Destination guide

The charming city of Ixelles awaits you

Come and experience Ixelles and its art galleries, monuments and museums. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and parks, this romantic city won't disappoint. Horta Museum and European Union Parliament Building are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Ixelles

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Ixelles a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mini-Europe (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Brussels Aquarium (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Royale Amicale Anderlecht Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • 7 Fontaines Golf Club (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Brabantse Golf (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Royal Waterloo Golf Club (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ixelles

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ixelles is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ixelles Ponds (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Tenbosch Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Leopold Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Mont des Arts (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Brussels Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Jubilee Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Ixelles

Fly into Brussels (BRU-Brussels - National), the closest airport, located 7.1 mi (11.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Antwerp (ANR-Antwerp Intl.), which is 25.5 mi (41 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ixelles?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 540 holiday lettings around Ixelles. From 427 flats & apartments to 52 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ixelles?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ixelles:

  • Kastelijn: 123 holiday homes
  • Stalingrad: 271 holiday homes
  • Matonge: 134 holiday homes
  • Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-ter-Sneeuw: 246 holiday homes
  • Wijk van de Squares: 81 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ixelles? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ixelles. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • D'Ieteren Gallery: 654 holiday lettings
  • Ixelles Ponds: 650 holiday lettings
  • Brussels Boondael Station: 653 holiday lettings
  • Ixelles Museums of Fine Arts: 650 holiday lettings
  • Flagey: 652 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ixelles listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Ixelles?

Yes, of course. offers 427 Flats in Ixelles. Our other popular types of Ixelles holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 52 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 448 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 8 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ixelles?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 25 holiday homes with pool available in Ixelles. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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