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WEATHER AND CLIMATE

Temperature: 3-18 (°C)

Explore the city’s Art Nouveau architecture in the spring, when there is the least chance of rain and temperatures rest in the mid-30s (°C). For warmer weather, come in the summer when you can enjoys highs of 22 (°C), or take advantage of fewer crowds in the autumnWinter is the best time to snuggle up in Brussels’ cosy cafes. 

BRUSSELS IS BEST FOR...

Artsy types: Creatives will fall in love with Brussels’ Art Nouveau architecture.

Ladies who lunch: Brussels’ rich cafe culture provides the perfect opportunity to catch up and people-watch. 

Culture vultures: From film festivals to jazz marathons, Brussels enjoys a generous programme of cultural events throughout the year.

FAST FACTS

Language: The language spoken in Brussels is French.

Currency: The currency used in Brussels is the euro (€).

Local time: Brussels is 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Brussels Airport (BRU), is located 8 miles northeast of central Brussels.

Flight time from UK: Approx 1 hour 5 mins.

Visa / Health: Before your holiday to Brussels, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/belgium for recommendations and advice on visas and health.

GETTING AROUND

Bus or tram: Brussels has an efficient bus and tram network that can easily take you from one side of the city to the other. 

On foot: Brussels is a great city for walking. Most of the tourist attractions are located around the centre and are easily accessible on foot. 

By metro: For a fast and reliable journey from one side of the city to the other, jump on the metro. 

By taxi: Taxis are ideal for travelling back to your hotel at night when public transport is less frequent. 

EVENTS

Culture Bonanza: Brussels’ legendary Kunstenfestivaldesarts arts festival kicks off in May, with three weeks of opera, theatre, dance and music performances at various venues around the city. 

Sound of Music: Enjoy a long weekend of live jazz music at the Brussels Jazz Marathon in May. Concerts take place at various open-air venues, jazz clubs, cafes and bars around the city. 

Film Festival: Film lovers will not want to miss the Brussels Film Festival in June, a nine-day feast of European films screened at the Flagey cultural centre.