Day in Brussels
Brussels is not to be missed. A great historical city full of culture and architecture that has a lot to offer. The city is easy to reach and there is much to see and do that makes one day here not enough. Therefore, combine your day out in Brussels with an overnight stay and dinner at Van der Valk Hotel Waterloo.
What to do in Brussels?
Are you visiting Brussels for the first time? We have listed the best places for you. Real must sees and do's for when you go to Brussels for a day.
The Grand Place
The Grand Place in Brussels, you can't ignore it. It is the most beautiful square in Brussels and also the ideal starting point for a first-time visitor to the city. Here you will see a beautiful city hall, museum, historic buildings with beautiful details, stroll around the square and one of the first covered shopping streets in Europe. You will feast your eyes.
The Mont des Arts
Fancy gazing over Brussels from a distance during your day out? Then head up Mont des Arts. From here you will have good views over Brussels, stroll through beautiful gardens, admire statues and visit one of the many museums in this area. Do you love culture? Then be sure to visit Bozar or other cultural hotspots around Mont des Arts.
If you are in Brussels, you obviously can't miss Manneke Pis. This statue has stood by the fountain since the 15th century and is now a symbol of the city. Near the fountain, you will also find the GardeRobe of Manneke Pis, with more than 100 costumes of the little man on display here.
And of course the icon of Brussels, the Atomium
Built for a world exhibition that attracted more than 41 million visitors to Brussels, the Atomium. An iron crystal enlarged 165 billion times, it is an ode to scientific progress. Inside, you will find exhibitions and impressive views over the city.
After Brussels to Charleroi or Namur?
Are you staying at Van der Valk Hotel Waterloo for a few days and have seen Brussels? A short drive from the hotel you will also find nice cities such as Charleroi, known for its street art or the beautiful Namur, the capital of Wallonia.
What are you waiting for? Book an overnight stay today and discover these impressive cities from the hotel.