Historical Cities

The famous cities are without a doubt the reason most people visit Belgium and Holland so we didn’t want to overlook these! The beauty of these countries is that even when you’re leapfrogging these cities to experience the stunning nature; the wide beaches and the lush woodland, everything is close by and from wherever you are staying you will certainly be able to do a day trip or half day trip to some of these places! Easy peasy with little ones.

Historical City Attractions

 

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Architecture in Antwerp market place

Antwerp

  • Category: Historical Cities
  • Country: Belgium
  • City: Antwerp

Antwerp is another stunningly beautiful and interesting city which has a lot to offer families with young children. The closest Belgian city to Holland, it is quaint and pretty with its cobbled roads, impressive with its international port and grandiose buildings and open spaces, and fun and vibrant all at the same time! Its central…

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Horse and carriage ride in Bruges centre

Bruges

  • Category: Historical Cities
  • Country: Belgium
  • City: Bruges

  No visit to the Belgian coast is complete without nipping inland to visit the infamous medieval town of Bruges. It is the most beautiful city in Belgium in our opinion! Its fairy tale-like buildings, cobbled streets, horse drawn carriages, chocolate shops and canal boat cruises attract tourists all year round and have helped earned…

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Gent by night

Gent

  • Category: Historical Cities
  • Country: Belgium
  • City: Gent

A bit like a little Amsterdam with its advent calendar-like stepped buildings and canals, Gent is an authentic medieval city with an enchanting castle, cobbled streets and it is very child friendly and welcoming to families. It is a university town and has a nice vibe; pretty and interesting but not too touristy. It is…

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A Smurfs collection in Brussels

Brussels

  • Category: Historical Cities
  • Country: Belgium
  • City: Brussels

  Brussels is one of the most child-friendly capital cities in Europe! And is serious and silly at the same time! On the one hand it is the home of the European parliament and many important decisions are taken here, it is sprinkled with grandiose buildings and interesting architecture yet it has a statue of…

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