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Tour de Bélgica

Tour of Belgium (various locations) – held every May in various parts of Belgium, this exciting pro bike race is that country’s answer to the Tour de France. Some professional bikers treat the Belgian event as a warm-up to the better-known (and more rigorous) Tour de France. See the following website for more info on […]

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Tomorrowland

  Tomorrowland (Boom) – held in the town of Boom (30 km. north of Brussels, reachable via route A12), this annual musical event (held every late July) attracts major Electro-House and Trance music DJs, such as Avicii, Hardwell, David Guetta, Alesso, Swedish House Mafia, Afrojack, and many others. Well over 180,000 attendees went to Tomorrowland. […]

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Royal Waterloo Golf Club

Royal Waterloo Golf Club (1380 Lasne (Ohain), Vieux Chemin de Wavre) — the oldest club in Belgium, founded 85 years ago, moved to its present location at Ohain in 1959, where it’s close to the heart of everything. Within sight of the iconic Lion Mound at Waterloo, it’s half an hour from both the center […]

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Royal Ardenne Golf Club

Royal Ardenne Golf Club (Tour Léopold-Ardenne 6, Houyet) — Of all the ‘Royal’ courses in Belgium, Château Royal d’Ardenne is the most deserving of the title. It occupies part of the grounds of a 19th century castle built by King Leopold II. For a time, it was the favourite course of the Belgian royal family, […]

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Plopsaland de Panne

Plopsaland de Panne (De Pannelaan 68, De Panne) – this ia Belgium’s top theme park, offering offers over 50 attractions for the entire family. Mayaland, 10 attractions indoor themed Maya The Bee. In the Mega Mindy zone, you rage after the rascals on Jet Skis or the Flying Bikes, and Pirate Pete is waiting at […]

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Ommegang Festival

Ommegang Festival (Grand Place, Brussels) — Take a seat on the tiered stands or lean on the low barriers and find yourself transported to 1549. Every year, the lavish Ommegang procession commemorates the tribute paid to Emperor Charles V and his VIP guests. Richly-colored costumes, horses, embroidered banners, flag throwing and stilt jousting are always […]

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Mini Europe

Mini Europe (Bruparck B, Brussels) — located at the foot of the Atomium, Mini-Europe is the only park where you can have a whistle-stop tour around Europe in a few short hours. A truly unique voyage ! Stroll amid the typical ambiance of the most beautiful towns of the Old Continent.     The incomparable […]

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King Baudouin Stadium

King Baudouin Stadium (Avenue de Marathon, Brussels) – this 50,000-seat stadium hosts the Belgian national football team, as well as its rugby union team. Aside from such games, the stadium holds pop & rock concerts for U2, the Rolling Stones, Madonna, Mylene Farmer, Robbie Williams, Boni Jovi, Depeche Mode, Bruce Springsteen, Johnny Hallyday, and other […]

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Hergé Museum

Hergé Museum (Rue Labrador 26, Louvain-la-Neuve) — this spectacular museum is dedicated to Hergé, the pen name of Georges Remi, who created Belgium’s comic-book hero Tintin (who is perhaps Belgium’s best-known cultural export). The museum, in the university town of Louvain-la-Neuve (30 minute drive southeast of Brussels), is built in the shape of an elongated […]

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Golf Chateau de la Tournette

Golf Chateau de la Tournette (Chemin de Baudemont 21, Nivelles) — Situated in the countryside between Ittre and Nivelles, this 300 acre golf club offers two superb challenges, reminiscent of British and American courses. Completed in 1995, the American course (“l’Americain”) designed by Bill Amick, and the English course (“l’Anglais”), the creation of Martin Hawtree and […]