60 days in Black Forest, Luxembourg & Belgium Itinerary

60 days in Black Forest, Luxembourg & Belgium Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
— 5 nights
2
Rottweil, Germany
— 5 nights
3
Baden-Baden, Germany
— 6 nights
4
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 5 nights
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 28 nights
6
Bruges, Belgium
— 10 nights

5
nights
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Freiburg im Breisgau ©
In the heart of a major wine-producing region, Freiburg im Breisgau serves as the primary entry point for tours into the scenic Black Forest mountain range.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Freiburg im Breisgau: Seilbahn Belchen (in Aitern), Ravennaschlucht (in Breitnau) and Premiumwanderweg (in Feldberg). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Europa-Park, explore the world behind art at Haus der Graphischen Sammlung im Augustinermuseum, make a trip to Munsterplatz, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Freiburger Münster.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Freiburg im Breisgau day trip planning site.

Cardiff, UK to Freiburg im Breisgau is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Cardiff to Freiburg im Breisgau is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cardiff in December: high temperatures in Freiburg im Breisgau hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rottweil.

Things to do in Freiburg im Breisgau

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Schluchtensteig, Wallfahrtskirche Maria Himmelfahrt, Europa-Park, Giersberg Kapelle, Seilbahn Belchen
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Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park
Freiburger Münster ©
Freiburger Münster
Munsterplatz
Munsterplatz

5
nights
Rottweil, Germany

Rottweil ©
Rottweil is a town in southwest Germany in the state of Baden-Württemberg. Explore Rottweil's surroundings by going to Museum Art.Plus (in Donaueschingen), Geniesserpfad - Peterstaler Schwarzwaldsteig (in Bad Peterstal-Griesbach) and Deutsches Phonomuseum (in St. Georgen im Schwarzwald). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Historische Altstadt, see the interesting displays at Uhrenindustriemuseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Heilig Kreuz Kirche, and steep yourself in history at Historische Altstadt.

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You can drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Rottweil in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Rottweil

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Biberach (Riss), Donaueschingen, Schramberg, Historische Altstadt, Geniesserpfad - Peterstaler Schwarzwaldsteig
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Museum Art.Plus ©
Museum Art.Plus
Heilig Kreuz Kirche ©
Heilig Kreuz Kirche
Predigerkirche ©
Predigerkirche

6
nights
Baden-Baden, Germany

Baden-Baden ©
Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Baden-Baden: Heidelberg (Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge), Altstadt (Old Town), &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum Frieder Burda, get outside with Michaelsberg, hit the slopes at Unterstmatt, and trek along Panoramaweg.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Baden-Baden trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rottweil to Baden-Baden takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Heidelberg, Unterstmatt
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Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Altstadt (Old Town) ©
Altstadt (Old Town)

5
nights
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mullerthal Trail (in Mullerthal), Abbey of Echternach (in Echternach) and MNHM National Museum of Military History (in Diekirch). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Art and History (Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art), make a trip to Barrio Grund, and take in the views from Viaduc (Passerelle).

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City trip maker website.

You can drive from Baden-Baden to Luxembourg City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mullerthal Trail, Abbey of Echternach, Sandweiler German Military Cemetery, Luxembourg, Vianden Castle, MNHM National Museum of Military History
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Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche
Mullerthal Trail ©
Mullerthal Trail

28
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Pairi Daiza (in Brugelette) and Antwerp (Diamond District, Antwerpen-Centraal, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Atomium, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Brussels online holiday planner.

Drive from Luxembourg City to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. January in Brussels sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Antwerp, Pairi Daiza
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Pairi Daiza ©
Pairi Daiza

10
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Achtersikkel, Ghent City Center, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The Markt, see the interesting displays at Friet Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, and admire the striking features of Stadhuis.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Bruges trip maker website.

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Bruges are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Ghent
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

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