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Brussels

A City of Love,

Culture and

Gastronomy

Are you looking for a
romantic weekend break for two?

Why not visit Brussels, the capital city of Belgium that's full of charm. Be seduced by the heart of the city, wander through its paved streets and set off on a journey to discover its heritage, culture and gastronomy.

Stroll through the parks and gardens of the capital and admire the most beautiful examples of Brussels' heritage. Sample the specialities of Belgian gastronomy: beer, waffles and chocolate, for a delicious gourmet break.

If you love Belgian chocolate, a visit to the Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate in Brussels is an absolute must.

This unique museum, just a stone's throw from the Grand Place, will transport you to the world of chocolate and show you its journey from the humble cocoa bean to the finished product.

Discover the history of chocolate: from Xocoatl, a spiced drink the Mayans were very fond of, to the hot chocolate drinks which were enjoyed by the French courts.

Learn, through posters, videos, photos and a series of explanatory panels, how cocoa is grown and transformed into chocolate.

Discover MiniEurope stroll through the 350 miniature monuments.

A whistlestop tour around Europe in a few short hours. A miniature world which will leave you with huge memories.


For something different – visit The Atomium

which is the symbol of Brussels and Belgium, a unique monument and an emblematic witness to the Universal Exhibition of 1958. The Atomium is the most popular attraction in the Capital of Europe.

Hop on a red open-top double-decker bus from City Sightseeing Brussels

Discover the capital of Europe's most popular attractions. Tickets are valid for 24 or 48 hours and you can hop on and off as many times as you wish. A full trip lasts approximately 75 minutes.

To find out more about a romantic weekend break in Brussels click here

    The Brussels Card

    Make the most of your visit by buying The Brussels Card the key to discovering the city, valid for 24, 48 or 72 hours and includes:

  • free access to 30 museums of Brussels, including all highlights
  • discounts to tourist attractions and tours
  • discounts (or free drink / dessert) in restaurants and bars
  • discounts in several Brussels shops
  • free rides on Hop on Hop off buses (only with “Brussels Card + sightseeing”)

Specialised Guide & Local Greeter

Or alternatively, why not have your own special itinerary with a specialised guide from Itineraires to ensure you don’t miss anything, or see Brussels through the eyes of a local greeter.


Another must see on your travels to Brussels is The Museum of Natural Sciences

Retrace the history of humanity, from dinosaurs to the animals of today, from cavemen to modern man. A journey through space and science in the heart of the European district.


Step into a different world at two fascinating universes just a short distance from Brussels

Set in the magnificent grounds of the Chateau de la Hulpe, The Foundation Folon presents a permanent exhibition of the works of Jean-Michel Folon in their diversity of themes and techniques.


Or The Hergé Museum in Louvain-la-Neuve invites you on a journey through the life of one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century, offering a comprehensive perspective via thousands of sources from and related to the work of Hergé, the creator of Tintin.


And finally…….Good Night Brussels

There is so much to see and do in Brussels that one day will simply not be enough! Book a stay at The Pullman. Positioned next to the Brussels Midi Station offering you a perfect base for your visit. Comfort, modernity and design are all guaranteed at The Pullman or alternatively why not try out one of the many cosy Bed & Breakfast in Brussels

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