12 days in Belgium Itinerary

12 days in Belgium Itinerary

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12 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Fort Smith
Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
1
Bruges
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Brussels
— 6 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Fort Smith

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Ghent (BE O Markt, Gravensteen, & more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to The Markt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, and explore the activities along Minnewater Lake.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bruges trip itinerary builder tool .

Fort Smith, USA to Bruges is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Fort Smith in January, you will find days in Bruges are little chillier (44°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (35°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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, see the interesting displays at Atomium, browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels online trip itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°F in February, and nighttime lows around 31°F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Fri) before leaving for 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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