Departure1 September 2021 I'm flexible
Nights1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
BoardAll-inclusive Full-board Half-board Breakfast Self catering Room only
The capital of Belgium is a cosmopolitan city with ornate guild houses, elegant boulevards and impressive monuments. With its historic centre, talented chocolatiers and cheerful cafés it’s no wonder that Brussels is such a popular short break choice, check out our great Eurostar deals to Brussels.
Things to see and do
- Grand' Place - This beautiful square is flanked by the ornate Town Hall and Guild Houses; at night it is illuminated by a spectacular light show.
- Mannekin - Pis Duquesnoy's celebrated statue has been a tourist attraction for centuries.
- Palais Royal - This imposing palace is now the office of the King of Belgium and houses an interesting museum about the Belgian Royal.
- Atomium - Built for the 1958 World Fair, nine shining spheres representing an iron cystal magnified 165 billion times, stand 103m high as a space-age symbol of the city.
- Cathedral of St Michel & St Gudule - This 13th century Gothic cathedral stands on site of an earlier 11th century church.
- Discover the Art Nouveau buildings sprinkled around the city, and be sure to visit the Horta Museum, the former home of the architect Victor Horta.
- Go browsing for antiques in the area around chich Sablon Square.
- Learn about the European Parliament with a free audio-guided tour of the debating chamber.
- Enjoy the open air at Jubilee Park, one of the largest parks in Brussels covering 75 acres and laid out in formal symmetrical alleyways.
Brussels Blog posts
From the UK's most popular travel bloggers
24th September 2020 by EmmaAnnouncing the winner of our Eurostar holiday competition
On Thursday 24rd September we drew the winner of our summer Eurostar holiday competition. From the thousands of valid entries received, twenty were chosen at random and placed in a "hat" (our trusty Cabeau travel pillow bag). Watch the video of Stuart drawing the winner in the Facebook video above.A big congratulations to Sophie-Mai Wilde! Her prize is valid for 12 months, so I'm sure she'll make good use of it once the current travel restrictions are lifted. And thank you to all who entered;...
7th September 2019 by Charlie, DistractedA beer lover’s guide to 36 hours in Brussels, Belgium
I’d passed through Brussels Midi station four times without ever getting any further than one overpriced bar directly outside whilst waiting for a connecting train to other towns in Belgium. The Eurostar is synonymous with a Paris city break and the recent opening of the Amsterdam route now also shares some of that limelight, but in just two hours you can be right in Belgium’s capital. I headed there for a weekend of beer drinking interspersed with some very light sightseeing...
15th July 2019 by The Wandering QuinnHow to visit 3 cities in Belgium in 3 days – Bruges, Brussels & Ghent
I feel like Belgium doesn’t get as visited as many other countries in Europe which is strange because it offers great architecture, chocolate, and beer and what more do you really need? If you’re looking for a short European city break from the UK or elsewhere in Europe, Belgium is a good answer because you can see a lot of places in Belgium in a short amount of time due to the size of the cities, the size of the country and a good train system. I visited Belgium for a long weekend over...
31st January 2021 by Backpacks and BunkbedsThings to do in Brussels – My top 5
The top things to do in Brussels, what are they exactly? Well obviously opinion will vary depending upon whom you ask, but I think I’ve covered a couple of the basics below. Just a shot hop from London via Eurostar, Brussels seemed like the perfect spot to kick off my travels for 2016, and I was pleasantly surprised by a city that I’ve often overlooked in favour of Paris. Well no more, Brussels is firmly on the favourites list, and somewhere I will definitely be looking to visit again in...
1st March 2021 by AndyCities with the best street food
Grabbing a bite from street vendors is one of the best ways to discover a new culture. Different flavours, textures, and spices can tell you a lot about a country’s history, its people and their daily lives. And, of course, some cities simply serve the most delicious food ever at incredibly low prices. So, if you are planning your next getaway, consider exploring one of the cities below – your taste buds will thank us!BangkokThailand - It’s hard to find an inch on the streets of Bangkok...
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