39 days in Belgium Itinerary

39 days in Belgium Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: St. Petersburg
Fly + Drive:  8 h 15 min
1
Hoogstraten
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Bruges
— 11 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Dinant
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Liege
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Brussels
— 10 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: St. Petersburg

2
nights
Hoogstraten

Hoogstraten ©
Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Sevensmolen, contemplate the long history of Architect's House Jozef Schellekens, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beguinage.

Plan my day in Hoogstraten using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

St. Petersburg, Russia to Hoogstraten is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Hoogstraten, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Hoogstraten is a bit warmer than St. Petersburg - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Hoogstraten

Historic Sites Adventure Parks

Side Trips

Architect's House Jozef Schellekens, Gunfire Museum, Sevensmolen
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Beguinage ©
Beguinage
Goodlife Cablepark ©
Goodlife Cablepark
Sevensmolen ©
Sevensmolen

11
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Ghent (Beer Tastings & Tours, Saint Bavo's Cathedral, &more), Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery (in Poperinge) and Ieper (Ypres) (Yper Museum & Menin Gate Memorial). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, and examine the collection at Friet Museum.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bruges sightseeing planning tool.

Drive from Hoogstraten to Bruges in 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dinant.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ghent, Ieper (Ypres), Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

7
nights
Dinant

Dinant ©
Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
Venture out of the city with trips to Point de vue sur Frahan (in Rochehaut), Chateau de Bouillon (in Bouillon) and Brasserie des Fagnes - Fabrication de Bieres Speciales (in Mariembourg). There's much more to do: experience rural life at Ferme Apicole des Neuf Bonniers, examine the collection at Bister, see the sky in a new way at Observatoire Astronomique Centre Ardenne, and steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Dinant.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Dinant day trip planning site.

You can drive from Bruges to Dinant in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Dinant can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Liege.

Things to do in Dinant

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Louette-St-Pierre, Anhee, Domaine Saint Roch, Espace Arthur Masson, Ardois'alle
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Chateau de Bouillon ©
Chateau de Bouillon
Domaine Des Grottes De Han ©
Domaine Des Grottes De Han

8
nights
Liege

Liege ©
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Get out of town with these interesting Liege side-trips: Sint-Truiden (Huis Nagels & Sint-Genovevakerk), Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery (in Henri-Chapelle) and Sint Leonarduskerk Zoutleeuw (in Zoutleeuw). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Montagne de Bueren, examine the collection at Tresor d'Hugo d'Oignies, have fun and explore at Musee communal de Herstal, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sint-Catharinakerk.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Liege road trip planning site.

You can drive from Dinant to Liege in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Liege

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Tongeren, Bastogne, Namur, Sint-Truiden, Fort d'Aubin Neufchateau
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Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery ©
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Montagne de Bueren ©
Montagne de Bueren
Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum

10
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Antwerp (Cathedral of Our Lady, Brabo, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, examine the collection at Atomium, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Brussels journey planner.

Traveling by car from Liege to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Antwerp
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

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