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Best Places To Visit In Belgium To Cherish The Former Anecdotes

Are you an Art and Music lover? If yes, places in Belgium will be the best answer to this question. There are many places to visit in Belgium which will make you fall off your love of Art and Music a little bit more.

There are so many best places to visit in Belgium that will really make you go crazy. This country is known for its culture and history. Belgium is the best destination for your vacation that makes your trip memorable for a lifetime.

If you are going to visit Belgium then you will not be coming without handmade Belgium chocolates which are no doubt the world’s most famous chocolates. Even Tomorrowland Festival is a one of a world-famous festival celebrated in month of July.

Apart from this, the country has a stock full of eateries which make tourist travel the best places to go in Belgium along with deciduous food. Famous Fries of Belgium that will make your day. Looking for non-veg, you will get plenty of options available like MeatBalls, Flemish Stew, after having such yummy food, the taste will not fade away from your mouth so easily.


1. Bruges

Bruges;Places To Visit In Belgium
Bruges

If you make Bruges as your holiday destination, you will get so many things to do in Bruges, Belgium. Bruges is the capital of West Flanders in northwest Belgium.

Bruges is mostly famous for its crafts all over the world. If you are trying to make your home look beautiful and elegant. So its a place, you can collect wonderful crafts which will make your home more attractive and appealing to live.

Actually, Bruges is known as the “Venice of the north” in Belgium. There are huge numbers of wonderful Canals and Bridges. If you are interested to know more about Belgium, then have a visit to the Arts Magritte Museum in Brussels. It is one of the best places to visit in Belgium.

The interesting thing about Bruges is handmade chocolates, which are very famous in local. So, if you are going to purchase chocolates so prefer to buy only handmade. 

Also, another thing about this place is, about the famous pop singer Gotye, who is the author of his hit song ‘Somebody’ who was born in Bruges.

Top Hotels in Bruges to Stay

1. B&B La Maison Bruges

Address: Karel de Stoutelaan 5, Christus-Koning, 8000 Bruges, Belgium

2. Zakske 13

Address: Zakske 13, Historic Centre of Brugge, 8000 Bruges, Belgium

2. Brussels

Brussels
Brussels

The city best known for its architecture and history in whole of Belgium is Brussels. Their old streets and lanes are carrying antiquity even now. Apart from Brussels tourist attractions, there are much more things to do in Brussels for everyone.

The famous The Grand Palace is the must-see in Belgium, which is in the centre of Brussels city and is the most beautiful and makes it more attractive when you travel to it.

The other places of Brussels are The old England Building, which is formerly a departmental store. There are 2000 musical instruments. The visitor comes here to enjoy the music.

There is a cafe on the roof of this building from where you can gain your most beautiful picture-perfect views. this amazing moment will mark in your memories for life.

Top Hotels in Brussels to Stay

1. The Hotel Brussels

Address: Boulevard de Waterloo 38, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

2. Hotel Novotel Brussels City Centre

Address: Hotel Novotel Brussels City Centre

3. Ardennes

Ardennes
The seen of Ardennes that make you feel fresh

Ardennes has become the most popular place for travelling, the people who love to be outdoors. If you are fond of hiking, biking and camping so Ardennes is the best place for it.

There are war museums, art galleries and churches which are very interesting and many other things to see in Ardenne.

The most popular The Grand Curtius Museum is basically for its red brick exterior which is some of the best Belgium tourist attractions.

Apart from places to visit in Ardennes, there are plenty of restaurants and cafes where you will get awesome food to make your hunger of stomach satisfy.

Top Hotels in Ardennes to Stay

1. Martin’s Château du

Address: Avenue du Lac 87, 1332 Genval, Belgium

2. Martin’s Château du

Address: Rue des Tanneries 13, 5000 Namur, Belgium

4. Mechelen

Mechelen
A seen from Mechelen that can make your day

Mechelen is one of the most beautiful cities in Belgium. It nested between Antwerp and Brussels. It will take only 20 min by train from both of the cities.

This city is most known for its tradition. St.Rumbold’s Tower makes Mechelen more proud. From the top of the tower, you will get see the best view of Mechelen.

