26 days in Belgium Itinerary

26 days in Belgium Itinerary

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26 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  19 h 15 min
1
Brussels
— 9 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Bruges
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Bouillon
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Houffalize
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Dhaka City

9
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at René Magritte Museum and The Rubens House. Museum-lovers will get to explore Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History and Autoworld. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Abbaye de Maredsous (in Denee), Citadelle (Citadel) (in Namur) and Domaine Viticole du Chenoy (in Emines). Pack the 15th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Walibi Belgium. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Serres Royales De Laeken, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Planckendael, admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum Musée Magritte, and see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta).

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Brussels vacation trip planner.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Brussels is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Bangladesh Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Brussels are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Antwerp, Leuven, La Halle Aux Saveurs, Collegiale Sainte-Waudru, Citadelle (Citadel)
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Pierre Marcolini ©
Pierre Marcolini
Herge Museum ©
Herge Museum
Abbaye de Villers ©
Abbaye de Villers

7
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.
Popular historic sites such as Tyne Cot Cemetery and St Michael's Bridge are in your itinerary. Family-friendly places like De Panne Beach and Plopsaland De Panne will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Entre-Deux-Monts (in Westouter), Ostend (Atlantic Wall Museum & Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul) and Ieper (Ypres) (Hill 60, Essex Farm Cemetery, & more). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at The Old Chocolate House, admire the masterpieces at Sint-Janshospitaal, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and get engrossed in the history at Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges itinerary builder.

Drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Bruges, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Bouillon.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Ieper (Ypres), Ghent, Zonnebeke, Ostend, De Panne
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Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul ©
Hooge Crater Museum ©
Hooge Crater Museum
Essex Farm Cemetery ©
Essex Farm Cemetery

5
nights
Bouillon

Bouillon ©
Bouillon is a municipality in Belgium. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chateau de Bouillon (Bouillon Castle) and The Cave of Han. Appreciate the collections at La Citadelle de Dinant and Agri-Musee. Venture out of the city with trips to Abbaye d'Orval (in Florenvill), Les Ruines Medievales de Poilvache (in Houx) and Le Chateau de Lavaux Sainte-Anne (in Lavaux-Sainte-Anne). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Domaine Saint Roch, identify plant and animal life at Parc de Furfooz, pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Chevetogne, and take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins d'Annevoie.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bouillon travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Bruges to Bouillon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. May in Bouillon sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Houffalize.

Things to do in Bouillon

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dinant, Le Chateau de Lavaux Sainte-Anne, Orval Brewery (Brasserie d'Orval S.A.), Les Chocolats d'Edouard, Domaine Saint Roch
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Abbaye d'Orval ©
Abbaye d'Orval
Le Chateau de Lavaux Sainte-Anne ©
Le Chateau de Lavaux Sainte-Anne
Domaine Saint Roch ©
Domaine Saint Roch

2
nights
Houffalize

Houffalize ©
Houffalize is a Walloon municipality of Belgium in the province of Luxembourg. Step off the beaten path and head to Bastogne War Museum and Bastogne Barracks. Visiting Escapardenne Eisleck Trail and Forestia will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Houffalize: Chateau de Modave (in Modave) and Durbuy (Topiary Park & Old Town of Durbuy). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Mardasson Memorial, don't miss a visit to Bois de la Paix, learn about all things military at 101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne, and witness the site of a historic battle at Reg Jans Battlefield Experience - Day Tours.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Houffalize trip planner.

Getting from Bouillon to Houffalize by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Bouillon in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Houffalize, with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Houffalize

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bastogne, Durbuy, Escapardenne Eisleck Trail, Chateau de Modave, Forestia
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101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne ©
Chateau de Modave ©
Chateau de Modave
Forestia ©
Forestia

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