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🇧🇪 Belgium - Grand Palaces to Battlegrounds, and Frikandel - Belgium

Updated: Jul 3, 2021

Even with Belgium's smaller size, the nation is jam-packed with things to do and see. There are a ton of historic sites and exciting attractions. So, where should you even begin to explore once you arrive? No matter what kind of exploration you seek, Belgium has it. Although your travel agent will put together an itinerary for you, here are some of the best and most popular places to visit…

Grand Place, Brussels

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Brussels - Grand Palace, Belgium

Beautiful architecture and historical sites, encompass Grand Place. The busy square is where you'll find access to many of the attractions. Hint: go on the balcony of townhall to get the most magnificent view of the town.

The Battlefields of Flanders

Historically significant, The Battlefield of Flanders is a must-see. Walk among the thousands of tombstones and endless cemeteries to pay your respect to the fallen soldiers.

The Canals and Belfry of Bruges

Travel by canal or walkthrough Bruges to take in its magnificence. Take pleasure in the charming bridges and hidden gardens.

Ghent's Gravensteen and Old Town

This monumental fort once homed the counts of Flanders. This moated fortress is one of the last of its kind. You can't miss the opportunity to explore its massive stone walls while it still stands strong

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St Bavo Ghent, Belgium

Cathedral of Saint Bavo, Ghent

This Gothic and Romanesque structure is one to behold. Its beauty makes it one of the most significant tourist attractions.

I just had to sneak in some Belgian Waffels! What else can I say about that?

Basilica of the Holy Blood, Bruges

The Cathedral of Saint Bravo may be breathtaking, but if there is one church that you intend visiting, make it the Basilica of Holy Blood. Why is that? Well, this stunning church holds a truly influential religious history.

Belgium is a wonderful place to get away. It will encourage you to create memories you won't ever forget. Oh, and while you're there, don't forget to try the Frikandel - a skinless deep fried sausage - and let me know what you think.

So, get ready to plan your trip and contact me for more information. Together, we will design the perfect itinerary for your visit to one of the world's most beautiful places.

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