- By Kevin
- On Nov 7, 2017
- Travel Tips
When you visit Brussels city,spending just a couple of days in the city will allow you to see all of the major and most popular sights but if you are here for a week,you will be able to visit some more obscure,but equally fascinating attractions.Let’s have a look at the best things to do&tips and tours for Brussels vacation:
Brussels City Sightseeing
A convenient and flexible way to see the city sights is aboard the Brussels Hop-On Hop-Off Tour,which stops at 22 different points around the city,including Grand Place,the Atomium,and the Royal Palace.Thanks to the informative commentary,you can learn about the city's prime attractions from the comfort of an open-top double decker bus,hopping off to explore your favorite sights.If you're a chocoholic,the Brussels Chocolate Walking Tour and Workshop appeals to all the senses.This four-hour guided tour visits historical landmarks as well as the city's best chocolate shops(with free tastings)and culminates in a workshop,where you can learn about the history of chocolate,watch a demonstration,inhale the sweet aromas,and create your own treat to take home.
Day Trips in Brussels
From Brussels,it's easy to explore Belgium's other world-class cities and even neighboring countries on a day trip while basing yourself in one place.A popular excursion is the full-day Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels,which explores the historical and cultural attractions of these beautiful UNESCO-listed cities.This is a fun and time-efficient way to see the picturesque Belgian countryside and visit iconic city sights,such as Ghent's St.Bavo's Cathedral and the Basilica of the Holy Blood in medieval Bruges.
The Amsterdam Day Trip from Brussels allows you to visit another country without changing bases.On this full-day guided tour,you travel through the pretty windmill country of both Belgium and Holland and explore the quaint cobbled streets and canals of Amsterdam visiting top sights such as Dam Square,the Anne Frank House,and the Royal Palace.
Luxembourg is also a day trip away,and the Luxembourg Day Trip from Brussels:Two Countries in One Day tour takes you to all the highlights without the need to research attractions and worry about navigating your way around.The tour includes a scenic drive through the gorgeous Ardenne region,a tour through Luxembourg's old town,and a chance to explore the pretty town of Dinant and its 13th-century cathedral.