30 days in Belgium Itinerary

30 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brussels
— 6 nights
2
Liege
— 2 nights
3
Bruges
— 5 nights
4
Ghent
— 2 nights
5
Antwerp
— 5 nights
6
Mechelen
— 3 nights
7
Dinant
— 3 nights
8
Namur
— 3 nights

6
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and make a trip to Atomium.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brussels route planning tool.

Odessa, Ukraine to Brussels is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Odessa to Brussels. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Odessa in July, with highs in Brussels at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Liege.

Things to do in Brussels

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

2
nights
Liege

Liege ©
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tresor de Liege. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Tresor de Liege, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Bastogne War Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at La Boverie, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Gare de Liege-Guillemins. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral de Liege (Liege Cathedral), appreciate the extensive heritage of Coteaux de la Citadelle, thendon't miss a visit to Montagne de Bueren, thentake a stroll through La Place du Marche, and finally stroll around Parc de la Boverie.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Liege tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Brussels to Liege in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Liege are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Liege

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Bastogne War Museum
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Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
Montagne de Bueren ©
Montagne de Bueren
Parc de la Boverie ©
Parc de la Boverie

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.
Bruges is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, and make a trip to The Markt.

To find reviews and tourist information, go to the Bruges trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Liege to Bruges takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Bruges sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Ghent.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

2
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.
On the 8th (Sat), make a trip to St. Veerleplein, thenexplore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sint-Jacobskerk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), snap pictures at St Michael's Bridge, thendon't miss a visit to Ghent City Center, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Graslei and Korenlei.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ghent vacation planning site.

You can take a train from Bruges to Ghent in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Ghent sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Ghent

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

5
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.
Antwerp is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal, stop by Di Amore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cogels Osylei, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Antwerp online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Ghent to Antwerp in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Antwerp sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mechelen.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady
Antwerpen-Centraal ©
Antwerpen-Centraal
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom ©
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom

3
nights
Mechelen

Mechelen ©
Truly a hidden gem, the town of Mechelen features a number of museums, a famous cathedral, and charming squares, all while remaining relatively under the radar.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Rumbold's Cathedral, thendon't miss a visit to Grote Markt, thenget to know the resident critters at ZOO Planckendael, and finally admire the striking features of Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Hanswijk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Technopolis and then walk around Provinciaal Groendomein Vrijbroekpark.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mechelen online travel route planner.

Drive from Antwerp to Mechelen in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Mechelen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Dinant.

Things to do in Mechelen

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
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Technopolis ©
Technopolis
ZOO Planckendael ©
ZOO Planckendael
St. Rumbold's Cathedral ©
St. Rumbold's Cathedral

3
nights
Dinant

Dinant ©
Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
You've now added Citadelle de Dinant to your itinerary. Take a break from Dinant with a short trip to Chateau de Bouillon in Bouillon, about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Parc de Furfooz, see the interesting displays at Maison Adolphe Sax, stroll around Memorial Aux Victimes Du 23 Aout 1914, and snap pictures at Charles-de-Gaulle Bridge.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dinant trip builder site.

Drive from Mechelen to Dinant in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Dinant can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Namur.

Things to do in Dinant

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Chateau de Bouillon
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Parc de Furfooz ©
Parc de Furfooz
Citadelle de Dinant ©
Citadelle de Dinant
Chateau de Bouillon ©
Chateau de Bouillon

3
nights
Namur

Namur ©
Namur is a city and municipality in Wallonia, Belgium. Citadelle (Citadel) has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Felicien Rops Museum (Musee Felicien Rops), thenfind something for the whole family at Parc Attractif Reine Fabiola, thensteep yourself in history at Citadelle (Citadel), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Loup. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try out the rides at Walibi Belgium.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Namur itinerary maker site.

Drive from Dinant to Namur in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Namur can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Namur

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Walibi Belgium
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Parc Attractif Reine Fabiola ©
Parc Attractif Reine Fabiola
Citadelle (Citadel) ©
Citadelle (Citadel)
Felicien Rops Museum (Musee Felicien Rops) ©
Felicien Rops Museum (Musee Felicien Rops)

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