22 days in Belgium Itinerary

22 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Liege
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Durbuy
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Louvain-la-Neuve
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Mons
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Ieper (Ypres)
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Bruges
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Ghent
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Mechelen
— 3 nights
Drive
9
Brussels
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Antwerp
— 2 nights
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Liege — 2 nights

The Fervent City

Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
On the 27th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Tresor de Liege, admire the striking features of Gare de Liege-Guillemins, get to know the fascinating history of Coteaux de la Citadelle, then make a trip to Montagne de Bueren, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brasserie C. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral de Liege (Liege Cathedral), stroll the grounds of Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, and then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at Les Thermes de Spa.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Liege tour itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Liege is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Liege is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in August, you will find days in Liege are little chillier (28°C), and nights are cooler (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Durbuy.
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Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:

Durbuy — 2 nights

Durbuy is a Walloon city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Luxembourg. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Bastogne War Museum, walk around Topiary Park, and then take a stroll through Old Town of Durbuy. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Dinant, then explore the fascinating underground world of Domaine Des Grottes De Han, and then find something for the whole family at Adventure Valley Durbuy.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Durbuy vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Liege to Durbuy takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Durbuy can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Louvain-la-Neuve.
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Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:

Louvain-la-Neuve — 2 nights

Louvain-la-Neuve is a planned city in the municipality of Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, situated 30 km southeast of Brussels, in the French-speaking part of the country. On the 31st (Wed), take an in-depth tour of The Wellington Museum, get engrossed in the history at Memorial Waterloo 1815, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Villers, and finally see the interesting displays at Herge Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: laugh and play at Walibi Belgium.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Louvain-la-Neuve trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Durbuy to Louvain-la-Neuve in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Louvain-la-Neuve sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Mons.
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Mons — 2 nights

Not far from Brussels, Mons is home to a World Heritage Site, the former home of Van Gogh, and Roman ruins.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Comedie Centrale de Charleroi, then don't miss a visit to The Strepy-Thieu Funicular Lift, then pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiale Sainte-Waudru, and finally explore the world behind art at Francois Duesberg Museum. On the next day, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Pairi Daiza, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral, then make a trip to Grand-Place de Mons, and finally make a trip to Grand Place.

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Drive from Louvain-la-Neuve to Mons in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Mons sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ieper (Ypres).
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Ieper (Ypres) — 2 nights

Wipers

Boasting remnants from the Middle Ages, the ancient city of Ieper in West Flanders offers attractions that are as historically significant as Ghent and Bruges, but with fewer crowds.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): make a trip to Market Square, then learn about all things military at In Flanders Fields Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Menin Gate Memorial, and finally find something for the whole family at Bellewaerde. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, explore the different monuments and memorials at Tyne Cot Cemetery, then make a trip to Saint Julien Memorial, and finally find something for the whole family at Plopsaland De Panne.

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Getting from Mons to Ieper (Ypres) by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.
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Bruges — 2 nights

Venice of the North

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 6th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, then make a trip to The Markt, and finally steep yourself in history at Provinciaal Hof. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, get to know the fascinating history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Ieper (Ypres) to Bruges takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ghent.
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Ghent — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Ghent Town Hall (Stadhuis), take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, make a trip to Ghent Altarpiece, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), then don't miss a visit to Augustijnenklooster Gent, and finally browse the exhibits of Gravensteen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Graslei and Korenlei, look for gifts at Tierenteyn-Verlent, then snap pictures at St Michael's Bridge, then get to know the fascinating history of Ghent City Center, and finally go all around town with City Tours.

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Traveling by car from Bruges to Ghent takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ghent can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mechelen.
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Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:

Mechelen — 3 nights

Truly a hidden gem, the town of Mechelen features a number of museums, a famous cathedral, and charming squares, all while remaining relatively under the radar.
On the 10th (Sat), admire the striking features of St. Rumbold's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Kazerne Dossin, then don't miss a visit to Grote Markt, and finally go for a walk through Dyle Path. On your second day here, stroll around Provinciaal Groendomein Vrijbroekpark, then walk around ZOO Planckendael, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden Kruidtuin, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Spa Cinq Mondes.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mechelen itinerary app.

You can drive from Ghent to Mechelen in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Brussels.
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Brussels — 2 nights

Capital of Europe

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 12th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): examine the collection at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, then see the interesting displays at Atomium, then see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally make a trip to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Mechelen to Brussels in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Brussels are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Antwerp.
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Antwerp — 2 nights

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
On the 14th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Grote Markt, pause for some photo ops at Brabo's Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, appreciate the history behind Pieter Appelmans Monument, then explore the world behind art at Museum Plantin-Moretus, and finally see the interesting displays at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), then admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal, then tour the pleasant surroundings at ZOO Antwerpen (Dierentuin), and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Antwerp online tour planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Antwerp in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:

Belgium travel guide

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A small country packing a big punch in terms of tourist attractions, Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe, its cities soaked in history and famed for their lively arts, fashion, and dining scenes. Although it advertises itself simply as "A Food Lover's Dream," this country of just 11 million people boasts a rich architectural heritage, world-famous breweries, pristine natural areas, and touching memorials marking major battlegrounds from both World War I and World War II. Put the country's elegant cities of Brussels and Bruges at the top of your itinerary, but don't forget that Belgium's less-explored countryside offers dense forests, rolling hills, and lush valleys.
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