Got an hour or two to spare? Discover some of the historic delights of the beautiful city centre of Antwerp.
Located to the east of Leuven, Horst Castle has remained largely untouched since the middle of the 17th century
And now for Something Completely Different! I guarantee that the Tower of Eben-Ezer is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.
Dungeons, a torture chamber, displays of swords and guns, and some outstanding views from the top, combine to make a trip to Gravensteen Castle in Gent a great day out for kids.
Enjoy a tour around the 17th century château of Modave, followed by a walk along the Hoyoux river valley. For a day out with a bit of variety, try a trip down to Modave in the Ardennes. You can park in the grounds of the château of Modave. […]
Explore the lovely city of Gent in Belgium with this walking tour that takes in brunch, lunch, a castle visit, plenty of churches and some of the most beautiful buildings in Belgium
Mostly everyone in Flanders knows that the first Sunday after the Easter Holidays is the annual Heritage Day (Erfgoeddag). But if youâ€™ve recently arrived in Flanders from a different planet, hereâ€™s a short guide to what itâ€™s all about.
A brief look at the history of the impressive Gaasbeek Castle
Hageland – the area south of Leuven – is an excellent region for cycling, thanks to fairly quiet country lanes and the presence of the Cycling Interchange Network, which allows you to easily plan and follow your own cycle route
(For Floralia Brussels 2017, click here.) I’ve posted earlier on the wonderful Floralia Brussels exhibition, the spring flower show held on the grounds and in the greenhouses of the Castle of Groot-Bijgaarden (this year’s event is now closed). Regular ‘Discovering Belgium’ reader Wendy Deyell went to the exhibition, […]
Known as the smallest town in the world, Durbuy is also one of the prettiest. Due to its picturesque location on the banks of the Ourthe River, in the Belgian province of Luxemburg, the town became a pleasant holiday resort. This small but at the same time enchanting […]
For Floralia Brussels 2013: click here. Guest blogger: Martine Kinzinger. “FLORALIA BRUSSELS” is the spring flower show held on the grounds and in the greenhouses of the Castle of Groot-Bijgaarden. It’s the 8th edition of this annual event. Over one and a half million tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and […]