7 days in Belgium Itinerary

7 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bruges
— 3 nights
2
Brussels
— 3 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to The Markt and Historic Centre of Brugge. Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Ghent (Gravensteen & Saint Bavo's Cathedral). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Belfry of Bruges, stop by Carpentier-Goegebeuer, contemplate the long history of Brugse Vrije, and examine the collection at Friet Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip itinerary planner.

Doha, Qatar to Bruges is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Doha to Bruges. Traveling from Doha in December, you will find days in Bruges are much colder (9°C), and nights are slightly colder (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

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
The Markt ©
The Markt
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake

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.
On the 24th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat), then see the interesting displays at Atomium, and finally get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then get a sense of history and politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Brussels driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Brussels, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Atomium ©
Atomium

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