• The Castle of the Counts

    The Castle of the Counts of Flanders in Ghent transports you to the medieval world of the Flemish territory. Visit it!

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  • The Belgian Gothic

    At the Stadhuis in Bruges you’ll learn about the city’s commercial and artistic history, and you’ll discover an icon of Belgian Gothic architecture.

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  • Brussels’ Main Square

    The Grand Place is the heart of Brussels, home of impressive Gothic buildings and the ideal spot to have a Belgian beer or a waffle.

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  • Christmas Sports

    Travel to celebrate Christmas among street Russian boxers or ice-skating on the Belgian rivers and lakes.

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  • The Green Fairy

    Absinthe was known as “The green fairy” because it’s said to alter the mind. Try it in your next trip to Amsterdam.

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  • The Manneken Pis Statue

    The Manneken Pis, in Brussels, has inspired legends, touristic routes and even thefts!

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  • How to choose a beer in Belgium?

    Beer is a cult beverage in Belgium and some people consider that this country has the best and most sophisticated beers in the world.

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  • Save on Tips

    Tipping is not necessary in Belgium, but if you liked the service you got at a restaurant, simply round up your bill.

  • Opt for Self-Service

    Don’t waste time at the ticket offices in Brussels’ train stations. Use the self-service ticket machines whose menus are available in several languages.

  • Follow This Photo Tip

    You’ll probably want to take a panoramic picture of the Grand Place. Instead, take several pictures rotating on your own axis and then put them together with a photography app or program.

  • Guarantee Your Good Fortune

    Rub the arm of the bronze statue Everad’t Serclaes located left of the Hotel de Ville in Brussels and it’s guaranteed that you’ll have good fortune.

  • Travel During the Best Season

    Check the events that are programmed at the Grand Place. Every year, in August, the square is adorned with a flower carpet.

  • Serve the Perfect Angle

    When pouring a beer remember you have to do it at an angle of 45 degrees. This way you won’t produce too much foam and you’ll achieve the perfect texture.

  • Tall and Short

    The highest point in Belgium is lower than the world’s tallest building.

  • An Express Trip

    Did you know you can drive across Belgium in only three hours?

  • Travel Pet Friendly

    In Belgium, dogs are allowed almost everywhere, and they can even sit on a venue’s chairs as long as their owner pays their entry fee.

  • Three Kisses

    Don’t be surprised if you see that Belgian people greet each other with three kisses. It’s a tradition among friends.

  • Buying Tons of Chocolate

    Brussels International Airport, or Brussel-Zaventem, is the place where they sell the most chocolates in the world.

  • 800 Varieties of Beer

    More than 800 varieties of beer are produced in Belgium.

  • The Biggest Urban Area in Belgium

    Brussels is the biggest urban area in Belgium and it’s considered the de facto capital of the European Union.

  • Historic Reconstruction

    Most of the buildings surrounding the Grand Place are reconstructions made after the fire in Brussels caused by the troops of Louis XIV in 1695.

  • Victor Hugo in Brussels

    At the Grand Place you’ll find LePigeon, the building where the French novelist Victor Hugo lived during his exile in Belgium in 1852.

  • Characteristics of a Stout

    Dark beer doesn’t have a greater alcohol content than light beer. Its only difference is that barley was more toasted during its elaboration process.

  • Beer Phobias

    Did you know there’s a phobia to having an empty glass of beer in your hand? It’s called Cenosillicaphobia.