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Transfer between Brussels airport and the centre

Transfer between Brussels airport and the centre

Summary The cheapest: the bus The fastest: the train The most available: private transfers The most comfortable: the taxi The alternative: renting a car at Brussels airport Sleeping near Brussels airportWelcome to Brussels! Find here the best ways to reach the […]

The 13 activities and free visits to do in Bruges

The 13 activities and free visits to do in Bruges

Summary 1. Walking on Grote Markt 2. Stroll through the cobbled streets 3. Explore the fish market stalls in Vismarkt 4. Go on a night photo safari 5. Visit the Basilica of the Holy Blood 6. Walking around Place du Bourg 7. Admire the Cathedral of Our Lady of Bruges […]

In which district to stay in Liege?

In which district to stay in Liege?

Summary The historical heart Le Quartier de l'Ile Outremeuse The hillsides of the citadel The GuilleminsAre you planning a stay in Liege, Belgium? Discover the most attractive districts of the city and follow the guide to find out where to sleep in Liege! Liege, […]

The 12 must-do things to do in Ghent

The 12 must-do things to do in Ghent

Summary 1. The Belfry 2. St. Bavo's Cathedral 3. The Church of St. Nicholas 4. The Castle of the Counts 5. The Patershol district 6. Saint-Michel Bridge 7. Graslei and Korenlei 8. The Lily by boat 9. The museums of Ghent 10. La Grande Boucherie 11. Street art […]

The 14 activities and free visits to do in Brussels

The 14 activities and free visits to do in Brussels

Summary 1. The Main Square 2. The Manneken Pis 3. The Museum of the City of Brussels 4. The Royal Palace of Brussels 5. Parlamentarium 6. The Parc du Cinquantenaire 7. Galeries Royales Saint Hubert 8. Jeanneke Pis & Zinneke Pis 9. Follow the comic book route […]

In Looz, Belgium, a church that you can read between the lines

In Looz, Belgium, a church that you can read between the lines

The work of Gijs Van Vaerenbergh is not a mirage. Reading between the lines is a project of the Gijs Van Vaerenbergh duo, a collaboration between young Belgian architects Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh. Since 2007, both artists have been working on […]

In which district to stay in Antwerp?

In which district to stay in Antwerp?

Going to visit Belgium, its cultural singularities, Dutch-speaking Flanders? Here are the districts where to sleep in Antwerp! The largest municipality in Belgium, Antwerp - Antwerpen in Dutch - is also the most densely populated with 521,216 inhabitants (2017), […]

Bruges in 3, 4 or 5 days: our itineraries for a stay in Bruges

Bruges in 3, 4 or 5 days: our itineraries for a stay in Bruges

Summary Bruges in 3 days- Day 1: The Markt, the Belfry and the historic centre- Day 2: The canal cruise- Day 3: The historical discovery of Bruges Bruges in 4 days- For gourmets- For art and history enthusiasts Bruges in 5 days- The mills of Bruges- The beach […]

Airbnb Bruges: the best Airbnb apartments in Bruges

Airbnb Bruges: the best Airbnb apartments in Bruges

Summary Studio in the historic centre Spacious apartment in the city centre Typical town house, west district Apartment with canal view in the centre Former warehouse converted into a loft in the centre of town Apartment with sea view Apartment with view of the […]

Doel, a Belgian city dedicated to Street Art

Doel, a Belgian city dedicated to Street Art

An abandoned city becomes the giant canvas of expression for street-artists. Very recently, we told you about the Christiania district in Copenhagen, an atypical district with the appearance of an independent city... In Belgium, there is a curious abandoned village […]

The 15 must-do things to do in Bruges

The 15 must-do things to do in Bruges

Summary 1. First thing to do: Throw your card away and get lost. 2. Go to the Markt and visit the Belfry. 3. Enjoy a waffle 4. Stroll along the Quai du Rosaire 5. Take a boat trip 6. Follow in the footsteps of the film "Kisses from Bruges". 7. Rent a bike 8. Visit […]

The mysterious car cemetery in Châtillon, Belgium

The mysterious car cemetery in Châtillon, Belgium

Old abandoned cars in a Belgian forest near Châtillon These apocalyptic and ghostly images are not part of a scene from the series The Walking Dead, they were taken in one of thelargest car cemeteries in the world, in Châtillon, in the South-East of Belgium. According […]

What is the budget to go to Bruges?

