Relaxed 10-Day Belgium Road Trip from Brussels to Ghent and Mons

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10 days & 9 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Sit back and enjoy a relaxed 10-day road trip in Belgium with this laid-back self-drive vacation.

This self-drive package allows you to immerse in the local culture as you travel through the picture-perfect landscapes in Belgium at a relaxed pace. Get a dose of comfort, fun, and recreation in Brussels, Ghent, Mons, and Froidchapelle. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 5 nights in Brussels, 1 night in Ghent, and 3 nights in Mons. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in Belgium.

Experience an easy 10-day self-drive tour across Belgium with this carefully arranged travel plan. We’ll help you from the beginning to the end of your vacation in Belgium so you can leave with the best road trip memories.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in Belgium. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Brussels, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 10-day journey across Belgium and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

You’ll choose among the best hotels and places to stay in Belgium. Each stop offers top-notch comfort and unique charm, designed to help you unwind and enjoy your journey. Rest assured, we’ll always offer you accommodations that fit your budget and needs, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience throughout Belgium.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in Belgium. This relaxed road trip features the stunning Grand-Place in Brussels. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating Atomium.

Traveling leisurely through Belgium means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent Cinquantenaire. With this travel plan, you could also soak in the atmosphere of the memorable Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert. Get close to the spectacular St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels and the wonderful Gravensteen. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in Belgium. Tours offer a special way of discovering what else Belgium has to offer.

This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through Belgium's shopping hotspots. Here you can visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Check out all the souvenirs and gifts you can buy in the area and bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in Belgium.

By the end of your 10-day road trip through Belgium, you’ll return home feeling refreshed and enriched by your experience. You’ll have many stories about your pleasant and relaxed road trip vacation in Belgium and memories to cherish forever.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through Belgium. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 9 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 10 days of your self-drive road trip in Belgium. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 10-day vacation in Belgium and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in Belgium today!

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Hotel, 9 nights
Rental car, 10 days
CDW Insurance
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Destinations

Brussels, Grand Place in beautiful summer sunrise, BelgiumBrussels / 5 nights
Mons - city in BelgiumMons / 3 nights
East Flanders - region in BelgiumEast Flanders / 1 night
Charleroi - city in BelgiumCharleroi
Photo of Lessines that is a city and municipality of Wallonia located in the province of Hainaut, Belgium.Lessines
Photo of the town hall in Ottignies, Belgium.Ottignies
Photo of aerial view of beautiful Parc d'Enghien, Belgium.Enghien

