11 days in Belgium Itinerary

11 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Start: Seattle
Fly + Drive:  15 h 45 min
1
Liege
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Dinant
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Bruges
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Brussels
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Seattle

1
night
Liege

Liege ©
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Coteaux de la Citadelle and then make a trip to Montagne de Bueren. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at 101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne, thentake an in-depth tour of Bastogne War Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mardasson Memorial.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Liege online driving holiday planner.

Seattle, USA to Liege is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in September, Liege is a bit cooler at night with lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Dinant.

Things to do in Liege

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bastogne
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Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
Coteaux de la Citadelle ©
Coteaux de la Citadelle
101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne ©
101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne

2
nights
Dinant

Dinant ©
Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): Head underground at Domaine Des Grottes De Han, thenidentify plant and animal life at Parc a Gibier, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Bouillon, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise des Saints Pierre et Paul. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Dinant, thensnap pictures at Charles-de-Gaulle Bridge, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins d'Annevoie, and finally make a trip to Church of Our Lady (Collegiale Notre-Dame).

To find photos and tourist information, go to the Dinant online journey planner.

You can drive from Liege to Dinant in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Liege in September, you will find days in Dinant are little chillier (64°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Dinant

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Bouillon, Parc a Gibier, Domaine Des Grottes De Han, Les Jardins d'Annevoie
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Domaine Des Grottes De Han ©
Domaine Des Grottes De Han
Charles-de-Gaulle Bridge ©
Charles-de-Gaulle Bridge
Church of Our Lady (Collegiale Notre-Dame) ©

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Atlantic Wall Museum and Tyne Cot Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Ghent (St Michael's Bridge & Graslei and Korenlei) and Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 (in Zonnebeke). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, sample the tasty concoctions at Bourgogne des Flandres Brewery, admire the landmark architecture of Sint-Janshuismolen, and steep yourself in history at Brugse Vrije.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bruges holiday maker tool.

Traveling by car from Dinant to Bruges takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Ghent, Zonnebeke, Atlantic Wall Museum
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Atlantic Wall Museum ©
Atlantic Wall Museum
Tyne Cot Cemetery ©
Tyne Cot Cemetery
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and Memorial Waterloo 1815. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Dijlepad (in Mechelen), Leuven (Botanical Garden Kruidtuin & Groot Begijnhof) and Antwerp (De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery, Rubens House (Rubenshuis), &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Guild Houses, look for gifts at Pierre Marcolini, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin du Petit Sablon, and steep yourself in history at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Brussels sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Antwerp, Leuven, Dijlepad, Memorial Waterloo 1815
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Rubens House (Rubenshuis) ©
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)
Food Tours
Museum Plantin-Moretus
Museum Plantin-Moretus

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