St. John’s Church is famous for popular painter Peter Paul Ruben’s painting “Adoration of the Magi”. If you are an art lover then you should definitely visit Zotto Kunstkabinet.

Travelling with your kids, and want to have the flashback of being happy as kids then do visit Toy Museum. You can also visit the zoo where you will able to see so many animals like Lions, Penguins and many more which will be of great enjoyment to your children.

One more interesting thing about this city which will make you happy for sure is that there is a free Wi-Fi facility is available across the city.

Top Hotels in Mechelen to Stay

1. Martin’s Peterhof

Address: Karmelietenstraat 4, 2800 Mechelen, Belgium

2. Hotel Brouwerij Het Anker

Address: Guido Gezellelaan 49, 2800 Mechelen, Belgium

5. Tournai

Tournai;Places To Visit In Belgium
Tournai

Near the border of French, this city Tournai is situated on the western side of Belgium. This city is well known for its historical monuments.

The Grand Palace is a very famous historical monument in the Tournai. The Cathedral of the Lady is one of the most famous architectural monument, which is very famous for its architecture and for its exterior design.

You will feel so surprised and excited when you will enter the Museum of Natural History due to its exhibits and collection is just mind-blowing. The museum is divided into two parts at one side exhibited the extinct wildlife species whereas on the other side living animals are showcased which are still seen in the world.

You can also attend the most famous International Folklore festival. So, if you are thinking about visiting Belgium, Tournai check out the date of this annual international Folklore festival before getting your feet, here. 

Top Hotels in Tournai to Stay

1. Hotel Mercure Mechelen

Address: Vismarkt 14, 2800 Mechelen, Belgium

2. Hotel Novotel Mechelen Centrum

Address: Van Beethovenstraat 1, 2800 Mechelen, Belgium

6. Leuven

Leuven
Brightening Leuven

Leuven is known as the heart and soul of Belgium making it the most visited Belgium Tourist attractions.

If you visit Belgium then definitely visit Iconic Stadhuis in Leuven. This building is the best example of Gothic architecture which is the very famous old design building in Europe.

There are also other places to visit in Leuven like The St.Pieterskerk Treasury which is a very famous art place, you will enjoy seeing the amazing art pieces. You can also visit the M Van museum which is known as one of the topmost art museums of Belgium. 

Leuven is basically famous for universities, so if you come here, then surely visit the famous universities of Leuven.  

Top Hotels in Leuven to Stay

1. Martin’s Klooster Hotel

Address: O.L.Vrouwstraat 18, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

2. Hotel Binnenhof

Address: Maria Theresiastraat 65, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

7. Dinant

Dinant;Places To Visit In Belgium
Dinant

If you visit Belgium don’t miss out on the Dinant’s Citadel where can see the top and most beautiful view of Dinant from here.

Another place to visit in Dinant is the Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame. It attracts the tourists by its beauty, its wonderful interior design and the structure of the building.

One more interesting thing about Dinant is for the famous inventor Adolphe Sax who invented the saxophone was born in Dinant. So, for making your holidays more interesting don’t forget to visit Dinant in your list of places to visit in Belgium.

Top Hotels in Dinant to Stay

1. La Merveilleuse by Infiniti Resorts

Address: Charreau des Capucins 23, 5500 Dinant, Belgium

2. Hotel ibis Dinant

Address: Rempart d’Albeau 16, 5500 Dinant, Belgium

8. Mons

Mons
Mons

Though Mons is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Belgium, but its been call as “Capital of Culture” in Belgium. this city of Belgium conducts many festivals and events like Ducasse de Mons, Festival of Le Lumeçon and many more.

The most quirky one is Ducasse de Mons which has been organizing every year on the first Sunday after Pentecost. This event is about fighting green Dragons which is quite interesting to see.

There are so many places that attract visitors like City Hall, the most beautiful place to see in Mons. Anyone who is visiting Mons must visit this tourist destination for sure.

Other places like Civic Museums, Church of Sainte-Waudru, etc. which are not of less than any other tourist destinations.

