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.
Family-friendly places like Atomium and Mini-Europe will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum, and examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip tool .

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. In May, daytime highs in Brussels are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
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.
Attractions like The Markt and Minnewater Lake make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral & Gravensteen). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, walk around Minnewaterpark, look for gifts at Juliette's Artisanale Koekenbakkerij, and enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges tour itinerary planning site .

Getting from Brussels to Bruges by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Bruges sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ghent
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake

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