Belgium Flights and Travel Information
Belgium is the home of good food, quaint medieval towns and most
importantly of all, good beer. Its habitants may be divided into the
Flemish-speaking north and French-speaking south but they are united in
the serious business of good living.
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Brussels, the capital, is
best known as the administrative capital of the EU (European Union). At
its centre is the Grand Place, a plaza with delightful flower displays
which is surrounded by narrow streets, restaurants and bars and
exquisite chocolate shops.
North of Brussels is the famous Westmalle
monastery, one of many such monasteries which allow visitors to sample
their home-made beers. Northwest is the pretty medieval town of Bruges,
a favourite weekend getaway, with its narrow waterways and streets
inviting visitors to take a canal carriage rides.
There's a wide range
of accommodation to suit every budget, and loads of deals throughout the
year from city hotels in particular. Getting there is also easy as
travel by Eurostar takes just a few hours from the UK.
Capital City: Brussels
Cities: Antwerp, Mons, Bruges, Liege, Ghent, Namur, Spa, Tournai.
Population: 10.82 million
Area: 12,672 miles | 32,820
Languages: French, Dutch, German
220V AC 50Hz
Tipping: Service charges
are usually included in bills, tips are not necessary. Tips for taxis
are included in meter fare.
Hints: Smoking is usually prohibited
in public places. Request permission before smoking in offices, cars and
restaurants. On social occasions, e.g. invitation to restaurants, be
punctual and dress as for business meetings unless otherwise indicated.
Minimum drinking age: Persons between the ages of 16-18 are allowed to
purchase alcoholic drinks (less than 21% volume)
to warm clothes throughout the year, supplemented by heavier wear for
winter months. Rainwear at any time.
The summer period (May-Sep) is usually warm & sunny, central areas being
slightly warmer than coastal regions, although conditions can be
changeable. Winters are generally colder in central areas but
particularly so in the Ardennes region in the south which can have long
spells of snow.
Destinations in Belgium
Please find below detailed information on some of the most popular
destinations in Belgium. Click on the destination!
Information to Belgium
There are many scheduled airlines that have direct flights to
Belgium's main cities.
SN Brussels Airlines are Belgium's main carrier and Brussels Airport
is the main airport but there are flights to the other main cities.
Leading airlines such as KLM, British Airways, bmi British Midland, SN
more offer travel in comfort and style.
You will enjoy the best service and can expect, within reason, a
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