Belgium may be one of the smaller European nations, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have a lot to offer sightseers and tourists. This beautiful country is packed full of interesting sights and attractions and if you have a good appetite and enjoy the finer things then this may be the place for you. Plus, did we mention the chocolate? Here are some of the best attractions and activities to check out when traveling to Belgium.
Drift on the canals in Bruges
The medieval town of Bruges is one of the most scenic places in all of Europe. With its gorgeous ancient architecture and the charming canals, this medieval marvel has a lot to offer those who love to sightsee and there is nothing more romantic than sailing along the canals with your love. The medieval center of Bruges is a UNESCO Wolrd Heritage Site and offers travelers a chance to step back into medieval Europe. Chocolate lovers can find some of the best chocolate in the town square near the cathedral.
Sample the beer
Belgium proudly produces some of the best beer in the world and no trip to the country would be complete without sampling the beer. Here you can find a large number of unique beers that have been perfected over the centuries and can please any thirsty traveler.
In Brussels, the best place to sample the local brew is at the Biertempel where you can have your pick from hundreds of different beers. If you are a beer lover then this is a must-see!
The Sablon Market in Brussels is one of the oldest antique markets in all of Europe and here you can spend hours shopping for everything from jewelry to rare art deco pieces. You can find anything here and the prices are quite reasonable.
Instead of shelling out hundreds of Euros for cheap souvenirs made in China, why not go to the Sablon market where you can pick up souvenirs that can be treasured.