Brussels, capital of Europe, a cosmopolitan city full of secrets. Discover the many art nouveau buildings, the comic strip shops and more than 100 museums. Try the typical Brussels waffles or visit one of the many chocolatiers. Come home to tasty Brussels!

If you want to live and breathe art and culture, be sure to admire the grandeur of the Grand Place with the glorious hall - you won't want to miss that for anything!
In Brussels you can eat and drink at will. The best cafés can be found in the trendy St. Gery district.

If you like friendliness and an authentic atmosphere, have a rummage at the flea market! For antiques and second-hand goods Brussels is the place for you, from the Sablon to the Place du Jeu de Balle.

If you get a chance, dive into the Sonian Forest! Around the capital, you will find lots of greenery: parks and gardens, even woods and a real forest!

Do not forget to take advantage of the Brussels Card! With this pass, you get free admission to over 30 museums, you travel free on public transport and you can benefit from exclusive offers.

Top 5 things to do:

  • The Magritte museum, dedicated to Belgium's famous surrealist painter, which opened in June 2009, is a definite must-see when in Brussels.
  • Get your chocolate fix in one of the many chocolate shops on the Grand Sablon. Pierre Marcolini, Wittamer, Neuhaus, Godiva, Leonidas ... are all vying for your taste buds.
  • Leave modern society behind and step into the world of family-owned brewery Cantillion, where the brewing process has not changed since its foundation in 1900.
  • Discover Brussels through the eyes of TinTin and the Smurfs on one of the comic strip theme walks.
  • Rue Dansaert is the epicentre of the Brussels fashion district, with lots of designer shops, galleries and trendy restaurants. Have a drink in one of the most atmospheric bars in Brussels, L'Archiduc.

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Golf at the heart of Europe is possible at two clubs. Learn to play at the Brussels Droh!Me Golf Club on the edge of the Sonian Forest. Or would you rather 18 holes on the green park course of the Royal Amicale Anderlecht Golf Club? Both are only 10 minutes from the city centre!

In the Green Belt near Brussels you will also find the practice facilities of Golf Practice Sint-Genesius-Rode, golf school Steenpoel Golf Club in Dilbeek, Brabantse Golf near the airport, the Golflife Center Sterrebeek, which is currently being redeveloped into a brand new golf complex, Duisburg Military Golf Club in Tervuren, and the beautiful Royal Golf Club of Belgium "Ravenstein" with its arboretum.

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