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Famous for being the centre of the European Union, producer of some of the world’s best chocolate and home to more beer varieties than any other city in the world. Brussels is a city with rich historical offerings, world-class museums, a chic café culture, and stunning Art Nouveau architecture, and should definitely be at the top of anyone’s list when it comes to choosing that city break you’ve been after.
As any Brussels travel guide will tell you, this is a modern, cosmopolitan city at the heart of Europe. And although it is known more for being a political hub, it also has a surprisingly young vibe that makes it one of the more cutting edge cities in Europe. Whatever you’re after from a city break, trust us when we say you’ll find it in Brussels.
Taking place in venues across Brussels and other cities in Flanders, Autumn Falls is a dynamic festival of indy and acoustic concerts. With its eclectic line up of fresh local talent and bigger international acts, it's a perfect opportunity to delve into the city's incredibly rich music scene. Concerts run from October until the end of December. (http://autumnfalls.be)
In March, Brussels goes architecture and design crazy as the Art Nouveau and Art Deco Festival puts the spotlight on the city's unique heritage. The festival runs from the 11th to the 26th March and will feature film screenings, exhibitions and guided tours. The highlight, though, will be the opportunity to peek into interiors that are not normally open to the public. http://www.explore.brussels/
The exhibition 'The Power of the Avant Garde. Then and Now', which runs from September 29 to January 22 at the city's famous BOZAR arts complex, promises to be a sensation. It explores the connections between experimental art of the early twentieth century and the avant garde of today.
Liège, only an hour by train from the centre of Brussels, makes for a perfect day trip. Belgium's former capital of steel has been getting a polish in recent years and it shows. The rejuvenated city, sandwiched between hills and rivers, is awash with new bars, restaurants and shopping opportunities. The latest excuse to visit is the recently completed museum La Boverie, set in a beautiful park. It organises groundbreaking art exhibitions in cooperation with the Louvre in Paris.