8 days in Belgium Itinerary

8 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brussels
— 2 nights
2
Bruges
— 3 nights
3
Antwerp
— 2 nights

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), thencontemplate the long history of Grand Place, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and finally examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Brussels trip maker.

Cairo, Egypt to Brussels is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Brussels due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Cairo in June, with highs in Brussels at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Bruges.

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert ©
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Historic Centre of Brugge and Basilica of the Holy Blood. Kids will appreciate attractions like Minnewater Lake and Groeningemuseum. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Koetshuis, stop by The Chocolate Line Bruges, and don't miss a visit to The Markt.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Bruges sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Antwerp.

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Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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nights
Antwerp

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, see the interesting displays at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Meir, thenview the masterpieces at Museum De Reede, and then get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Antwerp trip itinerary site.

Getting from Bruges to Antwerp by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Bruges, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Antwerp, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Antwerp

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Museum De Reede ©
Museum De Reede
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom ©
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady

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