To get a real feel for the various sights, sounds and textures of Brussels, spread your wings and explore nearby areas such as Brussels, Schaerbeek, and Sint-Gillis.
To really get a feel for Brussels, visit one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Spend a while discovering the exhibits at Film Museum, Bellevue Museum and the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium.
If you are into nature, plan a trip to the nearby parks and reserves. These are good spots to relax. Keen gardeners enjoy destinations such as Brussels Park, Heysel Park and Astrid Park. There is a relaxed atmosphere here as well as beautifully designed gardens.
To really get a feel for the area, don’t miss some of the local sights such as Atomium, Place Royale and the La Grand Place. These are much-loved by locals and tourists alike. Admire some of the religious sites such as the Notre Dame du Sablon and the Notre Dame da la Chapelle. Admire the beautiful craftsmanship and gain a deeper understanding of the role religion in Sint-Agatha-Berchem.
If you are ready to splash some cash, browse the City 2 Shopping Mall and Midi Market.
Sports fans should head to nearby Constant Vanden Stock Stadium to see the RSC Anderlecht in action. On game days the stadium becomes a sea of purple and white, as crowds join together to support their home-grown heroes.
After exploring the streets of Sint-Agatha-Berchem, relax for the night at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the Metropole Hotel, the Royal Windsor Hotel Grand'Place, and the Bedford Hotel & Congress Centre.