10 days in Brussels & Antwerp Itinerary

10 days in Brussels & Antwerp Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Belgium trip planner
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Brussels
— 7 nights
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Antwerp
— 2 nights
Drive to Brussels Airport, Fly to Washington

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Centre of Brugge and Belfry of Bruges. Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Provinciaal Hof, The Markt, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Atomium, browse the exhibits of Belgian Comic Strip Center, contemplate the long history of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and take in nature's colorful creations at Castle of Laeken.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Brussels journey website.

Washington, USA to Brussels is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington to Brussels is 6 hours. In May, Brussels is a bit cooler than Washington - with highs of 62°F and lows of 45°F. On the 17th (Mon), you'll travel to Antwerp.
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Antwerp — 2 nights

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Get some cultural insight at Graslei and Korenlei and Cathedral of Our Lady. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antwerp: Ieper (Ypres) (Saint Martin's Cathedral & Menin Gate Memorial) and Ghent (Post Plaza, Ghent City Center, &more).

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Antwerp online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Brussels to Antwerp by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. May in Antwerp sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
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