Activities and places to visit as an expat in Brussels

Places and services for expats

This is no secret: Brussels is a multicultural city, welcoming people from every part of the globe. If it may seem quite small in comparison with other capital cities, but Brussels doesn't lack from nice places to visit and where you can relax. This webpage focus on helping expats and newcomers to find the location they need whether it is for practicing sport, shopping, or hotels for just a few days.

Shopping for women

woman doing shopping
You have just settled in and you are looking for nice stores to find clothes? Discover our selection of trendy shops welcoming expats in Brussels! They display lots of famous brands, and the sales assistants will give you precious advice.

Fun and fresh air

Fun and fresh air
Looking for a park or playground to spend time with your children? We have established a selection of places in Brussels that are perfect for some fun or relaxing moments.

Choose your hotel!

Choose your hotel!
If you have to spend a few days in Brussels for a business trip or with your family, you need to find a nice place to stay. Discover here the best quality hotels in town, fully equipped and well located.

Get in shape!

Get in shape!
Here is a selection of the best sport clubs in Brussels with English speaking personnel. They offer group classes, fitness equipment, personal trainers, spa…

Gastronomy in town

Gastronomy in town
Find the best quality restaurants in town where you can enjoy delicious meals. This list present you well-known eating places acknowledged for their fresh and refined menus.

Aparthotels

Aparthotels
Need a place to stay while you're in Brussels for business ? Discover these beautiful and convenient aparthotels you can rent for a few days, weeks or even months. They even take care of you and offer you great services, like housekeeping or laundry service.

Men’s style boutiques

Men’s style boutiques
Do you need a new jacket for winter or a nice pair of shorts for summer? This section introduces you some of the most refined shops for men in Brussels. Find here your favourite brands.

Take care of your beauty and wellness

Take care of your beauty and wellness
Life in the city can be exhausting. That is the reason why it is important to take your time and relax in one of those wellness centres. They provide you several types of massage as well as beauty cares.

Best international schools

Best international schools
Your children deserve the best education so we have listed the renowned international schools of Brussels. Have a look on it.

Take care of your garden

Take care of your garden
Do you want to plant flowerbeds, bushes or shrubs ? On this page, you will find a series of stores where you can buy seeds, fertilizers and other kind of products needed to arrange your green spaces.

Find your estate agent

Find your estate agent
If you decided to settle in Brussels once and for all, you may be looking for the perfect place for you and your family. Visit one of these agencies and get the help of a real estate expert who will select some houses and apartments for you.

Removal companies

Removal companies
Have you just decided to settle in the capital city of Europe? Find here a list of companies that offer you a quality service in order to ease your arrival in your new home. They are used to national and international removals.

Nice swimming pools in the city

Nice swimming pools in the city
If you are looking for a nice spot where to swim, check our selection. Whether you are a competitor, an amateur or a fan of classes (aquabike, synchronized swimming, etc.), you will find a center that suits you.

Pool maintenance and construction

 Pool maintenance and construction
You have your own pool or you want to build one? Discover some of the best builders working in Brussels. They provide you a full service from the digging to the maintenance so that you benefit from a clean infrastructure.

Cleaning services in Brussels

Cleaning services in Brussels
If you don't have the time or the possibility to do the housekeeping, find here a list of agencies. They provide a domestic help via the system of service voucher so that your house will always be clean and tidy.

Fly towards a new destination

Fly towards a new destination
Make the most of your holidays thanks to this selection of travel agencies. The employees help you organize your entire trip according to your preferences.

Enjoy Brussels as an expat

Home for more than 200,000 expats, Brussels welcomes a various number of people coming from all around the globe, making this city one of the most multicultural in the world. More than 40,000 of them are working in the international institutions that have their seat in the capital city of Belgium. This presence has created a room for a new market. That is the reason why you can find some new services which meet this special demand: discoveries in the capital, meeting between expats, sport classes and beauty treatments in English, and so on.

If you have just arrived in the capital city of Belgium, you still have so many things to discover. Whether you are here for a few months or you have decided to settle once and for all, this website aims to present you places to visit, where to go out with your friends and colleagues, where to shop as well as nice restaurants where to taste the local gastronomy.

A new country doesn't mean you have to give up your habits. So if you want to stay fit, we have a list of swimming pools and fitness clubs in your area. This is also a good way to meet new people. If you'd rather run, you'll find a series of nice parks in your neighbourhood. If your hobby is gardening, you may need good addresses where to find your tools, seeds and plants. As every  city, Brussels is bright and full of lights. If you want more privacy in your brand new appartment, or just a darker bedroom, look for the perfect curtains on Rideaux-et-Stores.

Make yourself at home! Literally.  If the stay is supposed to last, you may be interested in buying a house, contact your own estate agent; he will help you find the perfect place whether you want to buy it or rent it. When you have finally found it, you can benefit from the help of a housekeeper. Whether you want to follow the last trends or find the perfect suit or outfit for office days, have a look to the selection of clothes boutiques in your neighbourhood.