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Cliffs at Etretat in France

Cliffs at Etretat

The cliffs at Etretat are part of the Alabaster coast in France. In this seaside town you can have a great view of the white cliffs and the natural archways that reach out into the sea.

Kapellbrücke in Lucerne

Kapellbrücke

The Kapellbrücke(Chapel Bridge) is a symbol of Lucerne and one of the most visited landmarks of Switzerland. It was built in 1333 as part of the city's fortifications and is the oldest wooden covered bridge in Europe.

Cubic Houses in Rotterdam

Cubic Houses Rotterdam

Designed by Piet Blom in 1984, the cubic houses are one of the most famous buildings in the world. The 32 houses are tilted 45 degrees, contain 3 floors and have a total area of 100 square metres.

Beersel Castle in Belgium

Beersel Castle

Beersel Castle, located in the South of Brussels, was built by Godfried van Hellebeke between 1300 and 1310. It has 3 massive watchtowers and is surrounded by a wide moat.

Manarola, Cinque Terre in Italy

Manarola

Manarola is part of the Cinque Terre in the Italian region of Liguria. The Cinque Terre consists of five villages located on the cliffs at the Mediterranean coast.

Sea Life Blankenberge

Sea life Blankenberge


Sea life Blankenberge

Sea life Blankenberge


Sea life Blankenberge


Sea life Blankenberge


Sea life Blankenberge


Sea life Blankenberge


Sea life Blankenberge


Sea life Blankenberge

Sea Life Blankenberge has over 50 aquaria that will show you the beauty and mystery of the underwater world. They have sharks, penguins, otters, sea lions, piranhas and many more. Children will definitely love the interactive touch pool where they can even touch the animals.

Location: Koning Albert-I-laan 116, 8370 Blankenberge, Belgium


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Sand Sculpture Festival

Sand Sculpture Festival, Blankenberge


Sand Sculpture Festival


Sand Sculpture Festival


Sand Sculpture Festival


Sand Sculpture Festival


Sand Sculpture Festival


Sand Sculpture Festival


Sand Sculpture Festival


Sand Sculpture Festival


Sand Sculpture Festival


Sand Sculpture Festival


Sand Sculpture Festival
This beautiful Sand Sculpture Festival takes place every year during the summer months in the seaside town of Blankenberge.

The festival was built by 40 professional sand artists from around the world. Over 10000 tons of sand was used to create 150 sculptures. Every year a new theme is chosen, this year artists were inspired by fairy tales.


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Horst Castle

Horst Castle


Horst Castle


Horst Castle


Horst Castle


Horst Castle


Horst Castle


Horst Castle


Horst Castle


Horst Castle


Horst Castle

Horst Castle, located near the village of Sint-Pieters-Rode, dates back to the 15th century. The castle has been empty for over 300 years and has remained very authentic.

The living rooms date back mainly to the 16th and 17th centuries, they are beautifully decorated with stucco ceilings created by J.C. Hansche. It's impressive donjon is also open for visitors, the top can be reached after a steep and narrow climb.

Horst Castle is also "home" of the comic book character "The Red Knight".


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Glass House

Glass House


Glass House

The Glass House in Lommel was designed by Brussels architect Philippe Samyn. It houses the Centre for Contemporary Glass Art and wants to inform and educate about glass and glassblowing. During a visit you can follow the activities in the glass atelier, visit the exhibition hall and climb the glass tower.

The impressive glass tower reaches a height of 30m and has a diameter of 8m. It dominates the town of Lommel and is visible from all directions.


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Antwerp Zoo

Antwerp Zoo


Antwerp Zoo


Antwerp Zoo


Antwerp Zoo


Antwerp Zoo


Antwerp Zoo

Antwerp Zoo is the oldest zoo in Belgium and one of oldest in the world. The zoo was founded in 1843 and is located in the centre of Antwerp, next to the Central Station.

More than 5000 animals live here from 950 different species. Most famous animals are elephants, lions, bears, giraffes, penguins and many others. Visiting the zoo will take at least half a day.


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Château de la Motte

Château de la Motte


Château de la Motte


Château de la Motte


Château de la Motte

Château de la Motte is a 19th century moated complex. It was built on the site of a 14th century donjon. The castle has a brasserie with terrace and is the perfect place to enjoy a good meal. It also has a public walking park and is a starting point for Vespas.


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Rullingen Castle

Rullingen Castle


Rullingen Castle


Rullingen Castle

Rullingen Castle was initially a 14th century moated castle. During the centuries it was rebuild and restored several times. The last time was between 1921 and 1935 after part of the building was destroyed by fire.

Rullingen Castle was acquired by the government in 1978 and is now used as a hotel.


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Tomp

Tomp in Hamont-Achel


Tomp in Hamont-Achel

For a long time people believed that the Tomp in Hamont-Achel was a medieval defence tower. Recent investigations conclude that it was once used as a tower mill. It is believed that the mill was erected in the 15th century. A restoration was undertaken in 1969, as if it were a defense tower.


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Trappist Abbey of Achel

Trappist Abbey Achel


Trappist Abbey Achel


Trappist Abbey Achel


Achel Trappist

The Trappist Abbey in Achel or Saint Benedictus-Abbey or Achelse Kluis is located on the Belgian-Dutch border. This abbey is famous for it's Trappist beer, which is one of six Trappist beer breweries in Belgium. The beer is sold by the monks to fund their work. The abbey is also a popular place in the summer when people come by bike and enjoy a drink on the terrace.


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