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The magnificent Triumphal Arch in Parc du Cinquantenaire, Brussels

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Home to diverse architecture, picturesque medieval streets and one of the most beautiful town squares in Europe, the reputation of Brussels as a tourist destination has flourished over the years.

Why go?

With so much to see in and around the city, car hire in Brussels is a must...

Brussels is a lively cosmopolitan city renowned for its vibrant atmosphere and multicultural population.

One of the most popular sites in Brussels is the historic Grand Place square. This dramatic market square is home to a number of beautiful buildings including City Hall. As impressive as it is by day, the square is even more picturesque at night so be sure to schedule a visit in the evening. Other must-see attractions in Brussels include the Museum of Modern Art and the Cantillon Brewery. At night the Delirium Café is the place to be. Located in the centre of Brussels, it stocks more than 2,000 beers from around the world.

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Pick up your pre-booked hire car from one of the two main airports that serve Brussels - the city's international airport (BRU), which is 30 minutes from the city by road, and South Charleroi Airport (CRL), which is an hour's drive to the south. There are a number of downtown locations in Brussels from which you can also collect and drop off your vehicle.

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Where to explore?

When you rent a car, Brussels becomes a great base from which to see more of Belgium...

Hiring a car in Brussels allows you to visit some of Belgium's other charming cities. Be sure to visit the Cathedral of Our Lady in Antwerp. It takes less than an hour to reach Antwerp from Brussels when you set off in your rental car. Known as Belgium's “capital of cool”, this city of diamonds and designers can be explored on a day trip. Must-see attractions include the MoMu Fashion Museum, the museum dedicated to Rubens, and Grote Markt.

Beautiful Bruges can be reached by road in around 75 minutes from Brussels, which is also a reasonable drive for a day trip. When in Bruges take a tour around the picturesque city centre, intertwined with canals, chocolate shops and boutique breweries.

Further afield there are a number of cities that can be visited in your hire car. Amsterdam, Luxembourg, Paris and Cologne are all within a three-hour drive of Brussels.

Despite the fact that Brussels is officially a bilingual city with a mix of French and Dutch speakers, it is possible to find English speakers in most places that you visit. One issue with this bilingualism is that town names on road signs can change as you drive along. Be sure to familiarise yourself with both the French and Dutch translation of a town's name before setting off in your hire car.