Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 What do you trust more: Booking or Tripadvisor?
  2. 2 Scotland Highlands Help
  3. 3 Trip Report Italy - 19 days - 6 locations - Family of 4
  4. 4 Trip Report Les bons plans de Whathello
  5. 5 How Challenging Did You Find German to Learn?
  6. 6 My 3 Day Umbrian Plan. What do you think?
  7. 7 Advice on these Madrid apartments and hostels please.
  8. 8 Trip Report Provins as a day trip from Paris
  9. 9 Europe itinerary review
  10. 10 Amsterdam, Germany
  11. 11 Day trip from Marbella to the Alhambra
  12. 12 Trip Report Exploring Extraordinary Extremadura
  13. 13 Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland
  14. 14 Changing planes in Frankfurt
  15. 15 2 weeks in Amsterdam, Belgium and France
  16. 16 Barcelona and coastal towns
  17. 17 Navigating the Swiss travel system
  18. 18 Bed & Breakfast in Ireland - need reservations?
  19. 19 10 Days in Spain is this do-able or nuts?
  20. 20 What to shop for in Floeence, Chianti, Montalcino and CT
  21. 21 Driving from Rome to Sorrento
  22. 22 Anchovies and Sardines
  23. 23 I'm moving to Italy...one way or another
  24. 24 Cyprus or Turkey for a beach holiday?
  25. 25 Italy/ Sicily - Help with area west of Palermo
View next 25 » Back to the top

Brussels stopover

Jump to last reply

My boyfriend and I are heading to Madrid, Barcelona and Paris this summer.
Chicago to Brussels to connect. Arrive 9.15 am depart 2.15pm. Is there enough time to get out and see Brussels for maybe 2 hours? How far is the city from the airport.
On to Madrid 4 nights (Thursday to Sunday), Barcelona 3 nights (Sunday to Wednesday) and then Paris (4 nights).

I picked Madrid for the weekend part of the trip as that seems to be a more exciting time to be in town, while Barcelona is active even during the week. Is that a good plan? We are mid 30's and will do the foodie; tapas; drinks experience. Probably not much clubbing or beach time. Should we spend an extra day in Barcelona instead of Madrid?
Also, I love Paris and he will too. Should we spend less nights in Spain?

6 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement