24 days in Belgium Itinerary

24 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Bruges
— 4 nights
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Westvleteren
— 2 nights
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Ghent
— 2 nights
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Antwerp
— 2 nights
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Liege
— 4 nights
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Houffalize
— 2 nights
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Dinant
— 2 nights
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Brussels
— 4 nights

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bruges Art Route and Church of Our Lady Bruges. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and look for gifts at The Chocolate Line Bruges.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Bruges day trip planning site.

London, UK to Bruges is an approximately 4.5-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Bruges due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Westvleteren.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Bruges Art Route ©
Bruges Art Route
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake

2
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Westvleteren

Westvleteren ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes De Dolle Brouwers. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage St. Andre, then don't miss a visit to Paardevissers in Oostduinkerke, and then sample the tasty concoctions at De Dolle Brouwers. Here are some ideas for day two: cool off at Plopsaqua.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Westvleteren day trip planning site.

Drive from Bruges to Westvleteren in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Westvleteren can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Westvleteren

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Plage St. Andre, Paardevissers in Oostduinkerke, Plopsaqua, De Dolle Brouwers
Highlights from your plan
De Dolle Brouwers ©
De Dolle Brouwers

2
nights
Ghent

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): look for all kinds of wild species at Molsbroek and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), catch a live event at Ghelamco Arena (Arteveldestadion), then step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sint-Michielskerk.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ghent trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Westvleteren to Ghent in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Ghent are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Ghent

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Molsbroek
Highlights from your plan
Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve ©
Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve
Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle) ©
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

2
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Antwerp

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Antwerp's Port, then head outdoors with Grenspark de Zoom-Kalmthoutse Heide, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cogels Osylei. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Paul's Church, get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, then examine the collection at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, and finally admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Antwerp attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Ghent to Antwerp takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Antwerp, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Liege.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Grenspark de Zoom-Kalmthoutse Heide
Highlights from your plan
Cogels Osylei ©
Cogels Osylei
Antwerpen-Centraal ©
Antwerpen-Centraal
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt

4
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Liege

Liege ©
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Visiting Circuit de Spa and Le Ninglinspo will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mechelse Heide and Provinciedomein Het Vinne Zoutleeuw. Explore Liege's surroundings by going to Domaine de Berinzenne (in Spa) and Lac de Robertville (in Waimes). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at La Roche-aux-Faucons.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Liege driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Antwerp to Liege in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. August in Liege sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Houffalize.

Things to do in Liege

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mechelse Heide, Le Ninglinspo, Circuit de Spa, La Roche-aux-Faucons, Domaine de Berinzenne
Highlights from your plan
Le Ninglinspo ©
Le Ninglinspo
Mechelse Heide ©
Mechelse Heide
Provinciedomein Het Vinne Zoutleeuw ©
Provinciedomein Het Vinne Zoutleeuw

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Houffalize

Houffalize ©
Houffalize is a Walloon municipality of Belgium in the province of Luxembourg. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at McAuliffe Square and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mardasson Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Escapardenne Eislek Trail, then don't miss a visit to Bois de la Paix, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Butgenbacher Lake.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Houffalize day trip planning site.

Getting from Liege to Houffalize by car takes about an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dinant.

Things to do in Houffalize

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Bastogne, Butgenbacher Lake, Escapardenne Eislek Trail
Highlights from your plan
Escapardenne Eislek Trail ©
Escapardenne Eislek Trail
Butgenbacher Lake ©
Butgenbacher Lake
Mardasson Memorial ©
Mardasson Memorial

2
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Dinant

Dinant ©
Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
On the 6th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Le Chateau de Lavaux Sainte-Anne, then explore the fascinating underground world of Domaine Des Grottes De Han, and then contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Dinant. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Grotte La Merveilleuse, then contemplate the waterfront views at Eau d'Heure lakes, and then hike along Le Fondry des Chiens.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Dinant trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Houffalize to Dinant by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Dinant

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Le Chateau de Lavaux Sainte-Anne, Eau d'Heure lakes, Domaine Des Grottes De Han, Le Fondry des Chiens
Highlights from your plan
Domaine Des Grottes De Han ©
Domaine Des Grottes De Han
Le Fondry des Chiens ©
Le Fondry des Chiens
Eau d'Heure lakes ©
Eau d'Heure lakes

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rubens House (Rubenshuis) and Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin) (in Antwerp), ZOO Planckendael (in Mechelen) and Pairi Daiza (in Brugelette). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels online road trip planner.

You can take a train from Dinant to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Antwerp, ZOO Planckendael, Pairi Daiza
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Rubens House (Rubenshuis) ©
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)

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