For many, the first thing that comes to mind when Belgium is mentioned, is its huge variety of beers, served in restaurants, cafes and bars at all times of the day and night, as well as at its famous Beer Festivals. However, there is so much more to Belgium - this small country with its many attractive historical towns, including Bruges, Brussels, Ostend and Ghent, makes for an interesting and cultural tourist destination.
We have a wide range of inexpensive holidays to Belgium including trips to its Christmas markets, short weekend breaks and longer escorted tours. Don’t forget to bring home some of Belgium’s speciality handmade chocolates!
A vibrant modern city of Brussels is the centre of the European community and a multi-cultural melting pot.View more
The famous Bruges is the historic capital of West Flanders and is now one of the most visited destinations in Belgium.View more
Ostend is the largest Belgium seaside resort with fine sandy beaches stretching for miles.View more
Visit the medieval town of Ghent in the heart of Flanders. This well preserved historic town with cobbled streets, narrow alleys and traditional canals are very similar to Bruges, however, is less crowded with tourists. Explore the charming city of Ghent with its medieval architecture and some of Belgium’s most fascinating museums like the Ghent City Museum and Museum Dr Guislain. Walk along the canal near the Graslei and Korenlei, see St Michael's Bridge and other wonderful areas in Ghent’s City Centre.
In the province of Flanders lies the beautiful city of Antwerp which stands on the River Scheldt. The picturesque seaport has always been an important city in the nations of the Benelux both economically and culturally. Antwerp has also become a place where tradition meets modernity. Recommended places to visit are Museum aan de Stroom, Museum Plantin-Moretus, Rubens House and Central Station.
The area around the ancient town of Ypres is famous for being a historical battleground with numerous historical sites and remains. Visit the Ypres Salient, the scene of some of the biggest battles of WW1. Pay your respects to fallen heroes, staying for the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate, which is held each evening at 8 pm. Also, be aware that most battlefields tours require a reasonable amount of walking.