Did you think that markets were just for produce and flowers?
In Flanders, Belgium
, they do have beautiful flowers and fresh produce. However, there is the small animal market in Ghent. In the centre of Marolles Brussels, you can purchase faux antiques and listen to a Brussels accent as you bargain a better price for your flea market find. There is the South Station market in Brussels
, the Vridagmarkt - Friday market - in Antwerp, the Folklore market in Bruges, the Antique market in Tongeren - with over 350 vendors – and in the beautiful Sablon Square in Brussels, there is the Antique and Book Market.
Vacation rentals accommodation in historic buildings are a charming lodging alternative to a hotel, and have all the modern-day amenities to make your accommodations a pleasure to stay in. Surround yourself with the scent of the Flower Market
in Ghent. Bring home a bouquet to brighten up your vacation rental accommodation - just the right touch for well-appointed vacation rentals. Before heading home to your condo rental, return to medieval times; the view from the top of the Castle of the Counts
is enchanting. The famous poem, In Flanders Fields
, was written in 1915 while the author, John McCrae, was at the battlefront in Ypres, Belgium.
Flanders is ideal for a summer vacation with its outdoor concerts
, and congenial Flemish cafes for a beer or a cup of coffee. Indulge in world-famous Belgium chocolate
, The Venice of the North, has at least 55 chocolate shops, a chocolate museum and even an annual chocolate festival, Choco-Late. Enjoy a chef-created meal which is served on the tram as you discover Brussels’ famous places. Have you ever visited a Belgian Fries Museum? The Frietmuseum
will teach you all you need to know and you can taste some fries afterwards.
The oldest and largest European zoo is in Antwerp
, housing over 4000 animals. The Royal Museum of Fine Arts
has some world-famous Ancient Arts and Fine Arts works, such as those of the great masters Rubens and Anthony Van Dyck. The architecture in Antwerp is fascinating with its medieval, Art Nouveau, and contemporary buildings. There is so much to do and see on your enjoyable vacation in Flanders, Belgium. Stay in vacation rentals in a historic area.
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