7 days in Belgium Itinerary

7 days in Belgium Itinerary

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7 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: London
Train:  2​h 15​min
1
Brussels
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bruges
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Train + Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: London

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Grand Place and Maison d'Erasme are in your itinerary. Atomium and René Magritte Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels online trip builder .

London, UK to Brussels is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in February, you will find days in Brussels are slightly colder (5°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Centre of Brugge and Saint Bavo's Cathedral. Let the collections at Groeningemuseum and Friet Museum capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Bruges to Ghent to see Gravensteen about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Basilica of the Holy Blood, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Savior Cathedral (Sint-Salvatorskathedraal).

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bruges online tour itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Bruges are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Ghent
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

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