12 days in Venice & Belgium Itinerary

12 days in Venice & Belgium Itinerary

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12 days in Venice & Belgium Itinerary

Spokane, United States
Fly:  24​h
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 45​min
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
Spokane, United States

3
days
Venice, Italy

Venice
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica di Sant’Antonio - Basilica del Santo). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and examine the collection at Doges' Palace.

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Spokane, USA to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Venice when traveling from Spokane in September, with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Bruges.

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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
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Porta della Carta

2
days
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Stadhuis and then contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): make a trip to The Markt, get engrossed in the history at Groeninge Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from Venice to Bruges takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, Bruges is slightly colder than Venice - with highs of 65°F and lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Groeninge Museum ©
Groeninge Museum

3
days
Brussels, Belgium

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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, sightseeing, childrens museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Belgian Centre of Comic Strip Art, and find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe.

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Getting from Bruges to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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Musical Instruments Museum ©
Musical Instruments Museum
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Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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