A tasty treat for all the family - Belgium, nestled next to the North Sea, is a country that optimises that beauty and appeal that is a break in Europe.
With over 200 interesting and insightful museums, 300 awe inspiring and impressive buildings and in the region of 2,000 chocolate shops there is plenty to keep your family members, both big and small, more than happy during a family break there.
One of the biggest appeals to those looking to travel with children to Belgium is that it is a pleasant place to visit all year round. Although as with many European countries the summer months offer the warmest weather and might be the best time of year to travel to Belgium.
There are plenty of things to do in Belgium especially if you decide to take a city break in Brussels. Which is perhaps being the most popular option for those travelling with children to Belgium. With much loved children’s characters, such as The Smurfs and TinTin coming from the minds of those that hail from the country, Belgium is a place that is very much young at heart, and perhaps this is why those that visit Belgium find it such an enchanting place.
Belgium has so much to offer those taking a holiday with children that you will never be short of things to do. Here are some of the highlights that those looking to take their family holiday within it’s magical walls can experience.
With the current popularity of super heroes amongst children and adults alike one of the most popular places to visit in Belgium is the Comic Strip Center. Here you will find everything that in relation to the art of the comic book documenting it’s changes through the years.
Once you have enjoyed a slice of fantasy then why head back to reality, just on a smaller scale with a walk around Mini-Europe, discover the beauty of the continent with 300 scale models all depicting some of the most popular sights.
Belgium also has a host of cultural attractions to offer families, museums being the most popular among these. 3 of the best museums to visit are the chocolate museum; a journey through the history and development of one of Belgium's most popular exports, the toy museum; where young and old can enjoy some of the best toys from around the years and also the children’s museum; a place dedicated to encouraging the dreams of our little ones.
All in all Belgium is a wonderful family destination, and one that will be remembered for many years to come.
Brussels is a cosmopolitan and cultured city. Being compact makes it ideal to get around with your little ones.
Bruge is a splendid medieval city and one of Belgium's crown jewels. Known as the “Venice of the North”, Bruges has a well-preserved Old Town that has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.,/p>
Enjoy Antwerp’s delightful harbour and gaze at the Gothic styling at the Cathedral of Our Lady, which was one of the tallest structures in Europe for centuries.