15 days in Brussels, Antwerp & Ghent Itinerary

15 days in Brussels, Antwerp & Ghent Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brussels
— 4 nights
2
Antwerp
— 2 nights
3
Ghent
— 6 nights

4
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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels route builder website.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Brussels is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jakarta to Brussels is minus 6 hours. When traveling from Jakarta in August, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Brussels: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

2
nights
Antwerp

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Keizerskapel (Sint Anna kapel), see the interesting displays at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), stop by Pierre Marcolini, admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal, thenappreciate the history behind Pieter Appelmans Monument, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Middelheim Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Antwerp tour website.

Drive from Brussels to Antwerp in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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MAS - Museum aan de Stroom ©
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
Antwerpen-Centraal ©
Antwerpen-Centraal
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady

6
nights
Ghent

Ghent ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ghent: Menin Gate Memorial (in Ieper (Ypres)) and Bruges (Salvador Dali Exhibition, The Markt, &more). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen and contemplate the long history of Saint Bavo's Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ghent trip builder site.

Drive from Antwerp to Ghent in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Ghent sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ghent

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bruges, Menin Gate Memorial
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt

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