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Top 100 Best Places in Belgium

"Exploring the Heart of Europe"

Belgium, a country where history and modernity intertwine, offers a unique blend of architectural beauty, historical depth, and natural splendor. From the medieval alleys of Bruges to the rolling hills of the Ardennes, this guide uncovers the top 100 destinations in Belgium, inviting you to discover its vibrant cities, majestic castles, and serene countryside.



  • Title: "Top 100 Best Places in Belgium: A Journey Through Belgium's Rich History and Diverse Landscapes"
  • Subtitle: "A Journey Through Belgium's Rich History and Diverse Landscapes"
  • Tagline: "Exploring the Heart of Europe"
  • Description: "Embark on an exploration of Belgium's top 100 destinations, from historic landmarks to natural wonders."
  • Keywords: Belgium, Travel, Culture, History, Nature, Architecture, Gastronomy


# Top 100 Best Places in Belgium
- Subtitle: A Journey Through Belgium's Rich History and Diverse Landscapes
- Tagline: Exploring the Heart of Europe
- Description: Embark on an exploration of Belgium's top 100 destinations, from historic landmarks to natural wonders.
- 5 Topics: Historic Towns, Majestic Castles, Cultural Icons, Natural Wonders, Gastronomic Delights

## Topics
- Historic Towns: Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp...
- Majestic Castles: Gravensteen, Castle of Bouillon, Beersel Castle...
- Cultural Icons: Manneken Pis, Atomium, Royal Palace of Brussels...
- Natural Wonders: Ardennes, Meuse Valley, High Fens...
- Gastronomic Delights: Belgian Chocolate, Beer, Waffles...

Historic Towns

  1. Bruges - Canals, Belfry of Bruges
  2. Ghent - Gravensteen Castle, St. Bavo's Cathedral
  3. Antwerp - Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp Zoo
  4. Leuven - University of Leuven, Old Market Square
  5. Mechelen - St. Rumbold's Cathedral, Toy Museum
  6. Dinant - Citadel of Dinant, Collegiate Church of Notre Dame
  7. Namur - Citadel of Namur, St. Aubin's Cathedral
  8. Tournai - Cathedral of Our Lady, Pont des Trous
  9. Mons - Grand Place, Belfry of Mons
  10. Ypres - Menin Gate, In Flanders Fields Museum
  11. Liège - Prince-Bishops' Palace, Curtius Museum
  12. Lier - Zimmer Tower, Lier Beguinage
  13. Durbuy - The smallest city in the world, Topiary Park
  14. Spa - Thermal Baths, Casino of Spa
  15. Damme - Town Hall, Uilenspiegel Museum
  16. Bouillon - Bouillon Castle, Semois River
  17. Bastogne - Bastogne War Museum, Mardasson Memorial
  18. Tongeren - Gallo-Roman Museum, Basilica of Our Lady
  19. De Haan - Belle Epoque architecture, Coastal tram
  20. Rochefort - Caves of Han-sur-Lesse, Rochefort Abbey

Majestic Castles

  1. Gravensteen, Ghent
  2. Castle of Bouillon, Bouillon
  3. Beersel Castle, Beersel
  4. Gaasbeek Castle, Lennik
  5. Castle of Laarne, Laarne
  6. Château de Modave, Modave
  7. Château de Veves, Celles
  8. Reinhardstein Castle, Robertville
  9. Château d'Annevoie, Annevoie-Rouillon
  10. Château de Beloeil, Beloeil
  11. Alden Biesen Castle, Bilzen
  12. Château de Freÿr, Hastière
  13. Château de Lavaux-Sainte-Anne, Lavaux-Sainte-Anne
  14. Château de Jehay, Amay
  15. Ooidonk Castle, Deinze
  16. Château de Horst, Holsbeek
  17. Château de Walzin, Dinant
  18. Château d'Attre, Brugelette
  19. Château de Seneffe, Seneffe
  20. Château de Vêves, Houyet

Cultural Icons

  1. Manneken Pis, Brussels
  2. Atomium, Brussels
  3. Royal Palace of Brussels, Brussels 4.

Belfry of Bruges, Bruges 5. Grand Place, Brussels 6. St. Bavo's Cathedral, Ghent 7. Belgian Comic Strip Center, Brussels 8. MIM - Musical Instruments Museum, Brussels 9. Horta Museum, Brussels 10. Waterloo Battlefield, Waterloo 11. Rubens House, Antwerp 12. Plantin-Moretus Museum, Antwerp 13. Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp 14. Mini-Europe, Brussels 15. Royal Greenhouses of Laeken, Brussels 16. Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp 17. Carolus Thermen, Aachen 18. Fort Breendonk, Willebroek 19. Zwin Nature Park, Knokke-Heist 20. Pairi Daiza, Brugelette

Natural Wonders

  1. Ardennes, Southeastern Belgium
  2. Meuse Valley, Between Namur and Dinant
  3. High Fens, Eastern Belgium
  4. Semois Valley, Belgian Luxembourg
  5. Hoge Kempen National Park, Limburg
  6. Sonian Forest, Brussels outskirts
  7. The Caves of Han, Rochefort
  8. Belfort of Ghent, Ghent
  9. Schelde River, From France through Belgium to the North Sea
  10. Grottes de Remouchamps, Aywaille
  11. Hallerbos Forest, Halle
  12. De Watermolen, Kasterlee
  13. Dunes of Bredene, Bredene
  14. Kluisbos, Kluisbergen
  15. La Roche-en-Ardenne, Luxembourg
  16. Signal de Botrange, High Fens
  17. Zwin Nature Reserve, Knokke-Heist
  18. Domaine de Bérinzenne, Spa
  19. Raspaillebos Forest, Geraardsbergen
  20. Lesse River, Dinant to Anseremme

Gastronomic Delights

  1. Belgian Chocolate, Countrywide
  2. Beer, Trappist Monasteries and breweries
  3. Waffles, Liège and Brussels varieties
  4. Moules-frites, Coastal and city restaurants
  5. Carbonade flamande, Flemish stew
  6. Speculoos, Sweet spiced biscuits
  7. Seafood in Ostend, Coastal delicacies
  8. Frites, Friteries across Belgium
  9. Belgian Lace Cookies, Traditional dessert
  10. Waterzooi, Ghent chicken or fish stew
  11. Tarte au riz, Verviers rice pie
  12. Stoofvlees, Belgian beef stew
  13. Jenever, Belgian gin
  14. Gueuze, Lambic beer blend
  15. Chicons au gratin, Endive dish
  16. Kriek, Cherry beer
  17. Boulets à la Liégeoise, Meatballs in syrup sauce
  18. Sirop de Liège, Fruit spread
  19. Paling in 't groen, Eels in green sauce
  20. Gratin dauphinois, Potato dish


Belgium offers a captivating mix of medieval towns, majestic castles, cultural icons, stunning natural landscapes, and culinary excellence. Whether you're delving into the history of its historic sites, exploring its natural wonders, indulging in gastronomic delights, or immersing yourself in its rich cultural tapestry, Belgium promises an enriching experience that will leave you longing for more.