Belgium Tours & Itineraries

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Canals in Ghent
Map of Highlights of Belgium & the Netherlands - 10 Days
Highlights of Belgium & the Netherlands - 10 Days

Join this 10-day adventure to discover three fascinating cities in both the Netherlands and Belgium: starting with Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam, then crossing the border to Antwerp, Bruges, and Ghent. Zipping by train between them, you'll set off on a series of guided and self-guided bicycle and walking tours. Encounters range from windmills and cheese north of Amsterdam to chocolate and beer in Bruges, and you're guaranteed a healthy helping of art, history, and architecture along the way.

Amsterdam in bloom
Map of The Best of Benelux: the Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg- 10 Days
The Best of Benelux: the Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg- 10 Days

Wander among the canals of three countries in 10 days on this well-rounded journey through northern Europe. Start in Amsterdam, where you'll discover its hidden beauty as you visit museums and parks. Head south to Brussels, the capital of Europe, and get your fill of chocolate, beer, and art. Explore the charming village of Dinant with its caves and massive citadel. Finish your trip in the small but delightful Luxembourg and revel in its quaint atmosphere.

Canals of Bruges
Map of Best of Belgium: Antwerp, Ghent & Brussels - 7 Days
Best of Belgium: Antwerp, Ghent & Brussels - 7 Days

Discover Belgium's rich pan-European cultural heritage in a seven-day tour of the best of the Flanders region. Marvel at Flemish Renaissance architecture in Antwerp and cycle the fairy tale city of Ghent. Stroll through the Castle of Laeken gardens or paddle in the Bois de la Cambre. Visit chocolatiers amid the cobbled streets of Bruges and sample local Belgian beers with centuries-old brewing traditions in Brussels. Don't forget to leave room in your suitcase for those Belgian truffles.

Belgian beer
Map of Belgian Beer Tour: Ghent, Antwerp, Houffalize, Chimay & Brussels - 10 Days
Belgian Beer Tour: Ghent, Antwerp, Houffalize, Chimay & Brussels - 10 Days

Discover the significance of beer to Belgium's history, culture, and culinary legacy on this 10-day adventure across the country. Tour city breweries, urban taphouses, microbreweries, and travel to an abbey where monks have brewed beer for centuries. Learn about Belgium's brewing traditions on historical city walks, private tours, and full-day excursions while sampling a wide range of local brews, from "witbiers" (a Belgian-style wheat ale), to "dubbels" (strong dark beers) as you go.

The Grote Markt of Antwerp
Map of Highlights of Flanders: Antwerp , Bruges & Ghent - 5 Days
Highlights of Flanders: Antwerp , Bruges & Ghent - 5 Days

Explore three of the most important cities in Flanders, the Flemish region of northern Belgium, on this relaxed five-day itinerary. Discover the dynamism of historic and modern Antwerp, tour the charming canals of medieval Ghent by boat, and step into the storybook city of Bruges for a taste of Belgian chocolate and beer.

Ghent, Belgium
Discover the Best of Flanders - 5 Days

Discover Flanders' charm on this five-day journey around northern Belgium. You'll start by visiting Antwerp, a port city known for its Renaissance buildings and quaint historic center. Sample Belgian waffles and other regional delicacies on a food tour before continuing to Ghent. With picturesque canals, lively squares dominated by cathedrals and churches, and a medieval castle, you'll see the sights on a guided cycling tour, stopping to try locally brewed Belgian beers along the way.

The charming town of Dinant viewed from the water
Map of Highlights of Belgium: Antwerp, Dinant & Brussels - 7 Days
Highlights of Belgium: Antwerp, Dinant & Brussels - 7 Days

Spend a week discovering the rich flavors, natural wonders, and engaging art museums of Belgium. Start in Antwerp, and immerse yourself in the history of chocolate and beer as you explore medieval streets and Renaissance buildings. Admire the stalagmites and stalactites in Dinant's beautiful cave of La Merveilleuse, then museum hop through some of the finest art collections in Europe in the capital of Brussels.

Brussels' Grand-Place (Grote Markt)
Map of Explore Brussels & Beyond - 5 Days
Explore Brussels & Beyond - 5 Days

Get to know Brussels like a local on this guided five-day private tour. After taking in the key sights of Belgium's capital, you'll delve into its diverse beer scene and later row to a chalet on an island in the Bois de la Cambre park. Halfway through the itinerary, your guide will whisk you off on an exciting road trip, stopping at the Waterloo Battlefield and its museum, the citadel of Dimant for sweeping views over the River Meuse, and the tranquil water gardens of Namur.

Castle Gravensteen
Map of Castles of Belgium: Antwerp, Ghent, Chimay, Dinant & Brussels - 10 Days
Castles of Belgium: Antwerp, Ghent, Chimay, Dinant & Brussels - 10 Days

Discover Belgium's rich and tumultuous history through the ages on this deep-dive 10-day tour of the country's most significant and spectacular landmarks. Wind your way from Antwerp to Brussels as you visit medieval fortresses with moats, drawbridges, and dungeons, sample beer and cheese at a historic Trappist monastery, and step forward in time to explore richly decorated châteaux with opulent furniture, art, and beautifully landscaped gardens.

Kayak Ghent's Leie River
Map of Outdoor Adventure in Belgium: Antwerp, Ghent, Dinant & Brussels - 10 Days
Outdoor Adventure in Belgium: Antwerp, Ghent, Dinant & Brussels - 10 Days

This active Belgian itinerary is chock-full of adventure among the most scenic spots in the country. Hop on a bike and discover the streets of Antwerp, go kayaking along the canals of Ghent, and visit Bruges to let your heart melt over the infinite choices of chocolate. Marvel at the stunning landscapes of Dinant as you zip line through the surrounding forests, and finish up your trip in Brussels sampling local beers and museum hopping.

