6 days in Bruges & Ghent Itinerary

6 days in Bruges & Ghent Itinerary

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6 days in Bruges & Ghent Itinerary

Start: Bruges
1
Bruges
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
2
Ghent
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
End: Bruges

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.
Bruges is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Markt, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, and explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bruges trip itinerary maker website .

If you are flying in from Thailand, the closest major airports are Brussels Airport, Ostend-Bruges International Airport and Antwerp International Airport (Deurne). September in Bruges sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Ghent.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Belfry of Bruges
Belfry of Bruges

3
nights
Ghent

Ghent ©
Ghent meldsĀ the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supportingĀ a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of St Michael's Bridge, don't miss a visit to Ghent City Center, take in the waterfront at Graslei and Korenlei, then take an in-depth tour of Gravensteen, then steep yourself in history at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle). On the next day, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, look for gifts at Dille and Kamille, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ghent trip maker site .

Ghent is just a short distance from Bruges. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride back home.

Things to do in Ghent

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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral

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