Korenlei and Graslei on the River Leie in Ghent's old town at dusk.

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Bruges canals, Antwerp fashion, decadent chocolate, mussels and chips, belfries and castles, crazy carnivals, Tintin and Trappist beers... how could anyone call Belgium boring?!


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Here are some unmissable ways to savor Belgium’s history, beauty and creativity. Oh, and it’s beer, chocolate and fries, too.

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Things to Know

Know the cultural and practical quirks of Belgium before you go.

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With trains, cycle paths and a panoramic tram running along the coast, getting around Belgium is a breeze. Here's how to do it in style.

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Visa Requirements

Are you dreaming of eating hot frites in Brussels or wandering Ghent’s canals? The good news is visas are easy to obtain. Here's what you need to know.

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Money and Costs

From deals on museum entry to delicious street food snacks, here's how to make your euros stretch a bit further in Belgium.

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Explore Belgium's culture and history with these top road-tripping routes.

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