5 days in Belgium & France Itinerary

5 days in Belgium & France Itinerary

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1
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 day
2
Paris, France
— 1 night
3
Bayeux, France
— 2 nights
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night


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Brussels, Belgium

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 8th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Brussels, thencontemplate the long history of Grand Place, thentake an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and finally steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Brussels is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Royal Palace of Brussels ©
Royal Palace of Brussels

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Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, thenshop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Paris day trip website.

Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Brussels in July, you will find days in Paris are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, see the interesting displays at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, thensteep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer, and finally don't miss a visit to Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bayeux travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Paris to Bayeux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Paris in July, expect Bayeux to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Bayeux

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Arromanches-les-Bains, Normandy American Cemetery, Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Omaha Beach
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer ©
Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer

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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 12th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Groeningemuseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge.

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Drive from Bayeux to Bruges in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums
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The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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