3 days in Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

3 days in Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

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3 days in Brussels & Bruges Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Train:  3 h
1
Brussels
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bruges
— 1 day
Drive:  7 h
End: Amsterdam

1
night
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Arcades du Cinquantenaire, Grand Place, Mont des Arts, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): make a trip to Porte de Hal, make a trip to Palais d'Egmont, ponder the design of Mont des Arts, make a trip to Grand Place, then appreciate the history behind Arcades du Cinquantenaire, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels road trip planning app .

Amsterdam, Holland to Brussels is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert ©
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert
Mont des Arts ©
Mont des Arts

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Bruges

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sint-Janshuismolen as well as Koningin Astridpark. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then admire the landmark architecture of Sint-Janshuismolen, then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, and finally walk around Koningin Astridpark.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bruges trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. December in Bruges sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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