12-Day Belgium Road Trip from Ostend to Nieuwpoort, Ghent, Brussels & Antwerp

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Starts in
Ostend
Ends in
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Duration
12 days & 11 nights
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Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 12-day road trip through Belgium.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Belgium. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Nieuwpoort, Ghent, Brussels, Antwerp, and Mons.

We'll help you experience the best 12 days in Belgium you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Belgium at Ostend, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Belgium, including the stunning Pairi Daiza and Walibi Belgium.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. Travelers looking for the best cheap accommodation could choose the 2-star Hotel Sandeshoved Zeedijk. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as Atomium in the region of Brussels-Capital. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert and Grand Place.

From the spectacular Parc du Cinquantenaire in the city of Brussels to the unforgettable Gravensteen in the city of Ghent, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Belgium.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Belgium, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Belgium has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Belgium. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 11 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 11 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Belgium fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Belgium today!

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Included

11 nights hotel
Breakfast
12 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support
All taxes

Destinations

Brugge - region in BelgiumBrugge
Brussels-Capital - region in BelgiumBrussels-Capital
City of Brussels - city in BelgiumBrussels
Brussels - neighborhood in BelgiumBrussels
Nivelles - region in BelgiumNivelles
Mons - city in BelgiumMons

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Attractions

Uitkerkse Polders, Uitkerke, Blankenberge, Brugge, West Flanders, Flanders, BelgiumUitkerkse Polders
Huisje van MajutteHuisje van Majutte
The Zwin
Castle Loppem, Loppem, Zedelgem, Brugge, West Flanders, Flanders, BelgiumCastle Loppem
GravensteenGravensteen
Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Ghent, Gent, East Flanders, Flanders, BelgiumSaint Bavo's Cathedral
AtomiumAtomium
Josaphat Park, Schaerbeek - Schaarbeek, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumJosaphat Park
St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels, Quartier de la Cathédrale, Brussels, City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumSt Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels
Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert, Îlot Sacré, Quartier du Centre - Centrumwijk, Brussels, City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumRoyal Gallery of Saint Hubert
Museum of Natural Sciences, Brussels, City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumMuseum of Natural Sciences
Grand PlaceGrand Place
Mont des Arts, Quartier du Centre - Centrumwijk, Brussels, City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumMont des Arts
Brussels ParkBrussels Park
Bois de la CambreBois de la Cambre
Parc du CinquantenaireParc du Cinquantenaire
Leopold Park, Brussels, City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumLeopold Park
Museum aan de StroomMuseum aan de Stroom
Plantin-Moretus Museum, Antwerp, Flanders, BelgiumPlantin-Moretus Museum
ZOO AntwerpenZOO Antwerpen
Zaha Hadidplein
Photo Museum of Antwerp, Antwerp, Flanders, BelgiumPhoto Museum of Antwerp
Voetgangerstunnel naar rechteroever, Linkeroever, Antwerp, Flanders, BelgiumVoetgangerstunnel naar rechteroever
The Rubens House, Antwerp, Flanders, BelgiumThe Rubens House
Red Star Line MuseumRed Star Line Museum
Noordkasteel
Cathedral of Our Lady AntwerpCathedral of Our Lady Antwerp
Brabo's Monument, Antwerp, Flanders, BelgiumBrabo's Monument
Middelheim Museum, Antwerp, Flanders, BelgiumMiddelheim Museum
Saint Charles Borromeo Church, Antwerp, Flanders, BelgiumSaint Charles Borromeo Church
Paleis op de Meir (Koninklijk Paleis), Antwerp, Flanders, BelgiumPaleis op de Meir (Koninklijk Paleis)
PlantentuinPlantentuin
Provincial domain of Hélécine, Opheylissem, Hélécine, Nivelles, Walloon Brabant, Wallonia, BelgiumProvincial domain of Hélécine
Walibi BelgiumWalibi Belgium
Rêves Woods, Céroux-Mousty, Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Nivelles, Walloon Brabant, Wallonia, BelgiumRêves Woods
Lion's Mound, Braine-l’Alleud, Nivelles, Walloon Brabant, Wallonia, BelgiumLion's Mound
Les Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure
Pairi DaizaPairi Daiza
Château d'Enghien, Petit-Enghien, Enghien, Ath, Hainaut, Wallonia, BelgiumChâteau d'Enghien

