6 days in Belgium Itinerary

6 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Brussels
— 2 nights
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Ghent
— 1 day
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Bruges
— 2 nights
4
Leuven
— 1 day
5
Antwerp
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Atomium, then delve into the lush surroundings at Sonian Forest, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and finally contemplate the long history of Grand Place.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip tool.

Charleroi to Brussels is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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Ghent

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Ghent City Center, don't miss a visit to Korenmarkt, explore the galleries of Gravensteen, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Voor Schone Kunsten.

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Drive from Brussels to Ghent in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Ghent sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Ghent

Highlights from your plan
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Museum Voor Schone Kunsten ©
Museum Voor Schone Kunsten
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, make a trip to The Markt, then get outside with Bruges Art Route, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bruges road trip app.

Getting from Ghent to Bruges by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Leuven.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Bruges Art Route ©
Bruges Art Route
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum

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Leuven

Leuven ©
The ancient city of Leuven supports an old Catholic university and offers interesting architecture, botanical gardens, and great breweries.
On the 3rd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Town Hall (Stadhuis), then get a taste of the local shopping with STUK Kunstencentrum, then admire the landmark architecture of Groot Begijnhof, and finally step into the grandiose world of Arenberg Castle.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Leuven tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Leuven takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Leuven sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Antwerp.

Things to do in Leuven

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Town Hall (Stadhuis) ©
Town Hall (Stadhuis)
Groot Begijnhof ©
Groot Begijnhof
Arenberg Castle ©
Arenberg Castle

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt, then examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), then see the interesting displays at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Paul's Church.

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Drive from Leuven to Antwerp in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Antwerp sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Antwerp

Highlights from your plan
Rubens House (Rubenshuis) ©
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom ©
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady

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