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"Capital of Europe"
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"Capital of Europe"
Check out Brussels' gorgeous Gothic architecture and cobblestone streets.
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Brussels

Brussels is a multicultural port city that boasts the perfect combination of modern and historical touches. From old-world houses and cobblestone streets to stunning modern buildings and breathtaking architecture everywhere, you will never fall short of something to see and do in this famous capital. Brussels boasts a great mixture of art, history, and culture. You will discover more museums, grand palaces and cathedrals, parks, and landmarks than you can count! Plus, Brussels’ city center is easily navigable by foot, and when you get tired or need to go a little further, you can simply hop on their incredible public metro system! Belgian beer is very popular throughout the world, and there are a great number of fantastic bars throughout Brussels that feature their famous local beverages.

There are a few great river cruise lines that currently feature cruises departing from Brussels. Avalon Waterways’ Suite Ship, Avalon Imagery II, offers a nice selection of 7- to 8-night Northern Europe cruises from Brussels to Amsterdam. French-based river cruise line CroisiEurope features a few 5- to 19-night Western Europe itinerates from Brussels onboard their ship MS Modigliani. Luxury cruise line Uniworld River Cruises offers all-inclusive cruises from Brussels to Amsterdam onboard their elegant vessel River Queen. U River Cruises, a sister brand of Uniworld, does a bunch of Northern Europe cruises from Brussels to Amsterdam onboard the sleek ship, The B, which features many unique onboard activities and immersive itineraries.

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Destinations for Cruises from Brussels

The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise from Brussels. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:

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Cruise Lines with Cruises from Brussels

The following cruise lines feature cruises leaving from Brussels. Select a cruise line to view upcoming cruises that they're offering from Brussels:

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River Cruise Lines

Becoming more and more popular, a river cruise is an immerse and destination-focused vacation experience, on a small and luxurious vessel.

River cruises sail through the inland waterways of some of the world's most interesting vacation destinations (i.e. Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and North America), and provide their guests with a greater opportunity to spend time visiting more unique ports of call than a traditional cruise typically would.

Because the destination is the star of a river cruise, (typically guided) shore excursions are included at no additional charge by many River cruise lines. There are usually many interesting lectures given during the cruise, by experts on the history and culture of the region being visited.

Among the famous rivers that one may take a river cruise on are the Rhine, Mississippi, Seine, Danube, Mekong, Nile, Yangtze, Amazon and Douro.

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Luxury Cruise Lines

When the finest cruise vacation is your top priority, this is the place to start.

On a luxury cruise line, guests experience highly personalized service, a more intimate (and usually formal) onboard experience, gourmet cuisine, well-appointed accommodations, and fantastic amenities. Many of these brands have smaller ships, allowing them to reach ports of call that the larger ships can't, which results in unique itineraries.

All of these brands feature a version of all-inclusive pricing, and some of them have ships with all-suite accommodations. Although these cruise lines are usually more expensive than the rest, they also provide their guests with so much more, resulting in a fantastic value when considering all that's included.

Avalon Waterways
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  • River Cruise Line
  • Ships: 19 (16 - 166 Guests)
  • Shore Excursions Included
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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CroisiEurope
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  • River Cruise Line
  • Ships: 46 (16 - 226 Guests)
  • All-Inclusive Pricing
  • Authentic French Cuisine
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Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
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  • Luxury / River Cruise Line
  • Ships: 15 (68 - 228 Guests)
  • All-Inclusive
  • Offers River and Yacht Cruises
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Tauck Cruises
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  • River Cruise Line
  • Ships: 25 (40 - 310 Guests)
  • All inclusive pricing
  • Family owned cruise line
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Uniworld River Cruises
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  • Ships: 17 (32 - 159 Guests)
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  • Every Stateroom Has River View
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Things to do near Brussels

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Brussels, along with a brief description:

♦ Grand Place

The most notable and iconic attraction in all of Brussels is easily Grand Place (also called Grote Markt). A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Grand Place is the main city square, overlooked by Town Hall and filled with nothing short of massive beauty. This is where you can discover some of Brussel’s most notable buildings and guild houses (featuring stunning Baroque and Gothic architecture), cultural events, festivals, and more. It is such a famous destination that it’s even been the filming location for TV shows! There are also a bunch of cozy cafes (perfect for people watching) and a large flower market opens up during the summer. Grand Place is an excellent starting point for exploring Brussels, as it truly is the heart of the city!

♦ Atomium

This interesting yet iconic landmark was originally built for the 1958 Brussels World Expo and is now a museum and major tourist attraction. Towering over 300 feet into the air, this stainless-steel structure is shaped as the cell of an iron crystal, and contains museum exhibits, event space, and a panoramic restaurant at the top. Walking through a tubes and spheres of the Atomium is nothing short of an unforgettable experience! There’s also a gift shop where you can purchase something to remember your experience by. The views from the top of the Atomium are utterly breathtaking! Plus, it is located near a bunch of parks and nature reserves, so you can easily make a day out of visiting this amazing building.

♦ Museums

Brussels is filled with many interesting museums. Among some of the most noteworthy include Parc du Cinquantenaire (featuring art and military exhibits), the Belgian Comic Strip Center (a unique comic museum housed in a warehouse), the Musical Instruments Museum (featuring exhibits on classical and traditional instruments), the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (with artwork from the 15th to 21st centuries), and the Brussels City Museum (featuring a unique collection of costumes for the famous statues found throughout the city). Another must-stop museum is Choco-Story Brussels, where you can discover all you ever wanted to know about chocolate-making, as well as watch demonstrations and enjoy sweet samples!

Average Monthly Weather for Brussels


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