Ideas to celebrate Valentine's Day in Brussels


Ideas to celebrate Valentine's Day in Brussels

What to visit during Valentine's Day in Brussels?

If you are searching for ideas to spend your Valentine's Day in Brussels, we can suggest perfect places to set a romantic mood, from strolls to beautiful installations to see.

Stroll through Brussels

Take a stroll along the Grand-Place, one of the capital's must-see places. Admire the 17th century buildings that line it: the Town Hall, the King's House and the houses of 39 different guilds (bakers, painters, cabinetmakers, brewers).

Not far from there, take the opportunity to say hello to the Manneken Pis. A historical and humorous monument, this fountain was erected in 1619. There is a female version of the Manneken Pis, the Jeanneke Pis, located in the Impasse de la Fidélité.

The Cathedral of Saints Michael and Gudula is one of the most emblematic monuments of the city of Brussels. In Gothic style, it is considered to be the main Catholic church in Belgium. Admire its 15th century façade and the magnificent stained glass windows that adorn the transept.

On the neoclassical Place Royale, you can discover the statue of Godfrey of Bouillon, the first equestrian statue in Brussels.

The Abbaye de la Cambre is a perfect place for a walk hand in hand, to visit the religious building or to bask in the gardens that border the abbey.

Walking in the parks of Brussels

Brussels is a city full of green spaces: welcoming squares, historic parks, tree-lined avenues, a wood, a forest... In total, you will have the opportunity to walk through 28 m2 of greenery with your loved one.

The Parc de Bruxelles is a public park of about 11 hectares. You can take a romantic stroll along its wide paths, discover its green cabinets, enjoy the bandstand and the theatre.

The European quarter of Brussels offers an interesting mix of Art Nouveau and Art Deco. This district is home to lively squares, internationally renowned museums, the major European institutions, but also large green spaces such as the Cinquantenaire Park or the Leopold Park. Take advantage of our 40-minute Tootwalk guided tour "European Quarter" to discover all these places on foot.

Museum of Eroticism and Mythology

This museum, created in March 2012 by Doctor Guy Martens, brings together nearly 800 art objects: paintings, sculptures, Greco-Roman antiquities, ivories, Japanese prints and other objects of curiosity. From the doctor's private collection, these works of art offer a historical overview of erotic art from antiquity to the present day.

Bright Brussels

The Bright Brussels light festival will be held from 16 to 19 February 2023. Every evening from 7pm to 11pm, you will have the opportunity to discover, free of charge, some twenty light installations. These works, created by national and international artists, will be visible in three districts of Brussels: the Royal District, the European District and the Lehon District.

Sunset

What could be more romantic than a romantic sunset? Admire the breathtaking view from the Poelaert Square. This square overlooking the city offers an unforgettable view of the city of Brussels.

Where to eat during Valentine's Day in Brussels?

Sharing a good moment with chocolates or a delicious dinner is always a great idea. We can suggest you the best places to go for a memorable date.

Chocolates

Take advantage of your stay in Brussels during the lovers' day to taste the best chocolates in the region.

Discover the famous Wittamer chocolate factory on the Place du Grand Sablon. This refined bakery also offers quiches, tarts and pastries.

Marvel at the chocolate creations of the famous chef Pierre Marcolini. This exceptional house brings together nearly 80 craftsmen with a unique know-how. Come and taste the chef's recipes, handmade according to the greatest tradition in the Galeries Royales Saint Hubert.

Finally, savour the chocolates of Corné Port Royal, an institution in Brussels since 1932. The company has about twenty shops throughout Belgium, the most notable being the one in the Galerie de la Reine, which will take you back in time.

Romantic dinner

Finally, enjoy a romantic tête-à-tête on 14 February in a restaurant in the Belgian capital.

Discover the refined dishes of the gastronomic restaurant La Villa in the Sky while enjoying a breathtaking view of the capital.

Enjoy contemporary French gourmet cuisine at La Villa Emily while admiring the refined décor, including the magnificent Venetian chandelier.

 

To make your weekend unforgettable, Tootbus offers you the chance to win a night in a hotel for 2 people with breakfast included at Hotel Indigo in Brussels. To participate, go to the Tootbus Instagram page and follow all the instructions.

If you want to extend your stay, discover our top 20 places to visit in Brussels.