10 days in Bruges & Brussels Itinerary

10 days in Bruges & Brussels Itinerary

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10 days in Bruges & Brussels Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
+2
Fly + train + bus:  10​h 45​min
1
Bruges
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Brussels
— 6 nights
train + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Kuwait City

2
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral & Gravensteen Castle). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and don't miss a visit to The Markt.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bruges road trip planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Bruges is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Bruges is minus 2 hours. In August, Bruges is much colder than Kuwait City - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

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

6
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: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip to Bois de la Cambre, and see the interesting displays at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In August, daytime highs in Brussels are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

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

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