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.
The three-day Belgian Beer Weekend, set in the beautiful Grand Place, comes to town on 5-7 September. More than 200 beers will be on offer, ranging from the classic grand crus to more modest, locally brewed ales. The holy grail of beer drinkers, the Brewers Museum, is just a short tottering distance away. belgianbrewers.be
Hit the beach in the city. Brussels Beach (Bruxelles les Bains) features bars, music, entertainment for young and old from morning until late and, of course, plenty of golden sand. Open 4 July - 10 August, Tuesday till Sunday (Quai des Péniches near the Place Sainctelette).