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3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 24 Jan 2020
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Hôtel des deux gares
24 Jan 2020 - 26 Jan 2020
From £225 per person
sunrisehotel
24 Jan 2020 - 26 Jan 2020
From £226 per person
Hotel Aristote
24 Jan 2020 - 26 Jan 2020
TripAdvisor rating 2.5
From £226 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 31 Jan 2020
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Green Park Hotel Brugge
31 Jan 2020 - 02 Feb 2020
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £135 per person
B&B Fotoon
31 Jan 2020 - 02 Feb 2020
From £136 per person
Velotel Brugge
31 Jan 2020 - 02 Feb 2020
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £147 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 07 Feb 2020
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ibis budget Oostende Airport
07 Feb 2020 - 09 Feb 2020
From £153 per person
Otia- private sauna& wellness
07 Feb 2020 - 09 Feb 2020
From £155 per person
Getaway Studios "The Providence" Oostende
07 Feb 2020 - 09 Feb 2020
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £163 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 14 Feb 2020
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Hotel Bentley
14 Feb 2020 - 16 Feb 2020
TripAdvisor rating 2.0
From £170 per person
Diamant Suites
14 Feb 2020 - 16 Feb 2020
From £173 per person
The Helmet Hotel
14 Feb 2020 - 16 Feb 2020
From £174 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 21 Feb 2020
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Train Cabin Hostel
21 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020
From £180 per person
Hôtel Aviation
21 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020
From £188 per person
Hôtel Van Belle
21 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
From £190 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 28 Feb 2020
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Brussels Hello Hostel
28 Feb 2020 - 01 Mar 2020
From £146 per person
Theater Hotel Brussels
28 Feb 2020 - 01 Mar 2020
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
From £149 per person
Apartments Marco Polo Midi
28 Feb 2020 - 01 Mar 2020
From £150 per person
Hotel ratings in Brussels
Value Stay Brussels Expo Hotel
Brussels
From £216 per person
Comfortable and friendly
TripAdvisor rating 2.5
Aug 02, 2015
Value Stay Bruges
Bruges
From £130 per person
Perfect
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
Oct 13, 2019
Louise
Brussels
From £161 per person
Excellent hostel for the money
TripAdvisor rating 2.0
Mar 16, 2015
Constanta, Romania
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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.

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