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Photo of beautiful Grand Place surrounded by guild halls in Brussels, Belgium.Grand-Place
AtomiumAtomium
Photo of view of a traditional African landscape with straw huts in the steppe at the zoo Pairi Daiza, Belgium.Pairi Daiza
Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert, Îlot Sacré, Quartier du Centre - Centrumwijk, Brussels, City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumRoyal Gallery of Saint Hubert
Photo of Parc du Cinquantenaire with the triumphal arch. Brussels, Belgium.Cinquantenaire
Photo of the historic city of Ghent with famous medieval Gravensteen Castle on a beautiful sunny day with blue sky and clouds in summer, Belgium.Gravensteen
St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels, Quartier de la Cathédrale, Brussels, City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumSt Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels
Photo of building of the European parliament is one of the most spectacular buildings in brussels and adjacent park is popular place to relax, Belgium.Brussels Park
Photo of the Mont des Arts or Kunstberg is an urban complex and historic site in the centre of Brussels, Belgium. Architecture and landmarks of Brussels.Mont des Arts - Kunstberg
Photo of the Bois de la Cambre park in Brussels with its lake on a bright summers day, Belgium.Bois de la Cambre
Photo of Live art performance by Belgian artist Ben Heine at Natural Science Museum during Museum Night Fever.Museum for Natural Sciences of Belgium
Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Ghent, Gent, East Flanders, Flanders, BelgiumSaint Bavo's Cathedral
AutoworldAutoworld Brussels
Musée Oldmasters Museum, Quartier Royal - Koninklijke Wijk, Brussels, City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumRoyal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium
Het Belfort van Gent, Ghent, Gent, East Flanders, Flanders, BelgiumHet Belfort van Gent
Josaphat Park, Schaerbeek - Schaarbeek, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumJosaphat Park
Parc de Laeken - Royal Parc, Laeken / Laken, City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumParc de Laeken - Royal Parc
Elisabeth Park, Koekelberg, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumElisabeth Park
Choco-Story BrusselsChoco-Story Brussels
Provincial domain of Hélécine, Opheylissem, Hélécine, Nivelles, Walloon Brabant, Wallonia, BelgiumProvincial domain of Hélécine
photo of view of Leopold park with pond, birds and people in Brussels, Belgium.Leopold Park
CitadelparkCitadelpark
Villers Abbey, Villers-la-Ville, Nivelles, Walloon Brabant, Wallonia, BelgiumVillers Abbey
photo of view of Famous Lion's Mound (Butte du Lion), Braine-l'Alleud, Belgium.Lion's Mound
Les Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure
Het ZinnekeHet Zinneke
photo of view of Château Empain,Enghien Belgium.Château Empain
Rêves Woods, Céroux-Mousty, Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Nivelles, Walloon Brabant, Wallonia, BelgiumRêves Woods
Sint-MichielsbrugSint-Michielsbrug
Strépy-Thieu Boat LiftStrépy-Thieu boat lift
photo of view of Enghien, Belgium - January 26, 2024 : Seven Stars Pavilion, Enghien, Belgium.Parc d’Enghien
Domaine régional Solvay (Château de La Hulpe), La Hulpe, Nivelles, Walloon Brabant, Wallonia, BelgiumDomaine régional Solvay (Château de La Hulpe)
Photo of Bois Du Cazier.Bois du Cazier
Waux Hall Park, Mons, Hainaut, Wallonia, BelgiumWaux Hall Park
Photo of Château de Seneffe.Château de Seneffe
Domaine de Bourgogne, Pecq, Tournai-Mouscron, Hainaut, Wallonia, BelgiumDomaine de Bourgogne
Saint Waltrude Collegiate Church, Mons, Hainaut, Wallonia, BelgiumSaint Waltrude Collegiate Church
Park Jemappes
Hospital Our Lady with the Rose
AIRSPACE Indoor Skydiving, Gosselies, Charleroi, Hainaut, Wallonia, BelgiumAIRSPACE Indoor Skydiving
Mayeur Garden, Mons, Hainaut, Wallonia, BelgiumJardin du Mayeur

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Day 1

Day 1 – Brussels - arrival day

  • Brussels - Arrival day
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  • Mont des Arts - Kunstberg
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Your slow-paced and relaxed road trip through Belgium begins when you reach Brussels, where you’ll stay for a total of 5 nights.

Brussels is an outstanding hub for culture, comfort, and exploration. The city offers travelers plenty of experiences to look forward to, including the magnificent Mont des Arts - Kunstberg. Around 14,649 visitors have rated this fascinating square and travel destination an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Take your pick and make it your home during your leisurely tour of the city.

Exploring the food culture in Brussels offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

An excellent example is Fin de Siècle. This restaurant offers a menu of comforting meals and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,891 customers.

Le Bistro - Porte de Hal serves great food and is a favorite among hungry travelers and locals. This popular restaurant in Brussels has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,790 reviews.

À La Mort Subite is another one of the city’s best restaurants. With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,691 customers, À La Mort Subite is sure to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

If you’re curious about what Brussels looks like at night, a trip to some of the best bars near your accommodation is what you need next. Experience the local nightlife at Delirium Café, our top recommendation in the city. Customers have rated this bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 18,478 reviews.

