9 days in Belgium, South of France & Geneva Itinerary

9 days in Belgium, South of France & Geneva Itinerary

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Drive to Folkestone, Train to Calais-Fréthun, Drive to Bruges
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Fly to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Drive to Saint-Raphael
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Saint-Raphael, France
— 1 day
Drive
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Nice, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Drive to Calais-Fréthun, Train to Folkestone, Drive to London

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Bruges, Belgium

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.
On the 23rd (Mon), contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, then explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, and finally make a trip to The Markt. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at St Michael's Bridge, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ghent City Center, then take an in-depth tour of Gravensteen, and finally contemplate the long history of Graslei and Korenlei.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bruges itinerary planner.

London, UK to Bruges is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and train. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
The Markt ©
Landmark
The Markt
4.4
Minnewater Lake ©
Water Body
Minnewater Lake
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Brussels, Belgium

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grand Place and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Atomium, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Brussels trip planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August in Brussels, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Tours
Highlights from your trip
Grand Place ©
Must see
Grand Place
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Mini-Europe ©
Theme Park
Mini-Europe
3.9
Atomium ©
Specialty Museum
Atomium
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Saint-Raphael, France

Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
On the 28th (Sat), glide through the air with Parachute Saint Raphael and then make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Saint-Raphael route maker.

Explore your travel options from Brussels to Saint-Raphael with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in August, with highs in Saint-Raphael at 38°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
Highlights from your trip
Parachute Saint Raphael ©
Parasailing / Paragliding
Parachute Saint Raphael
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Nice, France

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 29th (Sun), observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nice driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Saint-Raphael to Nice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Saint-Raphael in August, you will find days in Nice are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (25°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Marineland ©
Aquarium
Marineland
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Geneva, Switzerland

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): make a trip to Palais des Nations, Genève and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Geneva online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Nice to Geneva in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Geneva when traveling from Nice in August, with lows around 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Lake Geneva ©
Water Body
Lake Geneva
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Palais des Nations, Genève ©
Government Building
Palais des Nations, Genève
4.3

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