wealth of antique shops around the Grand Sablon, designer
boutiques on the Avenue Louise and the daily and weekend
street markets, means that Brussels is fast becoming one of
the best shopping destinations in Europe. Chain and
department stores line the Rue Neuve
Designer stores and chic boutiques can be
found lining the fashionable Avenue Louise whilst the up and
coming Belgian designer show their latest fashion lines at
designer stores along the Rue Antoine Dansaert. The Sablon
is filled with antique shops and also plays host to an
antiques market every Sunday.
A vibrant and exciting city
Brussels, the capital of Belgium, is a
vibrant and exciting city with its quirky mix of politics
and culture. Brussels breaks offer the "world heritage site"
the Grand Place, the Art Nouveau architecture, through to
the futuristic Atomium, the city of Brussels never fails to
Shop till you drop
The wealth of antique shops around the Grand
Sablon, designer boutiques on the Avenue Louise and the
daily and weekend street markets, means that Brussels is
fast becoming one of the best shopping destinations in
Europe and an ideal place to take a short break.
than beer, mussels and chips
Brussels has more Michelin starred
restaurants per square kilometre than Paris and offers not
only gastronomic cuisine and traditional Belgian dishes, but
also food from around the world, with something to suit
everyone's taste and budget. Nightlife in the Brussels is
superb with hundreds of bars and cafes selling an amazing
array of Belgium beers.
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breaks also offer a good choice for those wishing to have a
base whilst exploring the other cities of Belgium, such as Bruges,
Ghent and Antwerp.