The tourism industry in Brussels is alive and booming, especially popular with travellers from the UK, Germany and France, it welcomes holiday makers and tour groups during spring and summer seasons. School groups and tourists arrive in large buses, trains or airports to see the attractions of the European Village and sample famous delicacies such as the Belgian handmade chocolates, multiple flavours of beers and mussels and fries.
You may want to start by looking at where to find tourist information, which is available online and in the main centre (Grand Place) and Central Station. Most tourist activities will begin in the city centre. Other parts of the city are relatively unblemished by souvenir stands and candy stores, which makes it easier to experience an authentic European city. For a great Brussels vacation, the best activities include museums, monuments, architectural walks, nightlife, performing arts and shopping.
Brussels Tourist Information
Tourist information is easy to find and is most often marked officially by a large blue poster with an eye symbol to mark Brussels International, which operates several tourist offices with information on Brussels. At each centre there are multilingual attendants on hand to give advice, offer maps and sell Brussels travel guides to the city. If you want information before arrival, there are many websites with tourist information and also overseas locations to find information on Brussels before you depart. There are also hardcopy Brussels guides, which you may want to purchase at your nearest bookstore.
Things to do in Brussels, Belgium
Brussels is filled with things to do for any traveller. For a great Brussels holiday with live guides, choose one of the Brussels Sightseeing Tours which are usually on buses equipped with sound devices in several different languages. To sample a range of superb architectural designs and comic strips, go on a Brussels walk. For lovers of history and cultural studies there are almost 90 museums in Brussels and a variety of historical monuments that exist from the middle ages. If you are looking for a great night out, do not miss the concerts, cinema, theatre, and night clubs.