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Belgium holiday properties

Belgium is famous for being packed to the brim with historic architecture, art galleries and restaurants serving fine cuisine. Located in the north west of Europe with around ten and a half millions residents, Belgium has had a relatively quiet history compared to some of their larger European neighbors, but this by no mean makes Belgium inferior as a tourist attraction with some breathtaking architecture which has was inspired over the course of hundreds of years through the middle ages, the renaissance, the revolution and of course modern times.

The capital city of Belgium is the City of Brussels, which should not be confused with the Brussels area which is much larger. The actual city has a population of around 140 thousand residents. There are a plethora of tourist attractions in this grand old city such as the City of Brussels Town Hall, the old twining streets and numerous fine art galleries dotted around the city. Brussels is perfect for a long or short vacation and there are numerous Brussels bed and breakfast accommodations available, as well as modern Brussels apartment rentals.

Antwerp is another interesting and vibrant Belgian city with the area being home to around 400 thousand people and it serves as an important city in terms of the economy. Some architectural delights which are well worth a visit include the 16th century Guildhouse, Antwerp City Hall and in particular the Het Steen 19th century fortification. Whilst staying in an Antwerp bed and breakfast accommodation, visitors can enjoy numerous other tourists’ attractions including the Antwerp Zoo, which is one of the oldest and most famous zoos in the world. The Boerentoren is also worth a visit as it has the title of the oldest skyscraper in Europe. There Royal Museum of fine arts always pull in big crowds and is an essential stop in a visit to Antwerp with works from famous artists such as Van Dyck, Titan and Rubens. After a hard days’ exploration, you can relax in your Antwerp apartment rental, which are available throughout the city.

There are numerous other locations around Belgium which should be chosen to suit your needs, however a must see for all is the city of Bruges which has been tagged with ‘The Venice of the North’ due to its canal based architecture, its entire city centre is classed as a world heritage site. The city is very popular with tourists looking to admire the fine architecture, numerous museums and art galleries. Staying in the city is easy by booking a Bruges bed and breakfast accommodation or some sort of Bruges vacation home rental.