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Namur.

Things to do in Durbuy

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Neighborhood
Old Town of Durbuy
4.0

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Namur, Belgium

Namur
Namur is a city and municipality in Wallonia, Belgium. Plan my day in Namur using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Durbuy to Namur in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. You'll set off for Genappe on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Namur

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

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Genappe, Belgium

Genappe ©
Genappe is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. Venture out of the city with trips to Thuin (Jardins Suspendus & Abbaye d'Aulne), Le Chateau de Trazegnies (in Courcelles) and Collegiale Saint-Ursmer de Lobbes (in Lobbes). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins d'Aywiers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Villers, tee off at Golf de L'Empereur, and see the interesting displays at Napoleon's Last Headquarters.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Genappe itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Namur to Genappe takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Bayeux.

Things to do in Genappe

Golf · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Golf Course
Golf de Rigenee
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Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 4th (Tue), stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, view the masterpieces at Normandie Savoir-Faire, then admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, then don't miss a visit to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Cerza and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bayeux journey app.

Traveling by car from Genappe to Bayeux takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. August in Bayeux sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

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Battlefield
Omaha Beach
4.7

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Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): make a splash at Alligator Bay.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mont-Saint-Michel trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Mont-Saint-Michel are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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World heritage site
Mont Saint-Michel
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Water Park
Alligator Bay
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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.
Kids will enjoy Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Marne-la-Vallee to see Disneyland Paris about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip site.

Traveling by car from Mont-Saint-Michel to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Tue) before leaving for London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Must see
Louvre Museum
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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Paris
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London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Family-friendly places like Coca-Cola London Eye and Tower of London will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: make a trip to Tower Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in August, expect nights in London to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Observation Deck
Coca-Cola London Eye
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Observation Deck
Tower Bridge
4.7

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