4 days in Bruges, Ostend & Dunkirk Itinerary

4 days in Bruges, Ostend & Dunkirk Itinerary

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4 days in Bruges, Ostend & Dunkirk Itinerary

Start: Stuttgart, Germany
Fly + Train:  5​h 30​min
1
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Train:  15​min
2
Ostend, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Dunkirk, France
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Stuttgart, Germany

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night
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Markt.

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

Stuttgart, Germany to Bruges is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daytime highs in Bruges are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Ostend.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

1
night
Ostend, Belgium

Ostend ©
Known as the City by the Sea, Ostend represents not only a seaside resort, but also a destination for history lovers.
You've now added The Green Man to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): join in the after-dark buzz at The Green Man, head outdoors with Mariakerke Beach, and then take an in-depth tour of Atlantic Wall Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ostend trip itinerary planner.

Ostend is very close to Bruges. October in Ostend sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dunkirk.

Things to do in Ostend

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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The Green Man ©
The Green Man
Atlantic Wall Museum ©
Atlantic Wall Museum

1
night
Dunkirk, France

Dunkirk ©
Dunkirk is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at Musee Dunkerque 1940 and then look for gifts at Calais Wine Superstore.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dunkirk trip planner .

Drive from Ostend to Dunkirk in an hour. In October in Dunkirk, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dunkirk

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Calais Wine Superstore
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Calais Wine Superstore ©
Calais Wine Superstore
Musee Dunkerque 1940 - Operation Dynamo ©

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