Romantic weekend in Brussels - Experience magical moments as a couple
As a new year dawns, many of us will be planning some away time with the love of our lives. With just a few short weeks to go until Valentine's Day, why not take a closer look at some of the most romantic things to do in Brussels for couples?
Capital of the tiny country of Belgium and the administrative capital of the EU, if you want romantic trips for couples, Brussels has them. If you want romantic restaurants Brussels has them in abundance. In fact, with so many Brussels romantic activities to choose from, this historical 1,000-year-old city will have you coming back time and again.
Consider a short break at The Hotel. Brussels
A great venue for making the most of the many Brussels romantic activities. The modern, 4-star, high-rise The Hotel. Brussels provides some stunning views across the city, is just a couple of minutes from the metro station, and within easy reach of many of the city's most popular attractions.
Add a special Spa Day to your short break itinerary
Make the most of Brussels romantic trips for couples, by combining your stay with a special Spa Day offer at the Nadine Salembier Institute spa complex. Just 100m from The Hotel. Brussels, the complex offers steam rooms, a spa, massages and a range of rejuvenating skin treatments. All with fabulous views of the city from its 23rd-floor location.
Explore the city on foot – one of the best things to do in Brussels for couples
On a stay at The Hotel. Brussels, you are close to several picturesque walks around the city. Whether you choose a morning stroll in the spring sunshine, or decide on an evening walk to check out the romantic restaurants Brussels is famous for, there is a walk that will get you there.
Include a little window shopping
Start at the Place St Géry in the Dansaert district. On this walk you can hit the main fashion areas of Brussels. Stroll along the Rue Dansaert to the Place du Nouveau Marché aux Grains and some of Brussels' best fashion shops. Turn onto Rue Leon Lepage for dress accessories and quality jewellery. And Rue des Chartreux for independent design and concept stores, and fabulous vintage boutiques.
Taste the famous Belgium Chocolate
For chocolate lovers, head for the 19th-century Galeries Royales, Saint Hubert, in the city centre. Or the Sablon district of Brussels, where many of the best Belgium chocolatiers are based.
Other famous local manufacturers include:
Wittamer, by appointment to the royal family
- 6-12-13 Place du Grand Sablon, 1000 Bruxelles