What is the budget to go to Bruges?

Expenses to be expected in Bruges The very romantic and beautiful city of Bruges is constantly being compared to Venice for its canals and beautiful monuments. But the Belgian city, one of the most visited in Europe, is a victim of its own success and your budget […]

Find cheap parking at Brussels Airport - Zaventem

Find cheap parking at Brussels Airport - Zaventem

Summary Book cheap parking at Brussels airport - Zaventem Cheap but secure parking 24/7 Where is this cheaper car park at Brussels Airport - Zaventem? Official parking at Brussels airport: rates, drop-off & map Hotel car parks located near Brussels airport […]

Cheap parking in Brussels: where to park in Brussels?

Cheap parking in Brussels: where to park in Brussels?

Summary Parking in Brussels: parking on the street for a fee Cheap parking in Brussels: park on the street for free- Free parking in Brussels- Free parking outside Brussels Parking in Brussels in a secure paying car park- Parking in paid car parks in Brussels- […]

The 12 must-do things to do in Antwerp

The 12 must-do things to do in Antwerp

Contents 1. Antwerp Central Station 2. Antwerp Zoo 3. The House of Rubens 4. The Meir and the Meir Palace 5. The Plantin-Moretus Museum 6. Notre-Dame Cathedral 7. Antwerp's Main Square 8. The Museum aan de Stroom (MAS) 9. Revel in the local gastronomy and beers […]

Where to sleep near Charleroi Brussels-South airport?

Where to sleep near Charleroi Brussels-South airport?

Summary Is Charleroi Brussels-South airport open at night? Hotels where to sleep near Charleroi Brussels-South airport- Hotel South Charleroi Airport- FLEXappart Gosselies-Charleroi Airport- House Roosevelt Charleroi Ideal Families In which city to stay near Charleroi […]

The mystical Halwood in Belgium

The mystical Halwood in Belgium

This forest is covered with a carpet of wild hyacinths at the end of April and beginning of May. If you are looking for off the beaten track places to visit in Belgium, here is an excellent place to discover. Although it looks like it's straight out of a fairy […]

Guided tour of the chocolate makers and visit of the Chocolate Museum in Bruges

Guided tour of the chocolate makers and visit of the Chocolate Museum in Bruges

Private visit of Bruges with entrance to the Chocostory museum and tasting session Why don't you visit the Venice of the North? Bruges, the European if not world capital of chocolate. This city is surrounded by a wide canal and many small canals cross within it […]

Visit the Historium Bruges: tickets, prices, timetables

Visit the Historium Bruges: tickets, prices, timetables

Summary History of Historium Bruges What to see and do at the Historium Bruges ? How to get to the Historium Bruges ? Timetables and rates of Historium Bruges GOOD TO KNOWAre you going to visit Flanders, Belgium? Here's a must-do in Bruges: our mini-guide to […]

Guided tour of Bruges and its museums with traditional lunch

Guided tour of Bruges and its museums with traditional lunch

Discover Bruges with a guide and have lunch on the spot like locals. Who has never wanted to discover the Venice of the North, the city that is Bruges with its fantastic museums and incredible monuments? From now on, accompanied by a professional guide, you too […]

9 ideas for guided tours in Bruges

9 ideas for guided tours in Bruges

Summary Bruges in a few words Visit Bruges in English The old town of Bruges- Classic visits- Bruges by night Free visits Gastronomic Bruges The different ways to visit Bruges- On foot- By bus- By bike- By boat- By horse-drawn carriageAre you staying in Belgium […]

Taste beers in Brussels with a specialist

Taste beers in Brussels with a specialist

Discover Brussels through a beer tasting session For all beer aficionados, there is one destination not to be missed, namely Brussels. And what could be better than to take a tour of the best beers in the world than with a seasoned specialist to introduce you […]

In which district to stay in Namur?

