8 days in Belgium Itinerary

8 days in Belgium Itinerary

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8 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Durbuy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Mons
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Bruges
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Buffalo

2
nights
Durbuy

Durbuy ©
Durbuy is a Walloon city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Luxembourg. Discover out-of-the-way places like Brasserie des Fagnes - Fabrication de Bieres Speciales and Mardasson Memorial. Head to La Maison Saive and Travel Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Durbuy side-trips: Brasserie des Eaux Vives (in Romeree), 101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne (in Bastogne) and Brasserie Caracole (in Falmignoul). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Domaine de Palogne, take some stellar pictures from Point de vue sur Frahan, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Bouillon, and contemplate the long history of Old Town of Durbuy.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Durbuy online itinerary planner .

Buffalo, USA to Durbuy is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Buffalo to Durbuy is 6 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Buffalo in September; daily highs in Durbuy reach 64°F and lows reach 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mons.

Things to do in Durbuy

Neighborhoods Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Bastogne, La Maison Saive, Brasserie Caracole, Travel Gallery, Brasserie des Eaux Vives
Highlights from your plan
Old Town of Durbuy ©
Old Town of Durbuy
Brasserie Caracole ©
Brasserie Caracole

1
night
Mons

Mons ©
Not far from Brussels, Mons is home to a World Heritage Site, the former home of Van Gogh, and Roman ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Collegiale Sainte-Waudru, look for gifts at Ligne Claire, take a stroll around Hotel de ville, then shop like a local with Salle Saint-Georges, then get a taste of the local shopping with THANKS Galerie, and finally view the masterpieces at Manege de Sury.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mons day trip planning website .

You can drive from Durbuy to Mons in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Mons can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Mons

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ligne Claire ©
Ligne Claire
Hotel de ville ©
Hotel de ville
Manege de Sury ©
Manege de Sury

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.
On the 19th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at De Panne Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Torture Museum Oude Steen, then sample the tasty concoctions at Bourgogne des Flandres Brewery, and finally stop by The Old Chocolate House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at Atlantic Wall Museum, then tee off at Royal Ostend Golf Club, and then admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bruges trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Mons to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Outdoors Museums Golf

Side Trips

De Panne Beach, Royal Ostend Golf Club, Patershol, Atlantic Wall Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Old Chocolate House ©
The Old Chocolate House
De Panne Beach ©
De Panne Beach
Patershol ©
Patershol

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