8 days in Brussels & Budapest Itinerary

8 days in Brussels & Budapest Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bogota, Colombia
Fly + Train:  9 h 30 min
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 45 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Bogota, Colombia

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): steep yourself in history at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then stop by Jerome Grimonpon Chocolatier, and finally browse the exhibits of Atomium. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and finally see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta).

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Brussels trip itinerary builder.

Bogota, Colombia to Brussels is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. When traveling from Bogota in December, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, and don't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest online sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Brussels to Budapest in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in December, Budapest is little chillier at night with lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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