22 days in Brussels & Ghent Itinerary

22 days in Brussels & Ghent Itinerary

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Brussels
— 7 nights
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Ghent
— 7 nights
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Brussels

— 7 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Antwerp (Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin), Antwerpen-Centraal, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and shop like a local with Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read Brussels tour itinerary builder app.

Amman, Jordan to Brussels is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amman to Brussels due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amman in August, you will find days in Brussels are colder (25°C), and nights are slightly colder (14°C). You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for Ghent.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Tours

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Ghent

— 7 nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ghent: Bruges (Stadhuis, Minnewater Lake, &more) and Menin Gate Memorial (in Ieper (Ypres)). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ghent City Center, steep yourself in history at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, and stop by Dille and Kamille.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ghent trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Ghent takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will leave for Brussels on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

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Brussels

— 7 nights

Capital of Europe

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Antwerp (Peter Poussenier, Grote Markt, &more). See even more of Brussels: admire the landmark architecture of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, make a trip to Tintin Mural Painting, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bois de la Cambre, and ponder the world of politics at Parlamentarium.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels road trip app.

Getting from Ghent to Brussels by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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