49 days in Belgium Itinerary

49 days in Belgium Itinerary

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49 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Brussels
train:  1​h 15​min
1
Bruges
— 12 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Brussels
— 15 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Gosselies
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Han-sur-Lesse
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Spa
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Brussels

12
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bruges: Ghent (Ghent City Center, St Michael's Bridge, & more) and Menin Gate Memorial (in Ieper (Ypres)). Pack the 8th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Boudewijn Theme Park and Dolfinarium. The adventure continues: make a trip to The Markt, see the interesting displays at Friet Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Belfry of Bruges, and take an in-depth tour of Groeningemuseum.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bruges trip itinerary builder app .

Brussels to Bruges is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Ghent, Menin Gate Memorial
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake
The Markt ©
The Markt

15
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Antwerp (Rubens House (Rubenshuis), MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, & more) and Pairi Daiza (in Brugelette). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 27th (Sat) at Oceade. Pack the 21st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Stardust Park. There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Atomium, don't miss a visit to Grand Place, examine the collection at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, and get a taste of the local shopping with Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brussels trip app .

Drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Gosselies.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Antwerp, Pairi Daiza
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Atomium ©
Atomium

2
nights
Gosselies

Gosselies ©
Gosselies is a section of the Belgian town of Charleroi within the Walloon region in the Province of Hainaut. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): tee off at Golf de Rigenee, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Villers, and then admire the landmark architecture of Collegiate Church of Saint Gertrude. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at European Flight Simulator, explore the historical opulence of le chateau medieval de Corroy le chareau, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc de realite virtuelle Terragamecenter, and finally admire all the interesting features of Ferme Apicole des Neuf Bonniers.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Gosselies road trip website .

Drive from Brussels to Gosselies in an hour. In July in Gosselies, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Han-sur-Lesse.

Things to do in Gosselies

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Villers-la-ville, Ferme Apicole des Neuf Bonniers, Parc de realite virtuelle Terragamecenter, Collegiate Church of Saint Gertrude, le chateau medieval de Corroy le chareau
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European Flight Simulator ©
European Flight Simulator
Golf de Rigenee ©
Golf de Rigenee
Abbaye de Villers ©
Abbaye de Villers

8
nights
Han-sur-Lesse

Han-sur-Lesse ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Han-sur-Lesse: Le Jardin des Hiboux (in Bievre), The Giant's Tomb (Tombeau du Geant) (in Botassart) and Dinant (Church of Our Lady (Collegiale Notre-Dame), Charles-de-Gaulle Bridge, & more).

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Han-sur-Lesse travel route planning site .

You can drive from Gosselies to Han-sur-Lesse in an hour. In July in Han-sur-Lesse, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Spa.

Things to do in Han-sur-Lesse

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dinant, Saint-Hubert, Bastogne, Frans-Duitse begraafplaats van Maissin, Eglise Saint-Etienne de Waha
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The Domain of the Caves of Han ©
The Domain of the Caves of Han
The Giant's Tomb (Tombeau du Geant) ©
Le Fondry des Chiens ©
Le Fondry des Chiens

11
nights
Spa

Spa ©
Spa is a Belgian town, located in the Province of Liège, and is the town where the word spa comes from. Explore Spa's surroundings by going to Bronnenwandeling (in Sint-Pieters-Voeren), Bastogne (Bastogne Barracks, Bastogne War Museum, & more) and Karting Eupen (in Eupen). The adventure continues: hike along Musee en plein air et Tour St Martin, look for all kinds of wild species at Forestia, stroll through Le Ninglinspo, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Spa trip planning site .

Drive from Han-sur-Lesse to Spa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Spa, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Spa

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Stavelot, Bastogne, Comblain-au-Pont, Bronnenwandeling, Barrage de la Gileppe
Highlights from your plan
Le Ninglinspo ©
Le Ninglinspo
La Vallee de la Hoegne ©
La Vallee de la Hoegne
Grotte de Comblain ©
Grotte de Comblain

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