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Jul 1 - Jul 12

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Day 1

Day 1 in Ostend and Nieuwpoort - Arrival Day

Ostend and Nieuwpoort - Arrival Day

Your amazing road trip adventure in Belgium begins when you reach the incredible city of Nieuwpoort. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

Alternatively, the best cheap hotel in the city of Nieuwpoort is the Hotel Sandeshoved Zeedijk. This 2-star hotel is rated an average of 3.7 out of 5 stars by 1,966 guests.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the city of Nieuwpoort, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Nieuwpoort has many popular destinations you can explore.

Nieuwpoort also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 12-day vacation in Belgium!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Bruges and Ghent

  • Brugge
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  • Uitkerkse Polders
  • Huisje van Majutte
  • The Zwin
  • Castle Loppem
  • More

Day 2 of your road trip through Belgium gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Uitkerkse Polders, Huisje van Majutte, The Zwin, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Bruges is the amazing Uitkerkse Polders. This attraction is a natura 2000 protected area and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 668 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible building, Huisje van Majutte.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Bruges is the outstanding The Zwin. This park has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,943 visitors.

Castle Loppem is another popular attraction you can visit in the region of Bruges. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 888 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Ghent, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Ghent is the 4-star Ghent Marriott Hotel. This hotel has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,304 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Ghent Marriott Hotel is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Ghent. This hotel is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,304 guests.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star ibis Gent Centrum St-Baafs Kathedraal. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 918 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Dulle Griet, one of the best restaurants in the city of Ghent. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,103 customers.

Locals also recommend Patrick Foley's as one of the best restaurants in the city of Ghent. Patrick Foley's is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,180 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Ghent is Het Waterhuis aan de Bierkant. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,971 customers.

After dinner, visit Dulle Griet, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Ghent. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,103 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Patrick Foley's. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,180 customers.

Alternatively, Trollekelder is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Ghent. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,614 customers.

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Day 3

Day 3 in Ghent, Brussels-Capital, and Brussels

  • Brussels-Capital
  • Brussels
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  • Gravensteen
  • Saint Bavo's Cathedral
  • Atomium
  • Josaphat Park
  • More

Day 3 of your road trip through Belgium gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

One of the best places to visit in the city of Ghent is the amazing Gravensteen. This attraction is a museum and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 21,424 visitors.

You could also do sightseeing at the incredible Saint Bavo's Cathedral. This church has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,284 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Atomium in the region of Brussels-Capital for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a history museum and has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 70,009 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Brussels-Capital is the outstanding Josaphat Park. This park has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,967 visitors.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Brussels.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Brussels is the 3-star hotel Motel One Brussels. This hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,226 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Brussels Marriott Hotel Grand Place is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Brussels. This hotel is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,344 guests. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 1,495 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Le Bistro - Porte de Hal, one of the best restaurants in the city of Brussels. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,790 customers.

Locals also recommend Monk as one of the best restaurants in the city of Brussels. Monk is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,758 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Brussels is The Lobster House. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,528 customers.

After dinner, visit Delirium Café, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Brussels. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 18,478 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Monk. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,758 customers.

Alternatively, Poechenellekelder is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Brussels. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,331 customers.

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Day 4

Day 4 in Brussels

  • Brussels
  • Brussels
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  • St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels
  • Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert
  • Museum of Natural Sciences
  • Grand Place
  • More

On day 4 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Brussels. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels, Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert, Museum of Natural Sciences, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Brussels is St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral, Brussels. This incredible attraction is a church and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 14,777 visitors.

Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Brussels. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 14,777 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Brussels is Museum of Natural Sciences. Attracting over 26,239, it's clear that Museum of Natural Sciences is one of the top sights of the area. This amazing attraction is a natural history museum and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 9,357 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Grand Place. This square and place of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 125,637 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Brussels.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Brussels, like Le Cirio. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,548 customers.

Poechenellekelder is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Brussels. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,331 customers.

