6 days in Belgium & Le Cateau-Cambresis Itinerary

6 days in Belgium & Le Cateau-Cambresis Itinerary

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Ostend, Belgium
— Few hours
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Le Cateau-Cambresis, France
— 1 night
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Mons, Belgium
— 1 night
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Bastogne, Belgium
— 1 night
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Eben-Emael, Belgium
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
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Ostend, Belgium

Ostend
Known as the City by the Sea, Ostend represents not only a seaside resort, but also a destination for history lovers.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ostend trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Ostend is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and train. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October in Ostend, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 3rd (Thu), you're off to Le Cateau-Cambresis.

Things to do in Ostend

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife

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Le Cateau-Cambresis, France

Le Cateau-Cambresis
To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Le Cateau-Cambresis trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Ostend to Le Cateau-Cambresis in 2 hours. October in Le Cateau-Cambresis sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 4th (Fri), you're off to Mons.

Things to do in Le Cateau-Cambresis

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

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Mons, Belgium

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 5th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Pairi Daiza, then explore the world behind art at Francois Duesberg Museum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at St Symphorien Military Cemetery.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mons day trip tool.

You can drive from Le Cateau-Cambresis to Mons in an hour. October in Mons sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bastogne.

Things to do in Mons

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Pairi Daiza
Highlights from your plan
Francois Duesberg Museum ©
Francois Duesberg Museum
Pairi Daiza ©
Pairi Daiza
St Symphorien Military Cemetery ©
St Symphorien Military Cemetery

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Bastogne, Belgium

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.
On the 6th (Sun), learn about all things military at Bastogne Barracks and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mardasson Memorial.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bastogne online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Mons to Bastogne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Eben-Emael.

Things to do in Bastogne

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bastogne Barracks ©
Bastogne Barracks
Mardasson Memorial ©
Mardasson Memorial

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Eben-Emael, Belgium

Eben-Emael
To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Eben-Emael trip builder tool.

Drive from Bastogne to Eben-Emael in 1.5 hours. In October in Eben-Emael, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 8°C at night. On the 7th (Mon), you're off to Brussels.

Things to do in Eben-Emael

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

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Brussels, Belgium

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 8th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, make a trip to Grand Place, admire the landmark architecture of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, then examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip planner.

Drive from Eben-Emael to Brussels in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

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