Striking a perfect balance between tradition and modernity, the Winter Wonders Christmas market in the very heart of Brussels is one of Europe’s most popular (source : European Best Destination, European Best Christmas Market).
Over five weeks, 225 wood chalets fill the city centre, delighting eyes and tickling taste buds. You can try specialities from around the world and pick up gifts to give or keep.
After dark, the market is even more fairytale-like with all the lights and decorations creating magical moments.
The chalets on Rue Henri Maus provide a link between Grand-Place and the front of the Bourse.
The beautiful recently renovated square is rejoining Winter Wonders, enhanced by a stunning illuminated star under which visitors can find all sorts of mouth-watering delights.
Now pedestrianized, it’s hosting the ice rink as well as numerous chalets and covered seating areas to create a warm and welcoming mini village.
Located behind St Catherine’s Church, the Black Tower, an important part of Winter Wonders, is home to a small but perfectly formed Christmas village.
The spotlight is on Quebec with maple-based foodstuffs and other typical products with inimitable flavours.
A stage hosts Winter Vox choirs, only adding to the magical location and hidden treasure feel.
Illuminated, furnished and covered areas provide meeting points along the route and give visitors the chance to relax.
Pavillon Stella at Vismet promises a warm welcome for visitors who want to enjoy our quintessentially Belgian beer at this unmissable stop-off.
The label, which reflects the City’s commitment to sustainability, is displayed by 24 traders, who share the expertise and passion behind their finest creations.