9 days in Belgium Itinerary

9 days in Belgium Itinerary

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1
Bruges
— 4 nights
2
Brussels
— 4 nights

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.
Get some historical perspective at Historic Centre of Brugge and Saint Bavo's Cathedral. Basilica of the Holy Blood and Gravensteen are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to The Markt, view the masterpieces at Koningen's Studio Gallery, stop by Carpentier-Goegebeuer, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bruges route builder website.

Seville, Spain to Bruges is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Seville in December: high temperatures in Bruges hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car 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
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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.
Get some cultural insight at Grand Place and Atomium. Your inner history buff will appreciate Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, wander the streets of Place St. Gery, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles).

Before you visit Brussels, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

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 on the 29th (Sun) to allow 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
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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