5 days in Belgium Itinerary

5 days in Belgium Itinerary

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5 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Breda
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Bruges
— 1 day
Train:  30​min
2
Ghent
— 1 night
Train:  45​min
3
Brussels
— 1 night
Train:  45​min
4
Ghent
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Breda

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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.
To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Bruges online journey planner .

Breda, Holland to Bruges is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In August, daytime highs in Bruges are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. On the 13th (Tue), you're off toGhent.

Things to do in Bruges

Nightlife Historic Sites Museums

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Ghent

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): pick up some local products at BE O Markt, make a trip to Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, then snap pictures at St Michael's Bridge, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Graslei and Korenlei.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ghent vacation website .

Ghent is very close to Bruges. In August, daytime highs in Ghent are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Shopping
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Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei
St Michael's Bridge ©
St Michael's Bridge
St. Nicholas' Cathedral ©
St. Nicholas' Cathedral

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then steep yourself in history at Grand Place, then admire the striking features of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, and finally explore the galleries of Atomium.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Brussels trip itinerary builder app .

You can take a train from Ghent to Brussels in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Ghent.

Things to do in Brussels

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

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Ghent

Ghent ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): make a trip to Ghent City Center.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ghent road trip tool .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Ghent takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Theme Parks Shopping
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Lago Gent Rozebroeken ©
Lago Gent Rozebroeken
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral

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