4 days in Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

4 days in Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

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4 days in Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  5 h
1
Brussels
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Bruges
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Budapest

1
night
Brussels

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems fromĀ its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): examine the collection at Atomium and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

To find photos and other tourist information, go to the Brussels trip itinerary builder website .

Budapest, Hungary to Brussels is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Budapest in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

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 6th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally make a trip to The Markt. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Minnewaterpark, then explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, then admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip tool .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

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