Belgium
The perfect 3 days itinerary

Belgium, a small yet diverse country in Western Europe, is known for its medieval towns, Renaissance architecture, and as the headquarters of the European Union and NATO. The country is famous for its chocolates, waffles, and beer. Belgium is home to several charming cities, including Brussels, Bruges, and Ghent, each offering a unique blend of history, culture, and modernity. Let's explore the best of Belgium in a 3-day itinerary.

What to do in Belgium?

This 3 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Belgium. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Exploring Brussels

Morning

Start your day at the Grand Place, the central square of Brussels, surrounded by opulent guildhalls and the Town Hall. Visit the nearby Manneken Pis, a famous bronze statue.

Afternoon

Head to the Royal Palace of Brussels and take a stroll through the beautiful Brussels Park. Visit the Magritte Museum to explore the works of the famous surrealist artist, René Magritte.

Evening

End your day with a visit to the Atomium, an iconic building and museum. Enjoy panoramic views of the city from the top. Have dinner at a local restaurant and try some traditional Belgian dishes.


Day 2: Day Trip to Bruges

Morning

Take a train to Bruges, a picturesque medieval city. Start your visit at the Markt, the central square, and climb the Belfry of Bruges for stunning views of the city.

Afternoon

Explore the canals of Bruges with a boat tour. Visit the Basilica of the Holy Blood, which houses a relic of the Holy Blood of Jesus. Wander through the cobblestone streets and visit the Gruuthuse Museum.

Evening

Enjoy a leisurely dinner at one of the charming restaurants overlooking the canals. Try some Belgian chocolates from one of the local chocolatiers before heading back to Brussels.


Day 3: Exploring Ghent

Morning

Take a train to Ghent, a vibrant university city. Start your day at the Gravensteen Castle, a medieval fortress with a moat. Visit the Saint Bavo's Cathedral to see the famous Ghent Altarpiece.

Afternoon

Explore the Graslei and Korenlei, two picturesque streets along the Leie River. Visit the Museum of Fine Arts to see a collection of Flemish art.

Evening

End your trip with a visit to the Ghent Belfry, another medieval tower offering panoramic views of the city. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant before returning to Brussels.


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