Poechenellekelder offers a variety of refreshing drinks and is one of the best places to relax in Brussels. This well-known city bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,331 customers.

Locals like unwinding at Monk. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,758 customers and is a perfect place for socializing.

Free your mind of worries and enjoy your first taste of relaxation in Belgium! Expect more to come as you continue this laid-back and relaxed road trip in Belgium!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Brussels

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Drive 13 km, 47 min

  • Choco-Story Brussels
  • Grand-Place
  • Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert
  • St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels
  • Elisabeth Park
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On day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Belgium, you'll explore the best attractions in Brussels at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Brussels, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 4 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Choco-Story Brussels. This incredible chocolate museum has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 7,040 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Belgium by seeing another popular site in Brussels, the wonderful Grand-Place. This square is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 7,040 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert. This shopping mall has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 38,465 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels. This church is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.7 out of 5 stars from 18,958 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 2 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Belgium. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Brussels itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Belgium extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Brussels. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, The Lobster House. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,528 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Café Walvis, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Café Walvis is rated 4.4 stars out of 5 by 2,654 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Pasta Divina. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,190 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Brussels and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular La Porte Noire. This vibrant bar is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,483 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Bar Des Amis. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,677 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Brussels Beer Project // Dansaert Brewery. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Brussels Beer Project // Dansaert Brewery has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,046 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Belgium, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Laeken - Laken, Schaerbeek - Schaarbeek, and Brussels

  • Brussels
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Drive 18 km, 1 hour 26 min

  • Atomium
  • Parc de Laeken - Royal Parc
  • Josaphat Park
  • Brussels Park
  • Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium
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On day 3 of your relaxed road trip across Belgium, you'll explore the best attractions in Laeken - Laken at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Laeken - Laken, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Atomium. This incredible history museum has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 90,942 travelers.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 3 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Belgium. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Laeken - Laken itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Belgium extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Laeken - Laken. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Le Cirio. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,548 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Le Marmiton, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Le Marmiton is rated 4.4 stars out of 5 by 1,876 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended The Blue Restaurant. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,345 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Laeken - Laken and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Barbeton. This vibrant bar is rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,044 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Little Delirium. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 648 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Churchill's. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Churchill's has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 688 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 3 of your relaxed road trip across Belgium, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Brussels

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Drive 19 km, 1 hour 28 min

  • Bois de la Cambre
  • Museum for Natural Sciences of Belgium
  • Leopold Park
  • Cinquantenaire
  • Autoworld Brussels
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On day 4 of your relaxed road trip across Belgium, you'll explore the best attractions in Brussels at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Brussels, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 2 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Bois de la Cambre - Ter Kamerenbos. This incredible urban park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 12,843 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Belgium by seeing another popular site in Brussels, the wonderful Museum for Natural Sciences of Belgium. This natural history museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 12,843 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Leopold Park. This park has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,661 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Cinquantenaire. This urban park is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.6 out of 5 stars from 35,271 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Autoworld Brussels. This amazing site is a wonderful automobile museum with more than 9,782 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 4 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Belgium. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Brussels itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Belgium extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Brussels. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Le Pêcheur. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 852 customers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Brussels and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular BrewDog Brussels. This vibrant bar is rated 4.1 out of 5 stars by 3,971 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular o'reilly's Irish Pub Brussels. Rated 4.1 out of 5 stars by 3,657 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is The Dominican. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. The Dominican has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,834 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 4 of your relaxed road trip across Belgium, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Ghent

  • East Flanders
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Drive 58 km, 1 hour 23 min

  • Citadelpark
  • Gravensteen
  • Sint-Michielsbrug
  • Saint Bavo's Cathedral
  • Het Belfort van Gent
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Day 5 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Belgium gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Ghent. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Ghent, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 1 night.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Citadelpark is waiting for you. This must-see tourist destination has been rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 5,881 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Gravensteen. This unique museum is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 28,715 visitors.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Sint-Michielsbrug. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,143 visitors, this bridge is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination is the outstanding Saint Bavo's Cathedral. This popular church and attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 10,232 people.

