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Brugge

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2852,7715,357

Brussels

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5867,12578,410

Antwerp

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2937,7258,231

Oostende

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570,1783,60

Gent

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1475,3846,53

Ieper

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538,1594,5

Leuven

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506,1155,24

Charleroi

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114,160,10

Hasselt

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182,398,10

Mons

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264,578,11

Liège

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337,1077,24

Namur

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214,574,11

Mechelen

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331,782,16

De Panne

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95,130,17

Blankenberge

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94,275,33

Turnhout

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111,153,6

Zeebrugge

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55,454,5

Dinant

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153,344,7

De Haan

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56,105,32

Lier

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198,545,5

Knokke

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32,87,4

Kortrijk

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110,712,23

Adinkerke

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21,51,0

Roeselare

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119,195,4

Spa

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53,92,24

Damme

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104,267,10

Waterloo

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55,139,5

Bastogne

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73,181,7

Durbuy

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37,133,27

Aalst

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67,250,11

Tervuren

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56,91,2

Knokke-Heist

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60,144,41

Nieuwpoort

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50,158,12

Tongeren

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79,178,5

Genk

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37,74,14

Ardennes

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32,33,0

Mol

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16,26,3

Lommel

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19,69,2

Tournai

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154,371,6

Poperinge

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44,111,3

Louvain-la-Neuve

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23,20,1

Bouillon

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57,198,16

Aarschot

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25,70,0

Middelkerke

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19,99,4

Wavre

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13,69,9

Overijse

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28,47,2

Diksmuide

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Belgium/Provincie_West_Vlaanderen/Diksmuide-356625/TravelGuide-Diksmuide.html

35,149,4

Rochefort

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Belgium/Province_de_Namur/Rochefort-349377/TravelGuide-Rochefort.html

13,29,4

Hoegaarden

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Belgium/Provincie_Vlaams_Brabant/Hoegaarden-354393/TravelGuide-Hoegaarden.html

22,44,0

Diest

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Belgium/Provincie_Vlaams_Brabant/Diest-356640/TravelGuide-Diest.html

24,61,1

Brugge

See all 2852 Brugge Tips
  • Canal Boat Tours

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Brugge Things to Do

    4th (or maybe 5th) canal trip May 2016. I didn't see the dog in the window which made me quite sad and Marilyn Monroe seems to also have vacated the city which didn't bother me a bit Yes, it's touristy, but you are after all a tourist and you can't really leave Brugge until you've done a canal tour. Besides it's a good way to rest your feet for a...

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  • Ter Duinen

    Brugge Hotels

    Welcomed by the hosts in this charming hotel along the Langerei canal I was pleased to see the hotel...

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  • Frites - Waffles

    4 out of 5 stars

    Brugge Restaurants

    It seems that there are certain Belgian foods and drink that tourists as well as locals are very fond of: great Belgian beers, Belgian chocolate, moules-frites, frites alone, and Belgian waffles! While Belgian waffles are mainly considered a hot breakfast food in my country, here they are considered a quick, sweet treat that you can buy from kiosks...

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Brussels

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  • Atomium

    4 out of 5 stars

    Brussels Things to Do

    Built for the international exhibition of 1958, this imaginative construction is a museum, with displays in five of its nine spheres. As Eiffel tower in Paris, it became one of the symbols of the city, and the main attraction in a park with several other interesting elements.

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  • Hotel Amigo

    Brussels Hotels

    The Rocco Forte hotel amigo is considered the best in Brussels and is part of the Leading Hotels of...

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  • Information & Sources

    4 out of 5 stars

    Brussels Restaurants

    If you want to savor Authentic Old Belgian Cuisine in the Historic Old Center of Belgium, then head to the famous Rue des Bouchers and the other sreets in it's periphery like Petite Rue De Bouchers Rue de la Fourche Petite and Rue Gretry areas, which is near the Grand Place Area of which you would see rows and rows of Belgian Restaurants in a...

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Antwerp

See all 2937 Antwerp Tips
  • Cathedral of Our Lady

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Antwerp Things to Do

    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 incredible carvings, as well as paintings by Rubens and many other world class artists. From the 9th to 12th century it was the site of a small chapel....

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  • Hilton Antwerp

    Antwerp Hotels

    OK we´d been wanting to stay here for years, but was always too pricey. We managed to get a decent...

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  • Da Giovanni

    3 out of 5 stars

    Antwerp Restaurants

    There pizzas are excellent. But the rest of the menu is good as well. It's good food for a good price: Pizza's start around 4.50 euro and students get 20% discount on the whole bill when showing their studentcard.

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Oostende

See all 570 Oostende Tips
  • Down on the Beach

    Oostende Things to Do

    Beaches aren't really my thing normally. I'm not the sort who wants to sit in the sun just to soak up rays for a day. But even I was quite taken by Oostende's Beach and seafront, which surprised me as I hadn't expected to be particularly impressed with what I knew to be a fairly modern seafront. It's true that there are a lot of tall blocks of...

