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5 Best Day Trips from Brussels, Belgium


If you ask me, the best things about visiting Brussels are its Grand Place, Marolles Flea Market and the variety of awesome day trips that you can take! Take a glace at the map, Dear Reader. Every part of western Europe is easy reachable: France, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, just several hours and you are already in United Kingdom! Brussels is a perfect location for exploring Europe, isn’t it?

After half a year living outside the Brussels, we believe that we took quite a lot from this distance-advantage and now we could easily give you a tour not only around the best of Belgium cities, but also through many of the Dutch, French, German, or Luxembourg’s top destinations. What is more, since I am constantly blabbing about every tiny thing that we have discovered on our trips, today I am going to share something really, really useful!

Let’s imagine. You came to Brussels for a weekend, or more. Explored its city center, admired the Grand Place (both day and night!), watched a sunset over Mont-des-Arts, had a morning walk in Marolles Flea Market, and now you are looking for ideas how to take the most from this trip. Then you remember this blog post about best day trips from the capital of Belgium. After some time you remember where it was published, so you open that small, but really cool blog, and read it again. After doing that, you jump into a comfy pair of shoes, then – straight to the train station and… And leave towards one of the following destinations.

Best Belgian day trip destinations!

About L.

She has a serious mental disorder, which is associated with the Harry Potter world. It is stated, that symptoms of uncommon behavior started when she read about the Hogwarts and the Wizardry World for the first time. Now she’s in her mid-20’s and is in constant search of magical signs all other the world.1 Another thing is that while travelling L. is acting like a little child in a toys shop – she is super excited and she wants everything. Due to this, she knows and sees a lot, but has difficulties in simply stopping and enjoying a moment.

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