Belgium culture and traditions

accessible travel – accommodation, museums, zoo, highlights

Capital – Brussels | Currency – Euro | Timezone – GMT +1

Belgium guide accessible travel
Image: Bruges city center

Belgium – accessible places to visit



Belgian beer brewery the Koninck 

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Red Star Line museum 

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Two million passengers traveled from Antwerp, the Red Star Line’s main European port, to North America on board Red Star Line ships. The museum focuses on their stories.


Antwerp Zoo


Parc Bellewaerde


Lace Museum

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Cozmix (planetarium)

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Parlamentarium the European Parliament Visitors’ Centre 

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Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences 

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Old Masters Museum

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The Great War Centenary

2018 marked the 100th year after WW1. For all history fans, VisitFlanders created 2 brochures: brochure Great War centenary – Tips for visual impaired visitors (also available in Braille, large print and audio) and the brochure The Great War Centenary – accessible to everyone.


Visa – all information on applying for a visa to Belgium you find on this website.

Language – the official languages are Dutch, French and German. In tourist areas people know also English.

Accessible accommodation

ATO Travel Sheets – Download in Dutch (Flanders) or French here

Public Transport

Eurostar – excellent services. Trains go to France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Via this link you can read all you need to know, even about connecting to other trains in other countries.

Any station via Brussels  (Brussels Midi and Brussels) and 8 other cities. Use this app to manage your booking or use this: email or call +44 3432 186 186 (choose option 4).

Use the Flanders and Brussels Public Transport Guide.

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