Plan your stay to visit Brussels
Looking for ideas and tips to enjoy your trip in the European Capital? Here are our top tips!
Where to sleep in Brussels?
The answer is simple as ABC : B&B Hotels of course !
B&B Hotel Brussels Centre Gare du Midi is located at the station Brussels South (Bruxelles Midi) at only 1.5 kilometers from the historical center.
What should we do in Brussels?
You can pick : visiting museum, eating Belgian specialties, drinking beers (anything else will only be tolerated) & finally sightseeing.
Throughout the year, you can enjoy many cultural events in the city. Every 2 years, the famous Flower Carpet is present at the Grand’Place.
If you have more an historical vibe, you can also participate to the famous Ommegang.
In addition, feel free to walk around the Grand’Place in the historical city center.
Furthermore, you can take part in many cultural events organised at the theater La Monnaie / De Munt or even at events at Brussels Expo.
Last but not least, you have to to go on the top of the Atomium. Build for the World Fair in 1958 event, this giant atom is now the monument to see in Brussels.
To sum this up : what ever you want to do, you can find it in Brussels!
Brussels is not known enough for it’s beauty & wealth in diversity.
Of course, Brussels is the European Capital with the European Parlement. Of course, you can drink beers, eat waffles &
French Belgian fries.
But Brussels as still a lot to visit (while eating & drinking!)
What are Brussels’ top sights?
The historical center
The Grand Place of Brussels has been recorded in 1998 in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The building, built in the 17th century, are known to be one of the magnificent square in the world.
After enjoying this, you can just walk around to discover the joy of Belgium. Being in this area, we have a challenge for you : Will you be able to find the 3 peeing statues ? Manneken Pis ; Jeanneke Pis & Zinneke Pis. Do not cheat, do not use Google!
Brussels has a lot of it, we will not be able to list it all here!
The most famous ones are the following one:
– Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium : You will find more than 20,000 drawings, painting, … from the early 15th Century. Mainly from Flemish artists such as Bruegel.
– Musical Instrument Museum : Unique museum with more than 8,000 instruments. – try its restaurant on the top – its wonderful!
And of course, others famous museums such as Renee Magritte House Museum, Horta Museum, Autoworld, Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History & Museum of Natural Sciences.
Book your weekend to Brussels
Explore Brussels in 2 days
To enjoy your stay in Brussels on a budget, you can get a discounted Brussels Cardfor 24, 48 or 72 hours. This will give you access to the 41 museums & reduction in restaurants, bars and so on.
Brussels by bike
For your family holidays, you can visit the city at your own pace. You can rent bicycles and explore the more the city center, or even go a little bit outside to lay out in the Bois de la cambre
Explore Brussels by foot
For those looking to explore by foot during their stay, the city is perfect for this kind of visit. You can easily reach the new pedestrian city center – recently finished.
Where to go out for food or a drink in Brussels?
To fully take advantage of local and regional specialties, our hotel staff can point you towards the best sites and restaurants so that you can discover and taste the many dishes and drinks Made in Belgium
Our tips for exploring Brussels and its surroundings
We are pretty sure that after discovering Brussels, you will be keen to discover more Belgian cities.
You can easily reach Bruges, Gent or Antwerp from the station.
If you go to the south, Namur, Liege, Charleroi or Mons are also full of surprises!