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8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 01 Jun 2019
Aparthotel Adagio Brussels Grand Place
01 Jun 2019 - 08 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £464 per person
Hotel Floris Hotel Ustel Midi
01 Jun 2019 - 08 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
From £343 per person
Maxhotel
01 Jun 2019 - 08 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £334 per person
B-aparthotel Grand Place
01 Jun 2019 - 08 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £417 per person
8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 29 Jun 2019
Queen Anne
29 Jun 2019 - 06 Jul 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £442 per person
Crowne Plaza Brussels-Le Palace
29 Jun 2019 - 06 Jul 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £437 per person
Floris Ustel Midi
29 Jun 2019 - 06 Jul 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
From £337 per person
Theater Hotel
29 Jun 2019 - 06 Jul 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
From £311 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 21 Jun 2019
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B&B CHEZ PIERROT ALIAS IKEJIME
21 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019
From £184 per person
Value Stay Bruges
21 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £187 per person
ibis budget Brugge Centrum Station
21 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £190 per person
Hotel Olympia
21 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £191 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 28 Jun 2019
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Des Colonies
28 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
From £172 per person
Metropole Hotel
28 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £211 per person
MEININGER Hotel Brussel City Center
28 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £195 per person
NH Brussels Bloom
28 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £206 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 20 Sep 2019
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NH Collection Brussels Centre
20 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £214 per person
NH Brussels EU Berlaymont
20 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £200 per person
Hotel Novotel Brussels Centre Tour Noire
20 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £227 per person
Hotel Pullman Brussels Centre Midi
20 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £209 per person
Hotel ratings in Brussels
Queen Anne Hotel
Brussels
From £190 per person
Great place
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
Dec 26, 2018
Granollers, Spain
Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre
Brussels
From £443 per person
great hotel to stay and cluse for evrething in the city
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
May 04, 2019
Crowne Plaza Brussels - Le Palace
Brussels
From £198 per person
Very happy business guest
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
May 19, 2019
Dublin, Ireland
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Flight and hotel Brussels

A city with an enduring legacy

Package holidays to Brussels promise a fascinating and idyllic trip in the much-loved capital city of Belgium, a small but densely popularly country in western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg. Brussels, very much an international city, is home to a variety of communities.

Brussels has a long history of importance and has been a centre for trade and administration since the Middle Ages. The city has experienced turbulent times too, notably during WWII, when it was occupied by Germany. Brussels shook off the shackles of occupation during the post-war period when it helped conceive the European Union.

What to know before you go to Brussels?

Your flight to Brussels will take you to the city’s main international airport, Zaventem (BRU), one of Europe’s busiest, or the city’s southern airport, Charleroi (CRL). Both offer easily accessible routes to the city centre. Flights from London to Brussels are served by the main airport and take just 75 minutes, while flights from Manchester head to Charleroi and usually last just under 90 minutes.

Belgium uses the euro and is just one hour ahead of the UK, making a spontaneous weekend to Brussels very attractive indeed. British citizens can travel freely to Brussels without the need for a visa. They will discover that Brussels has a diverse cultural makeup with an estimated 104 languages spoken throughout the city. The city is officially bilingual (French and Dutch), but Arabic and English are widely spoken too.

What is the climate in Brussels?

The climate in Brussels is not dissimilar to the UK's. Temperatures peak in July and August, hitting 18°C on average. June is also typically warm, although can also be rainy. The winter months are moderately cold, with temperatures dropping to 3–5°C.

A flight to and hotel in Brussels promise the opportunity to discover, savour and enjoy this special city. If knowing more about the city’s many different cultures interests you, don’t miss the biennial Zinneke Parade in May, which aims to bring different communities together in a celebration of colour, music and joy. Perhaps you’d prefer a winter weekend in Brussels? If so, don’t miss Brussels's exquisite Christmas Market.

Beauty on every corner

Package holidays to Brussels offer the scope for a tranquil few days or an action-packed weekend – the choice is yours. For those looking for lovely sights and relaxation, city breaks to Brussels provide an excellent opportunity to do some walking. Stroll past distinctive and intriguing architecture, such the pretty 19th-century greenhouse, Le Botanique, or the art-nouveau Old England Building, a former department store built in 1899.

For those feeling adventurous, Bruges, a medieval town distinguished by flowing canals and cobbled streets, is less than an hour’s train ride from Brussels and offers the perfect day trip.

What else to do in Brussels?

When you’re finished admiring Brussels's impressive medieval architecture, start ticking off the sights on this handy to-see list:

  • Giggle at Manneken Pis, Brussels’s most adored landmark.
  • Admire the Grand Place, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the city's main market square.
  • Visit the Gothic Hôtel de Ville, which dates back to 1402.
  • Gaze up at the surreal Atomium construction in Heysel Park.
  • Guzzle a least a couple of the 2,000+ brands of beers on offer at Delirium Café.

Treat yourself!

It wouldn’t be advisable to try to stick to your diet on city breaks in Brussels. One of the city’s trademarks is its indulgent gastronomy, with popular treats including sizzling hot French fries and mayo, and of course, waffles – a sugary, crunchy bite but soft on the inside, these are just divine.

Be sure to try local Flanders fare such as carbonnade flamande, a succulent beef casserole, or waterzooi, a creamy fish stew. Seafood is widely available and affordable in Brussels. Check out Noordzee, a fish stall set in a square, where you can devour juicy oysters and salty razor clams.

Something to take back from Brussels?

Avoid post-holiday blues by picking up some Belgian treasures to take home following your flight to and hotel in Brussels. Here’s a handy list of souvenirs to keep an eye out for:

  • Leonidas chocolate, a Belgian delicacy.
  • A couple of bottles of renowned Belgian beer that are harder to find back home, such as Gueuze, Saison, or Jupiler.
  • A comic book – they’re enjoyed by all ages in Belgium.
  • A traditional lace item from one of the fancy boutiques on the Galerie de la Reine.