6 days in Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

6 days in Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

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Drive
1
Brussels
— 1 night
Drive
2
Bruges
— 4 nights

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1
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Brussels

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 19th (Mon): take a stroll through Place St. Gery, see the interesting displays at Atomium, and then steep yourself in history at Grand Place. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Sonian Forest, then contemplate the waterfront views at Etangs d'Ixelles, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Cantillon Brewery.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels tour builder site.

Bruges to Brussels is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. September in Brussels sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:
Highlights from your trip
Grand Place ©
Must see
Grand Place
4.8
Atomium ©
Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
Sonian Forest ©
World heritage site
Sonian Forest
4.7

4
nights
Bruges

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.
Visiting Minnewater Lake and De Panne Beach will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at The Chocolate Line Bruges and Dille and Kamille. When in Bruges, make a side trip to see A'pril in Ghent, approximately Ghent away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, stop by Depla Chocolatier, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bruges travel planner.

Getting from Brussels to Bruges by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Bruges sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:
Highlights from your trip
Minnewater Lake ©
Must see
Minnewater Lake
4.6
Groeningemuseum ©
Art Museum
Groeningemuseum
4.3

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