15 days in Belgium & Lille Itinerary

15 days in Belgium & Lille Itinerary

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1
Bastogne, Belgium
— 1 night
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
3
Lille, France
— 6 nights
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights

1
night
Bastogne, Belgium

Bastogne ©
Most travelers come to Bastogne for its touching war memorial and museum, built in honor of over 76,000 American soldiers who fought during the legendary Battle of the Bulge--one of the last German offensives in World War II.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Mardasson Memorial, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Bastogne War Museum, and then learn about all things military at 101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bastogne trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Bastogne is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Bastogne

Museums Historic Sites
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Mardasson Memorial ©
Mardasson Memorial
Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne ©
101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne

4
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Centre of Brugge and Gravensteen. Get a sense of the local culture at Church of Our Lady Bruges and Atlantikwall Raversyde. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, explore the galleries of Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bourgogne des Flandres Brewery, and don't miss a visit to The Markt.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bastogne to Bruges takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bruges are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lille.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gravensteen, Atlantikwall Raversyde
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Atlantikwall Raversyde ©
Atlantikwall Raversyde
Church of Our Lady Bruges ©
Church of Our Lady Bruges

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Lille, France

Lille ©
On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee La Piscine and Musee departemental Matisse. Popular historic sites such as Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon and Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Lille: Musée du Louvre-Lens (in Lens), Saint-Omer (Jardin Public de Saint-Omer & Saint-Omer Cathedrale) and Blockhaus d'Eperlecques (in Eperlecques). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Etaples Military Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Historial de la Grande Guerre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint-Jean-des-Vignes, and examine the collection at Musee Somme 1916.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lille trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Bruges to Lille in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Lille, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Lille

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Omer, Historial de la Grande Guerre, Promenade des Remparts, Butte de Warlencourt, Musee La Piscine
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Old Stock Exchange ©
Old Stock Exchange
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial ©
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial
Blockhaus d'Eperlecques ©
Blockhaus d'Eperlecques

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Atomium and Memorial Waterloo 1815. Explore hidden gems such as Royal Palace of Brussels and Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

Make your Brussels itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Lille to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Brussels sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Memorial Waterloo 1815
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Memorial Waterloo 1815 ©
Memorial Waterloo 1815
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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