4 days in Belgium Itinerary

4 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Brussels
— 1 night
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Ghent
— Few hours
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Bruges
— 1 day
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Brussels
— 1 day
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Antwerp
— 1 day
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Brussels
— 1 day

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Belgian Comic Strip Center, Place du Grand Sablon, Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and other attractions. On the 30th (Fri), browse the exhibits of Belgian Comic Strip Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, make a trip to Place du Grand Sablon, then don't miss a visit to Grand Place, then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and finally contemplate the long history of Quartier de L'Ilot Sacre.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels travel planner.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiports are Brussels Airport, Antwerp International Airport (Deurne), Brussels South Charleroi Airport and Liège Airport. In October, daytime highs in Brussels are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert ©
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert

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Ghent

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
You've added Gravensteen, Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), Saint Bavo's Cathedral, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 31st (Sat), take in the waterfront at Graslei and Korenlei, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), and finally take an in-depth tour of Gravensteen.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ghent trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Brussels to Ghent in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Ghent, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Bruges.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, Boottochten Brugge, Burg Square, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): stroll around Minnewaterpark, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, take a tour by water with Boottochten Brugge, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then make a trip to The Markt, and finally make a trip to Burg Square.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bruges trip planner.

Getting from Ghent to Bruges by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
The Markt ©
The Markt
Burg Square ©
Burg Square

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Brussels

Brussels
To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Brussels online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 1st (Sun), you'll travel to Antwerp.

Things to do in Brussels

Nightlife · Museums · Historic Sites

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Antwerp

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rubens House (Rubenshuis), FOMU - Foto Museum, Cathedral of Our Lady, and other attractions you added. On the 1st (Sun), examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, explore the world behind art at FOMU - Foto Museum, see the interesting displays at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, then don't miss a visit to Grote Markt, and finally go for a walk through Meir.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Antwerp online trip builder.

You can drive from Brussels to Antwerp in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Antwerp are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom ©
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady
Rubens House (Rubenshuis) ©
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)

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Brussels

Brussels ©
You've added Atomium, St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), Mont des Arts, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), admire the natural beauty at Mont des Arts, examine the collection at Atomium, then admire the natural beauty at Brussels Park, then get a sense of history and politics at Parlamentarium, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Brussels road trip app.

You can drive from Antwerp to Brussels in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Parc du Cinquantenaire ©
Parc du Cinquantenaire

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