15 days in Belgium Itinerary

15 days in Belgium Itinerary

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15 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  4​h
1
Brussels
— 4 nights
train:  45​min
2
Antwerp
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
De Haan
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Bruges
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Ieper (Ypres)
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + train + Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Manchester

4
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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire, get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, and see the interesting displays at Atomium.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Brussels vacation planner.

Manchester, UK to Brussels is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Manchester to Brussels, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June in Brussels, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can take a train to Antwerp.

Things to do in Brussels

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

3
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.
Step out of Antwerp to go to Hoogstraten and see Beguinage, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal, stop by Pierre Marcolini, get to know the fascinating history of Cogels Osylei, and make a trip to Grote Markt.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Antwerp trip tool .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Antwerp takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In June in Antwerp, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to De Haan.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Beguinage
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Beguinage ©
Beguinage
Antwerpen-Centraal ©
Antwerpen-Centraal
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady

1
night
De Haan

De Haan ©
De Haan is a place and a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. On the 9th (Sat), let the kids burn off some steam at Familiepark De Sierk.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read De Haan trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Antwerp to De Haan takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Antwerp in June, you will find days in De Haan are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in De Haan

Parks Fun & Games
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Familiepark De Sierk ©
Familiepark De Sierk

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.
Bruges is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, and admire the striking features of Basilica of the Holy Blood.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bruges online visit planner .

Bruges is very close to De Haan. In June, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ieper (Ypres).

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

2
nights
Ieper (Ypres)

Ieper (Ypres) ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): deepen your understanding of the past and present with Flanders Battlefield Tours, appreciate the history behind Menin Gate Memorial, then pause for some serene contemplation at Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk en de Gravenkapel, then don't miss a visit to Tyne Cot Cemetery, and finally test your team's savvy at The Longest Hour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint George's Memorial Church, then learn about winemaking at Entre-Deux-Monts, then appreciate the history behind The Ploegsteert Memorial, and finally walk around Island of Ireland Peace Park.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ieper (Ypres) trip planner .

You can drive from Bruges to Ieper (Ypres) in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ieper (Ypres)

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

The Ploegsteert Memorial, Island of Ireland Peace Park, Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk en de Gravenkapel, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Entre-Deux-Monts
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Menin Gate Memorial ©
Menin Gate Memorial
Flanders Battlefield Tours ©
Flanders Battlefield Tours
Tyne Cot Cemetery ©
Tyne Cot Cemetery

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