52 days in Belgium Itinerary

52 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Brussels
— 20 nights
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Liege
— 7 nights
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Dinant
— 7 nights
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Mons
— 6 nights
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Bruges
— 11 nights

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Brussels

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

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 Ghent (Spas, Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), &more), Antwerp (Vreemdelingenmarkt, Antwerpen-Centraal, &more) and Mechelen (Vismarkt, Horlogeriemuseum, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, get a taste of the local shopping with Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Brussels. In September in Brussels, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Liege.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

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Must see
Grand Place
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
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Monument
Manneken Pis
2.4

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Liege

Liege ©

The Fervent City

Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Change things up with these side-trips from Liege: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery (in Henri-Chapelle), Musee d'Archeologie et du Folklore (in Verviers) and Bastogne (Bastogne Barracks, Bastogne War Museum, &more). Spend the 27th (Sun) exploring nature at Mechelse Heide. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Musee communal de Herstal, experience rural life at La Ferme des Capucines, steep yourself in history at Citadelle (Citadel), and head outdoors with Musee en plein air et Tour St Martin.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Liege attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Liege takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Liege can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dinant.

Things to do in Liege

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Military Museum
Bastogne Barracks
4.7
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Military Museum
Bastogne War Museum
4.5

7
nights
Dinant

Dinant ©
Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
Explore Dinant's surroundings by going to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Alle-sur-Semois), Brasserie Invictus (in Louette-St-Pierre) and Chateau de Bouillon (in Bouillon). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Domaine Des Grottes De Han, examine the collection at Bister, admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins du Lac, and experience rural life at Ferme Apicole des Neuf Bonniers.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dinant itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Liege to Dinant takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Liege in September, expect nights in Dinant to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Mons.

Things to do in Dinant

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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6
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Mons

Mons ©
Not far from Brussels, Mons is home to a World Heritage Site, the former home of Van Gogh, and Roman ruins.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mons: Eddy Merckx Bicycle Trail (in Kluisbergen-Ruien), Must Textile Museum (in Ronse) and Tournai (Ecopark Adventures, La Halle Aux Draps, &more). The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Pairi Daiza, get curious at Musee de l'Industrie, don't miss a visit to The Strepy-Thieu Funicular Lift, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Villers.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mons trip maker app.

Getting from Dinant to Mons by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Mons

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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11
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Bruges

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

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: Ieper (Ypres) (In Flanders Fields Museum, Menin Gate Memorial, &more), Ghent (Design Museum Gent, Graslei and Korenlei, &more) and Sint-Martinuskerk (in Sint-Martens-Latem). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, examine the collection at Friet Museum, don't miss a visit to The Markt, and admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges online vacation planner.

You can drive from Mons to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

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Landmark
The Markt
4.4
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World heritage site
Belfry of Bruges
4.5

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