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Best museums in Tournai

Museum of fine art is Tournai front

For a rather small town, Tournai has some quite interesting museums. With its rich history it’s not surprising it has a lot to offer in a field of culture, as well. During my weekend in Tournai, I’ve visited some of them. And have chosen these 5 as the best museums in Tournai. Since they are quite small it’s not hard to visit them all during your stay. Best museums in Tournai #1 – Natural History Museum Address: Cour d’Honneur de l’Hôtel de ville, Rue Saint-Martin 52 I’m not a huge fun of a natural history, but this was without a doubt…

Tournai – Ultimate Travel Guide

Square in Tournai

Tournai is a lovely weekend destination for anyone interested in culture and history. However, it’s also a great place for enjoying wonderful Belgian cuisine. Easily reachable from London, Bruxelles or Amsterdam, here is a ‘Tournai – ultimate travel guide’ with everything you need to know about this beautiful town. Tournai – Ultimate Travel Guide Tournai is a city with more than 2000 years of history. It’s one of the oldest cities in Belgium. And it’s the birthplace of France. It was ruled by many different rulers from France, Spain, the Netherlands and even Austria. And all of them left their…

Tournai Photo Diary

Tournai park and old palace

Two weeks ago I’ve spent a weekend in a lovely Belgian town of Tournai. I knew very little about it before I’ve visit it, so I was taken by a surprise with its cobbled streets and a beautiful old buildings. I will post detailed travel guide about it next week. However, here is my Tournai Photo Diary with just a glance of the atmosphere from the oldest city in Belgium. Tournai Photo Diary Feeling the history on every corner During the history Tournai was one of the most important Belgian cities. And that can be felt on every single corner…

Local Artist’s City Guide: Antwerp (Belgium)

Antwerp city

The best thing to do before any trip is to get recommendations and useful tips from a local. And when these locals are artists and designers, you’re going to get a real thing. That’s why we’re starting with a series of interviews with local artists living in a different European cities. The first interview is with a young Belgian artist Celine van Aken who, after travelling for a year, recently settled in Rotterdam. Celine is a wonderful artist who made her first international art piece at the end of 2017 in Curacao. She made a huge land art piece at the…

Leuven Photo Diary

Leuven University Library building

Belgium is one of my favourite countries! I love its small picturesque towns with a beautiful old architecture, its food and of course beers. I haven’t heard much about Leuven before I’ve visited it a few weeks ago. But, after I’ve spent a weekend over there, I fell in love with it completely. Here are some photos I took during my stay there. If you would like to learn more about the places to see take a look at my ‘Leuven – Ultimate travel guide‘, too. Leuven Photo Diary The first thing I’ve noticed when we’ve got off the train was that…

Leuven – Ultimate Travel Guide

Leuven city center and amazing architecture

Leuven is a small Belgian town located some 30 km from the capital, Brussels. It’s charming, picturesque and still undiscovered by the hordes of tourists. I’ve spent a weekend there recently and completely fell in love with it! So, I’ve compiled here an Ultimate Travel Guide with some tips, tricks and places you shouldn’t miss when in Leuven! Leuven – Ultimate Travel Guide How to get there Leuven is well connected with the Brussels’ Airport. There are trains raiding from there every 15 minutes. Train station is located some 10 minutes away by foot from the City Hall and Leuven’s…