In which district to stay in Namur?

Are you going to Wallonia, the French-speaking part of the Kingdom of Belgium? This is where you will stay in Namur, the queen of the region! Namur is a charming commune in the province of Namur, in Wallonia - the name given to the French-speaking part of the […]

The comic book route in Brussels, a walk through the murals

The comic book route in Brussels, a walk through the murals

The Comic Strip Route, an extraordinary cultural visit to Brussels According to some estimates, Belgium is the only country with as many comic artists per square kilometre as any other country in the world. In 1991, the municipal authorities and the Belgian Comic […]

The 14 must-do things to do in Namur

The 14 must-do things to do in Namur

Summary 1. The Citadel of Namur 2. Old Namur 3. Saint Aubain's Cathedral 4. The Searching for Utopia statue by Jean Fabre 5. The Museum of Ancient Arts of Namur or the TreM.a 6. The Esperanzah festival 7. The festivals of Wallonia 8. The Rops Museum 9. A cruise […]

The 8 best amusement parks in Belgium

The 8 best amusement parks in Belgium

Summary 1. Walibi Belgium 2. Plopsaland 3. Plopsaqua 4. Bellewaerde 5. Bobbejaanland 6. Plopsa Coo 7. Familiepark Harry Malter 8. Mini EuropeWant to have some fun? Belgium has many beautiful parks on its territory. An overview of the best amusement parks in Belgium. With […]

Gourmet tour in Brussels with tastings of Belgian dishes

Gourmet tour in Brussels with tastings of Belgian dishes

Explore Brussels through traditional Belgian dishes Gluttony has always been part of the Belgian DNA, especially for the people of Brussels. Today, come and discover this intangible heritage, which is essential to the life of Brussels, by taking a gourmet tour […]

The Bruges Ice Sculpture Festival

The Bruges Ice Sculpture Festival

From 22 November until 5 January the Bruges Festival, a festival of ice and snow sculpture, takes place. A good opportunity to go to Bruges for a weekend for example, before or after the Christmas holidays. Artists from all over the world create beautiful statues […]

In which district to stay in Bruges?

In which district to stay in Bruges?

Summary The historical centre of Bruges Around Sainte-Walburge Station area Lakefront (Minnewater) West District The green canal (Groenerei)Travelling to Belgium? Direction Flanders and Bruges: discover in which district to stay in the charming Venice of the North! The […]

In which neighbourhood to stay in Ghent?

In which neighbourhood to stay in Ghent?

Summary Downtown Gentbrugge Ledeberg Wondelgem The Rabot districtAre you going to Belgium, the "flat country"? This is where you will stay in Ghent, one of the most beautiful cities in the kingdom! Ghent is a Dutch-speaking Belgian city, capital of the province […]

The Brussels Card: notice, rate, duration & activities included

The Brussels Card: notice, rate, duration & activities included

Summary What is the Brussels Card? The activities included in the Brussels Card- Art Museums- History Museums- Museums of Belgian specialities- Transport Museums- Attractions- Guided tours Tariff(s) and duration(s) of the Brussels Card Brussels Card withdrawal […]

Belgium: the unique carnival of Binche

Belgium: the unique carnival of Binche

The Binche carnival fascinates: authentic, it attracts an audience from all over the world. Between 7 and 9 February, one of the oldest customs in Wallonia will be celebrated in Binche. Recognised in 2003 by UNESCO as a masterpiece of the oral and intangible […]

Visit the Bruges Fry Museum: tickets, prices, timetables

Visit the Bruges Fry Museum: tickets, prices, timetables

Summary History of the Bruges Fry Museum What to see and do at the Fries Museum in Bruges? How do I get to the Bruges Fry Museum? Timetable & Prices of the Fry Museum in Bruges GOOD TO KNOW:Are you planning a stay in the "Venice of the North"? Then don't […]

Visit the Atomium in Brussels

Visit the Atomium in Brussels

Summary A landmark monument in Brussels A visit out of time The strong points Practicalities- Have you ever been to the Atomium?Discover the Atomium in the Belgian capital, the famous monument built for the 1958 World Fair. If there was a podium of the 3 biggest […]

Find cheap parking at Charleroi - Brussels South airport

Find cheap parking at Charleroi - Brussels South airport

Summary Book cheap parking at Charleroi Airport - Brussels South Cheap but secure parking 24/7 Where is this cheaper car park at Charleroi-Brussels South Airport? Official car park of Charleroi airport: rates, drop-off & map Car parks of the hotels located […]

Visit the Autoworld Museum in Brussels: tickets, fares, timetables

Visit the Autoworld Museum in Brussels: tickets, fares, timetables

Summary History of the Autoworld Museum Our advice for a good visit to the Autoworld Museum- Best time to visit the Autoworld Museum- The duration of a visit- Some practical information What to do when you visit the Autoworld Museum?- The permanent visit- Occasional […]

Maps and detailed plans of Brussels

Maps and detailed plans of Brussels

Contents Detailed map of Brussels Detailed map of the historical centre of Brussels Map of places of interest in Brussels Map of the Brussels metro lines Map of transport lines in BrusselsAre you going to visit Brussels? To find your way around, use and download […]

Manneken Pis: discover the other

Manneken Pis: discover the other "pissing" statues of Brussels

You all know the statue of Manneken Pis, but did you know that there are actually three statues-fountains that relieve themselves in public in Brussels? One of the most emblematic symbols of Brussels is not a majestic bridge, a tower or a magnificent cathedral, […]

Unusual visit of the mysteries and legends of Brussels

Unusual visit of the mysteries and legends of Brussels

Summary The other face of Brussels Incongruous places unusual Brussels The strong points- Do you know the unusual corners of Brussels and the anecdotes that define them?Visit Brussels in a completely different way during a walk around the hidden treasures of the […]

Guided tour and tasting at a chocolate maker in Brussels

Guided tour and tasting at a chocolate maker in Brussels

Contents A complete visit A visit with a sweet taste The strong points Practical information- Are you interested in discovering how Belgian chocolates are made?Discover the musts of Brussels and make a stop in a chocolate factory to taste Belgian chocolate at a […]

The 6 must-do things to do in Liege

The 6 must-do things to do in Liege

Summary 1. Downtown 2. Bueren Mountain 3. The Coteaux de la Citadelle 4. The Hors-Château district and its lanes 5. Liège's gastronomy 6 The city's contrasting architecture How to get to Liège?Visiting Liège: what are the best things to do and see in the […]

Top 10 things to do in Brussels

Top 10 things to do in Brussels

Summary 1. The Manneken-Pis 2. The Royal Palace 3. The Main Square 4. Royal Museums of Fine Arts 5. The Mini-Europe Park 6. The Atomium 7. The Beer Museums 8. The Parc du Cinquantenaire 9. The Cathedral of Saints Michael and Gudula 10. Eating Chocolate How to get […]

Transfer between Ostend Airport and Bruges Airport

Transfer between Ostend Airport and Bruges Airport

Summary The cheapest: the bus The fastest: the train The most comfortable: private transfers The most available: the taxi The alternative: Renting a car at Ostend-Bruges Airport Sleeping near Ostend-Bruges AirportAre you planning to visit Bruges? Then here are […]

Cheap parking in Bruges: where to park in Bruges?

Cheap parking in Bruges: where to park in Bruges?

Summary Parking in Bruges: parking on the street for a fee- How do I find my parking space?- Cheap parking solutions in Bruges Cheap parking in Bruges: park on the street for free Parking in Bruges in a secure car park for a feeAre you coming by car to visit Bruges […]

Visit the Mini-Europe park in Brussels

Visit the Mini-Europe park in Brussels

Summary A compendium of wonders A park with incredible animations A catalogue of ideas For children and teenagers- Have you visited the Mini-Europe park in Brussels?The most beautiful monuments of the European Union are located in the Mini-Europe Park in Brussels, […]

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