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Dinant tourist attractions: what to see in Dinant

Dinant, Belgium. Author Jean-Pol GRANDMONT. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The appearance of the city is characteristic for its position between the river and the rocky cliff (Rocher) that dominates, also outside the town is the characteristic “Rocher Bayard,” a high limestone block completely isolated from the surrounding rock groups, ...

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Dinant: the city of the inventor of the saxophone

Dinant, Belgium. Author Marc Ryckaert. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Dinant (about 14,000 inhabitants), is a small town of Wallonia in the province of Namur, located 15 km from the border with France and 30 km south of Namur, on the right bank of the Maas (Meuse). The first historical ...

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Tournai tourist attractions: what to see in Tournai

Cathedral, Tournai, Belgium. Author Jean-Pol GRANDMONT. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Grand-Place, is the central square of Tournai, triangular, it’s surrounded by noble palaces of the seventeenth century and is dominated by the Belfry (now UNESCO World Heritage), the civic tower of the 12th century, the tower rises to 72 metres ...

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Tournai: one of the most beautiful towns of Belgium

Tournai, Belgium. Author Jean-Pol GRANDMONT. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Tournai (about 70,000 inhabitants), is a town in the province of Hinault in Wallonia, located 10 km from the border with France, on both banks of the Scheldt. The origins of Tournai are made traced back to Roman military Tornacum ...

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Bruges tourist attractions: what to see in Bruges

Sint-Salvatorskathedraal, Bruges, Belgium. Author Tony Grist. No Copyright

The city of Bruges is a wonderful example of medieval old town perfectly preserved until today, thanks to this, in 2000 the historic medieval centre of Bruges has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, UNESCO has also entered ...

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Bruges climate: when to go to Bruges

Bruges, Belgium. Author Jean-Christophe BENOIST. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The climate of Bruges is continental Atlantic with frequent and widespread rainfall, with rather harsh winters due to the cold winds of the Baltic, the summers are cool and rainfall is distributed evenly throughout the year, the average annual precipitation ...

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Bruges: the jewel city of Flanders

Bruges, Belgium. Author Richardfabi. No Copyright

Bruges (Brugge) (approximately 120,000 inhabitants), capital of West Flanders, is located 13 km from the North Sea, it’s connected by some artificial channels with its port, Zeebrugge. In the city are active textile, mechanical, electrical, shipbuilding, metallurgical, chemical, food, glass, ...

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Brussels climate: when to go to Brussels

Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula, Brussels, Belgium. Author Karelj. No Copyright

The climate of Brussels is like that of most of Belgium, a kind of climate temperate-oceanic. The climate is  influenced by the Atlantic Ocean, but also from the influence of the continental climate coming from inside the European continent. Rainfall ...

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Brussels: a modern city with a beautiful historical center

Grand-Place, Brussels, Belgium. Author Szilas. No Copyright

The city of Brussels (Bruxelles/Brussel) in addition to being the capital of Belgium is also the seat of several institutions of the European Union (including the European Commission, the European Council, the Council of the European Union, and one of the ...

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How to get to Belgium: flights, trains, buses, ferries

Malines (Mechelen), Belgium. Author Cornischong. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

AIRPORTS AND FLIGHTS TO BELGIUM International Flights: The most important airport of Belgium is the Brussels International Airport, the capital’s airport which is located 13 km north-east of the city center. All international flights landing in Belgium arrive at Brussels ...

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Belgium travel insurance, health insurance, documents, plugs, sockets, mobile phones

Gand, Belgium. Author DJC1970. No Copyright

BELGIUM DOCUMENTS Travel Documents: For Europeans citizens of all ages a valid travel document for entry into Belgium include: Identity Card valid for foreign travel or a Passport. Even children and young people must have their own document. US and Canadian ...

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Belgium climate: when to go to Belgium

Steen Castle, Antwerp, Belgium. Author Frank K.. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The climate of Belgium is temperate maritime which means that it is largely influenced by air masses coming from the Atlantic Ocean. The Belgian climate is markedly variable, with frequent and rapid movements of air masses. Along the coast has ...

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Belgium tourist attractions: what to see in Belgium

Ypres (Ieper), Belgium. Author net_efekt. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Belgium has its strength in the beauty of some historical cities such as Brugge (Bruges), Antwerp, Gent. Centers that in the Middle Ages were among the most important trading cities of the continent and that have preserved almost intact their ...

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Belgium: Brussels and the historic towns of Flanders and Wallonia

Cathedral, Tournai, Belgium. Author Jean-Pol GRANDMONT. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Belgium (Royaume de Belgique, Koninkrijk België, Königreich Belgien) is a hereditary monarchy composed of 3 Regions (Brussels-capital, Flanders, Wallonia) and of three Communities: French, Flemish and German Language Community. It is a part of the European Union. Belgium borders on ...

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