Brussels Hotels near Etterbeek
Once a quaint rural hamlet in the Middle Ages, Etterbeek is now a charming municipality bordering the City of Brussels. Largely residential, Etterbeek is the birthplace of past and current notable people, including the creator of The Adventures of Tintin, Georges Rémi. Visitors will find broad avenues mixed with open spaces and architecture recalling a nostalgic past. The municipality is home to popular commercial centres and markets, including a medieval market held annually in May which attracts locals and tourists alike and a Sunday market on Place Jourdan. EU institutions, Cinquantenaire Park, and fantastic restaurants are all within easy reach. ... Read more »
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- Take a break from exploring the attractions in Brussels at the tranquil Jean Felix Hap Garden, which boasts lovely flowerbeds, green spaces, and a small pond.
- Taste some of the best frites in the Brussels area, or snack on croquettes, sandwiches, and hamburgers at the unassuming Maison Antoine stand on Place Jourdan.
- Check out the historic architecture in Etterbeek, including the Art Nouveau Cauchie house built in 1905 and the oldest building in town, the Barony.
Travellers who are flying into Belgium to get to Etterbeek can land at either the Brussels Airport or the Brussels South Charleroi Airport. There are taxis and busses outside both airports that will transport you to the Etterbeek area. This municipality is served by three metro stations (Petillion, Merode, and Thieffry) and one train station (Gare d'Etterbeek), connecting it to the City of Brussels and other municipalities. Etterbeek is easy to get around on bicycle or foot and is about four kilometres from the Grand Place and attractions in the city centre. The neighbouring Ixelles municipality is known for interesting museums, churches, and African communities.« Hide