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Top Places to Visit in Belgium: The Wonders of Europe

Belgium is a small country on the North of France, and it’s known as one of Europe’s best destinations. It has an incredible mix of culture, history and natural beauty that you can only find in Belgium. In this blog post we’re going to take a look at some of the most popular places to visit in Belgium.

Top Places to Visit in Belgium

Festivals in Belgium Festivals are part of the fabric of Belgium. Many cultures have converged on its borders over the years to celebrate their traditions, and this rich heritage is celebrated in numerous festivals throughout the year. Belgium’s most famous festival is the “Magical March of the Wooden Soldiers” held in the small Belgian city of Tournai. It’s a medieval fantasy fair that also takes place in Tournai every January. Tournai’s twin city is Lier in Flanders. The “World Water Festival” takes place every year in the city of Lier from the end of July until the beginning of August. The “Feast of Sts. Cosmas and Damian” is held in Brussels, Belgium, every June for one week, and it is one of the most popular festivals in the country.

Our favorite places in Belgium

#1 – St Pancras Station The St. Pancras Station is located in London, UK. It was opened in 1863. St. Pancras is the European Union’s busiest station. At this station, you can take a train to Belgium, Italy, France and Spain. #2 – La Monnaie This stunning building is located in Brussels, Belgium. It’s one of Europe’s oldest galleries. It was created in 1779, and it’s one of Brussels most visited landmarks. The museum holds many famous pieces of art that were designed or created by famous artists such as Rembrandt, Picasso, Monet, Matisse, Rubens and Van Gogh. #3 – Royal Palace You can visit the beautiful palace located in Brussels, Belgium. The palace is located in the centre of Brussels. It was created in the 18th century by king Leopold I.

What you should know before visiting

Belgium is not an easy country to get to from the UK, it’s more expensive, and the airports are a little more difficult to get to than the other European countries. However, the less expensive flights are around at the moment and you can get the cheapest routes to Brussels from Cardiff and Heathrow using Ryanair. The cheapest one-way flights to Brussels start from £39.99, and you can fly non-stop. The most expensive flights are from Manchester, Glasgow, and Gatwick with Flybe, from around £69 each way. The round trip is around £115. You can find these routes at – go to – Flybe – Book your trip today. Tourist Information Belgium’s tourist information is run by the Ministry of Tourism, so you’ll find everything you need for your trip on the website.

How to get around and what to pack

Getting around Belgium is very easy. In fact, Belgium is the first European country to use on-demand buses in order to improve the efficiency of the public transport system. This makes travelling around the country very easy. In the capital, Brussels, there is a metro, tram and bus system to choose from. There are a number of coach services that can also be used to get around the country. Also, in Belgium you can use a bicycle and the roads are very well maintained. When you travel around Belgium there’s only one thing you should pack…your patience! 1. Brussels Brussels is Belgium’s capital, home of the EU Parliament and the Grand Place, the largest square in Europe. It’s also one of the most beautiful places to visit in Belgium.

Places to Visit in Belgium

Where to stay

With a beautiful countryside and world-famous landmarks, there are plenty of options when it comes to hotels. I’ve used Holiday Inn for all my visits to Belgium, and it was by far the best value of all the hotels we stayed at. Visit the red light district of the city of Brussels. You can walk through the colourful streets without being hassled and watch the beauty of this colourful place without being tempted to engage in any activity. The City of Brussels is famous for its stunning architecture. You can find amazing cobbled streets, colourful buildings and take the leisurely walk to the basilica. J’ai cru flambeau laisant pleuve un petit déjeuner. Grâce à ma entrée, j’ai eu un petit déjeuner, dis-moi, au ciel de musique et des hommes et j’ai eu beaucoup de plaisir.

Conclusion

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