Brussels, the capital of Belgium, is a city that you should visit at least once in your lifetime. The city has its own unique character due to its geographical location in the middle of Belgium right between Flanders and Wallonia. The city is at a crossroad of many cultures and ticks all boxes of a melting pot. This makes Brussels for everyone a diverse and interesting place to discover. Accor gives you a list of the best things to do in Brussels during your stay.
Chocolate is made and eaten all over this planet, but arguably there is no better chocolate than that made by Belgian chocolatiers. And on top of that Brussels is the chocolate capital of the world. Always wanted to know how this delicacy is made. During your stay in Brussels you should definitely visit the Chocolate museum Choco-story Brussels located at the Rue de l’étuve 41 close to Manneken Pis.
Another specialty within Belgium is beer. Belgium takes its beer very seriously and they are responsible for some of the most important beer styles and traditions in the world. A common practice in Belgium is barrel-aging beers to absorb new flavors. When visiting Brussels it is a must to visit one of the many beer breweries, such as Brasserie Cantillon. The brewery is located close to the hotel at the rue Gheude 56. More interested in wines and cocktails? When staying in the at the Pullman Brussels Centre Midi Hotel, it is definitely recommended to drop by at the luxurious Victor bar to taste one of the many fine wines or international cocktails.
Brussels also has much to offer for culinary experts and people who love fine dining. If you are looking for a quality diner than it is worthwhile to visit the restaurant Comme Chez Soi. This is one of Brussels finest restaurants and was rated with 3 stars by the Michelin Red Guide. The restaurant is located in an elegant townhouse in the city centre of Brussels. You will experience haute cuisine at its best, with a touch of exoticism and creativity in this warm welcoming setting.
The Tintin gallery in the city centre is a treasure chest full of Tintin related artwork. For fans of the comics, it is a perfect meeting place to discuss their favorite book within the exceptional and world-famous comic book collection with fellow Tintin fans. But also for regular visitors, the Tintin Herge Gallery has much to offer. It is even possible to buy your own work of art!