4 days in Belgium Itinerary

4 days in Belgium Itinerary

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4 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Bristol
Fly:  4​h
1
Brussels
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bruges
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + train + Drive:  5​h
End: Bristol

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon and then see the interesting displays at Atomium. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary maker app .

Bristol, UK to Brussels is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bristol to Brussels due to the time zone difference. February in Brussels sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Atomium ©
Atomium

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then stop by Carpentier-Goegebeuer, and finally don't miss a visit to The Markt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis, then explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, then walk around Minnewaterpark, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Graslei and Korenlei.

To see maps and tourist information, refer to the Bruges day trip planning site .

Take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Graslei and Korenlei
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake

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