31 days in Belgium Itinerary

31 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Brussels
— 9 nights
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Bruges
— 7 nights
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Poperinge
— 4 nights
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Mons
— 4 nights
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Liege
— 6 nights

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Brussels

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Antwerp (Rubens House (Rubenshuis), Cathedral of Our Lady, &more), European Balloon Corporation (in Rhode-Saint-Genese) and Napoleon's Last Headquarters (in Genappe). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels route planning website.

Antakya, Turkey to Brussels is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Antakya to Brussels is minus 2 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Antakya in October: highs in Brussels hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

7
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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 (Ghent Town Hall (Stadhuis), Saint Bavo's Cathedral, &more) and Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk en de Gravenkapel (in Kortrijk). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bruges tour planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bruges are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Poperinge.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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

4
nights
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. Poperinge is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Menin Gate Memorial, take an in-depth tour of In Flanders Fields Museum, take in the local highlights with Salient Tours, and stroll the grounds of Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Poperinge trip planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Poperinge in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Poperinge are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Mons.

Things to do in Poperinge

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Menin Gate Memorial ©
Menin Gate Memorial
Salient Tours ©
Salient Tours
Tyne Cot Cemetery ©
Tyne Cot Cemetery

4
nights
Mons

Mons ©
Not far from Brussels, Mons is home to a World Heritage Site, the former home of Van Gogh, and Roman ruins.
Get out of town with these interesting Mons side-trips: Eddy Merckx Bicycle Trail (in Kluisbergen-Ruien), 1715 - Sculpture (in Ath) and Tournai (Citadel of Tournai, Parc communal, &more). There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Pairi Daiza, test your problem-solving skills at In The Room, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nicolas-en-Havre, and take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins du Lac.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Mons online route builder.

Drive from Poperinge to Mons in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Liege.

Things to do in Mons

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Pairi Daiza ©
Pairi Daiza
Grand-Place de Mons ©
Grand-Place de Mons
St Symphorien Military Cemetery ©
St Symphorien Military Cemetery

6
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Liege

Liege ©

The Fervent City

Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liege: Brouwerij Wilderen (in Wilderen), St Leonard's Church (in Zoutleeuw) and Sint-Truiden (Huis Nagels & Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk). There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Bastogne Barracks, trot along with Libertyrando, make a trip to Montagne de Bueren, and Head underground at Domaine Des Grottes De Han.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Liege road trip website.

Traveling by car from Mons to Liege takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Liege sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Liege

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery ©
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Bastogne Barracks ©
Bastogne Barracks
Libertyrando ©
Libertyrando

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