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  1. Le Parc de la Rosée: an intimate green refuge in Brussels

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    Located just a short walk from our hotel, Le Parc de la Rosée is an idyllic green haven perfect for a summer retreat in Brussels. This charming park offers a serene escape from the urban hustle, providing both locals and visitors a peaceful oasis amidst the city’s vibrant energy.

    As you enter the park, you are greeted by beautifully landscaped gardens, lush greenery, and an array of colorful flowers. The park’s meticulously maintained pathways make it an ideal spot for a leisurely stroll or a morning jog. The tranquil atmosphere is further enhanced by the gentle rustle of leaves and the melodic chirping of birds, creating a perfect environment for relaxation and reflection.

    Le Parc de la Rosée is not just about natural beauty; it also offers various recreational activities. Families can enjoy picnics on the expansive lawns, while children can have fun at the well-equipped playgrounds. For those interested in a bit of light exercise, there are plenty of open spaces suitable for yoga or tai chi.

    Whether you’re looking to unwind with a good book under the shade of a tree, enjoy a picnic with family, or simply take a leisurely walk, Le Parc de la Rosée offers the perfect green refuge. Its proximity to our hotel makes it an effortless addition to your itinerary, ensuring that you can easily enjoy this verdant paradise during your stay in Brussels.

    Image –  Bruxelles Environnement – Leefmilieu Brussel


  2. Banksy Museum Brussels

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    Are you looking for a cultural outing during your stay at our hotel? If you are a fan of contemporary art, urban culture, or simply looking for a unique museum experience, the Banksy Museum in Brussels is a must-visit destination. Located in the heart of the city, this museum is dedicated to the enigmatic and world-renowned street artist, Banksy.

    Banksy’s works are known for their provocative themes and distinctive stencil technique. The museum features a carefully curated collection of some of his most iconic pieces, offering visitors a deep dive into the mind of an artist who has managed to remain anonymous while gaining worldwide fame. As you wander through the museum, you will discover thought-provoking artworks that challenge societal norms and spark important conversations about politics, consumerism, and human rights.

    The Banksy Museum in Brussels goes beyond simply displaying art; it provides a comprehensive look at the artist’s impact on the global art scene. Interactive exhibits and multimedia presentations offer insights into Banksy’s creative process and the messages behind his works. This immersive experience is designed to engage and inspire visitors of all ages.

    In addition to the permanent collection, the museum regularly hosts temporary exhibitions and events, ensuring there is always something new to see. Whether you are an art enthusiast or a casual visitor, the Banksy Museum promises an unforgettable journey into the world of street art. Don’t miss the chance to explore this cultural gem in Brussels.

    Image – Banksy Museum

  3. Exploring the heart of Brussels Beer Culture

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    In the heart of Brussels, where the past’s charm paves the way in cobblestone and history rises in architectural splendor, there’s a pulsating soul of hops and barley. This isn’t just beer; it’s Brussels’ own art form, transcending even the famed Trappist reputation.

    Nestled among these narrating stones is the haven known as Brasserie de la Senne, a sanctuary amidst the bohemian vibrance of the Tour & Taxis neighborhood. This boutique brewhouse is the essence of Brussels’ storied love affair with beer, birthed by a duo of brew artists whose passion is as palpable as the flavors they ferment.

    Step inside, and you’re stepping into a gallery of liquid artistry, where the Zinnebir headlines and the Taras Boulba is a seasonal exhibit of taste. Each brew is a brushstroke of devotion and a testament to a greener brew process that welcomes all who walk Brussels’ lively lanes.

    Here, in this city, beer is the collective heartbeat, and Brasserie de la Senne is its rhythmic pulse, offering an invitation not just to taste but to savor the true essence of Belgian beer culture. It’s an immersive experience, a toast to authenticity in the spirited streets of Brussels.

    Image – Brasserie de la Senne

  4. Folon. A Journey in Brussels

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    From February to September, three leading Brussels museums together with the Fondation Folon invite visitors to explore the colorful world of Jean-Michel Folon.

    Exhibition: “Folon: A Journey in Brussels”

    As spring grips Brussels in its enchanting hold, the artistic soul of the city pulsates excitingly and intensely. This year, the intriguing world of Folon captures the cultural spotlight.

    Hidden in the green oasis of La Hulpe, just beyond the urban noise, the Folon Foundation offers an exclusive opportunity to wander into the fantastic universe of the Brussels artist Jean-Michel Folon.

    In a dynamic collaboration with three prominent Brussels museums, the Folon Foundation rolls out a vibrant calendar full of events from February to September. From interactive workshops and engaging tours to unique exhibitions spread throughout the city; there’s an extensive array available for every art lover or those seeking inspiration.

    The Magritte Museum highlights the harmony between the works, language, connections, and unique characteristics of Magritte and Folon, with Folon finding inspiration in Magritte during his youth. This discovery was a revelation to him: “In painting, truly anything is possible. Even creating mysteries,” he realized.

    At the prestigious Maison Autrique, one of Horta’s first creations and a place of both grandeur and intimacy, one can delve deeper into Folon’s wide interest in various techniques and his passion for collecting.

    A third exhibition, organized by the Museo Civico Garda and the Associazione Archivio Storico Olivetti in Ivrea, Italy, in cooperation with the Fondation Folon and the Design Museum Brussels, delves into Folon’s connection with the legendary Italian company Olivetti and offers insight into the world of advertising design in a time of innovation.

    Spring in Brussels with Folon is so much more than an exhibition; it is an invitation to embark on a journey of creative discovery. Let the blooming nature and sunlight carry you into the world of Folon to let your imagination soar.

    For more details, visit the Fondation Folon.

    Image – Fondation Folon