7 days in Brussels & Cambridge Itinerary

7 days in Brussels & Cambridge Itinerary

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1
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
2
Cambridge, United Kingdom
— 1 night

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

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.
Visit Grand Place and Basilica of the Holy Blood for their historical value. Do your shopping at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and Carpentier-Goegebeuer. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, Historic Centre of Brugge, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, and examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM).

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip planner.

Manila, Philippines to Brussels is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Philippine Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. In November, Brussels is colder than Manila - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Cambridge.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Bruges
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

1
night
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
On the 23rd (Sat), do a tasting at Cambridgeshire Wine School, then admire the masterpieces at Fitzwilliam Museum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cambridge trip planner.

Take a train from Brussels to Cambridge in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Cambridge is minus 1 hour. In November, daily temperatures in Cambridge can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cambridge

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites
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Cambridgeshire Wine School ©
Cambridgeshire Wine School
Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial ©
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

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