Moving to or from Belgium with Glasswells
Moving to or from Belgium
Hallo! Hoe gaat het?
We have moved many of our customers both to and from Belgium and would be glad to arrange a removal service tailored directly to your needs.
Glasswells European removals division offers a first class removal and relocation service to all towns and regions within Belgium, including Antwerp, Ghent, Charleroi, Liege, Brussels, Bruge, Schaerbeek, Namur, Anderlecht, Leuven, Mons, Mechelen, Ixelles, Aalst and Ostend.
Belgium is home to many fabulous, must-see landmarks; The Grand Place in Brussels, with its ornate baroque and gothic guild houses, is arguably one of the most beautiful squares in Europe and, whilst in Brussels, the Manneke Pis fountain is well worth a visit.
Another important aspect of Belgian culture is their cuisine. It is often said that the Belgians cook their food with the finesse of the French, but serve it in generous German size portions. Internationally the Belgians are renowned for their chocolates and beer, which are a tasty lure for many tourists.
Despite only covering an area of 30,528 km² Belgium has produced some big names. Audrey Hepburn was a Belgian-born actress and humanitarian becoming one of Hollywood’s leading ladies.
Belgium was also the birth place of Georges Remi, also known as Herge, who was the creator of Tin Tin and many other world-famous cartoon characters.
For those of you setting up home in Belgium the weather is likely to be of interest. In general, the country has a temperate maritime climate influenced by the North Sea and Atlantic Ocean. As a result, Belgian is prone to cool summers and moderate winters.
Heb je nederlands spreekt? Belgium is home to two main linguistic groups: the Dutch-speakers who make up roughly 60% and the French-speakers.
Did you know?
- There is carrot museum in the town of Berlotte in Belgium. It is said to be very small and only men are allowed to join its Carrot Club.
- Belgium has enforced compulsory voting.
- The Brussels’ International Airport is the world’s largest chocolate selling location..
- Belgium’s highway system is the only man-made structure visible from the moon at night due to the quantity of lights
- Have a Veilige reis!