Category: Belgium

Tips for visiting Antwerp in Flanders, the city of diamonds

Main Square of Antwerp in Flanders in Belgium One of the alternatives when planning your first trip to Flanders in Belgium is whether or not to include the city of Antwerp. The great tourist attraction of some of the Flemish cities, such as Bruges or Ghent, and even Leuven, determines the inclusion of Antwerp on a route where you will surely also have Brussels as one of the objectives of the trip.
22 places to see and things to do during your visit to Ghent in Belgium
22 places to see and things to do during your visit to Ghent in Belgium
Panoramic from the bridge of San Miguel in Ghent in Belgium From my first trip many years ago to the Belgian region of Flanders on a route through Belgium, the splendor of the city of Bruges ... and hardly any image of Ghent, remained in my memory. No doubt he had a pending question that was to return to Ghent to really meet her.
Tips for visiting Antwerp in Flanders, the city of diamonds
Tips for visiting Antwerp in Flanders, the city of diamonds
Main Square of Antwerp in Flanders in Belgium One of the alternatives when planning your first trip to Flanders in Belgium is whether or not to include the city of Antwerp. The great tourist attraction of some of the Flemish cities, such as Bruges or Ghent, and even Leuven, determines the inclusion of Antwerp on a route where you will surely also have Brussels as one of the objectives of the trip.
30 places to see and visit in the most beautiful cities of Belgium
30 places to see and visit in the most beautiful cities of Belgium
Canals of Bruges in Belgium Do you know that feeling that comes to you when you return from a trip and not stop thinking about organizing another one as soon as possible to return to that country? Well, that is exactly what happens to us whenever we travel to Belgium, without a doubt one of the most beautiful countries in the world.
Best tips to visit Leuven and its Gothic town hall in Belgium
Best tips to visit Leuven and its Gothic town hall in Belgium
Facade of the Gothic city hall of Leuven in Flanders During your tourism trip through Flanders in Belgium perhaps you will arrive in Leuven attracted by the possibility of seeing its famous Gothic town hall, Great fame has its facade, one of the most spectacular of this architectural style that you can see in that Belgian region.
Places to see and visit in Mechelen, historic Burgundian city in Flanders
Places to see and visit in Mechelen, historic Burgundian city in Flanders
Finale Square in Flanders in Belgium Perhaps not as well known as its sisters Bruges and Ghent, Mechelen is one of those beautiful cities in the Flanders region that you can visit on a trip to Belgium. I had been wanting to visit Mechelen for some time, a city that is called Mechelen in flamenco, and recently I had the opportunity to travel to see the new Hof Van Busleyden museum.
The Burgundian history of Mechelen in the Van Busleyden Palace museum
The Burgundian history of Mechelen in the Van Busleyden Palace museum
Hof Van Busleyden Museum in Mechelen in Flanders in Belgium When you plan to take an excursion from Brussels to visit the nearby city of Mechelen in the Belgian region of Flanders, you may not know how important this city was during the period of the Burgundy Netherlands. Moreover, Mechelen was the capital of that territory and currently maintains many architectural remains that give the city a special interest.
Discovering Adriaen Brouwer in an exhibition in Oudenaarde
Discovering Adriaen Brouwer in an exhibition in Oudenaarde
Exhibition of Adriaen Brower in Oudenaarde in Belgium The possibility of seeing works by Flemish painters is one of the attractions of a tourist trip to the Flanders region in Belgium. This appeal is currently much greater in the Flemish Masters activity program that in Flanders is being developed from now until 2020.
Bruges - San Bonifacio Bridge, charming corner in the canals
Bruges - San Bonifacio Bridge, charming corner in the canals
Canals of Bruges from the bridge of San Bonifacio in Belgium Perhaps it is one of the most charming corners of the beautiful city of Bruges, and it is also one of the most visited by tourists. The San Bonifacio bridge certainly represents the essence of this beautiful Flemish city. One of the main attractions of a trip to Belgium.
Bruges - Walk through attractive shop windows of chocolate shops
Bruges - Walk through attractive shop windows of chocolate shops
Showcase of a chocolate shop in Bruges Traveling to go shopping? This is an issue that has been questioned by some of the followers of Travel Guides on Facebook. Without going into more detail about the validity and fashion of shopping tourism, there are destinations where stores become great protagonists and are one of the great attractions to travel to know them.
Belgium - The best photos of the trip to Bruges in Flanders
Belgium - The best photos of the trip to Bruges in Flanders
Dock of the Rosary on the canals of Bruges in Flanders Belgium For many years I did not visit the Flemish city of Bruges, in Belgium, and I had some fear that when I returned I would not meet the expectations of the image of a beautiful city that I kept in my memory . But it has not been that way. On my recent trip to Bruges I have rediscovered one of the most beautiful cities you can visit in Europe.
Leuven - Great Beguinage, a placid walk through the Middle Ages in Flanders
Leuven - Great Beguinage, a placid walk through the Middle Ages in Flanders
Great Beguinage of Leuven in Flanders, Belgium When I was preparing to visit the university city of Leuven during my last trip to Flanders, I was really looking forward to seeing his famous Gothic town hall live, without doubt, the most famous monument in this Belgian city. Of course, I was not disappointed, but if you want to know what really impressed me the most, I have no doubt: the Great Beguinage.
Bruges - Hospital de San Juan, reviving the medieval atmosphere among works of art
Bruges - Hospital de San Juan, reviving the medieval atmosphere among works of art
St. John's Hospital in Bruges in Flanders, Belgium Your visit to Bruges during a trip through Flanders in Belgium will give you the chance to discover charming corners. One of the attractions of this trip will be the possibility of seeing the best collections of paintings of the Flemish primitives, which are concentrated in the Groeninge museum in Bruges.
Ghent - Floralias, this is the great exhibition of floral art in Flanders
Ghent - Floralias, this is the great exhibition of floral art in Flanders
Ghent florals in the former Leopoldo barracks This year 2016 has a very important event in Ghent, one of the most beautiful and monumental cities of the Flanders region in Belgium. This is the Floralias, an exhibition of floral art that is held every five years in the city of Ghent, and that in 2016 is celebrated from April 21 to May 1, which I had the opportunity to visit.
Belgium - Photo tour through the beautiful city of Ghent in Flanders
Belgium - Photo tour through the beautiful city of Ghent in Flanders
Graslei, dock of the Herbs in Ghent in Belgium For many years I was not traveling to Ghent, in the Belgian region of Flanders, to the point that I barely had any images in memory, beyond the typical ones you can see in brochures or websites tourist. But recently, taking advantage of a trip to Bruges I had the opportunity to stop in Ghent to, for a morning, take a quick tour of the city and thus have a first impression for a future trip with more time to visit it.