5 days in Brussels Itinerary

5 days in Brussels Itinerary

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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 Musical Instruments Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Minnewater Lake and Beguinage (Begijnhof). Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (Belfry of Bruges, Historic Centre of Brugge, & more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Grand Place, examine the collection at Manneken Pis, steep yourself in history at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels tour planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Brussels is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car ferry and train; or do a combination of car ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Brussels. November in Brussels sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

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