Belgium, my home country, and one of the most peculiar countries in Europe. Common knowledge says that it is the country of beer, chocolate and waffles. Plus it is known for its rainy days and historic cities.
But Belgium is much more than just these stereotypes, although they are very true. This ultimate guide to Belgium contains all my experiences of living in this beautiful country and exploring the ins and outs of it!
I hope to inspire you to discover places beyond the main tourist cities and discover hidden gems with me!
City breaks in Belgium
Other peculiar places
No car? No problem.
Many people who visit Belgium come by plane and do not have a car at their disposal. If you have a car, that’s amazing! The possibilities are endless!
If you don’t have a car, don’t worry, there are still plenty of places you can visit by public transport, whether it is by train or bus!
Especially for you, I have listed all the places within Belgium that you can reach by train!
The best time to visit Belgium
It is difficult to say what the best time is to visit Belgium. Honestly, each season has its own specific characteristics! Therefore, I’ll note the different characteristics of each season below.
|Pros||Beautiful blossoms & flowers, calm||Sunny days and nice temperatures||Beautiful colours and nice hiking possibilities, calm||Cosy Christmas markets, occasionally snow|
|Cons||Can still be cold||High-season, a lot of tourists||Can be very rainy||Can be very rainy|
Still in doubt to visit during the cosy winter season? Take a look at all the winter activities in Belgium!
Want to know more about Belgium?
You might still be wondering what this tiny country is all about because Belgium is hard to grasp with a few travel guides.
If you’d like to know more about what the country stands for, its peculiarities and a bit of history, then don’t hesitate to take a look at this post about what Belgium is famous for!