34 days in Belgium Itinerary

34 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Bruges
— 10 nights
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Hoogstraten
— 2 nights
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Henri-Chapelle
— 3 nights
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Bastogne
— 6 nights
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Brussels
— 11 nights

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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.
Head to The Chocolate Line Bruges and Absolute Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as Historic Centre of Brugge and Ghent City Center are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bruges: Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Campo Santo Cemetery, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Groeningemuseum, examine the collection at Friet Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, and make a trip to The Markt.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bruges trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Bruges is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Bruges, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in February, things will get a bit warmer in Bruges: highs are around 8°C and lows about 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Hoogstraten.

Things to do in Bruges

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Castle
Gravensteen
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Religious Site
Basilica of the Holy Blood
4.5

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Hoogstraten

Hoogstraten ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Sint-Anna en Sint-Joachim Godshuis, admire the striking features of Lier Historical Town, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sint-Jozefskapel, then see the sky in a new way at Erfgoedcentrum Hoeve Van Paesschen Smoldersklok, and finally hike along Loopgravenpad Mastenbos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sint Katharinakerk, take in the spiritual surroundings of Beguinage, stop by De Biergrens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Pieterskerk, then contemplate the long history of Architect's House Jozef Schellekens, and finally get engrossed in the history at Historische Drukkerij Turnhout.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Hoogstraten road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bruges to Hoogstraten in 2 hours. February in Hoogstraten sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Henri-Chapelle.

Things to do in Hoogstraten

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails

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Religious Site
Beguinage
4.7
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Religious Site
Sint Katharinakerk
4.8
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Religious Site
Sint-Pieterskerk
4.5

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Henri-Chapelle

Henri-Chapelle ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Eben-Emael and Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery. Appreciate the collections at Musee du silex and The Remember Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Henri-Chapelle: Grotten Van Kanne (in Kanne) and De Brug Vroenhoven (in Riemst).

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Henri-Chapelle trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Hoogstraten to Henri-Chapelle takes 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Henri-Chapelle can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bastogne.

Things to do in Henri-Chapelle

Historic Sites · Museums

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Military Museum
Fort Eben-Emael
4.7
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Military Museum
The Remember Museum
4.8

6
nights
Bastogne

Bastogne ©
Most travelers come to Bastogne for its touching war memorial and museum, built in honor of over 76,000 American soldiers who fought during the legendary Battle of the Bulge--one of the last German offensives in World War II.
Popular historic sites such as Reg Jans Battlefield Experience - Day Tours and German War Cemetery are in your itinerary. Bastogne Barracks and Mardasson Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bastogne: Chateau de Bouillon (in Bouillon), Observatoire Astronomique Centre Ardenne (in Neufchateau) and Arlon (Eglise Saint-Donat, Gaspar Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at 101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne, explore the different monuments and memorials at Frans-Duitse begraafplaats van Maissin, examine the collection at Animalaine, and delve into the distant past at Abbaye d'Orval.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bastogne trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Henri-Chapelle to Bastogne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bastogne

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

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Military Museum
Bastogne Barracks
4.7
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Military Museum
Bastogne War Museum
4.5

11
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Atomium and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Head to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and La Patinoire Royalefor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Antwerp (Museum Plantin-Moretus, Rubens House (Rubenshuis), &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM).

Plan trip to Brussels with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Bastogne to Brussels takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

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Must see
Grand Place
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8

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