Where to stay around Belgium?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,701 holiday lettings near Belgium. From 1,898 Houses to 302 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Belgium for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Belgium?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Belgium. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Bruges: 549 holiday homes
  • Brussels-Capital Region: 653 holiday homes
  • Ghent: 87 holiday homes
  • Ypres: 73 holiday homes
  • Spa: 419 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Belgium! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Belgium?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Belgium with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Bruges: 549 holiday lettings
  • Ghent: 87 holiday lettings
  • Ypres: 73 holiday lettings
  • Spa: 419 holiday lettings
  • Antwerp: 178 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Belgium?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Belgium are:

  • Brussels Airport (BRU): 734 self catering accommodations
  • Brussels South Airport (CRL): 140 self catering accommodations
  • Oostende Airport (OST): 747 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Belgium?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Belgium. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bruges Market Square (Grote Markt): 666 holiday rentals
  • Spa-Francorchamps: 816 holiday rentals
  • Belgium Pier: 599 holiday rentals
  • MOU - Museum of Oudenaarde and the Flemish Ardennes: 106 holiday rentals
  • European Union Parliament Building: 738 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Belgium listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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Make a holiday rental villa or accommodation in Belgium your home away from home

Holidays to Belgium and indeed the country as a whole has received an unfair wrap from the tourism industry. Constantly denoted as boring, Belgium actually has an incredible amount to offer if you are willing to see past the stereotypes. A country of astonishing beauty, especially in the regal architecture surrounding quaint, cobbled squares, Belgium has an infectious atmosphere of energetic relaxation, where life is enjoyed to the full.

Things to do on holiday in Belgium

There is no other way to discover Belgium than taking a self catering lodging, whether it is an inner city apartment in Brussels, Brugge (Bruges) or Antwerp or a rural villa, purely due to the number of world class restaurants in Belgium, which seem to surpass every meal with the next delicacy.

Travel to Belgium also allows you to bask in culture, from the fine art museums and masterpieces of Brussels to the castles and flamboyant architecture in Namur or the numerous festivals across the country and throughout the year. There are a fair number of unique attractions available from accommodation in Belgium. The torture chamber of Ghent Castle makes eerily absorbing viewing, and the spectacular caves of Han will defiantly leave an impression. In all, Belgium boasts 13 UNESCO World Heritage sites, which form a ready made cycling holiday route.

If you are looking for a sporting holiday when renting holiday rental accommodation in Belgium, you will not be disappointed. Aside from the world famous cycling credentials, Belgium has excellent facilities for horse riding, golf, tennis and fresh water fishing, with hundreds of miles of picturesque rivers, lakes and streams where trout, perch, pike chub and grayling thrive.

Belgium is the original spa location too. The Thermes de Spa have been an official spa resort since 1868, and holiday accommodation in the area is the perfect place to retreat to after a full days pampering.

Belgium holiday accommodation is perfect for connoisseurs too. Although Belgium plays down their excellent culinary traditions, their global reputation for beer, waffles, chocolate and mussels speaks volumes for the country.

Places to holiday in Belgium Belgium is split into three districts, Wallonia, Flanders and Brussels.

Flanders and Brussels are cultural hotspots with massive amounts to see and explore. Flanders, which straddles parts of Belgium, France and Holland, has the world’s highest standard of living together with Norway. Antwerp, Ghent and Bruges are all lie in the Flanders region, and here are Belgium’s only beaches, covering a 42 mile stretch between De Panne and Knokke. Here, wide expanses of sand create popular getaways for Belgium holiday makers throughout the summer.

Wallonia is the southern part of Belgium, where blissfully peaceful rural villages, colourful festivals and stunning castles adorn the countryside. There are hundreds of miles of hiking and cycling trails, shear cliffs for climbing and many rivers and streams for fishing. Also on offer are hot air ballooning, golf and kayaking.

Weather in Belgium

Belgium has a very mild climate, although snowfall is common. In summer, temperatures average around 22°C, ideal for cycling and travel, whilst in winter, the beer festivals, spas and cultural cities mean that you quickly forget about the temperatures, which average around 4°C in the coldest months.

Travel to Belgium

Belgium has many international airports receiving cheap flights direct from the UK. Antwerp (ANR), Brussels (BRU), Liege (LGG) and Ghent (GNE) all receive cheap flights to Belgium, so the best option for you depends on the location of your holiday rental in Belgium.

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