It's easy to spend Brussels holidays eating chocolate, warm waffles and fusion cuisine. Tear yourself away from hip rue Antoine Dansaert restaurants to see the guild houses around vast Grand-Place square and oddities like Brussel's Comic Strip Museum. Dance off the chips at Brussels' Saint Gry bars on your indulgent Brussels holiday.
Begin your Brussels holiday at vast Grand-Place, the cobbled central square lined with medieval guild houses. Brussels is where cartoon character Tintin and his dog Snowy were created by Herg. See cartoons in the Comic Strip Museum and painted on colourful street walls. Add culture to Brussels holidays at the Magritte Museum. Head to the renovated Atomium, built for Brussels' Expo '58. Visit the Cantillon Brewery for a tour and taste of Lambic beers.
Brussels' locals love dining out on everything from Michelin-starred cuisine to mussels and chips. Eat your way through Brussels holidays with fresh fish at Sainte-Catherine, Brussels' old port area, trendy restaurants on the rue Antoine Dansaert and traditional dishes near the Grand-Place. Snack on waffles dripping with chocolate and cones of chips with mayonnaise on your calorific Brussels holiday.
Brussels holidays continue after dark around studenty Place Saint-Gry and trendy Ixelles. Listen to live jazz in a cosy, wood-panelled Brussels bar near the Grand-Place. For Brussels' gay scene, try the bars on Rue March au Charbon, where you'll see rainbow flags in the windows.
Hop on a train from Brussels to holiday in historic cities like Leuven or Ghent. Float along the dreamy canals of romantic Bruges. Take a holiday within a holiday at the sandy seaside resorts of the Belgian coast. Contrast Brussels with Antwerp's fashion shops and art galleries.