6 days in Belgium Itinerary

6 days in Belgium Itinerary

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6 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Brussels
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
2
Ghent
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
3
Bruges
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  7 h
End: Porto

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon and then contemplate the long history of Grand Place.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels online attractions planner.

Porto, Portugal to Brussels is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Porto to Brussels, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Porto in March, things will get little chillier in Brussels: highs are around 10°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Ghent.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at STAM Ghent City Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Museum Voor Schone Kunsten, and finally step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Flanders Field American Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk en de Gravenkapel, and finally see the interesting displays at Texture.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ghent road trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Ghent takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kortrijk, Flanders Field American Cemetery
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Begijnhof ©
Begijnhof
St. Nicholas' Cathedral ©
St. Nicholas' Cathedral

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the views from St Bonifacius Bridge, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, then admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges, and finally look for gifts at Chocolates & Happiness. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Savior Cathedral (Sint-Salvatorskathedraal), then admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, and finally examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges tour planner.

Bruges is just a short distance from Ghent. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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