Things to see and do - Brussels
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Brussels Travel guide
Brussels : Michelin's recommendations
Capital of Belgium, royal residence, seat of the European Communities (EU, Euratom, CECA) and NATO), Brussels is a great and dynamic city. Between the north and south of the country, it is a cultural mix - Dutch speakers, French speakers and foreigners cohabit here. Brussels architecture is varied - modern buildings on the great boulevards contrast with the gabled houses of the historical centre and the sublime Grand-Place.
Tourist attractions Brussels : Things to see and do
Grand-Place B - 1000 Bruxelles
Victor Hugo called it a "marvel", Jean Cocteau a "rich theatre". There is nothing like the Grand-Place in the world. It is the centre of Brussels and a spectacle in its own right. It is constantly buzzing with activity, and attrac..
r. de la Régence 3 B - 1000 Bruxelles
The collection of early Flemish work, as well as masterpeices by Bruegel the Elder and Rubens make this a museum of worldwide renown. It is situated in a classical style palace from the late 19C with a modern wing. An unforgettable experience.
B - Bruxelles
Founded by Leopold II with a view to creating the world's greatest concentration of artworks, this quarter dominates the lower town. Pre-existing palaces were augmented by new buildings in the 19C which replaced the St Roch district (deemed insalubri..
8-10-12 Rue de la Bourse B - 1000 Brussels
Hotel Matignon Grand Place is located in a charming building across the street from the Brussels Stock Exchange. It offers spacious accommodation and has a restaurant on site. The rooms at Matignon Hotel are decorated with bright colours and seating..
Rue Marche Aux Fromages, 23 B - 1000 Brussels
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Located in the heart of Brussels' historical centre, within 100 metres from the Grand Place, Hotel Mozart is decorated in Oriental style. It is surrounded by a number of bars and restaurants, and is a 7-minute walk away from Brussels Central Railway ..
Rue de l'Amigo 1-3 B - 1000 Brussels
Prix Prices from : 188 €
The 5-star Hotel Amigo boasts elegant rooms with designer features, on the corner of Grand Place. It combines modern facilities, a gym and an award-winning restaurant with a picturesque historic setting. Flat-screen interactive cable TV, a work desk..
Leisure activities Brussels
Discover two of Flanders' special gems on a full day trip to Ghent and Bruges. No visit to Belgium is complete without a visit to these two beautiful cities, just a short drive from Brussels. Highlights Day trip (destination A to B) Explore t..
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You'll pound the pavement in Brussels on a four hour guided walking tour with a twist as you following the trail of Brussels’ top chocolate shops. A chocoholics dream! Your knowledgeable local guide will point out the major sights and explain the his..
Discover Brussels, the gourmet city, by night on this fantastic three hour, small-group, foodie walking tour! Visit Brussels’ tastiest restaurants, meet well-known chefs, taste Belgian specialties and learn about the city’s history and culinary tradi..
r. Notre-Dame du Sommeil 12 B - 1000 Bruxelles
Metals, wood, leather and granite provide the decor in this lively, trendy brasserie in the former workshop of a famous Belgian luggage maker. Contemporary cuisine.
r. Haute 198 B - 1000 Bruxelles
Are you a fan of dishes that draw on local specialities, redolent of the terroir? If so, don't miss Le Wine Bar! Known only to insiders, this restaurant installed in the heart of the Marolles offers hearty cuisine and a good choice of wines.
r. Grand Cerf 24 B - 1000 Bruxelles
A family affair founded in 1979. The owner is also a sauce chef with many strings to his bow; he offers refined dishes at affordable prices. The restaurant has Lloyd Loom chairs, an Italian chandelier and yellow patina on the walls.
pl. Ste-Catherine 11 B - 1000 Bruxelles
This welcoming, family-run restaurant is a popular choice for locals with charmingly nostalgic decor in the dining room. Enticing traditional cuisine, including fish, seafood and game depending on the season, as well as high quality sauces. Attractiv..
pl. de la Vieille Halle aux Blés 39 B - 1000 Bruxelles
Fancy a glimpse of the local life of Brussels? Head for the Brasserie de Bruxelles and immerse yourself in the city's ambience on the picturesque Vieille-Halles-aux-Blés square and savour the unpretentious, authentic flavours of the capital.
av. du Vivier d'Oie 75 B - 1000 Bruxelles
The little sister of the Villa Lorraine where you can soak up the atmosphere of that prestigious establishment at more affordable prices. Classic brasserie dishes and appetising light meals.