Europe - Belgium & Luxembourg (PDF Chapter)
This is the Belgium & Luxembourg chapter from Lonely Planet’s Europe guide-book.
Stereotypes of comic books, chips and sublime chocolates are just the start in eccentric Bel-gium. Its self-deprecating people have quietly spent centuries producing some of Europe’s finest art and architecture. Independent Luxembourg is compact and hilly with its own wealth of castle villages.
- come on weekdays off-season to appreciate Bruges’ picture-perfect canal scenes without the tourist overload
- be wooed by one of Europe’s greatest underappreciated all-round discoveries, Ghent
- savour the ‘world’s most beautiful square’ in Brussels, then seeking out remarkable cafés, chocolate shops and art nouveau survivors
- restaurants & accommodation