Many of Flemish Brabant’s attractions are within easy driving distance of Groot-Bijgaarden, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Astrid Park and the ever-popular Royale Amicale Anderlecht Golf Club. Also worth checking out are Mini-Europe and Brussels Expo.
Stop by some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region the special place it is. Stroll around and savor the quiet of Film Museum in Brussels, Bellevue Museum and the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium.
When it’s time escape the city, plan a trip to one of the many nearby green spaces. Nature lovers will want to check out Brussels Park in Brussels and Heysel Park, a place where locals come to enjoy a little slice of tranquility.
Take the time to see the most popular attractions in the area. The Notre Dame du Sablon in Brussels and the Notre Dame da la Chapelle offer those exploring Flemish Brabant the opportunity to better understand the role religion has played in the area.
To shop for local fashion and buy some souvenirs, visit the City 2 Shopping Mall in Brussels and Midi Market.
If you love sports, be sure to catch local legends, the RSC Anderlecht, take to the field at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, Brussels. On match days the stadium becomes a sea of purple and white, as crowds gather to support their beloved team.
When you’re ready to put your feet up after enjoying the charms of Groot-Bijgaarden, check in to one of the area’s numerous short and long stay accommodation options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the Metropole Hotel, Brussels, the Royal Windsor Hotel Grand'Place, Brussels, and the Bedford Hotel & Congress Centre, Brussels.