Brussels bucket list

Brussels bucket listBrussels bucket list. Photo by Adrián Santalla

Let’s explore Brussels bucket list

Brussels can be called Europe’s most dynamic yet overclocked city. It is historical and, at the same time, modern, with ornate facades and skyscrapers, heavy traffic, and a quiet neighborhood, the city with different personalities found in only a few blocks. You will keep coming back to this city because there is always something new and different to see. From fine art and churches to a pub crawl, you will surely find lots of fun things to do in Brussels with our bucket list.

Top to-dos bucket list of Brussels

  • Be inspired by the grandeur and colors of the sunset in the Grand Palace.
  • Visit the spectacular 14th-century Gothic Notre Dame Du Sablon cathedral with the Madonna statue.
  • Explore the history of lace as Brussels’ oldest craft in the Museum of Costume & Lace.
  • Escape crowds and city buzz in the Parc Du Cinquantenaire with 35.000 artifacts exhibited in the museum.
  • Marvel the impressive Atomium, a massive sculpture devoted to the atomic age in Belgium.

Local food bucket list in Brussels

  • Visit the most popular Cafe Belga with great views and affordable traditional dishes.
  • Take a pub-crawling and enjoy Belgian beers in local pubs and breweries like Cantillon Brewery, the famous A Mort Subite beer spot, and Moeder Lambic.
  • Have the tastiest Belgian waffle at Maison Dandoy with vanilla ice cream and strawberries.
  • Enjoy Brussels cafe culture and evenings at Le Cirio, a grand cafe dating to 1886.
  • Find the most extensive buffet for lunch in La Fabbrica with a huge buffet.
  • Have a unique experience in a tiny Mémé Café with only four tables and six dishes on the menu.

Brussels hotels bucket list

  • Enjoy the modern and minimalistic style of 5-star Juliana Hotel Brussels in nude and pastel colors.
  • Ultra-modern interior of 4-star nhow Brussels Bloom will give you fantastic views of the historic buildings of Brussels.
  • Spend your days in deep colors and richly designed 3-star Urban Yard Hotel rooms.
  • If you have a tight budget, book a place in the top-rated Latroupe Grand Place hybrid hostel with events and culture.
  • Take a day trip to Bruges and stay in Hotel De Orangerie – Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Brussels hotels map and room prices

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