Cheap flights to Brussels
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.
easyJet holidays to Brussels
Your easyJet experience doesn’t have to end when you touch down on the Brussels tarmac. easyJet holidays offers great value package holidays to Brussels to make the most of the beating heart at the centre of the European Union. While you’re there choose from tours that immerse you in the city’s Art Nouveau architecture and the world-class museums, try out the wonders that Belgium’s finest chocolatiers have to offer and wash it all down with a Belgium beer. We can help make Brussels your perfect city break destination. As well as getting you there for a great deal, we can offer you the perfect package accommodation and transfers to explore Belgium’s fascinating capital.
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)
The annual Jazz Marathon, held this year on the 26-28 May, transforms the city into a jazz stage. There are free concerts in almost all the bars, while outdoor stages fill the city's main squares with music and dancing.
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.
Only 20 minutes by train from Brussels, Leuven is a beautiful and historic university town and Belgium's high-tech hub. See the old university library and the botanical garden, then have a drink on the bar-lined main square. Alternatively, rent a bike at the station and explore the surrounding countryside.
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.