The most important thing for which Mons is known that is Bell Tower. It will take time to reach the top of the Tower but once you reached, will get the chance to see an incredible view from there.

Top Hotels in Mons to Stay

1. Martin’s Dream Hotel

Address: Rue de la Grande Triperie 17, 7000 Mons, Belgium

2. Congress Hotel Mons Van der Valk

Address: Avenue Mélina Mercouri 7, 7000 Mons, Belgium

9. Ghent

Ghent;Places To Visit In Belgium
Ghent

If you want to spend your days in some peaceful place to make yourself feel relaxed, Ghent is for one of them one of the best places to visit in Belgium.

The city is famous for its historical sites, churches and other plenty of Belgium tourist attractions. Its been the best place for the art lover too and who always wants to connect with their history.

Gravensteen is the largest and strongest fortress in Europe. This fort shows the old art and architecture of Belgium. the city is also known for its museum of fine arts.

There is a very famous old market of Ghent which is also known as Fishmarket because of the huge rush of people. But you will find everything from here. This market is basically known for its vegetables.

Top Hotels in Ghent to Stay

1. Ghent River Hotel

Address: Waaistraat 5, 9000 Gent, Belgium

2. Hostel Uppelink

Address: Sint-Michielsplein 21, 9000 Gent, Belgium

10. De Haan

De Haan
De Haan

At the north of Belgium, thus placed called De Haan is situated. This is a village which is located on the side of the sea, mostly famous for its spread out long beaches.

The night view of De Haan makes Belgium city to be proud and one of the places to visit in Belgium by the tourist for sure. It is also famous for its 11-Kilometer beach, which is covered by side with restaurants, cafes and other exciting things.

Another tourist attraction in this beach town is the streets of the Concession district are lined with belle epoque buildings, along with the grand town hall, housed in a former luxurious hotel.

Top Hotels in De Haan to Stay

1. Hotel Heritage

Address: Leopoldlaan 5, De Haan 8420 Belgium

2. Grand Hotel Belle Vue

Address: Koninklijk Plein 5, De Haan 8420 Belgium

11. Durbuy

Durbuy;Places To Visit In Belgium
Streets of Durbuy

If you are excited to see old Belgium. You should visit Durbuy, which is basically a small and old Belgium. It manages its old-world beauty that always attracts visitors to travel to this town.

The thing that makes people love this place are cottage design houses, flower valley you will find different types of flowers here which make it one of the very charming places to visit in Belgium.

Top Hotels in Durbuy to Stay

1. Le Vieux Pont

Address: Place aux Foires 26, Durbuy 6940 Belgium

2. Tropical Hotel

Address: Rue des Comtes du Luxembourg 41, Durbuy 6940 Belgium

12. Arlon

Arlon
Arlon, Belgium

The most populated place in Belgium, Arlon. Citizens living in this town are following distinct religions and from different nationalities.

Arlon Archaeological Museum, Knipchen, Église St Martin, Maison Gaspar are the best tourist attraction in Arlon. This town is one of the best cities in Belgium to visit with your family and friends.

Top Hotels in Arlon to Stay

1. Hotel Arlon

Address: E411-E25 LUX-BRUX, 6780 Arlon, Belgium

2. Van Der Valk Luxembourg

Address: 596 Route de Longwy, 6700 Arlon, Belgium

13. Genk

Heilig Hartkerk, Genk;Places To Visit In Belgium
Heilig Hartkerk, Genk

Genk is the youngest city of Belgium as established in 2000 only. And 2 days are enough to explore this small city which has been the one of Belgium Tourist attractions much faster.

Genk is popularly known for coal mining. Thus if you want to learn about coal mining then Genk is the best place for that.

For more to explore or for more fun you can visit Sundial Park, Yunus Emre Mosque, church Heilig Hartkerk, and many more things to see in Genk.

Top Hotels in Genk to Stay

1. Carbon Hotel (4-Star Rating)

Address: Europalaan 38, 3600 Genk, Belgium

2. Hotel Stiemerheide (4-Star Rating)

Address: Wiemesmeerstraat 105, 3600 Genk, Belgium

14. High Fens-Eifel Nature Park

High Fens Eifel Nature Park;Places To Visit In Belgium
Sunset of High Fens Eifel Nature Park

High Fens-Eifel Nature Park which is also known as North Eifel Nature Park. This larges and the oldest park is situated in the eastern part of Belgium.

