5 days in Brussels, Antwerp & Bruges Itinerary

5 days in Brussels, Antwerp & Bruges Itinerary

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Start: Kuwait City
Fly + Train:  9 h 45 min
1
Brussels
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
2
Antwerp
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Bruges
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
4
Brussels
— Few hours
Train + Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Kuwait City

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 24th (Mon): take a stroll through Place St. Gery, wander the streets of Lower Town, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Brussels travel itinerary planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Brussels is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Brussels. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Kuwait City in February: highs in Brussels hover around 5°C, while lows dip to 0°C. You will leave for Antwerp on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Brussels

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Place St. Gery ©
Place St. Gery
Lower Town ©
Lower Town

1
day
Antwerp

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
On the 25th (Tue), explore the landscape on two wheels at Te Boelaerpark, take a stroll through Zurenborg, and then take a stroll through Zuid (the South).

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Antwerp online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Brussels to Antwerp by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Bruges.

Things to do in Antwerp

Neighborhoods Trails Wildlife
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Zuid (the South) ©
Zuid (the South)
Zurenborg ©
Zurenborg

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, get outside with Bruges Art Route, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Groeningemuseum, make a trip to The Markt, appreciate the history behind Oude Griffie, then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, and finally steep yourself in history at Huis Boechoute.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bruges trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Antwerp to Bruges by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

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

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hours
Brussels

Brussels
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): examine the collection at Beer Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels day trip app.

You can take a train from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums

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