Cycle past tulip fields
Map of Cycle the Netherlands & Belgium - 14 Days
Cycle the Netherlands & Belgium - 14 Days

Discover food, art, and history as you cycle through the Dutch and Belgian countryside. Start in Amsterdam to tour the city's most prominent sites. Bike past tulip fields to Haarlem and Leiden, then take a cheese break in Gouda and revel in its charm. Pedal past windmills in Kinderdijk before exploring the wildlife of Biesbosch National Park. Head into Belgium to see the beautiful cities of Antwerp and Ghent, and get your fill of Belgian chocolate and beer as you roll toward a big finish in Bruges.

Enjoy art tours throughout the Netherlands and Belgium and see masterful works like The Night Watch in  the Rijksmuseum
Map of Art Tour of the Netherlands & Belgium: Amsterdam to Brussels - 14 Days
Art Tour of the Netherlands & Belgium: Amsterdam to Brussels - 14 Days

Take a deep dive into the art worlds of the Netherlands and Belgium on this two-week adventure, from the Old Masters to the surrealism of René Magritte to contemporary art, film, and literature. Compare centuries-old architecture with modern street art on different walking tours with art historians and local experts. Discover how art has shaped these two countries' history, culture, and society, from their major cities to their rural towns, and how it continues to do so today.

Ooidonk Castle in East Flanders, Belgium
Map of Castles of Belgium & Luxembourg - 14 Days
Castles of Belgium & Luxembourg - 14 Days

Travel back in time on this expansive two-week cross-country adventure to discover some of the most impressive castles, fortresses, and palaces of Belgium and Luxembourg. Explore picturesque local villages and major cities, stopping for Belgian chocolates at a chocolate museum in Antwerp, Trappist beer brewed by monks in Chimay, and scenic lunches in historic town centers. Along the way, appreciate the awe-inspiring natural landscapes that beautifully frame these castles.

Jan van Eyck Square in Bruges
Map of Art Tour of Belgium: From Antwerp to Bruges - 5 Days
Art Tour of Belgium: From Antwerp to Bruges - 5 Days

Delve into the rich artistic history of the Flanders region of Belgium in this culture-packed five-day itinerary. Discover everything from Art Nouveau architecture to comic-style street art in Antwerp, mull over the conspiracy theories of a famous stolen painting in Ghent, and marvel at the Flemish masters at art galleries and museums in Bruges. All along the way, stop for Belgian chocolates and beer, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere of these charming cities.

A snack stall in Ghent
Map of Culinary Tour of the Netherlands & Belgium - 14 Days
Culinary Tour of the Netherlands & Belgium - 14 Days

Spend two weeks savoring the authentic delicacies of the Netherlands and Belgium. This part-guided food and drink tour is split over six cities, starting with Amsterdam, The Hague, Leiden, and Rotterdam, then continuing through Antwerp and Ghent—with day trips to other culinary hotspots in between. From an ancient cheese market in Gouda to a chocolate workshop in Bruges, fresh food markets to colonial-era cuisine, this varied tour is packed with local flavor.

Twilight over the majestic 10th-century Gravensteen Castle
Map of Castles of Belgium: Ghent, Chimay & Dinant - 7 Days
Castles of Belgium: Ghent, Chimay & Dinant - 7 Days

Uncover Belgium's rich and varied history on this culture-filled seven-day itinerary. Start in vibrant Ghent, a Flemish city woven with canals, medieval architecture, and famous artworks. In Chimay, you'll find a moated castle and a 19th-century abbey and working brewery, the birthplace of the world-famous Trappist beers. Step back in time and visit the trio of historic castles that surround the ancient citadel of Dinant with their fairy-tale turrets and manicured mazes.

Taste the best of Belgium's chocolate and beer
Map of Belgium Culinary Highlights: Ghent, Antwerp & Brussels - 7 Days
Belgium Culinary Highlights: Ghent, Antwerp & Brussels - 7 Days

A tour for all foodies—but especially lovers of chocolate and beer—this semi-guided itinerary celebrates the produce of Belgium's northern powerhouses: Ghent, Antwerp, and Brussels. Through visiting breweries and chocolate experiences over seven days, you'll delve into the history, making of, and tasting of those most delectable exports. You'll also be given free time, with plenty of local tips, to explore the food scenes for yourself in these three cool and atmospheric cities.

Old Town Ghent
Map of Flanders Kayaking, Chocolate & Art - 5 Days
Flanders Kayaking, Chocolate & Art - 5 Days

It's amazing what you can fit into five days in Flanders. This whirl around northern Belgium's compact Flemish region hops between four elegant cities—Brussels, Ghent, Bruges, and Antwerp. While there's plenty of time for sitting in squares and drinking Belgian beer or sampling handcrafted chocolates, you also get a taste of action and culture during this self-guided trip. In Ghent, you'll board a kayak to weave your way around the canals, while in Antwerp, you'll visit the Mayer van den Bergh art museum.

Belgian waffles are an obligatory part of a Flanders food tour
Map of Culinary Tour of Flanders - 5 Days
Culinary Tour of Flanders - 5 Days

Hoppy beer, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate, fluffy Belgian waffles loaded with toppings. These are just some of the must-try treats you'll encounter on this five-day culinary tour of the Belgian region of Flanders. Centered around the heritage cities of Antwerp and Ghent, this tour, through a combination of guided and self-guided experiences, explores how the region's history is inextricably linked to beer-brewing and food.