12 days in Belgium Itinerary

12 days in Belgium Itinerary

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12 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Taipei
Fly + Drive:  25 h
1
Houffalize
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Dinant
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Ostend
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Brussels
— 4 nights
Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: Taipei

1
night
Houffalize

Houffalize ©
Houffalize is a Walloon municipality of Belgium in the province of Luxembourg. On the 9th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Mardasson Memorial, then see the interesting displays at Bastogne War Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Bastogne Barracks, and finally learn about all things military at 101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Escapardenne Eisleck Trail, then wander the streets of Old Town of Durbuy, and then see the interesting displays at Musee en Piconrue.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Houffalize travel itinerary creator.

Taipei, Taiwan to Houffalize is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Taipei to Houffalize due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Taipei in November, expect Houffalize to be cooler, temps between 7°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dinant.

Things to do in Houffalize

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trips

Bastogne, Old Town of Durbuy, Escapardenne Eisleck Trail
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Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
Bastogne Barracks ©
Bastogne Barracks

3
nights
Dinant

Dinant ©
Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): Head underground at The Cave of Han and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Bouillon (Bouillon Castle). Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of La Citadelle de Dinant, explore the ancient world of Parc de Furfooz, then explore the ancient world of Les Ruines Medievales de Poilvache, then contemplate the long history of Citadelle (Citadel), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Maredsous.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dinant sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Houffalize to Dinant takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ostend.

Things to do in Dinant

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Domaine Des Grottes De Han, Chateau de Bouillon, Les Ruines Medievales de Poilvache, Abbaye de Maredsous, Citadelle (Citadel)
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Domaine Des Grottes De Han ©
Domaine Des Grottes De Han
Chateau de Bouillon ©
Chateau de Bouillon
Citadelle (Citadel) ©
Citadelle (Citadel)

1
night
Ostend

Ostend ©
Known as the City by the Sea, Ostend represents not only a seaside resort, but also a destination for history lovers.
On the 13th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stroll through Bruges Art Route, and then explore the world behind art at Groeninge Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ostend vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Dinant to Ostend takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Ostend

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trip

Bruges
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Bruges Art Route ©
Bruges Art Route

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at René Magritte Museum and Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History. Museum-lovers will get to explore Atomium and Manneken Pis. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Ostend to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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