Belgium & Luxembourg Tourist Information
One of the un-sung heroes of Europe, Belgium is a fascinating country to visit. Brussels is a fascinating capital mixing old and new, art and politics. The architecture throughout the country is wonderful and often lining languid canals, criss-crossed with ancient bridges. Famous for chocolate and Tin Tin, beer and Magritte, it is a great place for a short break away.
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Top Destinations in Belgium & Luxembourg
A fun and sometimes underestimated city, Antwerp is a city with style. Offering diverse architecture, avant garde fashions and a huge range of art. Antwerp is also renowned for itsshopping prospects and restaurants. Vibrant and lively there are some excellent museums and galleries, in particular the Rubenshuis featuring the works of Rubens.
In the South of Belgium, the Ardennes region is a picturesque area with dense forests, mountaintop castles, Romanesque churches, rivers full with trout and to add to that, a wonderful array of Ardennes cuisine.
Dominated by Ostend, the several old-established seaside resorts along the Belgian Coast are all connected by a popular tramway. As well as the beaches, there are entertainment parks, restaurants and shops.
The ancient town of Bruges is one of the best preserved pre-motorised cities in Europe. Once inside the encircling canal, a maze of narrow streets, lined with beautifully designed, centuries-old buildings give a warm and welcoming feel. There are several excellent art galleries and dozens of delicious chocolate shops, and don't miss the local speciality, mussels and frites!
Brussels is a fascinating city, a mix of ancient buildings and modern sky-scrapers and home to the European Parliament. Although the historic old town is small there is plenty to see, most famously the Manneken Pis which has over 500 different costumes to wear. The Grote Markt, or Grand Place is where visitors and locals meet and always has a lively atmsophere.
St. Michael's bridge offers a wonderful view of the skyline of Ghent. You have the impressive towers of St. Nicholas' Church, St. Bavo's Cathedral and the Belfry along with it's bell tower. A trip on the canals is an absolute must; enjoy gliding past the beautiful buildings and under elegant bridges and don't forget to tickle your tastebuds with some tasty Belgium Beer.
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has a wealth of landscapes, rural hamlets and a fairy tale feel to the country. Its cosmopolitan capital city Luxembourg has an array of historical and cultural sights to explore right in the heart of Europe. Don't miss a walk on the Corniche, the ramparts that protect the city and known to the locals as the best balcony in the world as the views both of the city and the valley are great.