Belgium is located in the heart of Europe, sharing borders with the Netherlands, France, Germany, Luxembourg and the North Sea. The kingdom is split between the Dutch-speaking Flemish region in the north and the largely French-speaking Walloon region in the south. It is a country ideal for city breaks with 5 airports, over 400 types of beer, impressive architecture and not to forget the famously delicious belgian chocolate.
What to seeTo see some of Belgium's best medieval architecture it is certainly worth heading to Bruges, where attractions include the Groening and Choco-Story Museums. Here, you will also find street after street of charming Flemish buildings, pretty restaurants and bars, imposing historic monuments, as well as some wonderful Christmas markets during the festive period.
Brussels, home to the European Union and NATO is not just a platform for democratic buildings, it is a city teeming with antique shops, quaint cafés, fantastic restaurants and Art Nouveau architecture. Other key attractions in Brussels include St Michael and St Gudule’s Cathedral, the Mont des Arts park and the elegant Place Royale.