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What to see in Mechelen: Mechelen child-friendly weekend guide

What to see in Mechelen

Belgium is one of my favourite weekend destinations, and I often visit towns in Flanders. Its architecture, charming towns, comic books, and Belgian chocolates are just some of the things I love there the most. If you’re wondering about which town to visit in Flanders, consider Mechelen. With its great vibe and many fascinating cultural spots, it’s a great destination to visit. Check out this travel guide with tips about what to see in Mechelen for some inspiration.

Binche Travel Guide: What to see & do in Binche (Belgium)

Binche travel guide

Binche is a small charming town located in the southern part of Belgium. Surrounded by the solid medieval walls, wandering its cobbled streets feels like a trip back to history. Being home to so many interesting historical buildings, lovely museums and one of the most fascinating carnivals in the world, this small Belgian town is definitely worth visiting. However, to help you plan your trip there, I created this Binche travel guide with things to see and do in Binche.

What to see at the Hainaut Province of Belgium

What to see at the Hainaut Province in Belgium

Hainaut Province is located in the southern part of Belgium, in its French-speaking region of Wallonia. It’s home to some of the most famous Belgian comic books, fantastic street art, lovely architecture, fascinating history and numerous cultural spots. If you’re wondering about what to see at the Hainaut Province of Belgium, keep reading.

Belgian Chocolate: The best chocolate shops in Bruges

View on Golden Ages canal in Bruges

Recently, I made a new rule while travelling – I am buying only edible souvenirs. So, you can imagine that now, going to Belgium for me, is a little holiday itself. Each time, I’m back with a bag full of Belgian chocolates (and a few more jogging mornings scheduled in my agenda). In this post, I compiled a short list of the best chocolate shops in Bruges, that will help you find the best Belgian chocolate shops in that charming Flemish town.

The best museums in Brussels (Belgium)

The best museums in Brussels

Brussels, the capital of Belgium, is home to more than eighty museums. From the fine arts ones to museums dedicated to natural history, musical instruments, comic books and many more. When it comes to its museums, Brussels has something for everyone. To help you choose which one to visit during your trip to the Belgian capital, here is a guide to the best museums in Brussels.

First World War in Flanders: Visiting Hooge Crater Museum

First World War in Flanders: Entrance to the Hooge Crater museum

Have you ever been to some of the First World War trenches? Or do you have an idea what the ‘trench art’ is? Although I’m not a huge First World War enthusiast, spending a weekend in Ypres definitely sparked an interest to learn more about that dark period of the world’s history. And we decided to explore it more by visiting Hooge Crater Museum, one of the most interesting First World War museums in Flanders.

The Best Weekend Trips to Flanders – Belgium

After living in the Netherlands during the last six years, my favourite weekend trips from the Netherlands are still to Flanders. That charming region of Belgium has it all: cute historic towns, wonderful artists, a fantastic chocolate production, delicious food and some great beers. Being so close to the Netherlands, it could be a great and safe location to travel from the Netherlands in the post-Covid 19 time. After exploring it extensively during the last few years, here are my recommendations for some perfect weekend trips to Flanders.