Quirkily contradictory: not what the average tourist might expect of the EU's and Belgium capital until they catch a flight to the city of Brussels! Is Brussels worth visiting? Absolutely! Let Air Transat transport you from various Canadian cities to Brussels International Airport (BRU) and explore this enchanting, historic and safe city. From Brussels airport, you can easily reach the city center by train. There are so many fun things to do in Brussels! What is Brussels known for? The city is renowned for being the world’s chocolate capital of the world, but tourists will surely also want to discover Brussels's famous beers and breweries, waffle houses, bistros and cafes. Given its small size and incredible rail transit, you can easily hop aboard a train and explore other beautiful Belgium cities for half-day or day trips to cities in the Flanders regions like Ghent, Antwerp and the magical Venice of the North, Bruges!
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One of the best ways to explore Brussels’s narrow streets is on foot, bike, or bus tour. Whatever your preference, make sure to visit the top attractions in Brussels such as the Grand-Place, the Town Hall, the Atomium featuring breathtaking views of the city, the Parc du Centenaire, the Mini-Europe amusement park, the Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert for some incredible shopping, and Brussels famous statue, the Manneken Pis. Are you an art and history buff? Make sure to visit the city’s specialty museums such as the Autoworld Museum, Train World, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium, the Museum of Natural Sciences, and many others!