6 days in Ghent & Brussels Itinerary

6 days in Ghent & Brussels Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Belgium Trip Planner

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Ghent
— 1 night
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Brussels
— 4 nights

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Ghent

— 1 night
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Graslei and Korenlei, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ghent City Center, then steep yourself in history at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Grote Markt and then get to know the resident critters at Pairi Daiza.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Ghent online vacation planner.

Brussels to Ghent is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. November in Ghent sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Brussels

— 4 nights

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.
Let the collections at Atomium and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Grand Place, explore the galleries of Belgian Comic Strip Center, examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Brussels itinerary builder website.

Getting from Ghent to Brussels by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping
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