Braine-l'Alleud is a popular place to head to in Walloon Brabant as a large number of the area’s main attractions are close. Lion's Mound and the Chateau La Hulpe are amongst the many popular places to discover here. Also, well worth the effort are Genval Lake and Sonian Forest.
Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area the special place it is. Take a tour, admire the architecture or simply enjoy the fascinating exhibits at Film Museum in Brussels, Bellevue Museum and the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium.
If the weather is good head outside and enjoy the nearby parks and reserves. To spend some time in a green urban park check out Jubilee Park in Brussels, Brussels Park and Astrid Park.
Stroll the streets to discover the many sights and attractions Walloon Brabant has to offer. To get a little closer to Walloon Brabant’s heart and soul, pay a visit to the area’s most important religious sites, such as the Notre Dame du Sablon in Brussels and the Notre Dame da la Chapelle.
You’ll find great greens and friendly locals at the Royale Amicale Anderlecht Golf Club in Brussels. Grab your favourite driver and hit the greens.
If you love food and shopping, amble through the many stores at Midi Market in Brussels.
Watch local sporting heroes, the RSC Anderlecht, do battle at the iconic Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, Brussels. On game days follow the procession of purple and white, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join local soccer lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a post-game drink.
For a real taste of Braine-l'Alleud, think about staying at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the Royal Windsor Hotel Grand'Place, Brussels, the Bedford Hotel & Congress Centre, Brussels, and the popular Novotel Brussels off Grand'Place.