8 days in Belgium Itinerary

8 days in Belgium Itinerary

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8 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  10 h
1
Brussels
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
2
Antwerp
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Bruges
— 3 nights
Train:  30 min
4
Ghent
— 1 day
Train:  45 min
5
Brussels
— 1 night
Fly:  10 h
End: Kuwait City

3
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 24th (Mon): take a stroll through Lower Town, steep yourself in history at Grand Place, view the masterpieces at Studio Baxton, then wander the streets of Place St. Gery, and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then shop like a local with BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, then examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and finally get outside with Piscine L'Espadon.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels trip itinerary maker website .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Brussels is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Brussels is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Kuwait City in February, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 5°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can take a train to Antwerp.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

1
day
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.
On the 26th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt, see the interesting displays at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), then look for gifts at Grand Diamonds Jewelry, and finally wander the streets of Diamond District.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Antwerp day trip planning app .

Getting from Brussels to Antwerp by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Bruges.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
Rubens House (Rubenshuis) ©
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)
Grand Diamonds Jewelry ©
Grand Diamonds Jewelry

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get outside with Bruges Art Route, then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): stop by The Chocolate Line Bruges, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, and finally don't miss a visit to The Markt.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bruges vacation planning tool .

You can take a bus from Antwerp to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Ghent.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, explore the landscape on two wheels at Lieve Canal Bicycle Trail, then take an in-depth tour of Gravensteen, and finally stop by Bookz & Booze.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ghent travel route planner.

Ghent is very close to Bruges. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Trails Museums
Highlights from your plan
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Spas

1
night
Brussels

Brussels
For ratings and other tourist information, read our Brussels road trip website .

Take a train from Ghent to Brussels in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Brussels

Nightlife Museums Historic Sites

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