Seriously, after your visit from the High Fens Park, you will truly feel that it’s a heaven for nature lovers. If you are lucky, you will get the chance to spot a very rare violet copper butterfly.

Top Hotels nearby High Fens-Eifel Nature Park

1. Garni Hotel Café Henn (4.2-Star Rating)

Address: 1 Seeufer, 52152 Simmerath, Germany

2. Ferienhaus Rotes Haus (5 -Star Rating)

Address: Ferienhaus Rotes Haus, Monschau, Germany

15. Hoge Kempen National Park

Hoge Kempen National Park

Hoge Kempen National Park is the first national park in Belgium. It covers the area by big Lakes, large pine woods, and by purple flowering land which is very rare to see.

You will get the chance to admire the fascinating scenic view. This National park is a home of many rare and unseen animals which will be of great adventure, encountering those species which are not easily found in the world.

Top Hotels nearby Hoge Kempen National Park

1. Hotel ECU (4-Star Rating)

Address: Europalaan 46, Genk 3600 Belgium

2. M Hotel 

Address: Albert Remansstraat 1, Genk 3600 Belgium

16. Knokke-Heist

Knokke-Heist;Places To Visit In Belgium
Beauty of Belgium

Knokke-Heist is a small coastal town that is situated at the edge of the most popular Zwin Nature Park. This place attracts people all over the world by its beauty and fine history. It is most famous for its sandy beach and made it the best place to visit in Belgium.

You also get the chance to see the rarest Oystercatchers and Storks birds. It is also famous for The For Freedom Museum which describes the history of the Second World War.

Top Hotels in Knokke-Heist

1. HuysHoeve (4.5 Star Rating)

Address: Spelemanstraat 154, 8300 Knokke-Heist, Belgium

2. Hotel Adagio (4 Star Rating)

Address: Van Bunnenlaan 12, Knokke, 8300 Knokke-Heist, Belgium 

17. Kortrijk

Kortrijk
Creative Belgium

If you love doing shopping, Kortrijk will be perfect for you. The people who are fond of Collecting some creative things or unusual things from distinct places.

Here is this Kortrijk markets where you will be able to collect so many attractive things from Kortrijk because it is basically known for art and creative stuff. You can also go to restaurants and bars nearby the market to taste some amazing food.

Top Hotels in Knokke-Heist to Stay

1. Hotel Messeyne (4-Star Rating)

Address: Groeningestraat 17, 8500 Kortrijk, Belgium 

2. Parkhotel Kortrijk (4.8 Star Rating)

Address: Stationsplein 2, 8500 Kortrijk, Belgium

18. Liege

Liege;Places To Visit In Belgium

Another most popular place to visit in Belgium is Liege. This is the third-largest city in Belgium. To make your visit, more enjoyable try to plan your trip at the time of the festival.

The different types of festivals make your visit more interesting. You can plan a day out at the best place for a picnic in Belgium, Parc De La Boverie’s. to enjoy your day with fun and zeal.

Top Hotels in Liege to Stay

1. Hotel Neuvice (4-Star Rating)

Address: En Neuvice, 45, 4000 Liège, Belgium

2. Van der Valk Congrès Hotel Liège (4.2 Star Rating)

Address: 2B Esplanade de l’Europe, 4020 Liège, Belgium


Ending Words

It is everyone’s dream to visit Belgium at least once and if you ever get a chance in your life to live your dream, then don’t escape these best cities to visit in Belgium to explore.

We are making sure, that these listed 18 best places to visit in Belgium will definitely make your visit to Belgium more of enjoyment and memorable.

Hurry! Don’t be a delay to book your tickets for a trip to Belgium.

Here at Treknova, we are a team of 15 enthusiastic wanderlusters with the sole motive of sharing our compassion for traveling. With the balanced team of professional content writers, researchers, budget travelers.

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