10 days in Belgium Itinerary

10 days in Belgium Itinerary

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10 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Brussels
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bruges
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Dubai

4
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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Atomium, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Brussels is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in October, things will get colder in Brussels: highs are around 16°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

5
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.
Explore Bruges' surroundings by going to Menin Gate Memorial (in Ieper (Ypres)) and Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Gravensteen, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Bruges trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Bruges, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ghent, Menin Gate Memorial
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

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