8 days in Belgium Itinerary

8 days in Belgium Itinerary

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8 days in Belgium Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Brussels
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bruges
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  14​h
End: Mumbai

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, then explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, and finally examine the collection at Atomium.

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Mumbai, India to Brussels is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in July, expect nights in Brussels to be colder, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Historic Centre of Brugge and Church of Our Lady Bruges. Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Gravensteen Castle, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and take an in-depth tour of Groeningemuseum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bruges trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Ghent
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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