50 days in Brussels & Athens Itinerary

50 days in Brussels & Athens Itinerary

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50 days in Brussels & Athens Itinerary

Start: Athens, Greece
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 23 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Athens, Greece
— 25 nights
End: Athens, Greece

23
nights
Brussels, Belgium

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Sint-Martinuskerk (in Sint-Martens-Latem), Bruges (Oude Griffie, Historic Centre of Brugge, & more) and Antwerp (MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, Maurice Verbaet Center, & more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Grand Place, browse the exhibits of Belgian Comic Strip Center, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Brussels trip planner .

Athens, Greece to Brussels is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Brussels due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Athens in August, with highs in Brussels at 25°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bruges, Antwerp, Ghent, Sint-Martinuskerk, Abbaye de Grimbergen
Find places to stay Aug 11 — Sep 3:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

25
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Venture out of the city with trips to Spata (Attica Zoological Park & Eleftherios Venizelos Permanent Exhibition), Sea Turtle Rescue Centre (in Glyfada) and Erotospilia beach (in Porto Rafti). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take some stellar pictures from Mount Lycabettus, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Athens tour app .

Traveling by flight from Brussels to Athens takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Athens due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in September; daily highs in Athens reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Spata, Kallithea, Glyfada, Marathon Run Museum, Submarine Monument
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 29:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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