Brussels city guide: what to see plus the best bars, hotels and restaurants

Ignore the cynics, Brussels is one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities, with hip bars and cafes, vintage markets and a fine line in the ‘9th Art’

10 of the best things to do in Belgium

Explore art nouveau in Brussels, kayak in the Ardennes – and even stay at a bowel hotel.

10 top tips from our Brussels

Belgian beer isn’t the only thing to raise a glass to in Brussels, the city serves up art nouveau architecture, surrealist art, nature on the doorstep – and the stand where Angela Merkel nips for chips

In Bruges, unwind amid the calm of an almshouse garden

Many of Bruges’s 44 almshouses have hidden gardens, which are ideal spaces for contemplating its historic atmosphere. This is one of the best

Join Antwerp’s party people at its Plein Publiek pop-up

A vacant apartment complex in northern Belgium has been transformed into Plein Publiek, a gallery, restaurant and venue