Locals enjoy Le Marmiton, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Brussels. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,876 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Brussels, Bar Des Amis. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,677 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Brussels Beer Project // Dansaert Brewery. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,046 customers.

Barbeton is another of the best bars in the city of Brussels. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,044 customers.

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Day 5

Day 5 in Brussels and Antwerp

  • Brussels
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  • Mont des Arts
  • Brussels Park
  • Bois de la Cambre
  • Parc du Cinquantenaire
  • Leopold Park
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Day 5 of your road trip through Belgium gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Mont des Arts, Brussels Park, Bois de la Cambre, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the city of Brussels is the amazing Mont des Arts. This attraction is a square and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 11,528 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible urban park, Brussels Park.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city of Brussels is the outstanding Bois de la Cambre. This urban park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 11,277 visitors.

Parc du Cinquantenaire is another popular attraction you can visit in the city of Brussels. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 29,801 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Leopold Park. This park is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 5,095 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Antwerp, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Antwerp is the 3-star Ibis Antwerpen Centrum. This hotel has an average rating of 3.8 out of 5 stars by 1,423 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Van Der Valk Hotel Antwerpen is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Antwerp. This hotel is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,001 guests.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Holiday Inn Express Antwerp City North. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 999 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Billie's, one of the best restaurants in the city of Antwerp. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,257 customers.

Locals also recommend The Jane as one of the best restaurants in the city of Antwerp. The Jane is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,180 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Antwerp is Het Pomphuis. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,574 customers.

After dinner, visit Billie's, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Antwerp. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,257 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Paters Vaetje. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,669 customers.

Alternatively, Dogma is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Antwerp. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 912 customers.

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Day 6

Day 6 in Antwerp

Antwerp

  • Museum aan de Stroom
  • Plantin-Moretus Museum
  • ZOO Antwerpen
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On day 6 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Antwerp. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Museum aan de Stroom, Plantin-Moretus Museum, ZOO Antwerpen, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Antwerp is Museum aan de Stroom. This incredible attraction is a museum and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 13,987 visitors.

Plantin-Moretus Museum is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Antwerp. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 13,987 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Antwerp is ZOO Antwerpen. This amazing attraction is a zoo and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 19,915 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Antwerp.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Antwerp, like Fish A'Gogo. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,270 customers.

Bia Mara is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Antwerp. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,017 customers.

Locals enjoy De Peerdestal | Restaurant Antwerpen, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Antwerp. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,033 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Antwerp, Beerlovers Bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 890 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Cafe Kulminator. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 723 customers.

Dr. Beer is another of the best bars in the city of Antwerp. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 413 customers.

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Day 7

Day 7 in Antwerp

Antwerp

  • Zaha Hadidplein
  • Photo Museum of Antwerp
  • Voetgangerstunnel naar rechteroever
  • The Rubens House
  • More

On day 7 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Antwerp. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Zaha Hadidplein, Photo Museum of Antwerp, Voetgangerstunnel naar rechteroever, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Antwerp is Zaha Hadidplein. This incredible attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 466 visitors.

Photo Museum of Antwerp is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Antwerp. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 466 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Antwerp is Voetgangerstunnel naar rechteroever. This amazing attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,684 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding The Rubens House. This museum and place of interest is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,754 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Antwerp.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Antwerp, like Hoffy's Restaurant & Take Away. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 916 customers.

De Zeven Schaken is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Antwerp. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 881 customers.

Locals enjoy De Bomma, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Antwerp. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 617 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Antwerp, Spéciale Belge Taproom. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 367 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Jones & Co. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 298 customers.

The Northerner is another of the best bars in the city of Antwerp. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 218 customers.

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Day 8

Day 8 in Antwerp

Antwerp

  • Red Star Line Museum
  • Noordkasteel
  • Cathedral of Our Lady Antwerp
  • Brabo's Monument
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On day 8 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Antwerp. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Red Star Line Museum, Noordkasteel, Cathedral of Our Lady Antwerp, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Antwerp is Red Star Line Museum. This incredible attraction is a museum and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,478 visitors.

