48 days in Belgium Itinerary

48 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Brussels
— 13 nights
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Bruges
— 13 nights
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Poperinge
— 8 nights
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Liege
— 11 nights

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Brussels

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Antwerp (De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery, Antwerpen-Centraal, &more), European Flight Simulator (in Gosselies) and Mechelen (Dijlepad & Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-over-de-Dijlekerk). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels online trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne, Australia to Brussels is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Pairi Daiza ©
Pairi Daiza

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Bruges

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bruges: Lustige velodroom (in Blankenberge), Ghent (Geeraard de Duivelsteen (The Castle of Gerald the Devil), Monumento Hermanos Van Eyck, &more) and Huyghe Brewery (in Melle). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bruges online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Poperinge.

Things to do in Bruges

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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
The Markt ©
The Markt

8
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Poperinge

Poperinge ©
Poperinge is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders, Flemish Region, and has a history going back to medieval times. Explore Poperinge's surroundings by going to Het Vrijbos (in Houthulst), Spas (in Oostduinkerke) and Eddy Merckx Bicycle Trail (in Kluisbergen-Ruien). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Menin Gate Memorial, stroll the grounds of Tyne Cot Cemetery, brush up on your military savvy at In Flanders Fields Museum, and catch all the local highlights with Passchendaele Prints & A Foreign Field Battlefield Tours.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Poperinge trip maker tool.

You can drive from Bruges to Poperinge in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Poperinge are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Liege.

Things to do in Poperinge

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Menin Gate Memorial ©
Menin Gate Memorial
Tyne Cot Cemetery ©
Tyne Cot Cemetery
In Flanders Fields Museum ©
In Flanders Fields Museum

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Liege

Liege ©

The Fervent City

Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liege: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery (in Henri-Chapelle), Bastogne (Bois de la Paix, Bastogne War Museum, &more) and Grandmenil Panther Tank Ausf. G (in Manhay). There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Domaine Des Grottes De Han, pause for some serene contemplation at Sint Leonarduskerk Zoutleeuw, look for all kinds of wild species at High Fens, and see the interesting displays at Musee de la Lessive.

Planning Liege trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Drive from Poperinge to Liege in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. November in Liege sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Liege

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery ©
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Domaine Des Grottes De Han ©
Domaine Des Grottes De Han
Reg Jans Battlefield Experience - Day Tours ©

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