57 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

57 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 3 nights
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Djerba Island, Tunisia
— 3 nights
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Hammamet, Tunisia
— 2 nights
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Tunis, Tunisia
— 3 nights
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Niamey, Niger
— 3 nights
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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
— 3 nights
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Cotonou, Benin
— 4 nights
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Douala, Cameroon
— 3 nights
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Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
— 2 nights
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Bata, Equatorial Guinea
— 2 nights
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Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
— 2 nights
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Libreville, Gabon
— 3 nights
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Port Gentil, Gabon
— 4 nights
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Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo
— 2 nights
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Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
— 3 nights
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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Ghent, Belgium
— 1 night
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 2 nights

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Parc de Merl-Belair has been added to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Vianden Castle (in Vianden) and MNHM National Museum of Military History (in Diekirch). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), make a trip to Place d'Armes, and step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal).

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City sightseeing planning app.

London, UK to Luxembourg City is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Luxembourg City due to the time zone difference. March in Luxembourg City sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Historic Walking Area
Le Chemin de la Corniche
4.8
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Geologic Formation
Casemates du Bock
4.2

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Djerba Island, Tunisia

Djerba Island ©
Explore pristine beaches and charming villages on a vacation on Djerba Island, a small island in the Gulf of Gabes known for its Berber population.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Markt/Basar in Houmt Souk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Phare de Taguermess (Lighthouse), steep yourself in history at Fort Ghazi Mustapha, then see the interesting displays at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba, then hunt for treasures at Markt/Basar in Houmt Souk, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musee de Guellala.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Djerba Island trip maker site.

Fly from Luxembourg City to Djerba Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Luxembourg City in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Djerba Island: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hammamet.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Specialty Museum
Musee de Guellala
4.4
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Historic Site
Fort Ghazi Mustapha
3.6

2
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Hammamet, Tunisia

Hammamet ©

Garden Resort

Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kasbah of Hammamet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Medina of Hammamet and then kick back and relax at Hammamet Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hammamet vacation planner.

Fly from Djerba Island to Hammamet in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Djerba Island in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Hammamet, with lows around 14°C. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tunis.

Things to do in Hammamet

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Historic Site
Kasbah of Hammamet
3.7

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Tunis, Tunisia

Tunis ©
The Mediterranean port city of Tunis, Tunisia's bustling capital, boasts a vibrant mix of cultures and architectural styles, enchanting visitors with its historical attractions, picturesque beaches, and laidback vibe.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Marche Centrale de La Marsa as well as Monument Place de la Kasbah. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The National Bardo Museum, explore the ancient world of Site Archeologique de Carthage, steep yourself in history at Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, and make a trip to Centro storico.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tunis trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Hammamet to Tunis in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Tunis, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Niamey.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

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Religious Site
Zitouna Mosque
3.7
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Specialty Museum
The National Bardo Museum
4.5
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Landmark
Centro storico
4.6

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Niamey, Niger

Niamey ©
The capital and largest city of Niger, Niamey serves as an administrative, cultural, and economic center on the Niger River.
When in Niamey, make a side trip to see Koure Giraffe Reserve in Koure, approximately Koure away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Niamey Grand Mosque, hunt for treasures at Grand Marche, and browse the exhibits of National Museum of Niger (Musee National du Niger).

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Niamey trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Tunis to Niamey takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Tunis in April: high temperatures in Niamey hover around 49°C and lows are around 32°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for Ouagadougou.

Things to do in Niamey

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou ©

Ouaga

The capital of Burkina Faso and its economic center, Ouagadougou also serves as the regional center for art and cultural preservation.
You've now added Ranch de Nazinga to your itinerary. There's much more to do: stroll around Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Ouagadougou, take in nature's colorful creations at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, and look for gifts at Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ouagadougou trip planner.

Getting from Niamey to Ouagadougou by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Niamey to Ouagadougou, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Ouagadougou are 47°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Cotonou.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Cotonou, Benin

Cotonou ©
Benin's largest city and its seat of government, bustling Cotonou also has one of the largest ports in West Africa.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Palais des rois d'Abomey as well as Cathedrale Notre Dame de l'Immaculee Conception. Venture out of the city with trips to Lac Nokoue (in Ganvie) and Porto-Novo (Ethnographique Museum of Porto Novo, Musee Honme (Palais Royal), &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Fondation Zinsou, appreciate the history behind Place des Martyrs, browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche Dantokpa, and kick back and relax at Fidjrosse Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cotonou trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Ouagadougou to Cotonou in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ouagadougou to Cotonou, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Ouagadougou in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cotonou: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 30°C at night. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Douala.

