Vlaanderen and Office de Promotion du Tourisme The
head office is located at Rue du Marche aux Herbes
63. Go to this office for national tourist information
and the staff is very informative. Most of the fliers
and information is free.
Tourist Information Brussels (TIB)
Located in the town hall on Grand Place. It is quite
a small office but provides very useful information.
It opens 9 am to 6 pm daily (10 am to 2 pm on Sunday
from October to December, and closed on Sunday from
1 January to Easter). TIB sells two discount booklets:
the Tourist Passport (around €3 to €4) for
public transport. Visitors arrive at the Gare
du Midi train station can use the tourist
office kiosk located at the station – it opens
8am to 8 pm daily. It is in the Hotel de Ville
+32 (0)2 513 8940
Info Tourism Desk/Brussels Zaventem Airport
If arriving from a flight at Brussels Zaventem
airport, there is a Info Tourism Desk (Tele: 02 725
52 75) – they can assist you and provide information
on Brussels. It is open 6 am to 10 pm daily.
Destination Belgium/Zaventem Airport If
you would like to book a hotel, head for the Destination
Kiosk which is nearby (Tele: 02 720 51 61), pen 7:45
am to 9:30 p weekdays, 10 am to 5 pm Saturday and
2 to 9:30 pm Sunday.
Destination Belgium, the national
tourist office, and TIBH will reserve
hotel accommodations for you. This is a free service.
You need a deposit that is then deducted from the
Another approach is to try a Belgian Tourist
Office in your home country before you make
you visit. In London it is:
Brussels & Ardennes
217 Marsh Wall
London E14 9FJ
0906 3020 245 (calls cost 60p/min.)
0800 9545 245 (free brochure line)
Fax: 020 7531 0393
Find out about the “BEER 2005”
Wallonia-Brussels event – this is an
annual celebration of the theme of beer – Belgium
once was known to have more breweries than churches.
There will be tasting, beer fairs, exhibitions, open
days and beer trails will serve to highlight the many
varieties of beer, such as the lambic or gauze that
are typical of Brussels or the truly tasty Abbey and
Trapist beer with loads of character that are produced
from the clear waters of Wallonia. You can order this
brochure by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or
telephone the Belgium Tourist Office on 020 7531 0390
The website www.brusselsdiscovery.com
also provides much information.