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Brussels with the family: travel diary


Do you want to escape for a weekend with your family? Don't wait any longer, spend 3 days in Brussels with your children thanks to our travel diary.

Day 1

Family day at the feet of the Atomium.


Day 2

Children's day in the heart of the city.


Day 3

Take your clan to the European quarter.


Direction le plateau du Heysel. Mini-Europe will let you discover Europe thanks to its beautiful and famous miniature monuments.

A stone's throw awy, visit the different spheres of the Atomium and discover its exhibitions, in a futuristic spirit which will get you and your children dreaming.


Family breakfast
at the Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate, a stone's throw from the Grand Place. After this, you'll know everything there is to know about chocolate.

Discover another real Belgian speciality, as you follow the Comic book mural paintings itinerary all over Brussels.



Discovery activity:
visit of Autoworld. More than 250 cars tell your children the fascinating storyof the automobile, from the 19th century to the present day.

Come to the Cinquantenaire Museum and ask for the game-routes which lead the whole family on a tour of the world's civilisations.

Don't hesitate to wander through Cinquantenaire Park on foot or by bike.


Head to the
Atomium's highest sphere to enjoy a delicious meal with a 360° panoramic view of Brussels.

Want to see other beautiful views?


Time for some lunch on the Grand Place, at the Hard Rock Cafe restaurant. Take the whole family to discover its hamburgers and immerse yourself in the world of Rock and Roll.

Need a dessert?


Pic-nic in the park or a cornet of chips only a few steps away on place Jourdan.


Put on your swimming costume and enjoy Belgium's biggest swimming pool with waves at Océade. An ideal activity to do as a family.

If you haven't brought your swimming costume with you, don't panic! Sortilège lets you discover an exceptional spot in the middle of nature. Together you will go on an adventure in a medieval fantasy world.


Walk back to the Royal Palace and relive Belgium's history at the BELvue museum through two treasure hunts, a fun themed visit and an investigation.

In need of a bit of fresh air? This callas for a break in the park.

At the Centre for Fine Arts you can discover either the world of René Magritte, the new Fin de Siècle Museum's collection or the Flemish Primitives.


An original, multimedia and free discovery at the Parlamentarium will give you the answers to any questions your children might ask you about Europe.

The Natural History Museum has the largest dinosaur gallery in Europe. Set off on a journey to discover the animal and plant world, an unforgettable moment for all the family.


Back to the historical centre of Brussels for a comic book-themed dinner at Le Village de la Bande Dessinée, a magical place that will delight your children. It even offers you its brasserie: the Comics Café.

Want other dinner ideas?


Take the time to discover Brussels illuminated, the Grand Place, Manneken Pis...

Don't hesitate to stop at Brasserie Houtsiplou for a delicious bite to eat.

For a family dinner...


Dinner in an extraordinary placeCook & Book. It's a unique concept, a library, a restaurant and a boutique all rolled into one. Under a glass floor, you can watch the largest electric train track.

Fancy something a little bit different?