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  • Golden Tulip Bero Oostende

    Oostende Hotels

    Standard single : 57 EURO. Superior single : 62 EURO. Junior suite single : 85 EURO. Standard double...

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  • Pubs / Bars

    Oostende Nightlife

    Evening Entertainment is organist playing and singing all the popular songs. Very popular place. Beer is 50 cents more to pay for entertainment at 2 euro small glass. Loads of Brits here. PS not so. busy sept 2014

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Gent

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  • Gravensteen - Castle of the Counts

    4 out of 5 stars

    Gent Things to Do

    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 1180 by Philippe d’Alsace, count of Flanders The Counts of Flanders abandoned it in the 14th century and moved to a new residence. The castle was then...

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  • NH Gent Belfort

    Gent Hotels

    Now this hotel is not easy to get to BY CAR but it does have its own private car park beneath it...

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  • Trams to Historic Center

    Gent Transportation

    When getting off from train, simply follow sign "centrum" walk into a hallway which leads you to exit. You'll be exiting on square at Sint-Denijslaan, nice area with fountains. You have choice, walking which is about 20-30 minutes walk to historic center, or take a tram. Due to roadworks in Gent it can take 20 minutes to reach the center by...

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Ieper

See all 538 Ieper Tips
  • Menin Gate

    Ieper Things to Do

    We walked up to and through the archway, reading as we went some of the names of 55,000 British soldiers who died in uniform but have no known graves. As we did so we visulised and heard the scene we have watched so many times on film and TV - the daily salute of the Last Post played by a bugler of the local fire brigade band in tribute and...

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  • Hotel Ariane

    Ieper Hotels

    We stayed in hotel Ariane during a weekend in august 2006. Our room was located on the second floor,...

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  • Old Tom

    4 out of 5 stars

    Ieper Restaurants

    We read about Old Tom in the Market Square in Ieper and were chuffed to find it easily. We didn't stay long however. The place smelt greasy and they didn't have any mussels. After a quite enjoyable beer our party of six left. There are better place in Ieper.

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Leuven

See all 506 Leuven Tips
  • The Great Beguinage

    Leuven Things to Do

    The gothic Beguinage church is a three aisled, construction began in 1305 in white sandstone. This church has no tower and no transept, above the large choir window is the gable decorated with a blind pointed arch window divided by free standing stone in three styles with tracery decorated boxes. The tracery of the lancet in the eastern lateral...

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  • Klooster Hotel

    Leuven Hotels

    Facility was clean, service was excellent - the staff was very accomodating. Parking is not so good.

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  • Casa Mia

    Leuven Restaurants

    The Muntstraat in Leuven is exclusively for restaurants. You have choice of different dish such as: Belgian, French, Chinese, and Italian and more, as always anywhere I go always search for Italian. Is late when we found it is after 2 o'clock in the afternoon, luckily we're still able to have a table because they're closed at 2.30pm. We took an...

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Charleroi

See all 114 Charleroi Tips
  • Comics Books

    Charleroi Local Customs

    Belgium is known for its absurd culture and odd sense of humour. But in the world of comic books, Belgium is one of the top producers of comic books, with two competing “schools” - the Charleroi School and Brussels School. The Charleroi School, based in Marcinelle, was home to the publisher Dupuis, who published Le Journal de Spirou. I remember...

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  • Etap Airport Hotel

    Charleroi Hotels

    33 Avenue Jean Mermoz, Fleurus, 6220, Belgium

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 1 out of 5 stars

  • Rampart Chapel

    Charleroi Off The Beaten Path

    A long story to a small chapel - if you know french you may read it in Le Cercle Medieval. It was closed when we passed there.

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Hasselt

See all 182 Hasselt Tips
  • Go for a walk amongst the largest dunes...

    Hasselt Things to Do

    À la taverne, vous retournez sur vos pas jusqu’à la piste cyclable pour vous engager dans un large chemin sablonneux. À l’embranchement en T, à gauche.Vous traversez un paysage accidenté. Les bosses sablonneuses se sont fixées grâce aux arbres et à la végétation. Plus loin apparaissent de plus grandes dunes qui sont des dunes continentales...

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  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Hasselt

    Hasselt Hotels

    Torenplein 8, Twee Toren Wijk, Hasselt, Limburg, 3500, Belgium

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • “Affordable Italian Charm”

    Hasselt Restaurants

    This restaurant is an institute in Hasselt.The menu always has several Italian specialties listed. Also you will find some classical dishes (goose liver, scallops, lobster, ...) all year round, but seasonally prepared. The food and wines are very good at a reasonable price. I wonder why this restaurant isn't rated in any major gourmet-guide.

