4 days in Belgium Itinerary

4 days in Belgium Itinerary

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4 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  4​h
1
Brussels
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bruges
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Manchester

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 15th (Thu), get a sense of history and politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice) and then examine the collection at Atomium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

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Manchester, UK to Brussels is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
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.
On the 17th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, then make a trip to The Markt, and finally pause for some photo ops at Oude Griffie. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, then admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis, and finally make a trip to Burg Square.

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Take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bruges are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake
The Markt ©
The Markt

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