Belgium is perfectly settled into European society, culture and heritage. It is a country of three languages: French, Dutch and German, despite this nearly everyone speaks great English! It’s culture and history is most notably portrayed through its many castles, medieval buildings and museums, therefore it’s the perfect country to visit if you’re interested in the World War 1. In addition, Belgium is also famous for its chocolate and beer, with over 1,000 breweries in the country, it is a beer and chocolate lovers paradise!
Brussels is a beautiful modern city, due to its new glass buildings and skyscrapers popping up more frequently. However the city centre is still traditional and stunning, keeping its rich culture and history intact for tourists and locals alike to visit.
Currency: Euro (€) Click here for currency conversion rates.
Language(s): French, Dutch and German.
Good to know: French and Dutch are the main languages with only 1% of the population having their first language as German.
Visa: 90-day Schengen visa on arrival for most nationalities (Click here for more information).
Climate: Belgium has a temperate climate with cool summers and fairly mild winters.
Power Adaptors: 2 pin plug – Type C or E (Click here for full information).
Global Peace Index: Rank 18th of 163.
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