4 days in Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

4 days in Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

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4 days in Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

Start: London
Train:  2 h 15 min
1
Brussels
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Bruges
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Train + Drive:  3 h 15 min
End: London

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): make a trip to Grand Place, then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and then make a trip to Atomium. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and then get your game on at VirtualRoom - Virtual Reality Brussels.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels attractions planner.

London, UK to Brussels is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Brussels is 1 hour. Traveling from London in November, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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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.
You've now added The Old Chocolate House to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis, then don't miss a visit to The Markt, then stop by The Old Chocolate House, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, then examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bruges trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Bruges sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Old Chocolate House ©
The Old Chocolate House
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake
The Markt ©
The Markt

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