5-Day Belgium Road Trip from Ostend to Nieuwpoort, Tournai, Mons & Brussels

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Starts in
Ostend
Ends in
Ostend
Duration
5 days & 4 nights
Available
All Year

Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 5-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, Tournai, Mons, and Brussels.

We'll help you experience the best 5 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 Château d'Enghien.

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 Les Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure in the region of Hainaut. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Atomium and Parc du Cinquantenaire.

From the spectacular Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert in the city of Brussels to the unforgettable Grand Place in the city of Brussels, 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 4 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 4 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

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

Destinations

Brugge - region in BelgiumBrugge
Tournai - city in BelgiumTournai
Mons - city in BelgiumMons
Brussels-Capital - region in BelgiumBrussels-Capital
Brussels - neighborhood in BelgiumBrussels

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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
Pairi DaizaPairi Daiza
Parc d'Enghien, Enghien, Ath, Hainaut, Wallonia, BelgiumParc d'Enghien
Château d'Enghien, Petit-Enghien, Enghien, Ath, Hainaut, Wallonia, BelgiumChâteau d'Enghien
Les Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure
Parc du CinquantenaireParc du Cinquantenaire
Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert, Îlot Sacré, Quartier du Centre - Centrumwijk, Brussels, City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital, BelgiumRoyal Gallery of Saint Hubert
Grand PlaceGrand Place
AtomiumAtomium

Travel details

Travel dates
Nov 1 - Nov 5

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Flights

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Economy
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Travelers

2

Flights
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No

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Car
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Car

Small

Small

Category
Small
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People
Large bags
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Medium

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Medium
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Large bags
Premium

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Premium
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Large bags

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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 5-day vacation in Belgium!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Bruges and Tournai

  • Brugge
  • Tournai
  • More
  • 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 do sightseeing at the incredible Huisje van Majutte. This building has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,110 visitors.

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.

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

One of the best hotel options in the city of Tournai is the 3-star Hotel Cathedrale. This hotel has an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars by 281 guests.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Jardin du Marais. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 21 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Comptoir 17, one of the best restaurants in the city of Tournai. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 700 customers.

Locals also recommend Restaurant Le Zorba as one of the best restaurants in the city of Tournai. Restaurant Le Zorba is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 573 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Tournai is En Cas de Faim. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 206 customers.

After dinner, visit Au Dé Botté, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Tournai. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 343 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Check-in cocktail bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 130 customers.

Alternatively, Barista Bar (Tournai) is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Tournai. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 202 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Belgium!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Hainaut and Mons

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

Day 3 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 Pairi Daiza, Parc d'Enghien, Château d'Enghien, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Hainaut is the amazing Pairi Daiza. This attraction is a zoo and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 58,728 visitors.

You could also do sightseeing at the incredible Parc d'Enghien. This castle park has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,403 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 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.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Le Monte Cristo. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars by 165 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.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Belgium!

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Day 4

Day 4 in Brussels, Brussels-Capital, and Nieuwpoort

  • Brussels-Capital
  • Brussels
  • More
  • Parc du Cinquantenaire
  • Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert
  • Grand Place
  • Atomium
  • More

Day 4 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 Parc du Cinquantenaire, Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert, Grand Place, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the city of Brussels is the amazing Parc du Cinquantenaire. This attraction is an urban park and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 29,801 visitors.

You could also do sightseeing at the incredible Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert. This shopping mall has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 31,054 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.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Nieuwpoort. This 2-star hotel has an average rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars by 1,966 guests.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Belgium!

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Day 5

Day 5 in Nieuwpoort and Ostend - Departure Day

Nieuwpoort and Ostend - Departure Day

Day 5 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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