9 days in Belgium Itinerary

9 days in Belgium Itinerary

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9 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Brussels
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bruges
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Cairo

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.
You've now added The Green Man Bar to your itinerary. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and see the interesting displays at Atomium.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Brussels trip planning app .

Cairo, Egypt to Brussels is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Cairo to Brussels, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in December, you will find days in Brussels are colder (7°C), and nights are little chillier (1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral & Gravensteen). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to The Markt, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, and contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Bruges road trip website .

Take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to 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
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

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