9 days in Belgium Itinerary

9 days in Belgium Itinerary

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9 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  15​h
1
Brussels
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bruges
— 4 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Ho Chi Minh City

2
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Sint-Annastrand and Sunset Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and Grand Place. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Antwerp (Te Boelaerpark & Antwerpen-Centraal). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Atomium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and explore the galleries of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles).

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels tour builder tool .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Brussels is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Central European Time is minus 6 hours. While traveling from Ho Chi Minh City, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Antwerp
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Groeningemuseum and Salvador Dali Exhibition. Visit Historic Centre of Brugge and Brugse Vrije for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bruges: Ghent (Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve & De Assels) and De Haan beach (in De Haan). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, and sample the tasty concoctions at Bourgogne des Flandres Brewery.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges travel route planning website .

Getting from Brussels to Bruges by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ghent, De Haan beach
Highlights from your plan
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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