5 days in Wallonia Itinerary

5 days in Wallonia Itinerary

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5 days in Wallonia Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Bastogne
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Mons
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Ottawa

1
night
Bastogne

Bastogne ©
Most travelers come to Bastogne for its touching war memorial and museum, built in honor of over 76,000 American soldiers who fought during the legendary Battle of the Bulge--one of the last German offensives in World War II.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Bastogne War Museum and then take in the history at Reg Jans Battlefield Experience - Day Tours. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Bois de la Paix, identify plant and animal life at Forestia, brush up on your military savvy at December 44 Historical Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Baugnez 44 Historical Centre, and finally appreciate the history behind McAuliffe Square.

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Ottawa, Canada to Bastogne is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Ottawa to Bastogne, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mons.

Things to do in Bastogne

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Forestia, December 44 Historical Museum, Baugnez 44 Historical Centre
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Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
Bois de la Paix ©
Bois de la Paix

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nights
Mons

Mons ©
Not far from Brussels, Mons is home to a World Heritage Site, the former home of Van Gogh, and Roman ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): stroll the grounds of St Symphorien Military Cemetery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Villers, then have some family-friendly fun at European Flight Simulator, and finally admire the masterpieces at Francois Duesberg Museum. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Pairi Daiza.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mons trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bastogne to Mons takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Mons can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mons

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Abbaye de Villers, Pairi Daiza, European Flight Simulator
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Pairi Daiza ©
Pairi Daiza
Francois Duesberg Museum ©
Francois Duesberg Museum
European Flight Simulator ©
European Flight Simulator