6 days in Bruges & The Ardennes Itinerary

6 days in Bruges & The Ardennes Itinerary

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6 days in Bruges & The Ardennes Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly + Train:  6​h 45​min
1
Bruges
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Bastogne
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Beirut

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bruges: Ghent (Gravensteen Castle & Ghent City Center). The adventure continues: make a trip to The Markt, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, and take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip maker tool .

Beirut, Lebanon to Bruges is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Beirut to Bruges, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Beirut in June, expect Bruges to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Bastogne.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Ghent
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The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

2
nights
Bastogne

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 15th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at Bastogne Barracks, then get to know the fascinating history of Bois de la Paix, then examine the collection at Bastogne War Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Mardasson Memorial.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Bastogne day trip planner .

Drive from Bruges to Bastogne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Bastogne

Museums Historic Sites
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Bastogne Barracks ©
Bastogne Barracks
Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
Mardasson Memorial ©
Mardasson Memorial

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