If you’re keen to continue your discovery, make your way to Belfry of Ghent. This attraction is a valued best-rated sightseeing destination in the area that has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 7,404 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Ghent has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Belgium. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Ghent. In Ghent, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Belgium.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Ledeberg is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Dulle Griet, one of the best restaurants in Ledeberg. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 4,103 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Dulle Griet.

Locals also recommend Patrick Foley's as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Patrick Foley's as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,180 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Otomat Gent. Otomat Gent is another of the most popular places to eat in Ledeberg. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,333 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Trollekelder. Trollekelder is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,614 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Het Waterhuis aan de Bierkant. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,971 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Hot Club Gent. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Hot Club Gent is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,741 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Belgium!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Enghien, Cambron-Casteau, and Mons

  • Lessines
  • Enghien
  • Mons
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Drive 109 km, 2 hours 15 min

  • Hospital Our Lady with the Rose
  • Parc d’Enghien
  • Château Empain
  • Pairi Daiza
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Day 6 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Belgium gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Enghien. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Mons, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 3 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Parc d’Enghien is waiting for you. This castle park has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,932 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Château Empain. This unique château is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,938 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Enghien has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Belgium. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Mons. In Mons, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Belgium.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Lessines is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Moma Coffee, one of the best restaurants in Lessines. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 506 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Moma Coffee.

Locals also recommend Black & White Burger Mons as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Black & White Burger Mons as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,140 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Boule de Bleu. Boule de Bleu is another of the most popular places to eat in Lessines. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,001 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Citizen Fox. Citizen Fox is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,205 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Life is Belgian. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 509 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to O'pub. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. O'pub is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 1,031 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Belgium!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Froidchapelle and Mons

  • Charleroi
  • Mons
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Drive 162 km, 2 hours 48 min

  • Les Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure
  • Bois du Cazier
  • AIRSPACE Indoor Skydiving
  • Château de Seneffe
  • Strépy-Thieu boat lift
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On day 7 of your relaxed road trip across Belgium, you’ll explore the area around Froidchapelle, where you’ll be staying for another 2 nights. With so many fun and inspiring experiences to offer, a tour of Froidchapelle will make you fall even more in love with the city and uniqueness of Belgium.

One of the city’s best travel destinations is a fascinating park, the stunning Les Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure. Around 5,356 visitors rated their experience at this well-known attraction an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Gain a one-of-a-kind experience on your unhurried and relaxed road trip across Belgium by joining a traveler-approved tour in Froidchapelle. Tours offer an opportunity to get to know more about Froidchapelle and the unique culture of the country.

There are so many fun and eye-opening activities to try out in Froidchapelle that will make your self-drive tour in Belgium more memorable. Check out all the most recommended and top-rated tour options in the city of Froidchapelle to find the best options for you!

After satisfying your wanderlust, you’ll head to your accommodation in the city of Mons for some rest and relaxation. Immerse yourself in the local food culture of Belgium by eating at one of the best restaurants in Mons.

With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 560 customers, the dining experience L'Envers offers is the perfect complement to your relaxed road trip in Belgium.

Twenty Buns is another pleasant place to eat in Mons. This restaurant offers a menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 553 customers.

If you’re looking for a restaurant that locals enjoy, check out Les Gribaumonts and try their flavorful menu. This local favorite has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 271 customers.

When you’re in the mood for an after-dinner drink, visit one of the best bars in the city. At Tam-Tam Mons, you can relax or make friends with locals and fellow travelers. This bar in Mons is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 1,015 customers.

You can also unwind and enjoy a few drinks at Hype Lounge Bar, another well-known bar in Mons. Customers have rated this city bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 301 reviews.

Another top-rated bar with a unique vibe is Golden Coach. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 154 customers, Golden Coach is one of the best places to end a laid-back tour of Mons.

