29 days in West Flanders Province Itinerary

29 days in West Flanders Province Itinerary

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Vleteren
— 11 nights
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Bruges
— 17 nights
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Vleteren

— 11 nights
Bring the kids along to Dozinghem Military Cemetery and Het Kakelend Kippenmuseum. Take a break from the city and head to Het Vrijbos and Boterlandfietsroute. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vleteren: Winery Entre-Deux-Monts (in Westouter), German War Cemetery of Langemark , Belgium (in Diksmuide) and Langemark Cemetery (in Langemark).

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Vleteren trip itinerary planning site.

Brussels to Vleteren is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In February in Vleteren, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Vleteren

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bruges

— 17 nights

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.
Visiting Minnewater Lake and Provincial Domain Bulskampveld will get you outdoors. Attractions like The Markt and Groeningemuseum make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to De Haan (Royal Ostend Golf Club & Beach De Haan), Ieper (Ypres) (Menin Gate Memorial, The Longest Hour, &more) and Vagevuurbos (in Beernem). And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, and admire the striking features of Stadhuis.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bruges trip planner.

You can drive from Vleteren to Bruges in an hour. In March, daytime highs in Bruges are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

West Flanders Province travel guide

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Historic Sites · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
West Flanders province contains Belgium's entire North Sea coastline, a major tourist destination in this part of Europe. In addition to a string of commercialized beaches, the province boasts several medieval cities soaked in history and rich in architectural heritage. Bruges, the provincial capital, serves as one of the country's major hubs of commerce, education, culture, and entertainment. Away from its heavily urbanized areas, West Flanders features a largely flat countryside crisscrossed by well-maintained roads and cycling paths. The province draws a growing number of foreign visitors with its lesser-known towns like Veurne and Ostend, which boast photogenic public squares, traditional breweries, and spired cathedrals.