Top 10 places for travel & vacation in Belgium. - phototravelz.com

Booking.com
Booking.com
Booking.com
Booking.com
Booking.com
Booking.com
Go to content

Main menu:

Top 10 places for travel & vacation in Belgium.

EUROPE > West Europe
1.Brussels
Brussels is the capital of Belgium and the European Union, as well as the most populated city of the country. The heart of the city is the Grote Markt - an area 110 m long and 68 m wide. It is surrounded by houses built in the 17th century. Each has its own name and many belonged to some kind of guild. Not far from the Grand Place / Grote Markt is the famous fountain - Manneken Pis, a bronze statue 61 cm high. One of the main attractions and the symbol of the city is the Atomium, built for the 1958 World Exhibition. The Atomium is located in the north of the city in the Laken district and represents an enlarged 165 billion times crystal iron model 102 m high. Other attractions: Royal Museums of Fine Arts, Museums of the Far East, House of Erasmus, Jewish Museum.
Where to stay Weather Webcams Things to do in Brussels: Cultural & Theme Tours Day Trips & Excursions Food, Wine & Nightlife Holiday & Seasonal Tours Private & Custom Tours Sightseeing Tickets & Passes Tours & Sightseeing Transfers & Ground Transport Viator VIP & Exclusive Tours Walking & Biking Tours
 

2.Bruges
Bruges is the main city of the province of West Flanders, Belgium. Bruges is only 16 km from the sea on the Ghent-Ostend railway line. This is a real city of bridges - there are about 50 of them in the city, some of them are made of wood. It is worth to visit: the market on a large square (XIV century) with a tower 107 meters high, the Gothic Town Hall building built in the late 14th century, the Church of Our Lady of 123 m high. Museums: Museum of Fine Arts, Grytguse Museum, Salvador Dali Museum, John and Memling Museum, House of Arenc.
Where to stay Weather Webcams Things to do in Bruges: Cultural & Theme Tours Day Trips & Excursions Food, Wine & Nightlife Private & Custom Tours Sightseeing Tickets & Passes Tours & Sightseeing Transfers & Ground Transport
 

3.Namur
Namur is a city in the center of Belgium. Namur is located at the intersection of the Sambre and Maas rivers and three natural zones: Hesbaye, Kondros and Entre-Sambro-e-Mez. Worth visiting: the citadel, Hospice Saint-Gilles: the residence of the Walloon Parliament, Élysette: the residence of the government of Wallonia, the Church of Saint-Aubain, the Old Chamber of Commerce.
Where to stay Weather Webcams Things to do in Belgium: Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours Cultural & Theme Tours Day Trips & Excursions Food, Wine & Nightlife Holiday & Seasonal Tours Kid Friendly Private & Custom Tours Sightseeing Tickets & Passes Tours & Sightseeing Transfers & Ground Transport Viator VIP & Exclusive Tours Walking & Biking Tours
 

4.Ghent
Ghent is a city and a municipality in Flanders, Belgium. In the 16th century it was one of the richest and most developed cities in Europe. Annually in the city there is a 10-day festival called "Gentse Festen", which is visited annually by about 2 million people. Most of the medieval buildings of the city remained untouched and very well preserved. City attractions: the Cathedral of St. Bavon from the Ghent altar, the castles of Count Philip I Gerardo, the church of St. James, St. Nicholas and St. Michael.
Where to stay Weather Webcams Things to do in Ghent: Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours Cultural & Theme Tours Food, Wine & Nightlife Private & Custom Tours Sightseeing Tickets & Passes Tours & Sightseeing Transfers & Ground Transport

5.Antwerp
Antwerp - city and port in Belgium. One of the largest ports in the world. Monuments and museums: the Cathedral of Our Lady (1352 - 1616), the highest in the Benelux and the city's tallest building, Monument in honor of the builders of the Cathedral Church of St. James (1491 - 1656), City Hall in the Renaissance style (1561 - 1565, architect Cornelis Floris), house-museums. Rubens House (circa 1611 - 1618) and printers Plantin-Moretus (16-17 century), the Royal Museum of Fine Arts (1880 - 1890), "Skyscraper" (1931, architect G. Van Gunaker), Brabo fountain, Antwerp Central railway Station, Museum of The MAS.
Where to stay Weather Webcams Things to do in Antwerp: Food, Wine & Nightlife Kid Friendly Private & Custom Tours Sightseeing Tickets & Passes Tours & Sightseeing Transfers & Ground Transport Walking & Biking Tours
 