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Mons

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  • Royal Conservatory

    Mons Things to Do

    Occupying a former convent from the 17Th century, this University is one of the three actually in Mons. It was adapted to its new function, but seem from outside, it seems to have respected the historic look, integrating well the old quarter of the city.

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  • Best Western Casteau Resort Hotel

    Mons Hotels

    Chaussee de Bruxelles 38, Mons, 7061, Belgium

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Royal Theatre

    Mons Things to Do

    This Neo-classical building built in 1841 is one of the remarkable buildings in Grand Place. It was conceived by a local architect, Charles Suri, and several times renovated. I appreciated much the three cast iron gates, with golden medallions

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Liège

See all 337 Liège Tips
  • Liege Guillemins Railway Station

    Liège Things to Do

    It's not often that railway stations count as a "Thing to Do" but there are some around which are worth a visit even if you aren't using them for transit. Liege Guillemins is certainly one such. Not only is this a showcase of modern architecture in the visual sense but as a functional building it does what it says on the label. Unlike many other...

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  • Hotel Mercure Liege Centre

    Liège Hotels

    The Mecure is situated in the city and is approx a five minute walk into the heart of the CBD. We...

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  • Cathedral interior

    Liège Things to Do

    The interior of the Cathedral is overwhelming. There is so much to see that you need to go round at least three times and still, you might have missed some details.Free admittance.Visiting Hours:Daily: 8AM - 5PM

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Namur

See all 214 Namur Tips
  • The Belgian Rail Pass

    Namur Transportation

    Note - Since VT have decided to promote our "Country" pages as a sort of city and town gazetteer then there's no point is writing this tip as part of a Belgium page. Therefore it'll appear in exactly the same form on all my Belgian locations which have a train station.The best way to travel around Belgium, in my opinion anyway, is by train. The...

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  • Ibis Namur Centre

    Namur Hotels

    If you want a place to stay in Namur for a very reasonable price and, the most important thing,...

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  • Other Things To Do At The Citadel

    Namur Things to Do

    Not only is Namur's Citadel fascinating as a military stronghold there's a host of other interesting bits and bobs scattered around within its walls.Main Pic: Following the partial demilitarisation in 1887 the former parade ground was converted into an open-air theatre and sports arena with the addition of a faux-Roman grandstand - the theatre at...

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Mechelen

See all 331 Mechelen Tips
  • The Belgian Rail Pass

    Mechelen Transportation

    Note - Since VT have decided to promote our "Country" pages as a sort of city and town gazetteer then there's no point is writing this tip as part of a Belgium page. Therefore it'll appear in exactly the same form on all my Belgian locations which have a train station.The best way to travel around Belgium, in my opinion anyway, is by train. The...

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  • Martin's Patershof

    Mechelen Hotels

    Karmelietenstraat 4, Mechelen, 2800, Belgium

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • An easy train journey from Brussels.

    Mechelen Transportation

    I took the train from Brussel-Midi to Mechelen. There are several trains every hour during daytime so no problem getting a ticket, which I bought from an automat in the station. The cost was 4,50 € each way. Journey time about half an hour. The railway station in Mechelen is situated at Konnig Albertsplein, south-east of the city centre. I post the...

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De Panne

See all 95 De Panne Tips
  • The Belgian Rail Pass

    De Panne Transportation

    Note - Since VT have decided to promote our "Country" pages as a sort of city and town gazetteer then there's no point is writing this tip as part of a Belgium page. Therefore it'll appear in exactly the same form on all my Belgian locations which have a train station.The best way to travel around Belgium, in my opinion anyway, is by train. The...

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  • Hotel Donny

    De Panne Hotels

    Villa Select is right on the beach at de Panne, in the center of many beach bars, cafes and...

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  • De Kusttram

    De Panne Transportation

    The Kusttram which runs the full 68 km of the Belgian coast is reckoned to be the longest tram line in the world. This starts at De Panne railway station (at Adinkerke) with its northern terminus at Knokke, on the Dutch border.During the summer the trams run in both directions with a peak frequency of every ten minutes, and in winter every 20...

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Blankenberge

See all 94 Blankenberge Tips
  • Avenue Boutique Hotel

    Blankenberge Things to Do

    The overall cost was far too high for numerous comparative nearby accommodations, which ranged from 28€ to 65€ per night compared with the extravagant 84€ we paid. The room was small, closet sized, and sparsely furnished. We received two small, uncomfortable beds rather than the single double that we specifically requested. Although, supposedly a...

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  • Hotel Du Commerce

    Blankenberge Hotels

    A two night stay here for us. Comfortable and clean rooms, a decent buffet breakfast included in the...

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  • Blankenberge

    Blankenberge Off The Beaten Path

    Quite frankly, Balnkenberge is an overpriced dump. While the city does its utmost to improve its attractiveness, many visitors, in turn, counter these efforts at every turn, tossing trash and acting like trash. It seems to go downhill from year to year. The numerous apartments and business for sale attest to its declining stature. It attracts many...

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