10 days in Brussels & Antwerp Itinerary

10 days in Brussels & Antwerp Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Belgium travel planner
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Fly
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Brussels
— 6 nights
Drive
2
Antwerp
— 3 nights
Drive to Brussels Airport, Fly to Washington

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Brussels — 6 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Grand Place and Belfry of Bruges. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (The Markt, Groeningemuseum, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Atomium, admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles).

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Brussels route planning site.

Washington, USA to Brussels is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington to Brussels due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Washington in March: highs in Brussels hover around 48°F, while lows dip to 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Antwerp.
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Antwerp — 3 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Graslei and Korenlei and Cathedral of Our Lady. Venture out of the city with trips to 15 Kapellekens (in Mol) and Ghent (STAM Ghent City Museum, Ghent City Center, &more). There's more to do: examine the collection at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom and appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Antwerp attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Brussels to Antwerp in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
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