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.
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.
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.
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