Belgium is a country full of history and is accessible in a variety of ways. Families, couples and groups all visit Belgium, keen to take in the sights and taste the variety of chocolates on offer. History lovers will love Belgium, which is full of old buildings, churches, castles and museums. Belgium hotels range from 1-5-stars and all offer a good level of service. There is something for everyone on a Belgium holiday, including lively nightlife, history, brilliant cuisines, chocolate and activities such as ice-skating. Antwerp is a brilliant place to visit if you want to look at a variety of fashion and the other resorts all have a variety of the Belgium specialities.
If you enjoy history and sightseeing then Belgium is definitely the destination for you. There are many museums all over Belgium that you will enjoy such as the Museum of Ancient Art, Modern Art and the Comic Strip Museum. Bruges is a popular destination with many people and during the winter an ice-skating rink is put into the town for you to enjoy. Canal boat rides are a relaxing way to take in the sights and you can finish the day with a trip to the Museum of Chocolate. Other boat trips can be tried, as well as a range of carnivals and festivals that take place throughout the year. The World War One battlefields can be found in Belgium, some with a number of activities available.
The favoured cuisine is obviously Belgian, which is very similar to French. Seafood is also a favourite in many restaurants. There are a number of cafés in Belgium and many offer wines and spirits as well. When it comes to nightlife, there are a variety of activities on offer. There are over ten theatres to be enjoyed, a number of musical venues, cinemas, bars and clubs to enjoy. If you want to stay up late into the night then Ostend is the best place for you to visit. When it comes to shopping, you will have a variety of things to enjoy, such as clothing, ceramics, chocolates, diamonds and souvenirs. Taxis and buses are available in Belgium and offer reasonable prices or you could hire a car.
Belgium has typical weather for europe with hot summers and cool winters. July and August are the hottest months with temperatures reaching around 27°C. The coolest temperature in the summer is around 12°C. June and November are the months when you will see the most rain, which can reach to 80mm. January is the coldest month in Belgium with the maximum temperature only reaching 5°C and the minimum being -1°C.