Should you have a few spare moments before or after the conference, you can enjoy the different aspects that can be discovered in Brussels.
Everything is easy accessible and at close range, connected through the dense public transport system. You can travel on a sustainable way (metro, tramway, …) from one side of the city to the other in almost no time.
A large number of museums can be visited, such as Magritte museum, Comic Strip museum, … or you can opt to take a tour around the variety of historical sites.
Also the variety of parks and green areas spread over the city centre as well as the continued efforts of local business to become greener, make Brussels a ‘Green Capital’.
You can wander around the Brussels’ shopping boulevards, such as Avenue Louise Rue Neuve, … or discover the latest Belgium design and fashion stores at Rue Dansaert.
In the evening you can dine in the variety of restaurants spread over our cosmopolitan city, offering international dishes or local specialities: Belgian ‘fries’, ‘waffles’ ….
Belgium is famous for its beers. Please make sure you taste at least one before leaving the city. Lively areas such as Place St. Gery, Place Luxembourg, …. offer the possibility to do so in presence of many locals.