21 days in Belgium Itinerary

21 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Brussels
— 7 nights
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Mons
— 3 nights
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Poperinge
— 4 nights
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Bruges
— 6 nights

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Brussels

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Antwerp (Red Star Line Museum, MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Brussels vacation planner.

Toronto, Canada to Brussels is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. In October in Brussels, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Mons.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Tours

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Grand Place
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
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Monument
Manneken Pis
2.4

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Mons

Mons ©
Not far from Brussels, Mons is home to a World Heritage Site, the former home of Van Gogh, and Roman ruins.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mons: Tournai (La Halle Aux Draps, Saint Luke Painting the Virgin, &more). The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Pairi Daiza, explore the different monuments and memorials at St Symphorien Military Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nicolas-en-Havre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Collegiale Sainte-Waudru.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mons travel planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Mons takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Mons, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Poperinge.

Things to do in Mons

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites

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Architectural Building
La Halle Aux Draps
5.0

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Poperinge

Poperinge ©
Poperinge is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders, Flemish Region, and has a history going back to medieval times. Take a break from Poperinge with a short trip to Het Vrijbos in Houthulst, about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Menin Gate Memorial, witness the site of a historic battle at Battle of Polygon Wood, gain interesting insight with Salient Tours, and stroll the grounds of Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Poperinge visit planner.

Drive from Mons to Poperinge in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Poperinge

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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Walking tour
Salient Tours
4.6
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Military Museum
In Flanders Fields Museum
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Bruges

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Ghent (Graslei and Korenlei, Gravensteen, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, see the interesting displays at Friet Museum, and sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bruges online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Poperinge to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Landmark
The Markt
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