7 days in Belgium Itinerary

7 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bruges
— 2 nights
2
Ghent
— 2 nights
3
Brussels
— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Historium Brugge and then explore the activities along Minnewater Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck Monument, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, admire the landmark architecture of Belfry of Bruges, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges journey planner.

Berlin, Germany to Bruges is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. March in Bruges sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Ghent.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges
The Markt ©
The Markt

2
nights
Ghent

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
On the 19th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Graslei and Korenlei, step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, indulge your taste buds at BE O Markt, then get to know the fascinating history of Ghent City Center, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of St Michael's Bridge. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, and then stop by Dille and Kamille.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ghent road trip planner.

Take a train from Bruges to Ghent in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then don't miss a visit to Grand Place, then get a sense of history and politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Brussels, then see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels road trip planning website.

Getting from Ghent to Brussels by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. March in Brussels sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

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