Gastronomy and culture

5 x hotel accommodation in Brussels

Day 1

chocolate manufacturer

City tour Brussels with a local guide

 

Visit of an artisanal chocolate manufacturer in Brussels

 

Typical dinner (3-course menu) in a restaurant at the famous Grand’Place in Brussels

 

Day 2

Gent

Walk through the old city centre of Ghent. A superb collection of splendid buildings along picturesque canals

 

Typical lunch (Gentse Waterzooi) at the Groot Vleeshuis in Ghent – a medieval covered meat market

 

Boattrip from Ghent to Sint-Martens-Latem through a beautiful landscape and

 

Visit of Sint-Martens-Latem, the patron saint of one of the most important schools of Belgian fine arts

 

followed by a visit of a gin-distillery (incl. tasting) in the neighbourhood of Ghent

dinner (3-course menu) at the restaurant La Quincaillerie in Brussels

Day 3

Brugge

Walking tour through the city centre of Bruges with a local guide

 

Lunch/cold buffet at a small brewery in Bruges

 

followed by a guided tour through the brewery incl. 1 beer

 

Boattrip on the canals in Brugge

and fac. visit of the Groeninge museum or visit of the Memling museum

 

Dinner (3-course menu) at the restaurant Belga Queen in Brussels

Day 4

Antwerpen - Rubens

Walk through the old city centre of Antwerp with a local guide, incl. visit of the OLV Cathedral

 

Lunch in an Art nouveau restaurant in the centre of Antwerp

 

Visit of the House of Rubens – P.P. Rubens arranged the house to his own taste and requirements, making his home to the left of the entrance and turning the right wing into his studio

 

followed by a boattrip on the River Schelde

 

Visit of the MAS museum

Day 5

Mechelen

Visit of the fruit and vegetables market in Sint-Katelijne-Waver

 

Visit of Mechelen - Mechelen was the capital of the Burgundian Netherlands.

 

Freetime for shopping

 

Farewell dinner (3-course menu incl. aperitif, ½ bottle of wine, ¼ l mineral water and coffee) in a good restaurant at the famous fish market in Brussels

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Your AAB team

 

Kathleen Claudia Caroline Lindsay

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