31 days in Northern Cyprus & Belgium Itinerary

31 days in Northern Cyprus & Belgium Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kyrenia, Cyprus
— 4 nights
2
Famagusta, Cyprus
— 3 nights
3
Liege, Belgium
— 4 nights
4
Dinant, Belgium
— 4 nights
5
Bruges, Belgium
— 8 nights
6
Antwerp, Belgium
— 7 nights

4
nights
Kyrenia, Cyprus

Famous for its natural port and Byzantine castle, Kyrenia is not only a lovely old Venetian town, but also the most visited tourist destination in Northern Cyprus.
Step out of the city life by going to Alagadi Turtle Beach and Kyrenia Animal Rescue. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ancient Shipwreck Museum and Kyrenia Castle. Take a break from Kyrenia with a short trip to Korineum Golf and Country Club in Esentepe, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, go for a walk through Lapta Coastal Walkway, explore the activities along Kyrenia Harbour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Antiphonitis.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kyrenia tour itinerary planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Kyrenia is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Istanbul, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kyrenia, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Famagusta.

Things to do in Kyrenia

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Korineum Golf and Country Club, Lapta Coastal Walkway
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ancient Shipwreck Museum ©
Ancient Shipwreck Museum
Kyrenia Animal Rescue ©
Kyrenia Animal Rescue

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Famagusta, Cyprus

Famagusta ©
Just east of the capital sits Famagusta, an ancient port city with archaeological attractions, as well as an abandoned quarter that is popular among tourists as a symbol of the conflict between Turks and Greeks.
We've included these beaches for you: Silver Beach and Glapsides Beach. Get some cultural insight at Famagusta City Walls and St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Dipkarpaz Milli Parki - Karpaz National Park Wild Donkey Protection Area, explore the ancient world of Salamis Ancient City, contemplate the long history of Monastery of Apostolos Varnavas, and step into the grandiose world of Othello Castle.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Famagusta trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Kyrenia to Famagusta by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Kyrenia in August, plan for slightly colder days in Famagusta, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Liege.

Things to do in Famagusta

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Famagusta City Walls ©
Famagusta City Walls
St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum ©
St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum
Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque ©
Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque

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Liege, Belgium

Liege ©
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Get some historical perspective at Mardasson Memorial and Cathedral de Liege (Liege Cathedral). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Circuit de Spa and Forestia. Change things up with these side-trips from Liege: Bastogne (101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne & Bastogne War Museum), Le Ninglinspo (in Nonceveux) and Maison de l'eau (in Verviers). The adventure continues: examine the collection at La Boverie, look for all kinds of wild species at La Roche-aux-Faucons, stroll the grounds of Ardennes American Cemetery, and wander the streets of Domaine de Palogne.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Liege journey maker site.

Explore your travel options from Famagusta to Liege with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Famagusta in August, expect nights in Liege to be cooler, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dinant.

Things to do in Liege

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bastogne, Forestia, Ardennes American Cemetery, Le Ninglinspo, Circuit de Spa
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Mardasson Memorial ©
Mardasson Memorial
101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne ©
101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne
Forestia ©
Forestia

4
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Dinant, Belgium

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.
Old Town of Durbuy and Abbaye d'Orval will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau de Chimay and Chateau de Bouillon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dinant: Eglise Saint-Etienne de Waha (in Marche-en-Famenne), Agri-Musee (in Rochehaut) and Lake Neufchateau (in Neufchateau). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Eglise Collegiale Notre-Dame, Head underground at Domaine Des Grottes De Han, steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Dinant, and snap pictures at Charles-de-Gaulle Bridge.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dinant sightseeing planner.

Getting from Liege to Dinant by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: 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 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Dinant

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Chimay, Les Jardins d'Annevoie, Old Town of Durbuy, Eglise Saint-Etienne de Waha, Agri-Musee
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Old Town of Durbuy ©
Old Town of Durbuy
Abbaye d'Orval ©
Abbaye d'Orval
Chateau de Chimay ©
Chateau de Chimay

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nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Head to The Old Chocolate House and Caermersklooster Provincial Centre of Art and Culturefor plenty of shopping. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Historic Centre of Brugge and Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. Explore Bruges' surroundings by going to Ghent (De Assels, Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, &more), De Panne Beach (in De Panne) and Atlantikwall Raversyde (in Ostend). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Bruges Art Route, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges, pause for some serene contemplation at Adornesdomein & Jeruzalemkerk, and make a trip to The Markt.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip maker.

Traveling by car from Dinant to Bruges takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bruges are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ghent, Zonnebeke, Ieper (Ypres), Ostend, De Panne Beach
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Atlantikwall Raversyde ©
Atlantikwall Raversyde
Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 ©
Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917
De Panne Beach ©
De Panne Beach

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Antwerp, Belgium

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Gravensteen and Museum Plantin-Moretus. Get some cultural insight at Red Star Line Museum and Cogels Osylei. Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Graslei and Korenlei, St Michael's Bridge, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Vlaeykensgang, examine the collection at Chocolate Nation, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carolus Borromeus Church, and take in nature's colorful creations at Middelheimpark.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Antwerp road trip website.

Getting from Bruges to Antwerp by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ghent
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Vlaeykensgang ©
Vlaeykensgang
Museum Plantin-Moretus
Museum Plantin-Moretus
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

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