4 days in Belgium Itinerary

4 days in Belgium Itinerary

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4 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Maastricht
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Brussels
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bruges
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Maastricht

1
night
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.
On the 29th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Atomium, don't miss a visit to Grand Place, then see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and then kick back and relax at Sunset Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Brussels visit planner .

Maastricht, Holland to Brussels is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. August in Brussels sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sunset Beach
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, then sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Walplein. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, and then identify plant and animal life at Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip planner .

Getting from Brussels to Bruges by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Bruges sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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