9 days in Belgium Itinerary

9 days in Belgium Itinerary

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1
Bruges
— 2 nights
2
Diksmuide
— 2 nights
3
Ghent
— 4 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, and finally appreciate the history behind Oude Griffie. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, thenmake a trip to The Markt, and finally appreciate the history behind Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck Monument.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bruges tour planner.

Brussels to Bruges is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In March in Bruges, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Diksmuide.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
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The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

2
nights
Diksmuide

Diksmuide ©
Diksmuide is a Belgian city and municipality in the Flemish province of West Flanders. On the 6th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Museum Aan de IJzer, thenbrush up on your military savvy at In Flanders Fields Museum, thenappreciate the history behind Menin Gate Memorial, and finally take in the history at Hill 60. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Saint Julien Memorial, thenmake a trip to Tyne Cot Cemetery, and then get engrossed in the history at Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Diksmuide trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Bruges to Diksmuide in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Diksmuide

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ieper (Ypres), Zonnebeke
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Menin Gate Memorial ©
Menin Gate Memorial
Tyne Cot Cemetery ©
Tyne Cot Cemetery
In Flanders Fields Museum ©
In Flanders Fields Museum

4
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.
Ghent is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, stop by Dille and Kamille, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Ghent trip planner.

Traveling by car from Diksmuide to Ghent takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Tours Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral

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