Capital of Europe - it is home to several European institutions such as the Parliament and the Commission - and capital of Belgium, Brussels is always full of atmosphere and welcoming. You can discover it around a beer, gueuze or lambic, but also on the Grand Place, Place Sainte-Catherine, in the French fry barracks or on the terraces of the mussel restaurants, and especially between the alleys of the flea market in Place du Jeu de Balle. We can also read it in the comic strip, of which Brussels is the epicentre. City of Hergé and Schuiten, we meet Tintin, Spirou and Les Cités obscures on the walls of the buildings and in the Belgian Comic Strip Centre. Its urban animation exists even in its suburbs, far from the historical centre, from the Marolles to the Châtelain, from the Cinquantenaire to Molenbeek. Brussels is also a green capital, with many parks, gardens, such as the Brussels Park or the Cinquantenaire Park, and even a forest on the edge of the city. A city of culture, Brussels is also home to the famous Atomium, near the Royal Park of Laeken, and the Mont des Arts, which houses the Magritte Museum. Also note that Brussels is the second largest French-speaking capital in the world, although it was originally a Dutch-speaking Brabant city, a language that is still used alongside French! A tourist guide dedicated to Brussels will allow you to discover all its mysteries and to know the best places to visit.

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Brussels is dynamic all year round, but with only one drawback: its cold and rainy climate. To know when to go to Bru...
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Belgium's oceanic climate, influenced by the warm waters of the Gulf Stream as well as prevailing southwest winds, is...
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Brussels is more expensive than the other cities in the country, but the prices in the Belgian capital remain closer...
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For European Union nationals and Swiss citizens, a valid or expired identity card or passport less than five years ol...
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You have nothing to worry about when you are in Brussels and throughout Belgium. In case of illness, the health syste...
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It couldn't be easier. Brussels is only 1h30 from Paris by Thalys and 40 mIn from Lille by Eurostar or TGV. Brussels...
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How to get organized?

An organised trip to Brussels will offer the classic tours, Atomium, Grand-Place and Marolles, as well as excursions...
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Brussels is above all a city that can be visited on foot. The distances between the main tourist attractions are not...
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