Historic and yet trendy, Brussels is known for its vast green spaces. There are numerous parks worth exploring such as the magnificent Sonian Forest. It’s always a good idea to escape a little bit from the city and enjoy a break of fresh air, and the most popular parks are : The bois de la Cambre, Petit Sablon Square and the Cinquantenaire Park.
But it’s not just about the parks, Brussels also offer many other aspects, there are almost 90 museums to visit in the city, and their remarkable food and legendary beer, their specialities are fries (calles frites) they are double fried, and also the classic waffle comes with delicious icing sugar on top.
There are lots of events in Brussels throughout the year, such as food, religion and culture. It is always worth checking the calendar of festivals from their web page directly.
Access by train
The main stations in Brussels (Brussels-Nord, Brussels-Central and Brussels-Midi). Direct trains run every 15 minutes in both directions. It takes just 17 minutes to travel into Central Brussels.
Access by plane
Airlines that fly to Brussels such as British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and BMI Regional. The city's main airport has one large terminal and is located about 7 miles from the city centre.
How to get around
Getting around in Brussels is easy to transport around the capital city of Europe. There is a well-developed public transport system for pedestrians and there are many boulevards for drivers. The city centre itself is compact so there are good walking trails to take when you are touring the city's main attractions.