32 days in Belgium Itinerary

32 days in Belgium Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Belgium trip planner

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Bruges
— 9 nights
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Brussels
— 11 nights
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Dinant
— 5 nights
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Liege
— 6 nights
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Bruges

— 9 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.
Visit Historic Centre of Brugge and Ghent City Center for their historical value. For shopping fun, head to The Chocolate Line Bruges or Art Gallery Koetshuis. Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Haasje over (in Koksijde), Plage St. Andre (in Koksijde Bad) and De Panne Beach (in De Panne). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, make a trip to Belfry of Bruges, and kick back and relax at Beach De Haan.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bruges route maker website.

Valletta, Malta to Bruges is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Valletta in July, things will get slightly colder in Bruges: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Brussels

— 11 nights

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.
Grand Place and Parc du Cinquantenaire will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Relax Divers Meise and Sonian Forest. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Antwerp (Museum Plantin-Moretus, Grote Markt, &more), Molsbroek (in Lokeren) and Arboretum Wespelaar (in Haacht). There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Brussels itinerary planner.

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Brussels, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dinant.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Dinant

— 5 nights
Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Parc de Furfooz and Domaine Saint Roch. Popular historic sites such as Dharma City and Chateau de Sohier - Propriete privee are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Dinant side-trips: Musee du Chemin de Fer a Vapeur (in Treignes), Brasserie des Fagnes - Fabrication de Bieres Speciales (in Mariembourg) and Le Fondry des Chiens (in Nismes). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Domaine Des Grottes De Han, get outside with Centre de Plongee des Barrages de l'Eau d'Heure, sample the tasty concoctions at Brasserie Caracole, and examine the collection at Bister.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dinant online trip planner.

Drive from Brussels to Dinant in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Liege.

Things to do in Dinant

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Liege

— 6 nights

The Fervent City

Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Take a break from the city and head to Grote Netewoud - Meerhout and La Roche-aux-Faucons. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum Van Het Kamp Van Beverlo and Maison de l'eau. Venture out of the city with trips to Domaine de Palogne (in Ferrieres), High Fens (in Eupen) and La Vallee de la Hoegne (in Hockai). Spend the 14th (Sat) exploring nature at Mechelse Heide. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Bronnenwandeling, look for all kinds of wild species at Forestia, take in the dramatic scenery at Petit-coo, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Walesa Antique Decoration By Aurore Morisse.

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Drive from Dinant to Liege in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Liege, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Liege

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Belgium travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Monuments
A small country packing a big punch in terms of tourist attractions, Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe, its cities soaked in history and famed for their lively arts, fashion, and dining scenes. Although it advertises itself simply as "A Food Lover's Dream," this country of just 11 million people boasts a rich architectural heritage, world-famous breweries, pristine natural areas, and touching memorials marking major battlegrounds from both World War I and World War II. Put the country's elegant cities of Brussels and Bruges at the top of your itinerary, but don't forget that Belgium's less-explored countryside offers dense forests, rolling hills, and lush valleys.