8 days in Antwerp & Leuven Itinerary

8 days in Antwerp & Leuven Itinerary

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1
Antwerp
— 5 nights
2
Leuven
— 1 night

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Historic Centre of Brugge and Belfry of Bruges. Take a break from the city and head to Minnewater Lake and Minerva Boat Rental. Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Lieve Canal Bicycle Trail, DOK, &more) and Bruges (Stadhuis, 't Apostelientje, &more). There's more to do: look for gifts at GERETTI Jewellery & Diamonds.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Antwerp online trip builder.

Muscat, Oman to Antwerp is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Muscat to Antwerp, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Muscat in August, expect Antwerp to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Leuven.

Things to do in Antwerp

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bruges, Ghent
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges
The Markt ©
The Markt

1
night
Leuven

Leuven ©
The ancient city of Leuven supports an old Catholic university and offers interesting architecture, botanical gardens, and great breweries.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): admire the striking features of Town Hall (Stadhuis), thenmake a trip to Old Market Square, thenadmire the striking features of Groot Begijnhof, and finally admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Leuven trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Antwerp to Leuven in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Leuven

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

René Magritte Museum
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Town Hall (Stadhuis) ©
Town Hall (Stadhuis)
René Magritte Museum ©
René Magritte Museum
Groot Begijnhof ©
Groot Begijnhof

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