Planning to visit Brussels? Why not learn a little about the city before you arrive?
Brussels is the home of the European Union and NATO Headquarters, but, above all, it is quickly becoming a trendy spot for weekend getaways and holidays. Apart from its famous chocolates and beers, there are so many must-see Brussels attractions that most visitors cannot even begin to imagine. If you are looking for things to do in Brussels, from great shopping to superb restaurants, you will not be disappointed. It is a centre of European culture, officially nicknamed ‘the European Village,’ with almost 90 world-class museums, beautiful parks, fascinating walks and trendy restaurants and bars.
Brussels quick facts:
Population: Approx. 1 million
Time zone: GMT +1 (Summer: GMT +2)
Languages spoken: French (official bilingual: French and Dutch)
Brussels is the perfect city for a holiday visit with family and friends or even with colleagues as a team-building event. Not only are there plenty of attractions and museums, there is a lot to learn about the history of the city, the architecture, the Belgian obsession with comic strips and the art of chocolate and beer.
Getting to Brussels is quite easy. Brussels airport and Charleroi airport both welcome cheap flights. There are high-speed trains from London, Paris and Amsterdam, an intercity train network that can bring you from all over Europe and you can even get here by ferry!
Brussels travel is cheap compared to London and Paris with a touch of charm and elegance. In the city, public transport is easy to use. Click here for the Brussels Metro Map
And remember… There's no place to visit like Brussels!!!