18 days in Belgium Itinerary

18 days in Belgium Itinerary

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18 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + train:  16​h 45​min
1
Brussels
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hoogstraten
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Bruges
— 7 nights
train + Fly:  19​h
End: Singapore

7
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.
Visit Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) for their historical value. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Pierre Marcolini and Fromagerie Catherine. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Antwerp (Central Station, Grote Markt van Antwerpen, & more) and Mechelen (Brusselpoort & Dijlepad). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and examine the collection at Atomium.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brussels itinerary builder .

Singapore, Singapore to Brussels is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Brussels. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in September; daily highs in Brussels reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hoogstraten.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Antwerp, Mechelen
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1
night
Hoogstraten

Hoogstraten ©
On the 30th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Sint Katharinakerk, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beguinage, steep yourself in history at Begijnhof Hoogstraten, make a trip to Dodendraad, then look for gifts at De Biergrens, and finally admire the striking features of Domein de Renesse.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hoogstraten trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Brussels to Hoogstraten takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Hoogstraten are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Hoogstraten

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Baarle-Hertog, Domein de Renesse
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Beguinage ©
Beguinage
Sint Katharinakerk ©
Sint Katharinakerk
De Biergrens ©
De Biergrens

7
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.
For shopping fun, head to 2be Beer Wall or BE O Markt. Historic Centre of Brugge and Basilica of the Holy Blood will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Tyne Cot Cemetery (in Zonnebeke), Ghent (St. Nicholas' Cathedral, Saint Bavo's Cathedral, & more) and Menin Gate Memorial (in Ieper (Ypres)). There's still lots to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, appreciate the extensive heritage of Beguinage (Begijnhof), explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, and examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bruges trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Hoogstraten to Bruges by car takes about 2 hours. September in Bruges sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Ghent, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Menin Gate Memorial
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Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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