Escape the city together with DriveNow and experience a unique day with your friends or family. There are plenty of things to do in the region around Brussels. From castles to beautiful parks to adventure activities - there’s something for everybody. We listed some of the best activities for you:

  • Experience the Sonian Forest

A paradise of nature right next to Brussels. This highly diversified forest is the perfect destination if you want to have a break from the busy city life. Biking, riding, jogging and even fishing, it offers numerous possibilities.


  • Visit a castle

Did you know that Belgium is the country with the highest amount of castles per meter square? Why not visit one of them and get distracted by the historical and cultural scenery. Here’s a list with all the castles in Belgium, each of them is worth a visit.


  • Take a break in the Hallerbos

A wonderful place in the middle of trees and bluebells. You can have a long walk, take some beautiful pictures or just enjoy the view during a nice picnic. Perfect destination for a nice spring day.


  • Pairi Daiza Zoo

If you would like to see some exotic animals, this is the place to be. This park also shows beautiful cultural buildings that are linked to the origins of the animals. Definitely a unique experience not to miss!


  • Enjoy the view at Genval lake

A beautiful lake not even 30 km away from Brussels. It’s the perfect leisure place for one day. You can have a nice long walk around the lake, enjoy the view, admire beautiful houses from the Belle Epoque or have a dinner at one of the restaurants. Relaxing for mind and soul!


Of course, this is just a selection of all the great things you can do around Brussels. Whatever your plans, simply reserve an hourly package, put your equipment in the nearest DriveNow car and you’re good to go. Enjoy!