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    Luxembourg & the Belgian Ardennes

    Itinerary: Dinant – Luxembourg – Echternach – Müllerthal – Vianden – Clervaux – La Roche en Ardenne – Durbuy – Theux Via Dinant to Luxembourg It’s a Sunday morning when we drive to the city of Dinant, passing Antwerp, Brussels and Namur along the way. Dinant is a not too big city in the southeast of Belgium, beautifully situated on…

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    Ghent, Belgium

    Two years ago at the end of the year I went to the Belgian city of Bruges for a weekend, last year Antwerp was the destination and this year I am in Ghent for a weekend. It’s cold, but beautiful sunny weather, perfect to spend a weekend at our southern neighbors. Ghent is located in the province of East Flanders,…

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    Antwerp, Belgium

    A week after the spontaneous idea arose to go to Antwerp for a weekend, we depart from Leiden at 9 a.m. on a Saturday morning to visit our neighbors to the south. Going away for a weekend in September, you have to be a bit lucky with the weather, and we are: it’s beautiful late summer weather, in the Netherlands…

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    Bruges, Belgium

    It is Friday afternoon, just after 1 p.m., when we set out for Bruges, the old Hanseatic city in the region of Flanders, Belgium. Despite the fact that it is Friday afternoon, we are not bothered by traffic jams and we arrive at our destination at about four p.m.. We drop our luggage at the hostel where we will spend…