Belfries of Belgium

Look up to see freedom

The belfries of Belgium were erected over centuries, all with slightly different designs. But they all represented the same thing – a democratic freedom not seen here before.

Tournai Cathedral, Belgium

Under repair

It’s been closed for years and will be closed for many more. But you can still see some of the World Heritage Site of Tournai Cathedral.

Major Town Houses of Victor Horta, Brussels, Belgium

Behind closed doors

These four houses in the Belgian capital of Brussels have been included on the World Heritage List – but does that mean you can see them?

Bois-du-Luc mining site, La Louvière, Belgium

The old coal mines of Belgium

In Belgium’s Wallonia region, the coal mines may have shut but their legacy lives on. Go underground – and see how life was for families on the surface.

The Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium

The grand marketplace of Brussels

There’s something different about this city square – and it’s partly why the Grand Place is the most popular tourist attraction in Brussels.