7 days in Belgium Itinerary

7 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bruges
— 2 nights
2
Brussels
— 4 nights

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, then make a trip to The Markt, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Provinciaal Hof.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bruges trip site.

Doha, Qatar to Bruges is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Bruges is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Doha in December, plan for colder days in Bruges, with highs around 9°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Place and Atomium. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at L'Ermitage Nanobrasserie.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Brussels vacation planning app.

You can drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to 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
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 26:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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