34 days in Belgium Itinerary

34 days in Belgium Itinerary

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34 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  27​h
1
Liege
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hoogstraten
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bruges
— 11 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Brussels
— 11 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

7
nights
Liege

Liege ©
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Change things up with these side-trips from Liege: Mining Museum Beringen (in Beringen), Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery (in Henri-Chapelle) and Sint-Truiden (Huis Nagels & Sint-Genovevakerk). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Bastogne War Museum, pause for some photo ops at Sevensmolen, Head underground at Centre archeologique De La Grotte Scladina, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Barbara Church Cit.

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Sydney, Australia to Liege is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Sydney to Liege, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in November, things will get colder in Liege: highs are around 11°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hoogstraten.

Things to do in Liege

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bastogne, Sint-Truiden, Braives, Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Mining Museum Beringen
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Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery ©
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Montagne de Bueren ©
Montagne de Bueren

2
nights
Hoogstraten

Hoogstraten ©
On the 7th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beguinage, get active on the water at Goodlife Cablepark, and then steep yourself in history at Architect's House Jozef Schellekens. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Gunfire Museum, perfect your strike at Blue ball, then stop by De Biergrens, and finally contemplate the long history of Begijnhof Hoogstraten.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hoogstraten trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Liege to Hoogstraten by car takes about 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Hoogstraten are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Hoogstraten

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Brasschaat, De Biergrens, Architect's House Jozef Schellekens
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Beguinage ©
Beguinage
Gunfire Museum ©
Gunfire Museum
De Biergrens ©
De Biergrens

11
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bruges: Ghent (BeVirtual, Saint Bavo's Cathedral, & more), Ieper (Ypres) (Sint-Pieterskerk & Menin Gate Memorial) and Tyne Cot Cemetery (in Zonnebeke). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, and contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Bruges trip planner .

You can drive from Hoogstraten to Bruges in 2 hours. December in Bruges sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Ghent, Ieper (Ypres), Tyne Cot Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

11
nights
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.
Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Antwerp (Maagdenhuis, MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), don't miss a visit to Atomium, and browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels attractions planner .

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Brussels are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Antwerp, Dijlepad
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

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