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Travel Guide to Brussels

In many ways, Brussels is the most important city in Europe, as the home of the European Union and many of its offices and courts. It offers an environment that is rich in highly charged political intrigue, and literally teems with modern buildings and visitors eager to get close to the heart of European culture. Brussels is also a most historic city – the imperial capital of Belgium, and home to a raft of world calls museums and attractions including the famous Maniken Pis – a statue of a micturating boy, and Grand Place – the main thoroughfare in the city where there are regular parades and markets. Eating out in Brussels is a real treat and two of the most popular local delicacies are waffles and sprouts.

Attractions in Brussels

Make time in Brussels in order to see some of the sights. The Brussels top attractions include the Royal Palace is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Grande Place are also well worth seeking out. Brussels’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Brussels city tour before you travel and allow our expert Brussels based guides to show you some of Brussels’s hidden treasures.

Overview of Sport in Brussels

As everyone knows, Brussels’s favourite pastime is Soccer. The best-known team is RSC Anderlecht who play at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium. The biggest event in the Brussels sporting calendar is undoubtedly Anderlecht versus Brugge, which you can see at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium and is quite a spectacle!

Attractions in Brussels

Make time in Brussels in order to see some of the sights. The Brussels top attractions include the Royal Palace is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Grande Place are also well worth seeking out. Brussels’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Brussels city tour before you travel and allow our expert Brussels based guides to show you some of Brussels’s hidden treasures.

Weather in Brussels

It is simple to find the best weather in Brussels with our guide to the climate of Brussels. The table below shows the average temperatures in Brussels over twelve months, giving a guide to the climate of Brussels, so you can plan the best time to go!

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Tips For Driving in Brussels

All you need to drive legally in Brussels is your standard UK driving license. For safety in Belgium, check your license is valid prior to travel to Brussels. In Brussels, as with the rest of Belgium, you need to drive on the right.

We can arrange car hire in Brussels quickly and conveniently online before you go to Belgium and there are several car hire offices in Brussels where you can collect your hire car.

Information About Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport is around 8 miles northeast of Brussels. The international IATA code for the airport is BRU - flights take 1 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Brussels is easy. There are plenty of taxis available. Brussels Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Brussels.

Brussels UK Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Brussels, or just need some advice, the Brussels British Consulate is the place to go.

British Embassy
Rue d'Arlon 85
Aarlenstraat
1040 Brussels

Telephone: (32) (2) 287 6211

Quick Guide to Brussels

City Name: Brussels
Country: Belgium
Language: Flemish
Currency: Euro
Time Difference: GMT + 1
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 50Hz
Mobile Phone: GSM 900/1800

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