58 days in Belgium Itinerary

58 days in Belgium Itinerary

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58 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Brussels
1
Brussels
— 16 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bruges
— 14 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Liege
— 15 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Han-sur-Lesse
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Brussels

16
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History and Museum of Natural Sciences. Take a break from the city and head to Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' and Sonian Forest. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Mons (St Symphorien Military Cemetery, Mons Memorial Museum, & more), Memorial Waterloo 1815 (in Braine-l'Alleud) and Ghent (Patershol & Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)). The adventure continues: make a trip to Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, and admire the masterpieces at Van Buuren Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Brussels road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Brussels Airport, Antwerp International Airport (Deurne), Brussels South Charleroi Airport and Liège Airport. May in Brussels sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Antwerp, Leuven, Mechelen, Mons, Ghent
Highlights from your plan
René Magritte Museum ©
René Magritte Museum
Fort Breendonk ©
Fort Breendonk
Train World ©
Train World

14
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.
Get in touch with nature at Bruges Art Route and De Haan beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Holy Savior Cathedral (Sint-Salvatorskathedraal) and Hooge Crater museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Ieper (Ypres) (Essex Farm Cemetery, Ramparts Cemetery, & more), Zonnebeke (Battle of Polygon Wood & Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917) and Poperinge (The Hop Museum, Talbot House, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, take in the history at Dodengang (Trench of Death), and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip builder .

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Liege.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ghent, Ieper (Ypres), Ostend, Diksmuide, Poperinge
Highlights from your plan
Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 ©
Hooge Crater museum ©
Hooge Crater museum

15
nights
Liege

Liege ©
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Escape the urban bustle at Domaine de Palogne and Mechelse Heide. Head to Miss waffle Belle-Ile en Liege and Antiek- en Brocantemarktfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liege: Railbike des Hautes Fagnes (in Leykaul), La Vallee de la Hoegne (in Hockai) and Logne Castle (in Ferrieres). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Rue Roture, examine the collection at Musée en Plein Air du Sart - Tilman Centre d''Animation et d''Intégration des Arts Plastiq, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jean-l'Evangeliste, and get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Vie Wallonne.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Liege online travel route planner .

You can drive from Bruges to Liege in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Han-sur-Lesse.

Things to do in Liege

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tongeren, Ferrieres, Manhay History 44 Museum, Fort de Tancremont, Le Ninglinspo
Highlights from your plan
Logne Castle ©
Logne Castle
Centre General Gerard ©
Centre General Gerard
Fort de Tancremont ©
Fort de Tancremont

12
nights
Han-sur-Lesse

Han-sur-Lesse ©
Step out of the city life by going to Parc de Furfooz and The Giant's Tomb (Tombeau du Geant). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Abbaye d'Orval and Les Draisines De La Molignée. Get out of town with these interesting Han-sur-Lesse side-trips: Couvin (Domaine Saint Roch & Grottes de Neptune), Chimay (Chateau de Chimay, L'abbaye Notre-Dame de Scourmont, & more) and Espace Chimay (in Bourlers).

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Han-sur-Lesse day trip planner.

Getting from Liege to Han-sur-Lesse by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Han-sur-Lesse can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Han-sur-Lesse

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dinant, Marche-en-Famenne, Arlon, Chimay, Rochefort
Highlights from your plan
Abbaye d'Orval ©
Abbaye d'Orval
Chateau de Chimay ©
Chateau de Chimay
Euro Space Center ©
Euro Space Center

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