6 days in Belgium Itinerary

6 days in Belgium Itinerary

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6 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Bruges
1
Bruges
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Ieper (Ypres)
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
3
Ghent
— 1 night
Train:  45​min
4
Brussels
— 2 nights
End: Brussels

2
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, Burg Square, Sint-Janshospitaal, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Sint-Janshospitaal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Savior Cathedral (Sint-Salvatorskathedraal), then examine the collection at Historium Brugge, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of St Michael's Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of the Holy Blood, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Western Cemetery, and finally admire the striking features of Provinciaal Hof.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruges vacation planner .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Brussels Airport, Ostend-Bruges International Airport and Antwerp International Airport (Deurne). In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Ieper (Ypres).

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Ghent
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

1
day
Ieper (Ypres)

Ieper (Ypres) ©
Boasting remnants from the Middle Ages, the ancient city of Ieper in West Flanders offers attractions that are as historically significant as Ghent and Bruges, but with fewer crowds.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at In Flanders Fields Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Tyne Cot Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, then take an in-depth tour of Hooge Crater museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Hill 60.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ieper (Ypres) trip app .

Traveling by car from Bruges to Ieper (Ypres) takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Ieper (Ypres) are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Ieper (Ypres)

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zonnebeke
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Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 ©
Tyne Cot Cemetery ©
Tyne Cot Cemetery
In Flanders Fields Museum ©
In Flanders Fields Museum

1
night
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Graslei and Korenlei, Rederij De Gentenaer, Rabot Sluice, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), don't miss a visit to Ghent City Center, contemplate the long history of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Graslei and Korenlei, then take a tour by water with Rederij De Gentenaer, and finally explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen Castle.

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You can drive from Ieper (Ypres) to Ghent in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels day trip site .

Traveling by train from Ghent to Brussels takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Brussels sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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