6.Liège
Liège - a city in Belgium (Wallonia). Liège has an extremely rich history. Archaeological excavations conducted near the modern city, indicate the presence of settlements in the area another 800 thousand. Years ago. The first mention of the town date back to the year 558. Worth a visit: Liège Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Conservatory of Liège, Liège Opera House, St. Catherine's Church, Church of St. Christopher, St. Lambert's Cathedral, Church of St. James's Palace prince-bishops.
Where to stay Weather Webcams Things to do in Liège: Transfers & Ground Transport
 

7.Leuven
Leuven - a city in Belgium, located in a land of Flanders, on the banks of the Daly River. The city is widely known for it located in the headquarters of the international corporation Anheuser-Busch InBev, the largest beer producer in the world. In Leuven is the oldest in Belgium, Leuven University, founded in 1425.
Where to stay Weather Webcams Things to do in Belgium: Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours Cultural & Theme Tours Day Trips & Excursions Food, Wine & Nightlife Holiday & Seasonal Tours Kid Friendly Private & Custom Tours Sightseeing Tickets & Passes Tours & Sightseeing Transfers & Ground Transport Viator VIP & Exclusive Tours Walking & Biking Tours
 

8.Tournai
Tournai is a French-speaking city in the province of Hainaut, located 85 km from Brussels, Belgium. Tournai is considered one of the oldest cities in Belgium. The main attraction of the city is Notre Dame Cathedral - symmetrical in terms of a basilica of the 11th-12th centuries with five massive 83-meter towers, Gothic choirs, chapels with relics of saints (mostly the 13th century), and several canvases by Rubens. In the year 2000. This vivid example of Romanesque architecture was included in the number of World Heritage sites. In addition to the cathedral, the city has many churches of less scope, a 72-meter bell tower (1118), the Medieval Bridge, the Renaissance building of the weavers' guild and the tower built by the English King Henry VIII. In the Middle Ages, the city was famous throughout Europe for its tapestries, and the tradition of carpet weaving continues to this day. Among local artists, the palm tree of skill and fame belongs, undoubtedly, to Rogier van der Weyden. In the city there is a Museum of Fine Arts with a rich collection of paintings and sculptures.
Where to stay Weather Webcams Things to do in Belgium: Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours Cultural & Theme Tours Day Trips & Excursions Food, Wine & Nightlife Holiday & Seasonal Tours Kid Friendly Private & Custom Tours Sightseeing Tickets & Passes Tours & Sightseeing Transfers & Ground Transport Viator VIP & Exclusive Tours Walking & Biking Tours
 

9.Waterloo
Waterloo - a city in Belgium, in the province of Brabant. The city became world-famous after the battle, which took place in 1815. In this battle, the troops of the Seventh Coalition of the Duke of Wellington and the German troops of General Gneisenau defeated the army of Napoleon. On a hill near the city there is a memorial monument - a statue of a lion, turned face towards France.
Where to stay Weather Webcams Things to do in Belgium: Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours Cultural & Theme Tours Day Trips & Excursions Food, Wine & Nightlife Holiday & Seasonal Tours Kid Friendly Private & Custom Tours Sightseeing Tickets & Passes Tours & Sightseeing Transfers & Ground Transport Viator VIP & Exclusive Tours Walking & Biking Tours
 

10.Castle of Vêves
Castle of Vêves - a castle in Belgium. Located near the village of Celle, in the province of Namur. The exact date of the appearance of BEB castle is unknown, most likely, it happened not earlier than the IX century. This fortress was destroyed in 1200 and rebuilt in 1220. Modern views received after the restoration in the XVIII century. The castle was built in the form of an irregular pentagon surrounded by six round towers. North facade crowned by a small dome with a clock.
Where to stay Weather Webcams Things to do in Belgium: Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours Cultural & Theme Tours Day Trips & Excursions Food, Wine & Nightlife Holiday & Seasonal Tours Kid Friendly Private & Custom Tours Sightseeing Tickets & Passes Tours & Sightseeing Transfers & Ground Transport Viator VIP & Exclusive Tours Walking & Biking Tours
 

EUROPE | ASIA | NORTH AMERICA | OCEANIA | SOUTH AMERICA | AFRICA | HOTELS | FLIGHTS | ACTIVITIES | TRANSPORT | CRUISES | TICKETS | RESTAURANTS | SKI | INSURANCE | MORE | Главная Карта Сайта
Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.
If you use the materials of the site, a link to the source is required.
Back to content | Back to main menu