Regarded as the ‘Capital of Europe’, Brussels is a truly fascinating place to visit, combining a rich artistic and historical heritage with a lively, cosmopolitan atmosphere. Architectural styles range from Gothic cathedrals to the classical facades of the Royal Palace. The focal point has to be the Grand Place, a historic square lined with ornate guild houses and Renaissance facades. Here, you'll also find excellent shopping opportunities and impressive restaurants offering tempting seafood dishes and delicious desserts.
Bruges is perhaps Europe's most perfectly preserved Medieval city. No matter in which direction you look, you will be presented with picture-postcard views of picturesque canals, elegant red-brick houses, atmospheric churches and historic squares. Bruges is also famous for its terrific shopping, with streets and shops beautifully decorated in chic continental style and full of exclusive bargains that are truly impossible to find at home!