14 days in Belgium Itinerary

14 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Antwerp
— 2 nights
2
Bruges
— 3 nights
3
Ghent
— 3 nights
4
Brussels
— 5 nights

2
nights
Antwerp

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, grab your bike and head to Te Boelaerpark, then wander the streets of Zurenborg, and finally stop by Zuid (the South). Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt, enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach, then examine the collection at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, and finally stop by Di Amore.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Antwerp online trip itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Antwerp is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Antwerp

Outdoors · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Zurenborg ©
Zurenborg
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom ©
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at De Panne Beach and Beach De Haan. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Historic Centre of Brugge and Belfry of Bruges. And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Antwerp to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Antwerp in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Bruges, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Ghent.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beach De Haan, De Panne Beach
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Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

3
nights
Ghent

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take a stroll through Prinsenhof, wander the streets of Patershol, take in the exciting artwork at Caermersklooster Provincial Centre of Art and Culture, then explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, then stop by Bookz & Booze, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, then steep yourself in history at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, then take a stroll through Post Plaza, and finally don't miss a visit to Ghent City Center.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Ghent trip maker app.

You can take a train from Bruges to Ghent in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Ghent, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center

5
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.
Head to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and Avenue Louisefor plenty of shopping. Let the collections at Atomium and René Magritte Museum capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, and appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels itinerary maker.

Drive from Ghent to Brussels in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Brussels sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert ©
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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