Get cozy and have fun because this is what your relaxed road trip in Belgium is all about!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Mons

  • Mons
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Drive 133 km, 2 hours 22 min

  • Domaine de Bourgogne
  • Park Jemappes
  • Waux Hall Park
  • Jardin du Mayeur
  • Saint Waltrude Collegiate Church
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On day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Belgium, you’ll explore the area around Mons, where you’ll be staying for another 1 night. With so many fun and inspiring experiences to offer, a tour of Mons will make you fall even more in love with the city and uniqueness of Belgium.

One of the city’s best travel destinations is a fascinating park, the stunning Park Jemappes. Around 1,774 visitors rated their experience at this well-known attraction an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars.

Travelers also come to the city to visit the spectacular Parc du Waux-Hall, a popular park and another top-rated attraction in Mons.

You might discover a new thing or two about the city at the incredible Jardin du Mayeur. This local attraction is an amazing park that has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 866 visitors.

A stop at the outstanding Saint Waltrude Collegiate Church will make your slow-paced and relaxed road trip in Belgium more memorable. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,675 visitors, a stop at this local attraction during your leisurely self-drive through Belgium is a chance to gain another experience worth sharing.

Gain a one-of-a-kind experience on your unhurried and relaxed road trip across Belgium by joining a traveler-approved tour in Mons. Tours offer an opportunity to get to know more about Mons and the unique culture of the country.

There are so many fun and eye-opening activities to try out in Mons that will make your self-drive tour in Belgium more memorable. Check out all the most recommended and top-rated tour options in the city of Mons to find the best options for you!

After satisfying your wanderlust, you’ll head to your accommodation in the city of Mons for some rest and relaxation. Immerse yourself in the local food culture of Belgium by eating at one of the best restaurants in Mons.

With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 200 customers, the dining experience Osmose offers is the perfect complement to your relaxed road trip in Belgium.

Henri is another pleasant place to eat in Mons. This restaurant offers a menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 557 customers.

If you’re looking for a restaurant that locals enjoy, check out Restaurant Quai 5 and try their flavorful menu. This local favorite has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars from 733 customers.

When you’re in the mood for an after-dinner drink, visit one of the best bars in the city. At Cuba'r, you can relax or make friends with locals and fellow travelers. This bar in Mons is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 253 customers.

You can also unwind and enjoy a few drinks at Baromètre MONS, another well-known bar in Mons. Customers have rated this city bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 113 reviews.

Get cozy and have fun because this is what your relaxed road trip in Belgium is all about!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Villers-la-Ville, Braine-l'Alleud, Ottignies, La Hulpe, and Brussels

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Drive 185 km, 3 hours

  • Lion's Mound
  • Domaine régional Solvay (Château de La Hulpe)
  • Rêves Woods
  • Villers Abbey
  • Provincial domain of Hélécine
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Day 9 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Belgium gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Villers-la-Ville. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Brussels, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 1 night.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Villers Abbey is waiting for you. This abbey has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,185 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Villers-la-Ville has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Belgium. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Brussels. In Brussels, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Belgium.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Opheylissem is an excellent idea.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Thon Hotel Bristol Stephanie. Thon Hotel Bristol Stephanie is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,308 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Café Béguin. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 1,442 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Belgium!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Brussels - departure day

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  • Het Zinneke
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Day 10 of your relaxed road trip in Belgium is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Brussels.

Depending on when you need to leave, you might be able to fit in some sightseeing or shopping. Embrace the beauty of Brussels once more and find some souvenirs to help you remember your time in the city. To end your relaxing road trip in Belgium on top, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Het Zinneke is an extraordinary attraction that is perfect for your last day in Brussels. This top sight is a popular top-tier point of interest, rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 5,221 visitors.

Unwind and look back at the past 10 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Brussels or just grab something light to keep you going.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Brussels and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 10-day relaxed road trip in Belgium is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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