Things to do in Cotonou

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Douala, Cameroon

Douala ©
Cameroon's largest city and capital, Douala prides itself on its busy, commercial, and business-centric way of life.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Plage de Grand Batanga, Londji village des pecheurs and Chutes de la Lobe. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Limbe Wildlife Centre and then get impressive views of Mount Cameroon.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Douala tour planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Cotonou to Douala takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Douala can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Malabo.

Things to do in Douala

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Volcano
Mount Cameroon
4.5
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Waterfall
Chutes de la Lobe
4.2
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Outdoor Activity
Plage de Grand Batanga
4.0

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Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Malabo ©
The oldest city in Equatorial Guinea, regional capital Malabo represents a monument to Spanish colonial architecture, mingled with modern buildings commissioned since decolonization.
To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Malabo travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Douala to Malabo in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bata.

Things to do in Malabo

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Mountain
Pico Basile
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Landmark
La Casa Verde
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Bata, Equatorial Guinea

Bata
Bata is a port city in the Litoral Province of Equatorial Guinea. Bata is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bata Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bata trip planner.

Fly from Malabo to Bata in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. April in Bata sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Malabo.

Things to do in Bata

Historic Sites
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Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Malabo
To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Malabo travel route planner.

You can fly from Bata to Malabo in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Libreville.

Things to do in Malabo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Libreville, Gabon

Libreville ©
The capital of Gabon and home to almost half of the country's residents, Libreville differs from many African cities, with paved roads, clean streets, and luxurious residences.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museum Albert Schweitzer as well as Pongara National Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Pointe-Denis Beach, get a sense of history and politics at Cour Constitutionnelle, don't miss a visit to Memorial Leon Mba, and browse the exhibits of Musee des Arts et Traditions du Gabon (Museum of Art and Culture).

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Libreville online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Malabo to Libreville in 4 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Libreville can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Tue) before leaving for Port Gentil.

Things to do in Libreville

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 4:
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History Museum
Museum Albert Schweitzer
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Port Gentil, Gabon

Port Gentil
Port-Gentil or Mandji is the second-largest city of Gabon, and its leading seaport. Cathedrale Saint Louis has been added to your itinerary.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Port Gentil online trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Libreville to Port Gentil in 5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Pointe Noire.

Things to do in Port Gentil

Historic Sites
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Pointe Noire ©
The second largest city of Congo, coastal Pointe-Noire has rapidly grown into a metropolitan area in past decades, rising to become the main commercial center of the country.
For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Pointe Noire trip planner.

Fly from Port Gentil to Pointe Noire in 4 hours. May in Pointe Noire sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Brazzaville.

Things to do in Pointe Noire

Outdoors
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Outdoor Activity
Gorges of Diosso
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Brazzaville ©
Located on the River Congo, Brazzaville is a city divided between industrialism--thanks to the river--and cultural attractions, which come to life through multiple festivals, galleries, museums, and art schools, like the Poto-Poto painting school.
You've now added Cathedrale du Sacre-Ceour de Brazzaville to your itinerary. It doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Basilique St. Anne and browse the exhibits of Musee National du Congo (National Museum of Congo).

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Brazzaville trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Pointe Noire to Brazzaville takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kinshasa.

Things to do in Brazzaville

Museums · Historic Sites
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Architectural Building
Basilique St. Anne
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Kinshasa ©
In a city bubbling with life, a Kinshasa vacation offers a non-stop immersion into African culture and history.
Zongo Falls has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Lola ya Bonobo and get engrossed in the history at Musée de Kinshasa & Académie des Beaux-Arts.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kinshasa trip tool.

Getting from Brazzaville to Kinshasa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Kinshasa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

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Wildlife Area
Lola ya Bonobo
4.6
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Waterfall
Zongo Falls
4.3

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, Cantillon Brewery and Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History. There's much more to do: make a trip to Grand Place, examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center, get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, and admire the landmark architecture of Justice Palace (Palais de Justice).

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kinshasa to Brussels. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kinshasa in May: high temperatures in Brussels hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

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Must see
Grand Place
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
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Monument
Manneken Pis
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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
You've now added Quai du Rosaire / Rozenhoedkaai to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges and then take in the waterfront at Quai du Rosaire / Rozenhoedkaai. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, and then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bruges trip planner.

Drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Ghent.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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World heritage site
Belfry of Bruges
4.5
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Landmark
The Markt
4.4

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Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, get to know the fascinating history of Ghent City Center, then take in the views from St Michael's Bridge, and finally contemplate the long history of Graslei and Korenlei.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ghent itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Ghent in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Ghent are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Antwerp.

Things to do in Ghent

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Castle
Gravensteen
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Religious Site
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
4.6
Historic Walking Area
Ghent City Center
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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
You've now added MAS - Museum aan de Stroom to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carolus Borromeus Church, and finally make a trip to Grote Markt.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Antwerp trip planning tool.

You can drive from Ghent to Antwerp in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Specialty Museum
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
4.3

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