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Private Tour: Brussels Sightseeing Tour
"Depart your Brussels hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle for your 3-hour tour. If there’s anything you want to see more of let your guide know: your tour is private so the itinerary can be tailored to your interests.Stop at the Grand Place Brussels' magnificent medieval main square. Stroll by the baroque and Gothic buildings as you hear about their history and walk to the Statue of the Peeing Boy (Manneken Pis) to learn why this quirky monument of a urinating boy was placed here in the mid-1600s.Drive to the Laeken district home to the main residence of Belgium’s royal family. Pass St Michael’s Cathedral
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Brussels Super Saver: Private Brussels Sightseeing Tour plus Antwerp Day Trip from Brussels
"Depart your Brussels hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle for your 9-hour tour. If there’s anything you want to see more of let your guide know: your tour is private so the itinerary can be tailored to your interests.The morning is spent in Brussels with your first stop being at the Grand Place Brussels' magnificent medieval main square. Stroll by the baroque and Gothic buildings as you hear about their history and walk to the Statue of the Peeing Boy (Manneken Pis) to learn why this quirky monument of a urinating boy was placed here in the mid-1600s.Drive to the Laeken district
From EUR142.00
 
Brussels Super Saver: Private Brussels Sightseeing Tour plus Battle of Waterloo Tour
"Depart your Brussels hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle for your 8-hour tour. If there’s anything you want to see more of let your guide know: your tour is private so the itinerary can be tailored to your interests.The morning is spent in Brussels with the first stop being at the Grand Place Brussels' magnificent medieval main square. Stroll by the baroque and Gothic buildings as you hear about their history and walk to the Statue of the Peeing Boy (Manneken Pis) to learn why this quirky monument of a urinating boy was placed here in the mid-1600s.Drive to the Laeken district
From EUR127.00

More What to Pack in Belgium

Shoes

Bring comfortable shoes if you are staying in the heart of Brussels. The Cobble Stone streets are beautiful, but after a few hours of walking on them, your feet will kill if you are not wearing...
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Rubidia
May 04, 2011

You may not follow my recommendation but...

You will likely need raincoat and umbrellas in rainy Belgium. Yet, I admit that an umbrella is encumbering while walking through Brussels streets, trying to arrange snapshots with telelens... I prefer...
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Norali
Oct 07, 2004

Take with you:

Light handbag will really cause you less suffering by moving around when you are for a short period visiting Belgium! depends on the weather! Sure! You should take your Umbrela, just in case, you'll...
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dr.firas
May 19, 2004

Packing List

All over the year it's a good idea to bring warm weather clothes and cool weather gear as well as good rain-repellant coat or jacket! Bring your umbrella at anytime in the year! Climate in some...
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Leipzig
Apr 05, 2004

Nothing extreme

Depends on your way of travelling A sweater is neccesary and most of the time a jacket too. Most important : bring an umbrella, it rains a lot! Everything's easy to find.Drug stores you can find on...
Maeve_81
Mar 02, 2004

Belgian weather

The weather in Belgium is totally unpredictable. Of course, if the weatherman says it will be overcast, he will have more chances to be right, but actually you can have all kinds of weather in one...
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DanielF
Feb 14, 2004
 
 
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Umbrella or raincoat

It rains quiet often in Belgium. Mostly it's not pouring down, but just a few drops. But of course just a few drops, during a whole day can get you pretty wet!So, don't forget your umbrella or...
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Mahieu
Dec 09, 2003

Umbrella?

It's still hot in Sept in Brugge/Belgium, just cool in the morning and night, so summer wear with a jacket I heard that belgium rains a lot, but when I am here, it's sunshine everyday, umbrella is...
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nicole8
Sep 21, 2003

Belgian weather

Always take your umbrella with you when going out: typical Belgian weather is something like 10 min. sunshine, 30 min. raining, windy and cloudy, sunshine again....We may experience all 4 seasons in...
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JosM
May 26, 2003

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It rains a lot in Belgium all year round so rain gear is a must. Umbrella will work inland where it is less windy but along the coast and in Bruges I would take a rain jacket with a hood. Proper...
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Sjalen
Mar 26, 2003

Environment

Squeezed between the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and France, Belgium is one of Europe's tiddlers. The north is flat, the south dominated by the picturesque Ardennes and the 65km North Sea...
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YellowFire
Mar 20, 2003

When to go

You're unlikely to encounter extremes in weather during an average Belgian year. April to September is the warmest time, but be prepared for grey skies and soggy streets no matter what time of year...
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YellowFire
Mar 20, 2003

raincoat,sunglasses

A normal bag is good Shoes for the cities,heavy hiking shoes,casual clothes,hikingclothes,raincoat,sunglasses(weather in belgium is diferent from day to day) everithing you need to wash yourself,a...
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chrisse_d
Sep 13, 2002

Packing List

Depending on the time of year. Take solid shoes if you are planning to walk a lot. Also, take appropriate dresses if you intend to visit the churches. Well, with all those sights you just have to...
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aliante1981
Sep 05, 2002

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Brugge

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Oostende

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Top Hotels in Belgium

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Rue de l'Amigo 1 - 3, Brussels, 1000, Belgium
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Langerei 52, Bruges, West Flanders, 8000, Belgium
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Groenplaats, Antwerp, Antwerpen, 2000, Belgium
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Hoogpoort 63, (formerly "Sofitel"), Ghent, East Flanders, 9000, Belgium
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Hofstraat 1A, Ostende, West Flanders, 8400, Belgium
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Slachthuistraat 58, Ypres, West Flanders, B-8900, Belgium
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Top Things to Do in Belgium

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Belfry Tower - Belfort

When we were making our way toward Markt Square, we approached the Belfry Tower and Halls from its rear entrance where we walked through the arched vestibule with its vaulted, ribbed ceiling and then...
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Grand Place - Grote Markt

Grand Place or Grote Markt (Dutch) is the central square of Brussels.It is surrounded by opulent guildhalls and two larger edifices,the city's town hall and the breadhouse building containing the...
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Cathedral of Our Lady

Considered the largest Gothic Cathedral in the lowlands, as it has been rebuilt over the 100's of years there are elements of renaissance, rococco and baroque in the architecture, as well as...
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Fish Market

Here the fishing fleet of Ostend hold their fish auctions. Certainly worth a visit. Still today, fish is omnipresent in Oostende and one of the best reasons for a visit if your a fan of fresh...
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Gravensteen - Castle of the Counts

An imposing landmark in the city centre is the castle Gravensteen, the word Gravensteen is Dutch and stands for "Castle of the Counts", so the castle was the seat of the counts of Flanders. Built in...
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Menin Gate

The Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing in Ypres commemorates those soldiers of the British Commonwealth – with the exception of Newfoundland and New Zealand – who fell in the Ypres Salient during the...
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Norali

""Belgium by cows". Translation: Norali"
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belgianchocolate

"Belgium is like >.< big!"
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Luchonda

"Belgium - So small but so different in landscapes"
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Helga67

"My Homeland"
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Paul2001

"Paul's Journey Through Belgium"
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