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Private Tour: Battle of Waterloo from Brussels
"Your private tour starts with pickup from your Brussels hotel by luxury private minivan. After a 40-minute drive south arrive in the city of Waterloo. It was here where in the year 1815 one of the most significant battles in European history took place — the Battle of Waterloo.Listen as your guide explains the history of the battle during which the French army fell to the Duke of Wellington’s British and Prussian forces leaving 12000 dead and 35
From EUR92.00
 
Brussels Half-Day City Tour
"Your tour begins with a short walk to discover the heart of medieval Brussels in the famous Grand Place with its world-famous Market Square. Here you will hear about the history of the remarkable City Hall and quaint Guild Houses.Next you will tour the city by luxury coach to see the beautiful St. Michael's Cathedral the Congress Column the Heyseldistrict with the world-famous Atomium the Chinese Pavilion and the Japanese Tower. Passing the Royal Residence
From EUR30.00
 
Brussels Rail Day Trip from London
"Take the inclusive sightseeing tour and enjoy the medieval architecture that makes Brussels such a visited European city. Don't miss the Grand Place the city's central hub lined with guild houses and flowers adorning the ground like a carpet. You will also see the Atomium and maybe have lunch at one of the gourmand restaurants.Travel through the European Union district featuring Parliament bu the popular bronze statue of a young boy peeing into a fountain.You have the option to hop-on and off as many times as you like at any of the 13 strategically placed stops for your own sightseeing. With bus departures every 30 minutes and the ent this is the perfect way to orientate yourself with Belgium's capital.""""At just under two and half hours why not take the opportunity whilst in London to take a day trip by Eurostar over to the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Brussels! A Hop on Hop off card is included
From GBP174.00

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Brussels climate

Brussels has a temperate climate, characterised by warm summers and mild winters. Rain may be expected at any time of the year and snow may fall occasionaly during the winter. Summer temperatures...
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patrikske
Oct 25, 2002

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Depends on your trip. There's everything from business to backpacking here. An umbrella is a must as some days you see nothing but rain here and it can come suddenly. It's also not very windy apart...
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Sjalen
Oct 11, 2002

Hotter than Marakesh; Colder than Malmö

The weather is pretty much the same all year round -- totally unpredictable (we know it will rain, we just don't know when exactly). There is a very hot period of two-three weeks at end of May/first...
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Scarlie
Sep 18, 2002

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If you take the train, you will have to handle your own bags. Make sure you can lift them. I have only been to Brussels in November/December. In winter, rain showers are very common. Bring an umbrella...
MelindaW
Sep 08, 2002

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Don't miss to bring your rain coat. They have 225 rainy days overthere. If you want to go to public restroom you have to pay for 'madame pipi'. I don't remember exactly how much it was. At the...
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violette_ca
Aug 26, 2002

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The smaller the better!!! I had a huge case with me and even though it had wheels on it, a lot of the streets are finished with cobblestones which makes it very tiring for pulling bags around! Wrap up...
mdineen
Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Prosperity
Aug 25, 2002

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No problems with the ladies rooms and lots of doctors and apotheeks. Good medical system. DON'T FORGET YOUR CAMERA AND FILMS OF 200 ASA (cloudy weather). Your films can be developped in several days...
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Nice_Girl
Aug 25, 2002

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Unfortunately, Belgium is a cold and raining country. We can sometimes have hot summer (or nice months of May or September) but take a umbrella with you !I always suggest to take good walking shoes...
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Nice_Girl
Aug 25, 2002

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First of all, ask yourself what kind of a holiday you're going to have. If you intend to do alot of sightseeing and walking, you should pack along a comfortable pair of shoes/ sandals. However, if...
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Krystynn
Aug 24, 2002

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The weather here is very changeable-it can be sunny for an hour, rainy for half an hour, then sunny again. So, it's advisable to always have a raincoat or umbrella prepared!
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viddra
Sep 19, 2005

Specific gear for rainy Brussels (and Belgium)

Take with you raincoats or parkas with impermeable fabrics. It applies for winter, fall and... even for summer. Strange but within latest years, July is sometimes rainy in Belgium.
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Norali
Jun 21, 2003

Umbrella of course!

Do not forget the umbrella because it rains a lot in Belgium. But you have to accept it and get used to it - anyway the country is nice!
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Zuzka
Aug 25, 2002

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There is no particular dress code in Belgium. If you visit Brussels in the winter,well bring your umbrella and rain jacket.
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funkymama
Aug 25, 2002

Top Hotels in Brussels

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Rue de l'Amigo 1 - 3, Brussels, 1000, Belgium
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7 Boulevard Adolphe Max, Brussels, 1000, Belgium
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5 rue du Peuplier, Brussels, 1000, Belgium
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40 Rue Veydt, Brussels, 1050, Belgium
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Avenue Louise 71, Brussels, 1050, Belgium
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10 Rue des Colonies
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Top Things to Do in Brussels

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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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Manneken Pis

Meaning 'little man pee' in Dutch is a landmark small bronze sculpture in Brussels old town. Depicting a naked little boy urinating into a fountains basin.It was designed by 'Hieronymus Duquesnoy the...
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Atomium

Originally constructed for the World's Fair Expo 1958 this structure designed by 'Andre Waterkeyn' stands 102m tall.Its nine 18m diameter stainless steel clad spheres are connected so that the whole...
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Cathédrale of St. Michael and St. Gudula

The Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula is the Main Roman Catholic Church of Belgium and is the seat of the Archbishop of Brusels and where many of the Royal and State Ceremonies as done. the...
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Mini Europe

The Mini-Europe exhibition attempts to boil down the essence of Europe into a 24,000 meter square park filled with 350 scaled down buildings. It's detailed, accurate and big: with a 25:1 scale Big Ben...
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Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles

The Main Attraction of the Grand Place area is the Brussels Town Hall (also called Hotel Del Ville) of which the structure was made in 1420 of which is has a 96 meter tower and made from Brabantine...
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Top 5 Brussels Writers

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Norali

"More than a decade in Brussels"
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irisbe

"Say Brussels?? K! let's go to find The Soul"
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breughel

"BRUXELLES - BRUSSEL - BRUSSELS"
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belgianchocolate

"Gothic treasures , art nouveaux - a royal city!"
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Imbi

"Brussels"
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