Welcome to Brussels
Ditch your preconceptions. Brussels is much more than chocolates, beer and Euro Politics. The city - the largest urban area in Belgium - is vibrant and cosmopolitan, a place where all Europe comes to discuss and debate. The official languages are Dutch and French, but the lingua franca on pavement cafés is English.
Brussels has an abundance of positives, including a title as the greenest capital in Europe
- 53% of the land area in Brussels is parkland, gardens or forest
- Brussels has 138 restaurants per square mile, including 14 Michelin starred restaurants