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Belgium is known as a country at the crossroads of medieval and modern-day. It is not uncommon to spend the morning touring the grounds of a centuries-old castle and the afternoon strolling through a museum of contemporary art.
Belgium is one of the most sought-after renaissance destinations in Europe. Elegant buildings sit side-by-side with cobblestone streets, interrupted by an occasional winding waterway.
Brussels, the country’s capital is a bilingual hub for international political gatherings. Belgium’s reputation as a gathering place for politicians has made it a target for terrorist attacks.
Security is improving in Belgium and the country hasn’t seen a large attack for some time.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Belgium. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Belgium: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
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A visa is not required for travel to Belgium. Passports must have at least six month’s validity and two blank pages for entry stamps.
A tourist visa is only required if travelers plan on staying longer than nine months. Currency limit for entry and exit is 10,000 Euros or equivalent.
For more information contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
Belgium is a small country so the climate does not change drastically region to region. The climate is considered temperate with cool summers and mild winters. The country experiences all four seasons.
Despite semi-recent terrorist activity, Belgium is a safe and secure country.
Given Belgium’s political significance, demonstrations are common. Travelers should avoid areas where demonstrations are occurring. Petty crimes are not uncommon and travelers should be aware of their belongings at all times.
Doel, located in the northern coastal area near Antwerp, is a unique, quaint village. As Doel’s residents moved out, local artists moved in. Today, the streets of Doel are full of peculiar and colorful murals. Grab a Belgian waffle and stroll the art-filled streets, witnessing some famous and unique artwork.
Most areas in Belgium experience four seasons. Depending on the time of travel, there are various accessories one should pack:
The embassy in Belgium provides many services. These include help with passports, birth certificates and most all travel concerns.
U.S. Embassy Brussels
Regentlaan 27 Boulevard du Régent, B-1000 Brussels
Phone: (32-2) 811-4000
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