3 days in Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

3 days in Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  11 h
1
Brussels
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Bruges
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12 h
End: Newark

1
day
Brussels

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems fromĀ its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Grand Place, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium.

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Newark, USA to Brussels is an approximately 11- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Brussels. While traveling from Newark, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 47°F to lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, look for gifts at Carpentier-Goegebeuer, then don't miss a visit to Belfry of Bruges, then appreciate the history behind Oude Griffie, and finally make a trip to The Markt.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bruges tour planning app.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Shopping
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges
The Markt ©
The Markt

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