Noordkasteel is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Antwerp. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,478 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Antwerp is Cathedral of Our Lady Antwerp. This amazing attraction is a catholic cathedral and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 8,277 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Brabo's Monument. This place of interest is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,255 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Antwerp.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Antwerp, like Ciro's. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 583 customers.

't Hofke is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Antwerp. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 546 customers.

Locals enjoy Het Gebaar, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Antwerp. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 465 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Antwerp, Ernst Pub. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 211 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Philly's Bar Antwerp. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 106 customers.

BAR BASIL is another of the best bars in the city of Antwerp. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 428 customers.

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Day 9

Day 9 in Antwerp

Antwerp

  • Middelheim Museum
  • Saint Charles Borromeo Church
  • Paleis op de Meir (Koninklijk Paleis)
  • Plantentuin
  • More

On day 9 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Antwerp. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Middelheim Museum, Saint Charles Borromeo Church, Paleis op de Meir (Koninklijk Paleis), and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Antwerp is Middelheim Museum. As one of the top sights in the area, around 200,000 people visit this attraction every year. This incredible attraction is an open-air museum and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,823 visitors.

Saint Charles Borromeo Church is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Antwerp. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,823 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Antwerp is Paleis op de Meir (Koninklijk Paleis). This amazing attraction and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 501 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Plantentuin. This botanical garden and place of interest is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,041 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Antwerp.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Antwerp, like Zilte. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 373 customers.

Spéciale Belge Taproom is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Antwerp. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 367 customers.

Locals enjoy Invincible, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Antwerp. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 261 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Antwerp, Café Pardaf - craft beer & traditionals. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 418 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Bar Bakeliet. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 366 customers.

Vrij België is another of the best bars in the city of Antwerp. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 327 customers.

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Day 10

Day 10 in Nivelles and Mons

  • Nivelles
  • Mons
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  • Provincial domain of Hélécine
  • Walibi Belgium
  • Rêves Woods
  • Lion's Mound
  • More

Day 10 of your road trip through Belgium gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Provincial domain of Hélécine, Walibi Belgium, Rêves Woods, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Nivelles is the amazing Provincial domain of Hélécine. This attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,800 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible amusement park, Walibi Belgium. With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 25,181 visitors, it's easy to understand why Walibi Belgium welcomes around 1,000,000 yearly visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Nivelles is the outstanding Rêves Woods. This park has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,311 visitors.

Lion's Mound is another popular attraction you can visit in the region of Nivelles. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,271 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Mons, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Mons is the 3-star ibis Mons Centre Gare. This hotel has an average rating of 3.8 out of 5 stars by 502 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Congres Hotel Van der Valk Mons is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Mons. This hotel is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,048 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Boule de Bleu, one of the best restaurants in the city of Mons. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,001 customers.

Locals also recommend Au Bon Accueil as one of the best restaurants in the city of Mons. Au Bon Accueil is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 730 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Mons is L'Envers. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 560 customers.

After dinner, visit Citizen Fox, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Mons. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,205 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Life is Belgian. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 509 customers.

Alternatively, LE MODJO is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Mons. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 100 customers.

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Day 11

Day 11 in Hainaut and Nieuwpoort

Hainaut and Nieuwpoort

  • Les Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure
  • Pairi Daiza
  • Château d'Enghien
  • More

Day 11 of your road trip through Belgium gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Les Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure, Pairi Daiza, Château d'Enghien, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Hainaut is the amazing Les Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure. This attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 5,055 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible zoo, Pairi Daiza. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 58,728 visitors, it's easy to understand why Pairi Daiza welcomes around 2,000,000 yearly visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Hainaut is the outstanding Château d'Enghien. This château has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,556 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Nieuwpoort, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 2-star Hotel Sandeshoved Zeedijk. This 2-star hotel has an average rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars by 1,966 guests.

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Day 12

Day 12 in Nieuwpoort and Ostend - Departure Day

Nieuwpoort and Ostend - Departure Day

Day 12 of your road trip in Belgium is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Nieuwpoort before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Your accommodation will also be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the city of Nieuwpoort before you conclude your short European break.

You’ll then say farewell to Belgium and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Belgium!

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