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Belgium Christmas Markets

Antwerp Christmas Market

Christmas balls. Author and copyright M. R.

Antwerp, the main city of Flanders and the second city of Belgium, is located along the Scheldt river almost 100 km from the sea, but despite the distance, the sea has made the fortune of the city. In fact, since the 13th century Antwerp, thanks to its strategic position between Germany and the sea, became an important commercial center frequented ...

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Tournai Christmas Market

Christmas balls. Author and copyright M. R.

Tournai is a splendid Belgian town in Wallonia, the French-speaking area of the country, located a few kilometers from Lille and the French border. The city is characterized by a beautiful historic center with a wonderful central square, the Grand Place, and by a splendid Romanesque-Gothic cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame), famous for its five bell towers and its treasury. The bell ...

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Charleroi Christmas Market

Christmas balls. Author and copyright M. R.

Charleroi, the largest city in Wallonia, the French-speaking part of Belgium, nestles along the banks of the River Sambre, between the cities of Namur and Mons. Charleroi is an industrial city, at the center of an important mining area. The city has an interesting past, it was in fact founded as a fortress in the 17th century by the Spaniards, ...

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Bruges Christmas Markets

Christmas balls. Author and copyright M. R.

Bruges is probably together with Ghent the most beautiful city in Belgium, also called the “Venice of the North”, it has a beautiful historical center, rich in valuable buildings of medieval origin and which was included in 2000 within the World Heritage Site of UNESCO. Bruges was an important market town since the twelfth century, in particular, there were traded fabrics, ...

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Brussels Christmas Markets

Christmas balls. Author and copyright M. R.

During the period of Christmas the city of Brussels organizes the event “Plaisirs d’Hiver” that in addition to the famous Christmas market attracts tourists for the many related events that are organized, you will find between these events musical events and concerts, street performers, a long track rink, processions and parades. The Christmas market in Brussels is the most important event ...

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ATTENTION: We recommend that you check the opening of the Christmas markets with the organizers.