60 days in Belgium Itinerary

60 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Ostend
— 12 nights
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Bruges
— 6 nights
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Ghent
— 3 nights
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Antwerp
— 4 nights
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Brussels
— 13 nights
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Rochefort
— 5 nights
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Ostend
— 15 nights

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Ostend

Ostend ©

City by the Sea

Known as the City by the Sea, Ostend represents not only a seaside resort, but also a destination for history lovers.
Explore Ostend's surroundings by going to De Panne (PlopsaLand De Panne & De Panne Beach), Ieper (Ypres) (Menin Gate Memorial, Saint Julien Memorial, &more) and Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 (in Zonnebeke). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagoge Oostende, get outside with Plage d'Ostende, appreciate the history behind Rock Strangers, and make a trip to Zeilschip Mercator.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ostend driving holiday planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Ostend is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in December: high temperatures in Ostend hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. You will leave for Bruges on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Ostend

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Military Museum
In Flanders Fields Museum
4.5

6
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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.
Bruges is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Markt, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, and examine the collection at Friet Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bruges day trip website.

Bruges is very close to Ostend. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Landmark
The Markt
4.4
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World heritage site
Belfry of Bruges
4.5

3
nights
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.
Ghent is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, take in the local highlights with Viva's Ghent Free Tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Bavo's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ghent trip planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Ghent in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Antwerp.

Things to do in Ghent

Highlights from your trip
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Castle
Gravensteen
4.4
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Religious Site
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
4.6
Historic Walking Area
Ghent City Center
4.8

4
nights
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.
Antwerp is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal, sample the tasty concoctions at De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and see the interesting displays at Rubens House (Rubenshuis).

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Antwerp trip website.

You can drive from Ghent to Antwerp in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Antwerp sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Antwerp

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
4.3
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Architectural Building
Antwerpen-Centraal
4.8

13
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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.
When in Brussels, make a side trip to see Pairi Daiza in Brugelette, approximately Brugelette away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Brussels itinerary planning app.

Getting from Antwerp to Brussels by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Rochefort.

Things to do in Brussels

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Grand Place
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8

5
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Rochefort

Rochefort ©
Rochefort is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur, close to the Ardennes. Venture out of the city with trips to La Cave du Venitien (in La Roche-en-Ardenne), Bastogne (Mardasson Memorial, Bastogne War Museum, &more) and Brasserie d'Achouffe (in Achouffe). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Bouillon, enjoy breathtaking views from Belvedere Bouillon, take some stellar pictures from Point de vue sur Frahan, and don't miss a visit to Archeoparc de Rochefort - Malagne.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rochefort online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Rochefort takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Rochefort can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Ostend.

Things to do in Rochefort

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Citadelle de Dinant
4.0
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Military Museum
Bastogne Barracks
4.7

15
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Ostend

Ostend ©

City by the Sea

Explore Ostend's surroundings by going to Ieper (Ypres) (New Irish Farm Cemetary, Salient Tours, &more), Roeselare (Thermen R & Rodenbach Brewery) and SEA LIFE Blankenberge (in Blankenberge). Enjoy Ostend some more: do a tasting at Zilver Cruys Winery, don't miss a visit to Exposure Value, test your team's savvy at Puzzle Escape Rooms Ostend, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brewery-Malthouse De Snoek.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ostend day trip planner.

Getting from Rochefort to Ostend by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ostend

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Military Museum
Atlantikwall Raversyde
4.7
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Winery / Vineyard
Zilver Cruys Winery
5.0

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