8 days in Beringen & Autun Itinerary

8 days in Beringen & Autun Itinerary

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8 days in Beringen & Autun Itinerary

Start: Brussels, Belgium
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Beringen, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Autun, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
End: Brussels, Belgium

2
nights
Beringen, Belgium

Beringen ©
Beringen is a city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg The Beringen municipality includes the town of Beringen proper and the old communes of Beverlo, Koersel, and Paal.HistoryOriginsBeringen was already inhabited in Celtic times, as proven by the 1995 archeological finds of gold coins and artifacts on its territory. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, stop by Leonidas Cora Woluwe, and then examine the collection at Mining Museum Beringen. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Gallo-Romeins Museum, browse the different shops at Maasmechelen Village, and then take an in-depth tour of Open Air Museum Bokrijk.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Beringen trip itinerary planner.

Brussels to Beringen is an approximately 1.5-hour car. In November, daytime highs in Beringen are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 2nd (Fri), you're off toAutun.

Things to do in Beringen

Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Brussels, Maasmechelen Village, Open Air Museum Bokrijk, Gallo-Romeins Museum
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René Magritte Museum ©
René Magritte Museum
Leonidas Cora Woluwe ©
Leonidas Cora Woluwe
Gallo-Romeins Museum ©
Gallo-Romeins Museum

5
nights
Autun, France

Autun ©
Autun is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France. Step off the beaten path and head to Abbaye de Fontenay and Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure. Get a sense of the local culture at Château de Sully and Chateau de Cormatin. Explore Autun's surroundings by going to Abbey of Cluny (in Cluny), Yazmhil Et Brice Corman, Maroquiniers Createurs (in Noyers-sur-Serein), Chateau de Chateauneuf-en-Auxois (in Chateauneuf), Chateau De La Rochepot (in La Rochepot), Abbaye Saint-Philibert (in Tournus), Chateau de Couches (in Couches), Chateau de Savigny-les-Beaune (in Savigny-les-Beaune), Basilique Sainte Madeleine (in Vezelay), Appellation Chocolat (in Pommard) and Huilerie du Moulin de L'île (in Donzy). There's still lots to do: stop by Le Cellier de Benoît Laly and take in the dramatic scenery at Briscou Cascade.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Autun travel planner.

You can drive from Beringen to Autun in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Autun

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Beaune, Abbaye de Fontenay, Abbaye Saint-Philibert, Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure, Château de Châteauneuf
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Briscou Cascade ©
Briscou Cascade
Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure ©
Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure
Chateau de La Rochepot ©
Chateau de La Rochepot