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Trip Overview

Explore all of the must-see attractions of two spectacular countries located in the very heart of Europe, Belgium and Luxembourg, included in one customizable private package. Have a great time seeing the highlights of Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent and Luxembourg with private guides. Explore picturesque Namur, the Abbey of Maredsous, and take a chairlift to the Citadel of Dinant. Enjoy a boat ride in Bruges, a glass panoramic elevator ride, chocolate and beer tastings. Plus take advantage of the convenient opportunity to take an optional trip to Bastogne from Luxembourg.

Tour type:
Private tour
Tour rating:
4.88 / 5, Based on
  • BEST HOTELS
  • 4-star centrally located hotels:
    7 nights
  • BEST CONNECTIONS
  • Private airport/railway station transfers
    4 train rides between cities
    Private transfers between cities
    1 canal cruise & 1 chairlift ride
    1 panoramic elevator ride
  • BEST SIGHTSEEING
  • 5 guided walking city tours
    1 guided day-tour outside cities
    2 guided visits to sights and museums
  • MEALS
  • 7 breakfasts
    Chocolate, beer and cheese tasting

Day-by-Day

Day 1
Arrival in Brussels & Train to Bruges

Welcome to the magnificent capital of Belgium and the center of the European Union - Brussels! Upon arrival, you take a direct train to Bruges straight from the airport.

After a 1-5-hour ride, you meet your driver and have a transfer to your hotel. After check-in, the rest of the day is free, so you can start exploring the city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

No meals included.

Day 2
Bruges City Tour
 & Sightseeing Boat Ride

After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on a wonderful walking tour around the most outstanding attractions of Bruges, the capital of West Flanders in northwest Belgium. The city boasts breathtaking canals, cobbled streets and medieval buildings.

During the tour you admire the sights of Bruges, including the town square, the Beguinage and the oldest hospital in Europe built in the 12th century. You also see the Church of Our Lady, where the Emperor Maximillian of Austria married. A special part of the day is dedicated to sightseeing cruise on a public boat along picturesque canals.

The rest of the day is reserved for you to explore the city's charming medieval streets at your own pace.

  • Optional tour: De Halve Maan Brewery Tour, Bruges
    Today we invite you to the family-run DeHalve Mann brewery. A visit to the brewery in a small group is followed by a professional beer tasting in the cellars.

Breakfast is included.

Day 3
Ghent City Tour & Transfer to Brussels

Today following breakfast you check out from your hotel and together with your private guide-driver proceed to another lovely Belgian city.

An important port in northwest Belgium and home to a quarter of a million people, Ghent boasts its gorgeous historical backdrop and a museum-like pedestrian area in the city center. During the visit of Ghent, your guide shows you the must-sees of the city. You walk through the old city along the canals crossing bridges to enjoy the view of an Old Castle. You also get to see the three famous Gent towers – Saint Nicholas' Church, the UNESCO-listed Belfry and Saint Bavo's Cathedral. Entrance to Saint Bavo's Cathedral is included.

After the city tour of Ghent, you head to the Belgian capital, Brussels. The tour duration including transfers is about 8 hours. Upon arrival, you check in to the centrally located hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 4
Brussels City Tour & Belgian Chocolate Tasting

In the morning after breakfast you meet your guide in the hotel lobby who takes you on a comprehensive 4-hour walking tour of Brussels.

During your sightseeing tour you get to discover the legendary landmarks and impressive monuments of Brussels. Among the sights you marvel at are the medieval majesty of the Market Square and the remarkable facade of the City Hall. The world-famous Manneken Pis is naturally on the program too!

As a special treat you get to uncover the secret recipes behind delectable Belgian chocolate during a tasting session included in your city tour.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day at your leisure.

  • Please note: you may add a chocolate making master class to your tour. Please contact your travel specialist for details.

Breakfast and chocolate tasting included.

Day 5
Antwerp Sightseeing

Following breakfast you head for the train station (located short walk away from your hotel) and take a train to Antwerp.

Upon arrival at the station you meet your guide and start exploring the beautiful city which is not only the #1 diamond exporter in the world, but is also considered one of the top fashion cities in Europe. In the beginning of the tour you see the Brabo's Monument located next to the amazing Antwerp City Hall. After you pass by the house and studio of the famous Belgian painter - Ruben's House. Then you stroll along with your guide through the shopping street called "Meir".

You continue your walking tour of the lovely northern Belgian city until the railway station - where the Jewish quarter with its diamond factory and shops is located. Finally you take a return train to Brussels. The rest of the day is free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 6
Trip of Namur and Dinant & Transfer to Luxembourg

After breakfast you check out from your Brussels hotel, meet your guide-driver and start your tour on the way to Luxembourg.

You first take a scenic drive to Namur. Here you explore the Citadel of Namur and enjoy fantastic views and great scenes over the valley. You continue to a superb Neo-Gothic Benedictine Abbey of Maredsous located in the peaceful environment of the river Molignée valley. The monks of the Abbey give you a warm welcome, explain and their spirituality and tell about their way of life. After the tour you are invited to try the abbey's gastronomic specialties: Maredsous beer with Maredsous cheese, delicious chunks of bread and ham.

Your next destination is Dinant, a historic town spectacularly sited along impressive stone cliffs. You take a chairlift to the Citadel of Dinant to observe the picturesque landscape which combines richly-wooded heights and massive grey rocks.

After Dinant you take the freeway to Luxembourg that goes through the southernmost part of Belgium bordering France. Finally you reach the lovely Luxembourg City, the capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, where your guide-driver brings you to your centrally-located hotel for check-in.

Breakfast, snacks and beer tasting included.

Day 7
Luxembourg City Tour

Following breakfast you meet your private guide in the hotel lobby and start your walking tour around the main attractions of Luxembourg City.

You explore the Old Town, see the Grand-Duke Palace, the Monument of the Millenium, the Constitution Square and the town square called Place Guillaume II (no entrances are included). You also walk along the "Le Chemin de la Corniche" promenade which is called "Europe's most beautiful balcony". It winds along the course of the 17th-century city ramparts with views across the river canyon.

As a highlight of your day, you enjoy a ride on a glass panoramic elevator of the Pfaffenthal which features fantastic sweeping views from 71 m (230 ft) high.

After the tour you return to your centrally located hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 8
Train to Brussels Airport & Departure

This is the last day of your amazing tour to Belgium & Luxembourg! Following breakfast, you check out from your Luxembourg hotel, and your driver transfers you to the station for your train to Brussels airport.

After a 3.5-hour train ride (with 1 train change at Bruxelles-Nord Station) you arrive straight to Brussels airport. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Breakfast is included.


Included

7 nights at 4-star centrally located hotels

  • Hand picked hotels
  • Best value rooms
  • Restaurant

Always included:

  • Best location for sightseeing
  • Breakfasts
  • All taxes and fees

What's Included
  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located hotels in Bruges, Brussels, and Luxembourg;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • Professional English-speaking guides;
  • Rich sightseeing tours in Bruges, Ghent, Brussels, Antwerp, and Luxembourg;
  • 1st class train tickets: Brussels airport - Bruges, Brussels - Antwerp roundtrip, and Luxembourg - Brussels airport;
  • Canal ride on a public boat in Bruges;
  • Entrance ticket to St Bavo's Cathedral in Ghent;
  • Chocolate tasting in Brussels;
  • Tour and beer tasting at the Maredsous Abbey;
  • All transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses, gratuities.

Tour Highlights
  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interest;
  • Your own professional local guides and drivers;
  • Full flexibility of hotel options;
  • Scenic beauty of cobbled streets and medieval buildings witnessed from water during a picturesque Bruges canals cruise;
  • Exploring the must-sees of Belgium's highlight cities, Ghent and Antwerp;
  • Uncovering the secret recipes behind the delectable taste of world-famous Belgian chocolate;
  • Getting an insight in the daily life of monks living in Maredsous Abbey surrounded by inspirational river environment;
  • Touching history in the old quarters and fortifications of Luxembourg;
  • Taking in the sweeping views of the Alzette valley on a glass elevator ride included in your Luxembourg city tour.
What to Know
  • Bringing a water-resistant jacket, umbrella, and some warm clothes is a must
  • Be prepared for currency conversion fees when paying with a card issued in USD
  • Tips to guides, drivers and restaurant staff in Europe are accepted but are fully at your discretion

Dates & Rates

Package type Price
Friends Trip: 4+ travelers (price per person)
$2,868
Deposit $574
Two travelers: double occupancy (price per person)
$3,368
Deposit $674
Package type Price
Friends Trip: 4+ travelers (price per person)
$2,868
Deposit $574
Two travelers: double occupancy (price per person)
$3,368
Deposit $674

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