45 days in Western Europe Itinerary

45 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Brussels, Belgium
— 13 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 12 nights
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Mons, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Dinant, Belgium
— 6 nights
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Liege, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 6 nights
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Brussels, Belgium — 13 nights

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Shopping Stadsfeestzaal, Meir, ZOO Antwerpen (Dierentuin), and other attractions you added. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rubens House (Rubenshuis) and Botanical Garden Kruidtuin. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Leuven (Groot Begijnhof, University Library & Bell Tower, &more) and Antwerp (Antwerpen-Centraal, MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, &more).

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brussels online tour itinerary builder.

Rotterdam, The Netherlands to Brussels is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.
Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums
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Find places to stay May 8 — 21:

Bruges, Belgium — 12 nights

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Minnewater Lake, Walplein, 't Apostelientje, and other attractions. Discover out-of-the-way places like Graslei and Korenlei and Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Ieper (Ypres) (Market Square, Cloth Hall, &more) and Ghent (Patershol, Gravensteen, &more).

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bruges online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. May in Bruges sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mons.
Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Mons, Belgium — 3 nights

Not far from Brussels, Mons is home to a World Heritage Site, the former home of Van Gogh, and Roman ruins.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Belfry of Mons as well as Hotel de ville. Discover out-of-the-way places like Central Square and The Belfry of Tournai. When in Mons, make a side trip to see Pont des Trous in Tournai, approximately Tournai away.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mons road trip app.

You can drive from Bruges to Mons in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Mons sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dinant.
Historic Sites · Shopping
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Dinant, Belgium — 6 nights

Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Grotte La Merveilleuse, Dinant Aventure and Rocher Bayard. Step off the beaten path and head to Eglise Collegiale Notre-Dame and Charles-de-Gaulle Bridge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dinant: Bouillon (Chateau fort de Bouillon & Belvedere Bouillon). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins d'Annevoie, admire the striking features of Chateau de Freyr, step into the grandiose world of Castle Veves, and steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Dinant.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Dinant trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Mons to Dinant in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Liege.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Theme Parks
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Find places to stay Jun 5 — 11:

Liege, Belgium — 4 nights

Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
You've added Place Saint-Lambert, Le Perron, La Place du Marche, and other attractions to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Montagne de Bueren and Old Town of Durbuy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liege: Le Labyrinthe de Barvaux-Durbuy (in Barvaux) and Durbuy (Radhadesh - Chateau de Petite Somme & Topiary Park). There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Coteaux de la Citadelle and stroll around Parc de la Boverie.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Liege trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Dinant to Liege takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Liege can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Luxembourg City.
Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods
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Find places to stay Jun 11 — 15:

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg — 6 nights

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Viaduc (Passerelle), Place d'Armes, William Square, and other attractions. Discover out-of-the-way places like Le Chemin de la Corniche and Casemates du Bock. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Barrio Grund, stroll around Petrusse Parks, and steep yourself in history at Grand Ducal Palace.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Liege to Luxembourg City in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.
Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Find places to stay Jun 15 — 21:

Luxembourg travel guide

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Castles · Landmarks · Churches
Green Heart of Europe
One of the three richest countries in the world, Luxembourg celebrates its wealth of natural and historical sites as well. Landlocked by Belgium, France, and Germany, this nation represents a blend of cultures, which are evident as you explore the nation's villages, outdoor attractions, and capital. If you prefer city living, discover Luxembourg City's old town, with World Heritage status. This small nation's rolling countryside is equally charming, offering castles and plenty of opportunity for recreation and leisure. Go for a bike ride, hike the country's mountainous region, or spend time at renowned vineyards.