Things to do in Belgium

Not only for the best chocolate and beer, Belgium is truly an incredible destination to discover. There are lots of things to do in Belgium. It is a multilingual country that houses the spectacular museums and extraordinary hotels where the ancient era embraces the modern beauty. Belgium lies in the Western Europe; Bruges, Brussels, Antwerp, Liege, Mons, Namur, Ghent are the worth mentioning cities, which are famous for their iconic sights. In addition to the grand architecture, Belgium offers an awe-inspiring beauty as there are valleys, sand dunes, waterways, hills, caves, plains and plateaus. It doesn’t stop here, there are much more things to do in Belgium for your taste buds. Chic cafes serve the exotic french fries, mayonnaise with steak and mussels, and bubbly beer while waffles and Belgian chocolate will excite your sweet tooth!

Here are some of the worth mentioning things to do in Belgium.

Grand Place, Brussels

The Grand Place, Brussels

There are two notable buildings in the central square of the city; Brussels Town Hall, which is a Gothic architecture of Middle Ages and the Museum of the City of Brussels.


Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula, Brussels

The Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula,  Brussels

This 9th century iconic cathedral is the Roman Catholic church in Brussels. It is a stunning stone building, which has two French Gothic style towers.


Ardennes

The Ardennes

Spectacular display of untouched beauty welcomes you at Ardennes where the winding river flows amidst thick forest, hills and grotesque mountains. It is a valley of traditional culture, folklore, arts and craft.


Belgian Coast

The Belgian Coast

Fifteen resorts are waiting there for you at this 65 km long sandy beach. Bike along the coastline or enjoy the picturesque scenes in a traditional buggy, sail in a boat or enjoy fishing, Belgian coast is an iconic destination for tourists.


Markt (Market Square), Bruges

The Markt (Market Square), Bruges

This is the heart of Bruges city covering an area of one hectare. Two iconic statues of Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck are standing in the middle of the Markt. You also find two edifices here, a medieval bell tower, Belfry of Bruges and a neo-Gothic style Provincial Court.


Mini-Europe, Brussels

Mini-Europe, Brussels

This is a miniature park and an emblem of craftsmanship because here the monuments in European Union are reproduced. Around 350 buildings from 80 cities are on display.


Musical Instruments Museum, Brussels

The Musical Instruments Museum, Brussels

More than 8,000 instruments are on display in this incredible museum. It presents the musical history of Belgium, musical traditions of Europe as well as non-European instruments tell the musical tales from around the world.


Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels

The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels

This is a group of art museums that contains more than 20,000 artworks from various renowned artists. There are 15th century drawings, sculptures, and paintings as well as it houses the famous oil canvas painting, Landscape with the Fall of Icarus.


Notre Dame Cathedral, Tournai

Notre Dame Cathedral, Tournai

It is a Roman Catholic church, which is famously known as the Cathedral of Our Lady. Built in the late 6th century, this blue-gray stone architecture divides the city into two parts. It is an incredible blend of three different periods of design; the Romanesque nave have Gothic choir while the transept is designed with traditional work.


Diamond Museum, Antwerp

Diamond Museum, Antwerp

In the heart of diamond center of the world lies the world’s largest Diamond Museum. Explore the whole diamond history and the most amazing diamond colours and shapes, which you have never experienced before.


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