31 days in Belgium Itinerary

31 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brussels
— 14 nights
2
Bruges
— 7 nights
3
Dinant
— 4 nights
4
Liege
— 5 nights

14
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.
Visit Sint-Annastrand and Sunset Beach for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Grand Place and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Abbaye de Villers (in Villers-la-ville), Antwerp (Museum Plantin-Moretus, Te Boelaerpark, &more) and Vismarkt (in Mechelen). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), put a fun spin on your tour with Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels, take an in-depth tour of Memorial Waterloo 1815, and brush up on your military savvy at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Brussels day trip planning tool.

Istanbul, Turkey to Brussels is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Brussels. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Istanbul in August: high temperatures in Brussels hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Antwerp, Abbaye de Villers, Memorial Waterloo 1815, Vismarkt
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Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert ©
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Train World ©
Train World

7
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.
Step out of the city life by going to De Panne Beach and Minnewater Lake. Historic Centre of Brugge and Church of Our Lady Bruges are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Bruges' surroundings by going to Navigo-Nationaal Visserijmuseum (in Oostduinkerke), Atlantikwall Raversyde (in Ostend) and Ghent (Sint-Jacobskerk, Saint Bavo's Cathedral, &more). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at The Old Chocolate House, browse the exhibits of Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and take in the views from St Bonifacius Bridge.

Make your Bruges itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dinant.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ghent, De Panne Beach, Navigo-Nationaal Visserijmuseum, Atlantikwall Raversyde
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Atlantikwall Raversyde ©
Atlantikwall Raversyde
De Panne Beach ©
De Panne Beach
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Domaine Des Grottes De Han and Le Fondry des Chiens. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Citadelle de Dinant and Old Town of Durbuy. Get out of town with these interesting Dinant side-trips: Abbaye d'Orval (in Florenvill), Parc a Gibier (in Saint-Hubert) and Eglise Saint-Etienne de Waha (in Marche-en-Famenne). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Bouillon, see the interesting displays at La Ferme des Fees, make a trip to Eglise Collegiale Notre-Dame, and stop by Escargotiere de Warnant.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dinant trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Bruges to Dinant in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Dinant sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Liege.

Things to do in Dinant

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bouillon, Escargotiere de Warnant, Les Jardins d'Annevoie, Domaine Des Grottes De Han, Abbaye d'Orval
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Old Town of Durbuy ©
Old Town of Durbuy
Chateau de Bouillon ©
Chateau de Bouillon
Abbaye d'Orval ©
Abbaye d'Orval

5
nights
Liege

Liege ©
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Get some cultural insight at Bastogne War Museum and Open Air Museum Bokrijk. Let the collections at La Boverie and 101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Ninglinspo (in Nonceveux), Mardasson Memorial (in Bastogne) and Forestia (in Theux). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Citadelle (Citadel), make a trip to Montagne de Bueren, appreciate the extensive heritage of Coteaux de la Citadelle, and look for gifts at Label Griff.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Liege trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dinant to Liege takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Liege

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Bastogne, Open Air Museum Bokrijk, Le Ninglinspo, Domaine de Palogne, Ardennes American Cemetery
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Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne ©
101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne
Forestia ©
Forestia

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