Experience a mix of French and Flemish influences in the wonderful European country of Belgium. There are many intriguing cities to visit with firm tourist favourites such as: Brussels, the country’s capital, Bruges, Antwerp and Ghent. Whether your ideal holiday involves: exploring historic locations, discovering architectural delights, revelling in a full days shopping or kicking back with a beer – this country has plenty to keep you occupied. Find more on Brussels holidays.
Rewind in the slow paced, tranquil surroundings of Bruges. Considered by many to be the “Venice of the North”, you will find a beautifully preserved, UNESCO protected, old town that is well worth a visit. With a compact layout this city is great for uncovering on foot or by bike and you can enjoy boat rides on the canals too. Discover more about holidays to Bruges.
Another popular Belgium old town is that of Gent. This historic medieval town makes an interesting afternoon stroll and the Castle of the Counts of Flanders, the Belfry and the Cathedral of Saint Bavo are worth a visit also.
Those with an interest in history should visit the fascinating yet haunting centre of Ypres. This medieval town is the sight of hundreds of graves which pay tribute to the men who lost their lives during the battles of Ypres during World War I as well as the Menin Gate Memorial which honours hundreds more.
For art lovers, galleries and exhibitions are prominent in Belgium. The Royal Museum of Fine Art and Royal Museums of Art and History are a must-see! Enjoying the Belgium cuisine is also an exciting aspect of any holiday to the country. Popular dishes include: mussels and chips, Flemish beef stew, cold meats and pates and of course, waffles. Another Belgian forte is the beer. There are many ranges to try, almost every one with their own special glass shape! Find more things to do in Belgium here.
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Considering a holiday to Belgium? Read on for an overview of the many Belgium attractions and things to do. Whether you’re looking for a break in the capital city of Brussels or elsewhere in the country, there’s plenty to keep you occupied!
Are you an art lover looking for things to do in Belgium? The arts are extremely important to the people of Belgium, and this can be seen through the many Belgium attractions tailored for art, music and literature lovers. Belgium houses many wonderful art collections in museums like The Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Brussels and the Museum of Modern Art, Antwerp – be sure to take a visit.
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