4 days in Ostend & Bruges Itinerary

4 days in Ostend & Bruges Itinerary

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4 days in Ostend & Bruges Itinerary

Start: Stuttgart
+2
Train + Fly + Train:  9​h 15​min
1
Ostend
— 2 nights
Train:  15​min
2
Bruges
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Stuttgart

2
nights
Ostend

Ostend ©
Known as the City by the Sea, Ostend represents not only a seaside resort, but also a destination for history lovers.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Green Man. On the 12th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Saint Julien Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, then kick back and relax at De Panne Beach, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at The Green Man. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery of Langemark , Belgium, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Langemark Cemetery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Hooge Crater museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Ostend trip itinerary planning site .

Stuttgart, Germany to Ostend is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Ostend

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Ieper (Ypres), Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, Langemark Cemetery, Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, German War Cemetery of Langemark , Belgium
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The Green Man ©
The Green Man
Langemark Cemetery ©
Langemark Cemetery
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery ©
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

1
night
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 14th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, make a trip to Belfry of Bruges, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally look for gifts at Chocolates & Happiness.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bruges sightseeing planner.

Bruges is just a stone's throw from Ostend. In October, daytime highs in Bruges are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Shopping
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

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