Things to do in Belgium

You will find lots of things to do in Belgium. Visit the Grand Place in Brussels, the smallest town in the world, Durbuy, Notre Cathedral in Tournai, and the magnificent city of Bruges. Brussels is the capital of Art Nouveau and boasts magnificent architecture throughout the city, which is recognised as ´world heritage´ by UNESCO. At the turn of the 19th Century the Middle Classes, merchants and artists of Brussels built in Art Nouveau style, which marked the beginning of modern architecture and design in the city.

Choose from wine and food tours, cultural and historical tours, rural tours and adventure tours in and around Brussels. Visit the new Magritte Museum in Brussels exhibiting 200 works of surrealist painter, Rene Magritte – the largest collection of his works in the world. Belgium is also known for its amazing year-round markets and special flea markets where you can pick up anything from hand-made soap to a second hand car. Annually during December, Belgium holds special Christmas markets in Brussels and throughout French-speaking Belgium.

Outside Brussels, there are plenty of other things to do in Belgium. Visit Wallonia, the southern French-speaking region of Belgium or visit the scenic Namur, the Citadel in Dinant or the castles of Bouillon. Bruges is a charming city and little seems to have changed in the medieval streets for hundreds of years. Take time to visit the Halle bell tower and the Basilica of the Holy Blood and enjoy a boat tour on the city’s canal network.

Culture vultures should also make their way to Antwerp where you will find quaint streets and hidden gems around every corner. Speaking of gems, take a trip to Antwerp’s stunning diamond museum. Whether you are looking for family tours, adventure tours or food and wine tours you will be spoilt for choice with things to do in Belgium.

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Best Season:May, June, July, August
Popular Location: Brussels, Bruge, Antwerp and Ghent