9 days in Belgium Itinerary

9 days in Belgium Itinerary

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9 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Leuven
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bruges
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Brussels
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
Leuven

Leuven ©
The ancient city of Leuven supports an old Catholic university and offers interesting architecture, botanical gardens, and great breweries.
Venture out of the city with trips to Japanese Tuin (in Hasselt), Open Air Museum Bokrijk (in Genk) and Bobbejaanland (in Lichtaart). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Groot Begijnhof, have some family-friendly fun at LASER3000, don't miss a visit to Old Market Square, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden Kruidtuin.

Make your Leuven itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Frankfurt, Germany to Leuven is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Frankfurt in June, plan for slightly colder days in Leuven, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Leuven

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bobbejaanland, Open Air Museum Bokrijk, Japanese Tuin
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Botanical Garden Kruidtuin ©
Botanical Garden Kruidtuin
Groot Begijnhof ©
Groot Begijnhof
Old Market Square ©
Old Market Square

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 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, make a trip to The Markt, admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bruges trip maker tool .

Traveling by train from Leuven to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Museums
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Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
The Markt ©
The Markt
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip builder .

Traveling by train from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Brussels sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

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

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