6 days in Belgium Itinerary

6 days in Belgium Itinerary

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6 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: London
train:  2​h 15​min
1
Brussels
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Zaventem
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Antwerp
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Charleroi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Bruges
— 1 night
+2
Drive + train + Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: London

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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 29th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Atomium, admire the landmark architecture of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, and then don't miss a visit to Grand Place. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip itinerary builder tool .

London, UK to Brussels is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Brussels due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Zaventem.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

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Zaventem

Zaventem ©
Zaventem is a Belgian municipality in the province of Flemish Brabant. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): enjoy some friendly competition at Legenturia and then get your game on at Brussels Flight Simulators.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Zaventem trip builder site .

Zaventem is just a short distance from Brussels. In July in Zaventem, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Zaventem

Fun & Games Parks
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Brussels Flight Simulators ©
Brussels Flight Simulators

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, examine the collection at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, then admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal, then examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt.

Make your Antwerp itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Zaventem to Antwerp in an hour. In July in Antwerp, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Charleroi.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums Historic Sites
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MAS - Museum aan de Stroom ©
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
Antwerpen-Centraal ©
Antwerpen-Centraal
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady

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Charleroi

Charleroi ©
Charleroi is a city and a municipality of Wallonia, located in the province of Hainaut, Belgium. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): examine the collection at Le Bois du Cazier, then explore the world behind art at Musee de la Photographie, then have some family-friendly fun at European Flight Simulator, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleroi trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Antwerp to Charleroi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Charleroi are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Charleroi

Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

European Flight Simulator
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European Flight Simulator ©
European Flight Simulator
Room Escape Games
Le Bois du Cazier ©
Le Bois du Cazier

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges, then make a trip to Oude Griffie, and finally make a trip to The Markt.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Bruges trip maker tool .

Drive from Charleroi to Bruges in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

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