Brussels city is quickly becoming a trendy spot for weekend getaways and holidays. Apart from its famous chocolates and beers there are many attractions that most visitors cannot begin to imagine. It is a centre of European culture, officially nicknamed ‘the European Village’, with almost 90 museums, beautiful parks, fascinating walks, trendy restaurants and bars.
Like most other countries, Belgium observes public holidays and special events with a celebration. There are also a number of local religious festivals in the various towns and cities, mostly observed through processions, parades, and street fairs.